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Thoughts of a Clodhopper

By: Ballard, Ernest

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Colwall, near Malvern, Published by the author:

Seller ID: 005900


1948 ? Frontispiece, pp 156, a good copy in slightly frayed dustwrapper. (Christian essays on nature and philosophy from the Michaelmas daisy breeder.) View more info

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Cultivated Plants of the Farm

By: Bell, G.D.H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012181


Well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 190, name and address on the front endpaper which is also faintly creased at the corner, the top edge of the half-title slightly frayed, otherwise very clean internally, light brown cloth showing very slight signs of wear, a good sound copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little frayed and worn at the margins, and lacking tiny portions at the head and base of the spine; it is now protected in a removable plasti... View more info

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Baskets in Europe

By: Bichard, Maurice

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Abingdon, Fyfield Wick Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 004695


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp viii, 272, paperback, a very good copy. [A highly researched and well documented work.] New copy. View more info

Idlings in Arcadia

By: Cuming, E.D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1936

Seller ID: 005177


Cheap edition, 1936. Mid-blue cloth, a little faded, pp 326, uncut, a little foxing, in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped and a bit marked, rubbed and faded. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter). View more info

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Island Farm

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Country Book Club: 1951

Seller ID: 010587


Illustrated, pp 223, very slightly worn internally, a small neat name and date in the front endpaper, green cloth very slightly bumped at corners, very slightly rubbed. Overall a very good copy. View more info

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Earth Energy - A Dowser's Investigation of Ley Lines

By: Fidler, J. Havelock

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Wellingborough, The Aquarian Press: 1988

Seller ID: 010940


A few illustrations, small 8vo, pp 192, slightly age-toned, paperback, covers have the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. View more info

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The Complete Guide to Knots and how to tie them

By: Gibson, Walter B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing Ltd: 1989

Seller ID: 011293


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 131, (3) a little age-toned but otherwise clean and sound internally, paperback, the base of the spine very slightly bumped otherwise in very good condition. View more info

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The Bobbed Wire Bible VII - an illustrated guide to identification and classification of barbed wire

By: Glover, Jack

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sunset, Texas, Cow Puddle Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013208


Well illustrated, small octavo, not pagonated (c.300 pp ?), very clean internally, paperback, covers a little foxed and rubbed. [Apparently signed on the dedication page - "Old Onery - Jack Glover" - I am uncertain whether this is an actual signature, or whether it is printed on the page, it is certainly in a slightly different ink colour.] View more info

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Handbook of Knots

By: Graumont, Raoul

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The Souvenir Press: 1977

Seller ID: 010858


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp xiv, 194, a very good copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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The Oxford Country - its attractions and associations described by several authors

By: Gunther, R.T. (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006919


Illustrated, pp xvi, 319, slightly weak internally (a frequent fault with this book) green cloth very slightly worn, spine a little dull and slightly worn at head and foot. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Life on a Lake District Smallholding, before and during the secondworld war

By: Hepper, F. Nigel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Richmond, Published by the author: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008232


Well illustrated, quarto, pp (4), ii, 226, paperback, a new copy. [The Kew botanist, Nigel Hepper, has written a lovely account of his childhood holidays during the 1930's at the family cottage in Cumberland, where the Lake District National Park now extends to the west coast. The seaside was immediately in front of the cottage and the high fells behind. But as war seemed imminent this became the family home for several years during the Second World War and they made a ... View more info

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London's Countryside

By: Holmes, Edric

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Robert Scott: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012980


Illustrated, small octavo, pp 344, uncut, a very good copy. [On Western Roads, Towards Oxford, The Chiltern Country, St Albans and the North, Through Essex By-Ways, The Heart of Kent, To Tunbridge Wells, Croydon to The North Downs, The Pines to Farnham, The Thames to Windsor.] View more info

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Outdoor Hazards - real & fancied : a guide to out-of-doors safety for campers, hikers, hunters, fishermen, and travelers in the United States.

By: HOOD, Mary

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1955

Seller ID: 007231


Illustrated, pp xiv, 242, a little age-toned, cloth slightly marked and worn, in a poor frayed dustwrapper. View more info

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Horse Brasses and other small items for the collector

By: HUGHES, G.Bernard

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007152


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 104, signature and date on front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, cloth slightly faded, a good copy in a worn and frayed dustwrapper which is lacking a few small portions here and there, but is now nicely protected in a removable plastic film. [Snuff boxes, decorative tiles, sugar-tongs, musical automata, glass beadwork, pewter measures, hearthside bygones, earthenware loving cups, singing-bird boxes, flower encrusted china.] View more info

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Nature Near London

By: Jefferies, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1905

Seller ID: 008327


Fine-Paper Edition. Small 12mo (measures 105mm x 160mm), pp x, 212, all edges gilt, very clean internally, publisher's full red crushed leather, decorated spine gilt, the spine slightly faded and very slightly worn, corners slightly rubbed. View more info

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The Ridgeway Path (Long Distance Footpath Guide Number 6)

By: Jennett, Sean . (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HMSO for the Countryside Commission: 1980

Seller ID: 006699


Well illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp viii, 111, paperback, very slight signs of wear, spine slightly browned, neat name on title page. View more info

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Poets Country

By: LANG, Andrew. (ed).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1907

Seller ID: 007272


50 colour plates by Francis S. Walker, large thick 8vo, pp xiv, 363, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, early in scription on b lank page opposite the half-title, decorated cloth a bit marked, browned and worn, spine rubbed and frayed, spine head torn and glued. [From the library of the gardening writer Ruth Duthie, with her name and address on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Inland Farm

By: Lockley R.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012180


Illustrated, small octavo, pp 191, foxing to the fore-edge and the endpapers, otherwise clean internally, a signature on the front endpaper, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped, it lacks a small piece at the head of the spine and a larger piece from the rear cover, it is a little creased and rubbed, but now protected in a removable film cover. View more info

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There Never Was a Finer Day - Landscape Paintings of Wessex

By: Lynch, James (& Edward Thomas)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Furlong Fields Publishing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 010904


Well illustrated with Lynch's stunning paintings, accompanied by Edward Thomas's poems, horizontal 8vo, pp 72, pictorial laminated boards, a very good new copy. SIGNED BY THE ARTIST ON THE TITLE PAGE. View more info

A Walk Through Surrey

By: Moore, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1939

Seller ID: 005725


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 136, fore-edge a little uneven, front endpapers slightly stained at top margin, spine browned, cloth rather splash-marked and faded. View more info