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FURTHER COUNTRY MATTERS

By: DUFF HART-DAVIS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: SHREWSBURY:SWAN HILL PRESS 1992:

Seller ID: 192


225x155mm appprox. Green Cloth Boards 183 pgs Illust. by Nicholas Hall. Fine in Fine p/c D/J View more info

A COUNTRY GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING New Revised Edition Your Questions Answered

By: EARLE , P D N Editor

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Newton Abbot, The Country Book Club: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9431

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , 1st edition , some humerous illustrations throughout text , PDN Earle Managing Director The Country Gentleman's Assoc Ltd , London , Ackns , intro;, index , set out in A - Z order in 4 parts - Indoor problems / Outdoor problems + animals / Legal & professional problems / general , [ Aga cooker , Alabaster stain , Aspidstras etc / Apple tree polinators / ant hills / algae on ponds / bats / badgers / dogs / drainage law , joint owned chimnet/ ... View more info

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LEADING THE FIELD British Native Breeds of Horses and Ponies

By: EDWARDS , ELWYN HARTLEY , HOUGHTON , KIT

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10564

ISBN: 0091753325

Condition: VG+


Large VG+ H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed. Profusely Colour illustrated by one of the Top Equestrian Photographer's Kit Houghton. Author EH Edwards - formerly Editor of Riding Magazine - consultant ed. Horse & Hound etc. Foreword , Intro; 18 chpts , Breed Societies index. [ Dartmoor , New Forest , Welsh , Irish , Highlands ,Shetland , Hackney etc . ] 180pp. black cloth gilt titles, No inscsp , tight binding , book as new throughout, covers light edgewear to corners & spine edges [... View more info

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Rural Life: Guide to Local Records

By: Edwards , Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, B T Batsford Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6104

ISBN: 0713467878

Condition: Fine


FINE/FINE.1st ed.An excellent work of reference only usually found as discarded from public libraries. b/w illustrated 43plates.Thorough examination of the records available to the local historian for researching village society & the changing fortunes of its members.Extensive notes on sources & suggested further reading.(orange cloth+ gilt titles ,no inscsp, fine] Dust Jacket not price clipped, ££19.99 [1993] also fine - no colour fade. now in clear easily Removable p... View more info

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WANDERING WITH NOMAD; OUT OF DOORS WITH NOMAD; OVER THE HILLS WITH NOMAD; ROVING WITH NOMAD; ADVENTURING WITH NOMAD; NORTHWARDS WITH NOMAD; (THE SIX NOMAD BOOKS-signed by author)

By: ELLISON, NORMAN (NOMAD THE NATURALIST),

Price: £400.00

Publisher: LONDON, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON PRESS LTD: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 11599

Condition: VG


Set of all Six Nomad Books illustrated by C.F.Tunnicliffe all 1st Editions and warmly inscribed to the same person and signed by Norman Ellison / Nomad variously to free end paper or half title page. All VG/VG or better in proprietary protective wrappers. White to spines a little tanned and offset browning to end papers and light foredge/ flap fold foxing to some vols. Roving With Nomad has two closed tears of up to 12mm to top front panel with tiny chips to colour. Non ... View more info

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BEST WAYS TO CATCH MORE FISH in Fresh and Salt Water [Expert Advice]

By: EVANOFF , Vlad

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Co.Inc: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119637

ISBN: 0385019750

Condition: Good


H/B Dust Jacket VG/Poor.1st edi. 1953.228pp. Expert advice from Vlad Evanoff for all fishermen of fresh & salt waters.[ other titles include - e Fishing Secrets of the Experts / Fresh-water Fisherman's Bible etc ] illustrated b/w plates & in line. Foreword, index , 20 chpts [ Still - spinning- bait - fly - trolling - drifting - jigging - locating - bottom - pier & bridge - inshore - offshore - chumming - wading etc] cloth 1/4 binding boards gilt titles to book , no inscs... View more info

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Practical Notes on GRASSES & GRASS GROWING in East Anglia

By: EVERITT , William Spencer, Life-long Practical Experinece

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, JARROLDS & Sons: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119915

Condition: VG


1897.1st edition.VG H/b.WS Everitt , Lifetime of Practical Experience in East Anglia , on grass growing & different grass types for suitability.A 19th century farming son of farming heritage. Edited by Nicholas Everitt [ Ferrets , their management etc]Preface. in 3 parts; - Objectionable & Pernicious Weeds / Heavy Seeds & Light seeds.[ley years/ permanent pasture/ crops/ bogs/ swamps / Yorkshire fog / clovers etc. A wealth of practical experience.[ apple-green book +dark... View more info

LETTERS FROM A YEOMAN TO HIS SON IN SOCIETY

By: FAIRFAX-BLAKEBOROUGH , J , MC

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, HEATH CRANTON Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1651

Condition: VG


192pp.,Green boards+ green quarter-binding+Gilt titles to Front & spine. J Fairfax-Blakeborough MC the author of Spring Days /Sporting Stories/ ,Country Life & Sport etc.Herin the humours of Village / rural Life - shrewd, witty , the letters from a practical well-heeled Yorkshire sporting farmer to his son who has been called to the Bar and found himself drawn into the vortex of London . [ book no inscsp, tight binding , clean throughout , fox tan to feps from inner d/j ... View more info

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FALCONRY Art and Practice

By: FORD , Emma , Co-Founder British School of Falconry [ Internationally Acclaimed ] widely travelled Teacher , Consultant & Lecturer

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, Blandford / Cassell: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123542

ISBN: 0713722487

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.Near FINE Large H/b.VG D/j.1st.1992.1st print. E Ford Co-Founder Internationally Acclaimed British School of Falconry , Teacher , Lecturer & consultant etc [ Note on author] A Comprehensive Guide by a specilaist who went ti to the Gulf to study classic Arabic methods.[ maroon cloth Gilt titles, Signed by the author in name only to title page , no other inscsp., no notable defects ] Dust Jacket not clipped, no loss, no crease, total spine fade to a lighter c... View more info

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THE ENGLISH COUNTRYMAN HIS LIFE and WORK A.D.1500-1900

By: G.E.FUSSELL , FR Hist.S , & K R FUSSELL

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, ANDREW MELROSE Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 120680

Condition: Good


Brown Cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 172pp. 76 b/w illustrations printed on glossy paper. Written by husband and wife team G.E and K.R.Fussell this is an eminently readable work of interest to any farmer, agricultural worker or country lover. George Fussell worked for the Ministry of Agriculture, a prolific writer on agricultural history and founder member of the British Agricultural History Society. The copy offered for sale by us is signed by G... View more info

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ANNALS OF THE PARISH Or The Chronicle of DALMAILING During the Ministry of the Rev.Micah Baldwhidder Written by Himself ,

By: GALT , John , Araanged & Edited by , KERR , Henry W , RSA

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, T N FOULIS: 1911

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 121598

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.2nd Edition.1911.Colour Tipped-in plates by Artist Henry W Kerr RSA. The memoirs/annals of Rev.Micah Baldwhidder, edited by J Galt.Single page protectors cover all plates thus they are all Bright & Clean.Also a Colour Frontis - all plates Watercolours & as expected.[ The Loupin'-on Stane / the Souter / herdsman / millwright / weaver / ruling elder / ploughman / etc] 283pp+ 4pp adverts.brown cloth gilt titles to spine & front + gilt top foredge, side& base uncut fo... View more info

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PIKE Angling Library

By: GAY, Martin , RICKARDS, Barrie , Both Anglers & Angling Authors

Price: £15.00

Publisher: WOODBRIDGE, THE BOYDELL PRESS: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11495

ISBN: 0851155251

Condition: Fine


Sky blue boards with silver titles to spine, xiii + 238pp 30 b/w photos. Volume I in Boydell's "Angling Library" Series .Intro. by John Wilson. First book to make so broad a study of the subject; evolution, geographical distribution, development, feeding patterns, behaviour etc as well as every aspect in fishing for them! (Book- no previous owner name or insc.tight binding. Dust Jacket- non price clipped. No notable defects to book or jacket, no spine or cover fade. the ... View more info

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The Natural History of GOWER South WALES [ A Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ]

By: GILLINGHAM , Mary E , BSC. PHD.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cowbridge & Bridgend, South Wales, D BROWN & Sons Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 123149

ISBN: 0905928008

Condition: VG+


VG+ large H/b[ Iinternal Fine ]VG D/j.1983.M E Gillingham BSC. PHD.The first place in Britain to be designated, by The Countryside Commission, as a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.Special Covservation topics such as the effects of burning & grazing, the invasion Of Broad pool by the rare fringed water lily; the controversy between feeding oyster catcher flocks & the cockle industry are discussed.In 6 parts;- Moors, woods,fields / Wetlands,pools,fens,streams... View more info

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BRITISH FURNITURE MAKERS Britain in Pictures no 89

By: GLOAG , John

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1945

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 123814

Condition: VG


VG H/b Interior Fine throughout.1st ed, 48pp, with 8 colour plates & 25 b/w illustrations.Britsih craftsmen of yesteryear , the furniture makers of todays collectable antiques , by J Gloag who is knowledgable on History and Design - so penned with the novelist skill combined with the knowledge & judgment of a writer on historic & contemporary Design.[ ink name initial blank end paper, tight binding, lightly creamed paper ] light edgwear plus small scuff./loss top spine.... View more info

TRAINING YOUR HORSE OR PONY

By: GOLDSTONE , DIANA , BHSIIT

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LISS, Nimrod Book Services: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9072

ISBN: 0947647430

Condition: Fine


H/b , Dust jacket , FINE/VG+ , 1st edition , illustrated , 148pps , author and horse competitor D Goldstone BHSIIT , Freelance Instructor and Dressage Judge , 12-3 mono illus as Listed plus 29 Diagrams , in 2 parts - General & Practical , 12 chpts , intro , ackns , foreword [ no inscsp , D/j not price clipped - no notable defects ] View more info

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THE SHARP SHOOTER , How to Get the Best Out of Rifles and Ammunition , Revised Edition Approved By NZ Deerstalkers Association

By: GRANT , MATT , GRANT , BRUCE

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Australia, AH & AW REED Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11240

ISBN: 0589013963

Condition: VG


Revised Edition 1982, The late M Grant born 1898 - Christ's College- renouned shooter & game hunter - 1st Arms Editor - his works appear many journals worldwide. His son B Grant also interested in firearms since a boy - born 1940 - St Andrews College- shooting but curtailing the game hunting for today's scarcity of animals - a former Arms editor - his journals also printed worldwide.The sharp Shooter fully approved by NZ Deerstalkers Asooc.[Hunting deer, stag, pigs, tahi... View more info

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VILLAGES OF THE OUSE The Illustrated Past

By: GREY , Peter , BSc [Econ] MPhil ,

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Buckingham, BARRACUDA Books Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 120015

ISBN: 0860230759

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy.Limited ed.No 254.1st ed.1980.Brown Rexine boards (Imitation leather) with gilt titles to spine. Peter Grey BSc [Econ] MPhil ,265x110mm approx.Maps to end papers.144pp. .Illustrated History of the 28 Villages of the Ouse - The Great Ouse - that dominates Bedfordshire. [ ovey / Carlton / Moggerhanger / Tempsford / Milton Ernest / Copie / Great Barford etc] Early man left his imprint on its nbanks 250,000 yrs ago. .-c.250 BC Farmers paddled dugouts from Fens to... View more info

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GENIUS of ENGLAND

By: H.J.MASSINGHAM

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHAPMAN AND HALL: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120838

Condition: Very Good


UNCOMMON in Dust Jacket.Green Cloth Boards with gilt titles and decs to spine. 282 pp. Frontis line illustration + chapter head illustrations by Charles Stabb. First Edition 1st Printing of Massingham's essays on that secret and elusive charm which the ancients called "genius loci" and which makes England. The one exception being foreign parts - which is included to show the influence of "Englishness" on New Zealand. VG/Good (Book- A little light colour r... View more info

THE COUNTRYMAN'S EAR and Other Esssays on Thomas Hardy

By: HARDY , EVELYN

Price: £3.95

Publisher: Padstow , Cornwall, Tabb House: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8835

ISBN: 0907018106

Condition: Fine


Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , FINE/VG , 1st edition , 100pps , b/w illustrated plus frontis mono plate of Bronze Bust , a book to give pleasure to all Hardy fans and an enticing invite to newcomers , E Hardy educated in America , London University , full time author , her biography of T hardy being commissioned by L & Virginia Woolf [ book tight binding , no inscsp ] [ sepia photo illus D/j not price clipped , mushroom even fade shade to spine , minor edgewear top/f corner ... View more info

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FULNESS OF JOY

By: HAVERGAL , Frances Ridley ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, E.P.DUTTON: 1890

Seller ID: 9974

Condition: Poor+


Illustrated bevelled cloth boards, Green floral endpapers, All edges Gilt, Gilt flowers & titles to front board ,Unpaginated , 30 chromographic floral plates with poems and religious text, Undated circa 1890's. - Boards soiled from handling over time cracks to end papers and signatures strained. Wonderful pastal shades to each page decoration No previous owner name or inscription.Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info