Headlong Down the Years by WILLIAMS-ELLIS, Clough & Amabel.

Headlong Down the Years A Tale of To-day

Liverpool the University Press 1951

118pp, decorated end papers and dust wrapper designed by Susan Williams Ellis. Book Label and Inscription by previous owners Lois and Gerald Dix. Prologue and Epilogue by Richard Hughes, Book modelled upon Thomas Love Peacock's "Headlong Hall" the book takes the form of a dialogue on rural life, design and country house life and visiting etc and the impact of reservoirs and hydro electric power schemes in Wales proposed at the time. It reveals the campaigning fervour of Clough Williams-Ellis for protection of the Welsh countryside and its National Parks.

Stock ID: 19758
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