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THE RUN OF THE DOWNS

By: RANDLE MANWARING

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HOVE, CALDRA HOUSE LIMITED: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121060

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers (Paperback) 200 x 125 mm approx. 88pp 14 mono illustrations by Gerald Lip. Short guide to the Sussex Downs with author's reminiscences, tales of personalities past and present and poetry. Title from Rudyard Kipling " The Weald is good, the Downs are best- I'll give you the run of 'em East to West. Near Fine (Book- no apparent sign of use and no previous owner name or insc.). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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COLONEL QUARITCH V.C. A Tale of Country Life

By: RIDER HAGGARD, H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, LONGMANS, GREEN & CO: 1890

Seller ID: 119300

Condition: Good


Plum cloth boards with silver titles to spine and front board. 190x130mm approx. 341pp +16p publisher's catalogue. Original brown end papers, Frontis with tissue guard and title page illustration. Good (Book- A little general shelf wear and soiling to cloth with 3mm approx nick to cloth at tail of spine. Book block slightly cocked and paper evenly tanned. End papers and binding sound. Pencil previous owner name to dedication page). Please see our image of the actual book... View more info

SMARDEN A Pictorial History [ kENT ]

By: RODGER , JENNI

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Rainham, Merresborough Books: 1989

Seller ID: 9664

ISBN: 0905270592

Condition: VG


VG Large slim P/b.1989.48pps.Text+ line illustration by J Rodney + b/w plates. + 2 old Maps of Smarden 1783 & 1972.illustrated history of Smarden Village, Kent. Iintro , Cloth Hall , Hartnup House , Charter Fair - social history [ laminated p/b, tight bindings , no inscsp , minor crease & light fade to top rear & spine-fold. clean staples. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

STABLE MANAGEMENT EXPLAINED & HORSE AILMENTS EXPLAINED , A Horseman's Handbook , 2 Volumes

By: ROSSDALE , PETER , GREEN , CAROL

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, Ward Lock Ltd / Concorde Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4452

Condition: VG


TWO Paper Back books , both 1st edition , 1977 & 1979 , well illustrated colour & B/w plates , both vols 96pps , Concorde Books , A Horseman's Handbook [ educational / teaching / practical manual ] the 2 authors-are C Green [ Stable management ] & P Rossedale MA,FRCVS . Handfy size Ward Lock editions, both in very good condition, [ the Horse Ailments Explained title has small glue label residue to fep ] both books - no inscsp, tight binding with information , advice , gl... View more info

ENGLISH FARMING , Britain in Pictures no 16

By: RUSSELL , Sir E John , A Farming Authority [ Director Rothamsted Experimental Station holding numerous Scientific Appointments ]

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Collins ,: 1943

Seller ID: 123631

Condition: VG


Paper covered Boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 230 x 165 mm approx.48pg.Sir E John Russell a Farming Authority, he emphases the Importance of the Farm both in War and in Peace.Also includes vivid account of his own difficulties & triumphs turning a derelict ruin into a success . Britain in Pictures series no 16 .illustrated with 12 Colour plates & 22 b/w illus.[ green/ white boards & cover. clean throughout, no inscsp.light rub spine base.] Dust Jacket co... View more info

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New Forest Ponies

By: Russell, Valerie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: NEWTON ABBOT, DAVID & CHARLES: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5753

ISBN: 0715371622

Condition: VG+


Brown boards with gilt titles. 136pp. all b/w and line illust. as expected. First book on the breed and which inludes the fascinating ancient laws and customs which still govern their management. VG+/VG+ No previous owner name or insc. 3mm approx tear to top edge of rear flap fold. Slight disscolouration to front ditto from where publisher's price sticker removed. Roughening to ffep from erasure of previous 2nd hand price. Light foxing to top and foredges of pages.bright... View more info

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FLEURS DES ALPES 1 , Petits Atlas de Poche Payot No 12

By: RYTZ , Walter

Price: £3.00

Publisher: France, Payot , Lausanne: 1960

Seller ID: 120654

Condition: Good


Small slim H/b undated c. 1950's-1960's.French text , Colour plates to alternate pages.A-Z Name index.Achillee musquee / Aconit Napal - to - Veronique des rochers/ Violette.[ internally vg , clean , paper beginning to edgewear tan, No inscsp, no annotaion] outer hard- card cover with pale cloth spine, has rubbing fade all over, smalledgewear colour rub/loss Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

FALCONRY IN THE BRITISH ISLES Field Sports Library

By: SALVIN , FRANCIS HENRY , BRODRICK , WILLIAM

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Midhurst, Beech Publishing House: 1997

Seller ID: 9325

ISBN: 185736094x

Condition: VG+


H/b larger formet , Dust Jacket , colour illustrated , 147pps , Re-issue of a book published in 1855 , 24 full page lovely col plates by artist W Brodrick , 11 chpts [ Peregine / falcons / sparrow hawk ] book & d/j minor markings of 5mm to top front o/w no notable defects , no inscsp , d/j not clipped - now in clear proprietary protective cover View more info

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MALCOLM SAVILLE'S COUNTRY BOOK

By: SAVILLE, MALCOLM

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassel & Co.Ltd: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 3510

Condition: VG+


SIGNED Copy.1st ed.VG+/VG+. 85pp. Illustrated Colour &d b/w photos. A Nature book of the countryside written to inspire children to explore and enjoy the countryside [child & adult alike] Supplied with the book is a Malcolm Saville autograph seemingly from an end paper of a Lone Pine book and affixed to a page removed from an autograph book. There is some staining to the edges from old cellotape. (book- Bright blue boards+ gilt titles, no inscp.]Dust Jacket not price cl... View more info

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SONS OF SKEWBALD or Castor and Pollux

By: SEABY, ALLEN W

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, ADAM & CHARLES BLACK: 1942

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123361

Condition: VG


VG H/b.Larger thick format 208pp.Text & 35 b/w illustrations by the Author-Artist AW Seaby.The beloved followers of Skewbald can now eagerly follow the adventures of his two sons, Cator & Pollux.[for horse lovers everywhere] book small neat inscsp to fep, tight bindings, clean copy, light foxing/tan to foredge, thick card paper-pages] minor handling markings to cover, softness top/tail spine. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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LOVE AND POWER IN THE PEASANT FAMILY Rural France in the Nineteenth Century

By: SEGALEN , Martine

Price: £9.95

Publisher: OXFORD, Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd / University of Chicago: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 118965

ISBN: 0631126260

Condition: Fine


H/b+Dust Jacket FINE/VG+.1st UK ed.19th century Rural France author M Segalen a Research Fellow at Centre National des Recherches Scientifiques .translated into English by S Matthews [" neither woman nor pig should leave the house"] A Seminal work in the Social History of Europe. Essential for the student - from documentary & physical evidence.Also for all interested in peasant country history, how the commoners lived.[ marriage/ rituals / household/ work / villa... View more info

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HOUNDS, THEIR BREEDING AND KENNEL MANAGEMENT

By: SENTINEL

Price: £40.00

Publisher: LONDON, HORACE CUTHBERT: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121995

Condition: Very Good


Dark Red cloth boards with bright gilt titles to spine and front board with gilt blocked image of hound. 220 x 140 mm approx. [viii] + 88pp. Twelve full-page drawings of famous foxhounds by Artist Cuthbert Bradley and 9 photographic illustrations of well-known harriers and beagles + fold out plan of kennels all as called for.Contents include :- Hound Breeding./ "A Year's Work in Kennel"./ Brood Bitches and Whelps/ Kennel Lameness; Landowners, Shooting Tenants, an... View more info

THE CRACKER BARREL

By: SLOANE , Eric , Well Known country Author " a Voice of Bygone Times"

Price: £19.95

Publisher: NEW YORK, Funk & Wagnalls: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123371

ISBN: 0308700597

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b.VG D/j.1st ed.4th imp.Large H/b. 110pp.Drawing upon his private collection of rare memorabilia about America's past & his own sharp observations. For all who enjoy good, old-fashioned storytelling; to be read in one go or to be dipped-in.[ brown cloth gilt titles, No inscsp. tight biinding, no annotation, no notable defect ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, light edgewear nicks & rubbing.now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our i... View more info

PORTRAIT OF DARTMOOR

By: SMITH , Vian

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9041

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in VG D/j.1st ed.1966.Local born author Vian Smith lived most of his life with his granparents who were hill farmers of Dartmoor - Journalist - now full-time author.The history of Devon's Dartmoor , not as a National Park, but as a Wilderness where prides and prejudices run strong. illus 26 b/w plates plus Map , 206pps [ Settlers / granite /the man who built a town / tors / rivers & rail / sport & rambling etc ] book Fine throughout but foredge fox tan] Dust Jack... View more info

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A TIME THERE WAS Memories of Rural Life in Sussex

By: SOMERS , PHOEBE

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1994

Seller ID: 11602

ISBN: 0750903856

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b, Slim Laminated.79pp. Social history of West Sussex rural life of a bygone era .Author P Somers - School of Art - Art Teacher home and abroad - Retired to Littlehampton, West Sussex. Frontis; 1900's East Preston.Profusely illustrated with 60 b/w plates.[ book No inscsp , fine throughout,clean copy, tight binding, no notable defect] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE MOTHS OF THE BRITISH ISLES 2nd Series , New Revised Edition 1939, Comprising The families Agrotide to Hapialide

By: SOUTH, Richard , FRES , EDELSTEN , H M , FRES ,

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE & Co ltd: 1939

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120048

ISBN: 0723200025

Condition: VG+


Author R South FRES. Edited & Revised [2nd Series] bu HM Edelsten , FRES. "Accurately Coloured Figures of Every Species & Many Varieties. Also Many Drawings of Eggs, Caterpillars, Chrysalides & Food-Plants".The Wayside and Woodland series.Thicker smaller format 340pp , profusely illustrated - 159 Ful page Plates [ colour+B/w] green book with Gilt moth to front & gilt tiles. Ink name , tight binding , clean throughout ,paper just beginning to edgwear tan.light fox... View more info

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THE MOORLAND GAMEKEEPER

By: SPOTTISWOODE, J , Specialist

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11892

ISBN: 0715373846

Condition: VG


1st edition.H/b+jacket.184pp. illustrated 19 b/w photographic plates.Expert in this field J Spottiswoode "I believe he knows more about moorland maintenance & keepering . gamebirds & their care.& moorland Shoot organisation, than any man living"E Asquith Editor of Gamekeeping & Countryside. An entertaining & informative work which lays claim to be The Definitive Study of the World of the Moorland gamekeeper.[book-No inscsp. tight binding,ight fox/tan spotting for... View more info

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SYNDICATE SHOOTING

By: STANDFIELD , J F , a Practical & Legal Authority

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jankind Ltd: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6016

Condition: VG +


H/b Dust Jacket VG+/VG.1st ed.173pp.This is a richly informative book written expressly for all members of shooting syndicates , but not a comprehensive treatise - it attempts to touch on the more important aspects of forming and running. 12 chpts , 2 appendices - speciman forms of agreement, illusrtrated 20 b/w plates , the author writes from long experience in practical & legal , professional / organising [ the lease / the keeper / the management / vermin / rearing phe... View more info

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WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND BLOSSOMS A POCKET GUIDE TO BRITISH WILD FLOWERS FOR THE COUNTRY RAMBLER

By: STEP, Edward , FLS , STEP , Mable E ,

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.Ltd: 1928

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4359

Condition: VG+


New Edition with clear descriptions of 356 species, coloured figures of 130 species by E Mabel Step.Text by E. Step FLS. Maroon boards with bright embossed Gilt titles & bright Gilt decs + embossed black designs & lettering. 171pp. E Step FLS.[ slight spine fade else book Fine. No inscsp. Binding tight. A lovely copy. [ oval illus ens papers] 1st ed thus [ New Ed] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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MY WISHES were DONKEYS

By: STERNBERG , Monica ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121395

ISBN: 0720703727

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j Both VG.The world famous Donkey Stud in Kent run by M Sternberg, wife of the Chairman of British Agricultural E. Council.With his help she entered into the world of farming; it was almost natural that she should then turn to her favourite animal - the Donkey.illustrated b/w plates.[ gilt tiles & Donkey Head image to spine, tight binding, No inscsp , clean throughout] Dust Jacket price clipped,very minor handling wear, no loss, no tears.Please see our images of th... View more info