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The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Your 4x4 Vehicle

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Land Rover: 2001

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014524

Condition: As New


Second edition. Illustrated, 12mo, pp 126, paperback, a very good copy, as new. View more info

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Land Rover 1948 - 1973

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cobham, Brooklands Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014702

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 64, very clean internally, paperback, slight fading to the spine, corners very slightly bruised. View more info

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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A Book of the Country and the Garden

By: Batson, H.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013814

Condition: Good


With 72 illustrations by F. Carruthers Gould and A.C. Gould, large octavo, pp xii, 329, ( + 16 page publisher's catalogue), very slightly weak internally, top edge gilt, the other edges lightly uncut, lacks the front endpaper, slightly foxed and dust-marked internally, decorated cloth a bit dull and a little marked, rear joint starting to crack, but still sound, spine head slightly chipped. [Henrietta Mary Batson (1859 - 1943) was an English writer whose interest in the countryside and rural people was an important theme in her novels and much of her non-fiction. She often published as Mrs. S... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 plastic film. 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

ISBN: 0956024904

Condition: New


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

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Proverbs, proverbial expressions, and popular rhymes of Scotland; collected and arranged with introduction, notes and parallel phrases

By: Cheviot, Andrew

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Paisley, Alexander Gardner: 1896

Seller ID: 014682

Condition: Good


[Not dated, the introduction is dated 1896.]. Octavo, pp xii, 434, slightly weak internally, front hinge cracking, rear hinge just starting to crack, cloth very slightly worn. View more info

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Domesticated Animals From Early Times

By: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

Price: £7.25

Publisher: London, Heinemann & British Museum (Natural History): 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014486

ISBN: 0434139505

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 208, very clean internally, brown cloth in excellent condition, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Examines archaeological, historical, and zoological discoveries to trace the history of animal domestication, and describes the effect of that process on animal breeds and behavior.] View more info

Idlings in Arcadia (Richard Fitter's copy)

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: £2.75

Publisher: London, The Country Book Club: 1951

Seller ID: 010587

Condition: Very Good


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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Horsepower (Dartington Rural Archive)

By: Dartington Rural Archive

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Barnstaple, Spindlewood: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013322

ISBN: 0907349218

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 80, a very good copy. View more info

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The New Forest - Its Traditions, Inhabitants and Customs

By: de Crespigny, Rose C. & Hutchinson, Horace

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014033

Condition: Good


First edition. Illustrated with nine plates from photographs, small octavo, pp viii, 293, a folding map at the rear, uncut, slight foxing to the endpapers, a contemporary inscription (1895) on the front endpaper, otherwise good and clean internally, green buckram a little rubbed, lower corners slightly bumped, the brown spine label is peeling slightly. [ A production fault has led to a dozen or so pages throughout the book having a vertical crease or fold.]. The scarce first edition. View more info

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Jan's Journal

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, William Campion: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014424

Condition: Good


Small octavo, pp 167, with four line drawings and a coloured frontispiece by Betty Swanwick, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth very slightly bowed. View more info

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Dowsing - One Man's Way

By: Elliot, J. Scott

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jersey, Neville Spearman: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014460

ISBN: 0859780252

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 159, an ex-library copy with a label on the front endpaper and a stamp on the title page, but extremely clean, virtually as new; the dustwrapper is also very good, there is an inked price on the fold-over flap,and it is nicely protected in a removable plastic cover. View more info

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Myxomatosis [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Fenner, Frank & Ratcliffe, F.N.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013574

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 379, fore-edge very slightly marked, one folding table has been folded badly in the binding press and has a slight cut to it (no loss), otherwise extremely clean and bright internally, blue cloth in very good condition, in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly worn, and a little rubbed and marked on its lower cover. The very scarce first edition. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.]. {The outbreaks of myxomatosis among rabbits in Australia in 1950 and in Europe in 1952 p... View more info

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Exploring Villages

By: Finberg, Joscelyne

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013852

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 253, extremely clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is a little worn and chipped, and lacking a piece at the top of the upper cover. View more info

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Clay Pipes

By: Fletcher, Edward

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Southampton, Southern Collectors Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013321

ISBN: 0905438094

Condition: Good


Slim small octavo, illustrated, pp 27, paperback, an ex-library copy, a withdrawn label on the front endpaper, an adhesion mark a stamp and number on the title page, traces of label removal from rear endpaper, a shelf number and initial on the upper cover, the covers have been laminated, slightly worn but still quite a good copy. SCARCE [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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Gardens of Earthly Delights - the history of deer parks

By: Fletcher, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Windgather Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014146

ISBN: 1905119364

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp xii, 284, fore-edge marked, paperback, covers showing the very slightest signs of use. [This is a highly original, profusely illustrated, and well researched account of deer parks. With humility and respect Fletcher touches on errors commonly made by archaeologists and historians, taking issue with long held theories while drawing on his lifetime working with deer to formulate plausible explanations as to, for example, why they were not domesticated until the 20th century, how parks evolved from haga and elricks , why deer parks were created throughout Eurasi... 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

ISBN: 1854872915

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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