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FARMER DUCK

By: MARTIN WADDELL , HELEN OXENBURY ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, Walker Books Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121414

ISBN: 0744519284

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated boards matching the dust jacket. 255 x 240 mm approx. Illustrated end papers. Unpaginated (32 pp) First Edition 1st printing of this funny, uplifting and thoroughly entertaining fable for the younger child . Illustrated with a blend of humour and pathos unique to Helen Oxenbury. VG/VG (Book- light wear to bottom edges of boards and mild bumps to corners. No previous owner name or iinsc. Dust Jacket - Minor rubbing to extremities, no nicks or tears and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A WEXFORD CHILDHOOD 1915-1930

By: MARY FINN

Price: £8.00

Publisher: BALLSBRIDGE DUBLIN, LISSADELL: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123966

ISBN: 1897922043

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated Card Covers, 215 x 155 mm approx.( x) + 84 pp. Personal reminiscences from an octogenarian of an idyllic childhood spent in rural Ireland during the inter war years. A moving and highly evocative account, the Original Manuscript of which has been added to the Archive of the Department of Irish Folklore, University of Dublin. Near Covers- negligible shelf rubbing. Book block clean with no previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GREAT SKIPTON SHOW

By: MASON , Roger , [ Skipton Born ]

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, PETER DAVIES Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123381

ISBN: 0432092110

Condition: Near Fine


H/b+ D/j Both Near FINE. The great Skipton Agricultural show of yesteryear, farming & country events of a bygone era - yesteryear country fairs.Skipton born R Mason - Queen's College , Oxford - later very interested in architecture & local history - town planner & teacher. [The Dales / Eller Beck / Gran Bargh / the Red Lord / Port & Ale / Butter / Pipe-drawing etc ] illus. 8 b/w photo-plates & earlier plan-map, No inscsp. paper white fine throughout , book as new but a slight spine lean [ Dust Jacket price clipped, tiny top spine wrinkle] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sa... View more info

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THE TINKLER-GYPSIES

By: McCORMICK, ANDREW

Price: £125.00

Publisher: DUMFRIES, J MAXWELL: 1907

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118303

Condition: Good


Red bevel edged cloth boards with yellow and black illustration to front board, gilt titles to spine, 185x130mm approx. xxiv + 538pp +xxx + 1 page advert for the Gypsy Lore Society.B/W line drawing to title page, many photographic illustrations and fold out map.Introduction by John Sampson. First published in Dec 1906 to much acclaimas "The Tinkler-Gypsies of Galloway this is the 2nd Impression of Dec 1907 which was revised and amended throughout with additional photographic illustrations and two new chapters included being "A Scotch Gypsy Village" and "Tinklers' Bairns." T... View more info

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A PATTERN of HUNDREDS

By: Members of the Buckinghamshire W.I.Federation

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, RICHARD SADLER Ltd / Buckinghamshire Federation Women's Institutes: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123186

ISBN: 0854100660

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b Internal Fine, no inscsp.Laminate cover. Forward by Sir John Betjeman. A record of yesteryear life in the Hundred's' 50 or more years ago. Compiled from Recollections & Source material submitted by members of The Bucks Federation of Women's Institutes. Ashendon , Aylesbury , Buckingham , Burnham , Cottslowe , Desborough, Newport , V111 Stoke - Hundreds. b/w illus. in line + maps [very minor edge/shelf-wear ].Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

WORTHING A SURVEY OF TIMES PAST AND PRESENT

By: MIGEOD, F.W.H. (ED)

Price: £17.00

Publisher: BRIGHTON, THE SOUTHERN PUBLISHING CO LTD: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10448

Condition: VG+


A Comprehensive work - each section is by a well known, & local, writer. 296pp + Map.Published on the occasion of the 43rd Congress of the South Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, held at Worthing, Sussex, on 21st- 25th June 1938. VG+/VG+ (Green clot+ black titles to spine & front. No previous owner name or inscp. Offset browning tan foxing to end papers+ few foxing spots to top foredge.] Dust Jacket , not clipped , 3/6 ,a little rubbed at top edge of rear panel ,5mm closed tear to front base. No other notable defects to book or jacket. A remarkable clean & fresh looking copy. Now in cle... View more info

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THE YEAR at THRUSH GREEN

By: MISS READ ( Dora Saint ) , GOODALL , John S ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, MICHAEL JOSEPH: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123396

ISBN: 0718138376

Condition: Fine


FINE H/B.FINE D/j.1st. A delightful story of country life in the peaceful ul Cotswold village.266pp.Illust. end papers + other line drawings by Artist John S. Goodall.Green cloth gilt titles, no inscsp. book as new, Dust Jacket not price clipped. Please See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

PATCHWORK , Country Crafts

By: MOODY , MARY , Experienced Patchwork Quilter

Price: £3.95

Publisher: London, BLOOMSBURY Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 359

ISBN: 1854711164

Condition: Fine


Book fine in fine dust jacketCountry Crafts Series.Patchwork by M Moody an Experienced Patchwork Quilter & respected craft writer.48 pp.Chapters on History of Patchwork Tools, Materials, Techniques of the Craft Finishing , a Beginner's Project. [ Colour illustrated, no inscsp, not clipped] PLS See our image View more info

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GOOD HUSBANDRY

By: MOORE , H I , MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab]

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117878

Condition: Poor+


Expert advice on good husbandry by HI Moore MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab] ,1946[.maintenance fertility silage grass protein livestock the labour etc ]illustrated 50 b/w photographic plates. A Read only copy . no no inscsp., no annotaion, tight binding,1st blank page top corner cut away.[?]Graded poor+ because of exterior heavily fox tan spotted with fading.gilt titles to spine & front.A wealth of practical information, 107pp+ 4pp advertisement [ not a library book] Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. View more info

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RARE BIRDS OF THE WORLD A Collins / International Council for Bird Preservation Handbook

By: MOUNTFORT, GUY

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Massachusetts USA, STEPHEN GREENE Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1673

ISBN: 0828907196

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in Near FINE D/j.1st ed.Larger format. 256pp. 32 Colour platets+ 50+ in line, by Artist Norman Arlott. A Collins/ ICCBP Handbook of the 1,000 Spieces of birds at most Risk from Extinction. The book deals with each Zoogeographical Region - each species described in detail, their historical distribution, reason for decline & measures currently being taken to bring them back from the brink. [Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine+jacket. tight binding, no inscsp]col illus D/j not price clipped,$29.95,No tears/nicks/creasing. No notable defects to book; dust jacket top margin just start... View more info

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FRESH WOODS

By: NIALL , Ian , GREG , Barara

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9954

Condition: VG


VG H/b. Good D/j.1st ed. Brown cloth , Gilt lettering to spine+ front .122pp. illustrated Wood Engravings by Artist Barbara Greg - frontis+ 3 Full- page+many more within text , . Nature and nostalgia ; as beautifully written , illustrated and produced as the author's "Poacher's Handbook" (The Sketch) (book- a little shelf wear, Ink inscsp.to initial blank page ffep,creamed pages , Binding sound ] Dust Jacket not clipped, publisher price label to spine - first cheap edition 5/-.. edgewear col/rub/loss/nicks.paper fox tanning. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .... View more info

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The COMPLETE BOOK of PATCHWORK & QUILTING

By: Numerous Quilter's Guild Specialists

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Search Press Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121106

ISBN: 085532743X

Condition: Fine


FINE Large laminated P/b.1st ed.Comprehensive Needlework / Embroidery book by numerous Quilter's Guild Specialists & Experienced Patchworkers.Country Crafts.160pp. Colour illustrated,Cut-out templates, Step by Step Practical.[No inscsp, not clipped]Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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PRIDE OF THE SHIRES THE STORY OF THE WHITBREAD HORSES

By: OAKSEY, JOHN

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co [ Publishers] Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121224

ISBN: 0091362407

Condition: Fine


H//b+ D/j Both FINE.1st ed. Colour Shire-horse photography by Snowdon.Author J Oaksey was a rider over fences and hurdles - second Grand National 1963 / leading amateur rider / rode over 200 winners - until a fall in 1975.Then joined Daily Telegraph as "Marlborough", also writes as Audax for Hare and Hounds & commentates on racing for ITV .The Heavy Horses of War [ Battle Hastings] the shires traced here from their origins [ Calvry mounts of William the Conqueror] to present day. A superbly illustrated history. Unpaginated.[ black cloth silver titles to front & spine, No inscsp , Fine]... View more info

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VERDERERS OF THE NEW FOREST A History of the Forest Since 1877 - 1977 Hampshire

By: PASMORE , Anthony , MAIN , Jean ,

Price: £14.00

Publisher: U.K., Pioneer Publications Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122688

ISBN: 0950278629

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in VG Jacket. b/w illustrated in line by J Main.Yesteryear Eye & Witness accounts of Village life in The New Forest, Hampshire.presume 1st edition Undated , lists the first subscribers to rear , index , illustrated 16 illus - mono plates and line drawings , Intro - the threatened forest , 16 chpts , 4 Appendices - Atlas New Forest Rights / 1892 Agisters Report of Turf Cutting / refs / turn-out - accident figure. Maps to yellow end papers , Topography / Social History.[ red cloth Gilt ttiles & Gilt motif to front, No inscsp. small corner compression. all else Fine ] Dust Jacket not clip... View more info

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SHEEP FARMING in NEW ZEALAND New Zealand Practical Handbooks

By: PERRY , WILLIAM , And Other Experts

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aukland , New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd: 1930

Seller ID: 117994

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Small Practical Handbook on All aspects Sheep farming [ includes Showing] by W Perry & other Experts. c. 1930's Undated with old adverts front & back pages. Frontis b/w photo Champion Merino Ram. illus 20 b/w plates of stud special breeds & layout plans. Practical farming books.11 chpts.190x130mm 162pp.New Zealand Practical Handbooks 2/6 [ tight bindings , no inscsp .light markings to outer covers with edgewear cloth rub all corners, 2mm softness top/tail spine. mild fox tanning Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE NEW NATURALIST NATURE CONSERVATION A REVIEW OF THE CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE IN BRITAIN 1950-2001

By: PETER MARREN

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, HARPER COLLINS: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121280

ISBN: 0007113056

Condition: As New


Green Rexine Book Cloth boards with gilt titles and NN monograph to spine. 225 x 155 mm approx. 344pp. 16 colour plates and 130 b/w photos and line drawings. First Edition 1st printing of No 91 in the New Naturalist series being a comprehensive study of wildlife conservation in Britain over the past three decades and an update to the celebrated vol 49 of 1969 "Nature Conservation in Britain" by L.Dudley Stamp. As New/As New( No defects to book or jacket. The former has no previous owner name and the latter non price clipped and supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Pl... View more info

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JUST ACROSS THE FIELDS

By: PHELPS , Humphrey , Farmer [ from Farming Family ] Glousestshire

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8837

ISBN: 0718115260

Condition: VG+


Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st. A Gloucester shire Farm of yesteryear: Author's father & grandfather also farmers.; with no urge to travel he is happiest when farming. illus. in line by Brian Walker. 220pp.-220x140mm.[ wine- mauve cloth gilt titles , no inscp. tight binding , minor light bumps to top corners ] Dust Jacket bright & clean, price clipped, no loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PEAK & PENNINES A CONSTABLE PICTORIAL GUIDE for WALKERS and CLIMBERS

By: POUCHER, W A , HON. F.R.P.S. Mountaineer & Climber

Price: £7.00

Publisher: LONDON, CONSTABLE: 1978

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 121495

ISBN: 0094626308

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.3rd ed.455pp.Walter A Poucher, Hon.FRPS. ,Renouoned to climbers/ hikers/ walkers/ mountain lovers Wordwide for his mountain Photography:illustrated 250 of now famous B/w photo-plates together with 26 Maps & 59 Routes from Dovedale to Hadrian's Wall. a wealth of information useful to those who love the hills / mountains. all rouites clearly described with sensible advice for rock climbing/ hiking / equipment etc.Frontis; Kiinder Downfall, Winter [ blue boards, No inscsp, book fine ] Dust Jacket price clipped, very minor edgewear.Please see our image of the actual book offe... View more info

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TYING AND FISHING THE SEDGE

By: PRICE, TAFF, National Angler's Grade One Instructor , Lecturer

Price: £14.00

Publisher: LONDON, BLANDFORD: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11985

ISBN: 0713723769

Condition: Fine


H/b+jacket, 1st ed., FINE/FINE. 208pp.Fishing expert and Angler Taff Price -Vice-President of Fly Dresser's Guild - National Anglers' Council Grade 1 Instructor - fishing Lecturer - etc.Topics covered in Detail - natural history of Sedge / Caddis larva & Pupa immitaions/ etc.[ author also a notable angler, knowledgable angling entomologist and distinguished photographer] 15 chpts plus useful addresses & further reading.book now in removeable proprietary protective clear cover. PLS See our image View more info

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GOOD COUNTRY DAYS

By: R.W.HOW

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, HOLLIS AND CARTER: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123021

Condition: Very Good


Yellow Cloth Boards with green titles to spine, 225 x 145 mm approx. 230p. Frontis monochrome plate + 11 other photographs. A country year seen through the eyes of a country woman who returns to her farmhouse home after a long absence. Full of country scenes and characters the descriptive text evokes memories and conveys to the reader of today what life was like in the countryside during the inter war years. There is also the recounting of ways and traditions of even earlier times on the land. The whole portraying a hard but rewarding life in harmony with nature. First published in 1946 the bo... View more info