The Fat of the Land by John Seymour Limited Edition

In the 1970s, John Seymour’s book, The Complete Book of Self Sufficiency was a huge, international best-seller, inspiring a new generation to “down-shift” to a new way of life. The book has remained in print ever since. But years earlier, Seymour had written and published The Fat of the Land, telling of how he and his family settled in Suffolk and began a life entirely separate from the modern world.

This new special, limited and numbered, hardback edition comes complete with Sally Seymour’s original illustrations, a foreword by Anne Seymour and a new introduction by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Limited Edition – 100 individually numbered copies.

Hardback | 200 pages | 220mm x 160mm | Illustrated throughout

£20.00

26 in stock

John Seymour (1914-2004) was a prolific author, broadcaster and activist in the self-sufficiency movement. Having travelled widely in his youth, in Africa and then around the waterways of England, before settling first in Suffolk and then in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a chef, food writer and campaigner, whose River Cottage books and television shows have made him a household name. He lives in Dorset and campaigns for animal welfare, sustainable food production and the environment.