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SHAMEFUL HARVEST A Novel

By: A.G.STREET

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124108

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise Cloth Boards with gitl titles to spine, 190 x 130 mm approx. 302 pp. Fictional account following the fortunes of three farmers all born on the same day in the same village in 1888 to 1945 and culminating in a stand off between the authorities and one of the farmers who resists the ploughing up of his ancient meadows for food production in WWII. The book is dedicated to George Raymond Walden of Ichen Stoke, Hampshire, who lost his life on 22nd July 1940, while resisting eviction from his home at the order of Hampshire County War Agriculture Executive Committee. VG/Good (Book- negligib... View more info

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OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

By: AULT , Emeritus Huntington Professor of History & Hon.Fellow Jesus College Oxford etc.Warren O , ELTON , Professor G R , LittD. [ ed. ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122931

ISBN: 0049421050

Condition: VG


VG P/b.1st.In open-field village the ploughlands lay in 2 or more extensive tracts.Each great field was divided into ploughstrips which were grouped in furlongs.This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of the time.p.145-174 on Court Rolls.[ VG tight binding, clean throughout, No inscsp, laminted cover light edgewear. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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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/ VG (Book - no insc or bumps, some foxing to top and foredges of pages. D/J complete- no nicks or tears. Slight browning to s... View more info

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CRANLEIGH A History of Wealden Settlement

By: BUDGEN , CHRISTOPHER

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cranleigh , Surrey, Wealden Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10180

ISBN: 0953308804

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy , H/b , Dust Jacket , FINE/FINE , 1st edition , illustrated 7 full-page b/w plates plus maps/ figures , Ackns ; Intro; 9 chpts from the Weald / Saxons - to - the fight for survival , while the market towns of West Surrey have been well documented the villages have not , this book aims to redress the balance - Notes , no defects either book or D/j [ no inscssp / not price clipped ] Signed and inscribed by the author View more info

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY 0f SUSSEX

By: CURWEN , E Cecil , MA BCH FSA .

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & Co. Ltd: 1954

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 123739

Condition: Very Good


Blue Cloth Boards with gitl titles to spine, 205 x 145 mm approx. xx + 330 pp. 32 b/w plates on glossy art paper + 94 illustrations in text. First published in 1937 the copy offered is a first printing of the 2nd Revised edition of 1954. The author E C Curwen MA here takes the visible relics of the past to reconstruct the story of the development of settled life in Sussex from earliet times down to the coming of the Saxons. [ methods / aims / primeval hunters / food gatherers / dawn of civilization / flint work / coming of bronze / Celtic agriculture / iron / pottery / Roman Sussex ] L'envoi ... View more info

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY 0f SUSSEX

By: CURWEN , E Cecil , MA BCH FSA .

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, METHUEN & Co. Ltd: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123541

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b.1st ed.1st print.1937.illus. 32 b/w plates & 89 Figs. E C Curwen MA BCH FSA. [ methods / aims / primeval hunters / food gatherers / dawn of civilization / flint work / coming of bronze / Celtic agriculture / iron / pottery / Roman Sussex ] L'envoi , Museums , Societies , Abbrevs; 338pp.190x135mm.[ navy cloth bright gilt titles to spine, ink inscsp. to initial blank page ffep., tight binding, clean throughout.minor edgewear. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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

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THE TAXONOMY , DISTRIBUTION AND HOST PREFERENCES OF AFRICAN PARASITIC WASPS OF THE SUBFAMILY OPHIONINAE

By: GAULD , I D , MITCHELL , P A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Commonwealth Institute of Entomology: 1978

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9184

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b. large format. 1st ed. CAB Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux , 287pps , line illustrated , Synopsis , Intro , Historical notes , nomenclatural summary , zoogeography , material , format , terminology , species , biology , subfamily Ophioninae - 11 genus , ackns , refs , index to Hosts & Ophioninae [ book - tight bindings , no inscsp / annotations , no notable defects] View more info

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ENGLISH FIELD SYSTEMS Harvard Historical Studies

By: HOWARD LEVI GRAY PhD History Professor, Harvard University

Price: £20.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE MASS., HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123944

Condition: Good


Red Buckram Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 225 x 150 mm approx. xii + 568 pp. Frontis Fold out map + 16 other maps in text all as called for. First Edition 1st printing of Vol xxii in the Harvard Historical Studies Series under the direction of the Dept of History from the income of the Henry Warren Torrey fund. Contains 6 appendicies including extracts from a survey of Kington Wiltshire, Handborough Oxon, Tudor and Jacobean Surveys, Evidence on extent of two and three -field systems, Parliamentary Enclosures in Oxon. Survey - Newchurch, Bilsington, and Romney Marsh Ke... View more info

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THE FARMYARD COMPANION

By: ISAAC , Peter , Various: Cobbett, Blake, Whitman , Rossetti , Lawrence , Lee , Hughes

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, JILL NORMAN & HOBHOUSE Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3220

Condition: VG


Larger format H/b+ Dust Jacket VG/VG.1st ed.160pp. Compiler P Isaac r worked as a freelance photographer/reporter 1956 for Sunday Times - also advertising/television & documentaries -resides in rural Suffolk with an assortment of farm animals. Profusely B/w illustrated to al pages.l Capturing the bygone days - recalling the rich and varied experiences. Text & verse.[bright apple green cloth+ gilt titles to book no inscsp.tight binding] Dust Jacket not price clipped, light edgewear & small nick top f/rdge. PLS See our image View more info

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MISS BAXTER AND I

By: ISOBEL MOUNT

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE LAND GIRL: 1947

Seller ID: 124062

Condition: Good


Orange Card Covers with french folds, black printed text and line illustration. (Sewn Paperback)185 x 125 mm approx. 48pp. 12 articles illustrated by the author which first appeared in the "Land Girl" during WWII and are a tongue in cheek account of the work undertaken by the girls of the women's land army. Undated. The author was a member of the Scottish Womens Land Army. Good (Covers - a little mild general shelf soiling and wear. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ROMAN AGRICULTURE

By: K D WHITE , University Reader in Classics

Price: £5.00

Publisher: READING, UNIVERSITY OF READING: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123043

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Paperback 240 x 155 mm. approx. 64 pp. Published by the Institute of Agricultural History. First in a projected series of specialised select bibliographies in Agricultural History under the general editorship of E J T Collins. VG (Booklet- a little general shelf wear and soiling to covers, else as new with no previous owner name, insc. nor annotations). Please see our image of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

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AGRICULTURAL PLANTS

By: LANGER , R H M , and , HILL, G D , Plant Science Depmt.New Zealand

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge / London, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123826

ISBN: 0521224500

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in Good D/j.The authors begin by reviewing the need for Crop Production in the face of an ever-growing human population - brief introduction to anatomy & morphology - descriptions - grasses & legumes Intended to bridge the gap between classical Botany & Agronomy illus. in line.[ World population , Plant Structure , Grimineae - to - Umbelliferae , Physiological basis of Yeild , Need of Crop Production , grasses & legumes etc.] [ 344pp. 230x155 mm. black boards gilt title, No inscsp. no annotation, tight binding, light tan to foredge] Dust Jacket price clipped yet Bookshops Price still ... View more info

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Victorian Sussex

By: Lowerson, John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119289

ISBN: 0563122250

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Card Covers. 63pp. The book seeks to show the main features of change in the county of Sussex during the most important period of development - the Victorian Era. Illustrated with reproductions of prints, photos, line maps and street plans. VG (Booklet- A little shelf rubbing to covers. Previous owner name in ink to half title no other notable defects. ) Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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THE FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO THEIR ECONOMIC VALUE , 4 Vols

By: MAIDEN, J.H.

Price: £550.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, CHARLES POTTER: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119348

Condition: Very Good


4 vols.Paper wraps, 250x185mm approx. Seven Parts complete. Each part containing 4 coloured lithographic plates and descriptions and published over the period April 1895 to Nov 1898 by Charles Potter Government Printer on behalf of of Department of Mines and Agriculture (Forest Branch) New South Wales. The parts include two forest trees (consequently of economic value) and two flowering shrubs or smaller plants because of their beauty or scientific interest of their flowers or foliage. The vernacular, aboriginal and botanical names are given with origins and the descriptions (in brevier) mainl... View more info

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AGRICULTURAL CHANGE and PEASANT CHOICE in a THAI VILLAGE

By: MOERMAN , Michael , Anthropology - University California

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Berkley & L.A., UNIVERSITY of California Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118090

Condition: Good


h/b+jacket Good/Good - , 1st ed.227pp.Mr Ml Moerman - Anthropology California University.Social history , Rural change for survival [ country matters] Ethnoscience rice farming. "A most detailed anthropological account of Asian wet-rice farming . " - study of the Tai-Lue."Set out in 4 parts - Background , Farming Operations , Resources in Land & Labour and Choice & Change.Appendices , explanatory Notes , Measurements, glutinious rice , orthography etc.illus maps/tables 18 b/w plates.[ light waveyness to lower section ofpages to book would suggest some clear liquid spill at some tim... 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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MAN BEFORE METALS International Scientific Series

By: N.JOLY

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, KEGAN PAUL,TRENCH, TRUBNER & CO: 1902

Seller ID: 122192

Condition: Very Good


Red Cloth Blind blocked decorated boards with gilt titles to spine. 190 x 130 mm approx.viii + 366pp. 148 illustrations. Sixth Edition 1902. Published in Kegan Paul's "International Scientific" series the book explores primitive man's life and development prior to the iron age. Chapters include:- The work of Boucher de Perthes, Cave Life, Peat Mossed and Kitchen Middens, Lake dwellings, The Nuraghi of Sardinia, The origin and use of fire, stone implements, navigation, agriculture, Art, language, writing etc etc. VG (Book- spine a little faded. No notable shelf wear or soiling. Typed na... View more info

HISTORY OF BRITISH AGRICULTURE 1846 T0 1914

By: ORWIN,CHRISTABEL S,WHETHAM,EDITH H

Price: £6.00

Publisher: LONDON,LONGMANS,1964 FIRST EDITION:

Seller ID: 3461


1st ed. 222X140mm approx,green boards with gilt lettering and black block to spine,very slightly cocked,removed library ?sticker to fep with a stamp block no.,otherwise clean throughout no other marks/stamps or inscps., with 411 pages, 13 chpts and Charts,covering the century from the Repeal of the Corn laws to the end of the war.[the Great Depression/ landed interest/changing villages/landlord & tenant/ livestock farming/farm workers/markets/crops/etc.],[Dr CS Orwin died 1955 and Messrs Longmans had the work replanned ], G View more info

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A HUNDRED YEARS IN THE HIGHLANDS

By: OSGOOD HANBURY MACKENZIE

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEOFFREY BLES: 1963

Seller ID: 122831

Condition: Near Fine


Green Boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt blocked crest of the Mackenzies of Gairloch to upper panel. 220 x 145 mm approx. 222 pp. Frontis + 9 other illustrations on glossy plates as called for. First published by Edward Arnold in 1921 the copy offered by us is the eighth impression of the New and revised edition 1963 with an additional illustrations and new chapter by the author's daughter M.T.Sawyer of Inverewe. Autobiography which encompasses the old life in the North-West Highlands of Scotland over the whole of the 19th and the first quarter of the 20th Centuary. Sport, natural histo... View more info