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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818349
Published by Seven Dials. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 184188104X.
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THE OLD DEVON FARMHOUSE
Written by Peter Brears.
Stock no. 1818346
Published by Devon Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated study and catalogue of the Devon Farmhouse Collection held at Torquay Museum. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185522626X. Top corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Free front endpaper replaced with another. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks to contents.
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818343
Published by Phoenix Illustrated. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1857999533. Top of spine rubbed. Name in ink to inside front cover. Text block slightly grubby.
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THE ENGLISH FARM WAGON: ORIGINS AND STRUCTURE
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1818324
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Edition. The development of the wagon from the early Iron Age and the techniques used by the wagon maker. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 071535664X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges.
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ROMANI CULTURE AND GYPSY IDENTITY
Written by Thomas Acton; Gary Mundy.
Stock no. 1818323
Published by University Of Hertfordshire. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Companion volume to Gypsy Politics and Traveller Identity. Genuinely comparative scholarly accounts of Gypsy culture, art and music together with contemporary accounts of the changes in education and health. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0900458763. Front cover a little creased.
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OLD COUNTRY LIFE
Written by S. Baring Gould. Illustrated by W. Parkinson; F.D. Bedford; F Masey.
Stock no. 1818312
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1890 by Methuen & Co. Only too often nowadays do we hear people bemoaning the passing of rural peace, quiet and neighbourliness. This book could be considered just another complaint on the subject until we realise that it was first published in 1890. All the ingredients of old country life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. x and 358 pages. ISBN: 071581107X. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Browning to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is browned.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GRASSES SEDGES AND RUSHES
Written by Francis Rose.
Stock no. 1318412
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 7. Revised edition. From previous editions, edited by W.J. Stokoe and A. Laurence Wells. Describing over 100 species. ISBN: 0723215332. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut and creased to front flap. Foxing to verso of wrapper spine and a few foxspots to rear panel.
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FIELDS ELYSIAN: A PORTRAIT OF HUNTING SOCIETY
Written by Simon Blow.
Stock no. 1818232
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of hunting society: stories of various hunting packs, such as the Belvoir, the Pytchley, the Beaufort, and Quorn, the Middleton and the Fernie; recounting the activities of colourful sporting personalities such as Sir Gilbert Breenall, Lord Lonsdale, Lord Willoughby de Broke and more. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Sepia photos. vi and 152 pages including index. ISBN: 0460045342. A few minor foxpsots to endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
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TRADITIONAL COUNTRY CRAFTSMEN
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1817954
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 2nd 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. An essential book for the student of rural life. Red cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0710087268. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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THE COUNTRYSIDE DIARY OF A 21ST CENTURY WOMAN: NATURE NOTES FOR 2013-2014
Written by Samantha Burchell. Illustrated by Samantha Burchell.
Stock no. 1817384
Published by Blackbarn Books. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition.

In the style of The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady. Large format. Green pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. 138 pages. ISBN: 9781910244029. SIGNED by the author to title page.
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COOPER'S CROSSING
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 1817317
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story of country life in England and Western Canada from 1880 to 1960; turns a keen searchlight on the doings of farmers during two world wars: and pays just tribute to the generosity of the British climate. Faint stain to lower board edges. Foxing to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine, worn at corners with slight loss, grubby to rear panel.
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