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SOHO FOR EAST ANGLIA

By: BRANDER, Michael

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, BLES: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1833

Condition: VG


1st ed.H/b+jckt. Mid brown boards with black lettering. 223pp. Fold out map at end. Illustrated with line drawings by Dennis Flanders. An illuminating and entertaining comparison between the East Anglia of the late eighteenth cent. and the time of writing. He describes the architecture, inns and country people , both celebrated and obscure, but his main interests are in agriculture and sport. Soho in the title being a coruption of the foxhunting cry "Sohowe." VG/... View more info

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SHOTS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents

By: BRIGGS , Ellis O

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 6995

Condition: VG+


H/b Dust jacket VG+/Gd+.1st UK ed.149pp. EO Briggs was born in Massachusetts 1899 - Dartmouth College - teacher - freelance writer - 1925 joined American Foreighn Service - many postings , US Ambassador to Brazil - fierce love of shooting both orthodox & unorthodox , also pursues fishing ; this book is about his pursuit of game . illustrated in line. insert - publisher's review slip.[ red cloth gilt titles , no inscsp , tight bindings , small square of tan rear end paper... View more info

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COTSWOLD WAYS

By: BRILL , Edith , STAINTON , Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6068

ISBN: 0709023790

Condition: VG+


A fresh new look at the Cotswolds from A widely recognised writer on the area. ix + 207nos.pp. illustrated 70 b/w in line illus. by Artist Michael Stainton. Map.[ Coln valley / Hampnett / Chipping Campden / Cirencester / Winchcombe etc] Intro; Gloss; Biblio; VG+/VG+ ( Apple green boards with black lettering to spine to book no notable defects to book or jacket. No previous owner name or insc. and the latter is complete).Please see our actual image of the book offered for... View more info

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LITTLE LASS Exmoor Pony

By: BULLIVANT, Mary Garland , HART , Frank ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118379

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.RARE in Dust Jacket.1st.1936.Artist Frank Hart. An Exmoor Pony adventure by M G Bullivant.[ birth / new life / new friends / breaking-in / unkind mistress / new home / wicked plan . fox hunting / trials / show grounds ] peach cloth brown titles , No inscsp, tight binding, Fine throughout,paper fox tanned to foredge & endpapers.[ D/j not price clipped,7s 6d. the rear in VG condition; however spine & front flakey with small edgewear loss mainly to front & spine. no... View more info

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PERCY'S BUMPY RIDE

By: BUTTERWORTH , NICK

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10971

ISBN: 0001983296

Condition: Fine


FINE Square Laminated H/b in Near Fine D/j.1st.3579108642.Children's Colour illustrated.Larger font text for younger child.Percy the Park Keeper series with all his aniaml friends.Nick Butterworth. Percy has made his own special lawn mower. [ book Fine, no inscsp] matching scene to ust Jacket, not price-clipped. in near fine with small crease to top spine area. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CRAFT and CREATION of WOOD SCULPTURE

By: CARSTENSON , Cecil C , Sculpture Artist & Distinguished Professional

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, J M DENT & Sons Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119437

ISBN: 0460078860

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG+ D/J. Sculptor Artist CC Carstenson - HLife-long Sculpture lecturer & Teacher - in all mediums - last 25 years in wood. [ KansaS City Art Institute, USA] illustrated 84 b/w plates by MJ Mott.Edited by WS Brown.A Distinguished Professional in all mediums - last 25 years in wood.illus show work-in-progress, materials, procedures & finished item. - appendices include charts , available woods & wood carving tools.Designed for the beginner - specific prac... View more info

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TEACH YOURSELF HANDWEAVING

By: CHERRY, Eve

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117804

Condition: VG


Small H/b+jacket, VG/Poor. E Cherry, Teach Yourself Series by English Universities Press,191pp.illus 6 b/w plates & 89 line drawings.preface, ackns; 5 appendices, tables, terminology, 18 chpts.starting from Card Loom to making a Table Loom .comprehensive practical books - arts & crafts [vg blue book ,publishers proverb to end-papers, No inscsp, tight binding, clean] yellow/black Dust Jacket not price clipped, 6/-, edgwear of small nicks/tears/loss - max10mm- Please see o... View more info

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THE LAKE DISTRICT Pocket Pictorial Guide to

By: CORBETT , Val , Photographer

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, MYRIAD Books Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123540

ISBN: 1847463983

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.1st ed.1st print.2011.Val Corbett well known Cumbria Photographer.PIctorial Guide with text.Colour illus. all pages with stunning views.[ Small.Slim vol.No inscsp. book & Dust Jacket as new. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GREEN ROADS OF ENGLAND

By: COX , R Hippisley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & Co Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 120306

Condition: VG+


1944 5th ed.196pp.illus. 9 Colour Maps and 101 Plans by WW Collins RI. [ fold-out] A comprehensive study of the Green Roads of England with reference to the watersheds, earthworks and hill forts along the way. 11 chpts [ Ridgeway / Mendips / Stour / Avebury etc] (book no inscsp, tight bindings.] Dust Jacket not price clipped 12s 6d ,light fade & edgewear max approx 20mm curved closed line-tear top front corner, now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .... View more info

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FRESH-WATER WONDERS and How to Identify Them

By: CRABTREE , J H , FRPS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, CHARLES H KELLY: 1931

Seller ID: 118272

Condition: VG


Small Slim VG H/b ,Poor D/j.64pp, J H Crabtree FRPS.The how to Identify Series no 9, Undated c. 1930. well illustrated , alternate pages with b/w photographic plates. [Science & Natural history biology] examining the life of streams , ponds .illustrated B/w plates.[ clean dark-green boards+ bold bright tites in white, minor edgewear top/tail spine.tight binding, tanned end-papers from d/j flaps, tidy ink inscsp.dated 1931] Dust Jacket 1/6 , spine kept intact by tape on t... View more info

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COUNTRY SENSE & COMMON SENSE

By: CRASCREDO , EDWARDS, LIONEL

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, COUNTRY LIFE: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5636

Condition: VG+


Mid Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. 115pp. Frontis in colour + 27 other full page b/w line drawings by country Artist Lionel Edwards as listed. Sequel to the author and Illustrator's Horse Sense & Sensibility. VG+/VG (no previous owner name or insc. A suggestion of foredge foxing. no bumps or other notable defects. Dust Jacket non price clipped -cover 12/6. 10x8mm chip at head around rear spine fold 5x4mm approx chip at tail of spine simi... View more info

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HEDGE MAN

By: CUSHNIE , John , Late Gardening Ed. & Landscape Director

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120553

ISBN: 1849015457

Condition: Fine


h/b+d/j Both FINE. Humour & Horticulture from the Late Gardening Editor & BBC Gardener's Question Time Panellist; regular Contributor to The Daily Telegraph.He also ran a Landscape Company. [ Died 2009] Told with a good sense of fun by this master of the one-liner -journalism at its best. in 4 parts ;- the Practical, how to make / Plants / Design / note. book as new, no inscsp. not price clipped. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

THE CHURN , COLN AND LEACH VALLEYS In Old Photographs

By: CUSS , EDWIN , GRIFFITHS , PHILIP , Collated by

Price: £3.95

Publisher: Stroud, ALAN SUTTON: 1990

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 10721

ISBN: 0862998549

Condition: VG+


VG+Laminated P/b.1st ed. 160pp. darker green photo illus covers. plates all pages A photographic history with text. Archive photographs collected by E Cuss & P Griffiths who proceed in a leisurely way from each River source to the Thames. The 3 Rivers featured all flow down the South East slopes of the Cotswold Hills. Book set out in 3 parts. [ Cirencester / Arlington / Southrop / Rencomb / Chedworth / Northleigh etc] no notable defects to book bar miniscule edgwear. No ... View more info

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" O RARE NORGAM " An East Sussex Village and its Story [ present day Northiam ]

By: DAVIS, Winifred L , BA

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NORTHIAM / Rye, PRIVATELY Published / Adams of Rye Printers: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123774

Condition: Very Good


Plain Card wraps with Illust. dust jacket. 96pp. Fold out map at rear, b/w frontis photo + 21 other b/w photo illust. many of prominent period properties in the village including The Old Forge and Shop (now the Post Office) The Mill, Great Dixter, Silverden Manor, The Wilderness, Brickwall, Carriers Farm Perrymans, Clench Green etc. A comprehensive & informative history of the village, its' late and former inhabitants, associations and farming / industries. Present day N... View more info

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CURIOUS SUSSEX

By: DELORME , Mary , DELORME , Jon ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120757

ISBN: 0709029705

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j both FINE as new really yet jacket too tall for the book hence a wrinkling to top edges.not clipped.No inscsp.inner flaps starting to fox tan spot.Social History, country ways , a miscellana - anthology of interesting facts.illustrated over b/w 60 plates & 2 Maps of current day and Speede map of 1610.[ Lewes / Hastings / Glyndebourne / Northiam / Pyecombe / Tangmere etc.] [ Martello Tower / Mad Jack's Pyramid / Cathedral of the Downs / Amberley Wild Brooks / Dick... View more info

THE BIG BOOK OF THE FARM

By: DIAMOND, LUCY , STRANG , HERBERT

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, HUMPHREY MILFORD OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10733

Condition: VG


Illustrated paper covered boards with red and black titles.One of "The Big Books" Edited by Herbert Strang. Unpaginated. End papers illustrated by L.A.Govey. Frontis + 5 other full colour plates by B Butler. Numerous other full page and text illustration. Story book for the younger child telling of Ruth and Tony's stay at Caudale Farm.in large text VG/Good (Book- A little general shelf wear to extremities of boards Ink gift insc. to plain side of frontis.Large fo... View more info

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SOPHIE'S LUCKY

By: DICK KING - SMITH , Award Winning Author , Parkins , David ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, WALKER BOOKS: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119986

ISBN: 0744541182

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j.1st.Award Winning Author Dick King-Smith - well loved prolific children's writer - a strong sense of the country - & good humour. illust. by D Parkins.[ red-maroon cloth Gilt tiles, no incssp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CROWSTARVER

By: DICK KING - SMITH , Farmer & Award winning author

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, DOUBLEDAY: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6086

ISBN: 0385410085

Condition: Fine


H/b Dust Jacket FINE/VG+.1st ed.Farmer & Award Winning Author D King-Smith the well loved prolific childrens writer - strong sense of the country & good humour. illustrated in line. A magic Animal / farm tale for boys and girls.[green cloth gilt titles book as New.no incssp] D/j price clipped & near fine in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image. View more info

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DICK KING-SMITH'S COUNTRYSIDE TREASURY

By: DICK KING SMITH, THOMAS HARDY, LAURIE LEE Etc

Price: £7.50

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120031

ISBN: 0001981617

Condition: Fine


Illustrated laminated boards repeating the design of the dust jacket. 280 x 225 mm approx. 144pp. Colour and pencil drawings by acclaimed illustrator Christian Birmingham. Anthology of prose and poetry selected by Dick King-Smith and including passage from his own best seller"The Sheep Pig". Others include Charlotte's Web, Watership Down,Cider With Rosie, The Country Child, The Wind in the Willows etc.First Edition 1st printing. near Fine/VG (Book - Negligible sh... View more info

THE POSTMAN

By: DU GARD , ROGER MARTIN

Price: £9.95

Publisher: London, ANDRRE DEUTSCH: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10465

Condition: Good +


H/b , Dust Jacket , 1st edition thus - UK edition 1954 , 156pp. Award winning Author Nobel Prize winner RM du Gard. Translated by John Russell. The Village postman of Maupeyrou where we meet all the characters , irony , humour , cautious , understanding - brilliant portraits . a simple album of village sketches. [ Translated from Vielle France - a French Classic ] red book - no inscsp , sound binding , brown stained foredge+feps from inner flaps of D/j with light fox spo... View more info