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A SHEPHERD'S WATCH: THROUGH THE SEASONS WITH ONE MAN AND HIS DOGS
Written by David Kennard.
Stock no. 2133556
Published by Headline. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Larger format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Beautiful colour photography throughout. ISBN: 0755312341.
New Edition. From the 1840s old and rare breeds flourished being kept for poultry farming and as a hobby, often being shown. Then came the decline, the noble birds being replaced by birds which laid the maximum and ate the least amount of food... Now it has been discovered that these battery cages cause pain and suffering. There is a good chance that these standard breeds will now return to their rightful place in supplying eggs... Blue cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1857362268. Cover corners lightly rubbed, small mark on rear cover where old price label was. Contents clean.
BLACK SHEEP OF WINDERMERE: A HISTORY OF THE ST KILDA OR HEBRIDEAN SHEEP
Written by David Kinsman.
Stock no. 1820092
Published by Windy Hall Publications. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.
St Kilda or Herbridean sheep are the surviving black-fleeced members of a once widespread, multi-coloured type of sheep, which probably came into Britain some 2000 years ago. Red pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0954028309. Slight crease to rear cover lower corner.
The Traction Engine. The Young Engineer's Guide. Red cloth with black and gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.
Describing some of the successes and failures which all played a part in the history of tractor development. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780753714461.
The story of the two-cylinder tractors which played an important role in tractor development, introducing new ideas and raising performance standards to benefit the farming industry worldwide. Green pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780753715055.
COCKLEBURY A FARMING AREA AND ITS PEOPLE IN THE VALE OF WILTSHIRE
Written by Avice R. Wilson. Illustrated by Tobie Wallis; Henry Pedersen.
Stock no. 2132581
Published by Phillimore. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0850335108. Bumping to spine. Page edge browning, with foxing. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, with some grubby marks; a few edge nicks.
Large format. Covering the history of Fordson and Ford tractors from the first prototypes built before the Great War, up to the 1960s. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0711028281.
The definitive history of the Ferguson 35 and Massey Ferguson 35 and 65 family of tractors, complete with the story of their development, in-depth technical descriptions, an overview of conversions and available implements, plus advice on running these fine machines today. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781906133535.
A Story of International Harvester Doncaster, manufacturer and supplier of some of the finest farming machinery money could buy. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1904686060. A fine copy.
Detailed, in-depth coverage of all the tractors produced by the British company Marshalls of Gainsborough, during its prime between 1930 and the end of the 1960s. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 085236380X. Top corners bumped, spine sunned else a fine copy.
Covering aspects of the work undertaken by early road making and steam ploughing contractors and firms supplying and maintaining all aspects of farm equipment. Two specific companies are W.G. Smoothy of Rochford, Essex and M. Bloomfield & Sons Ltd. of Debenham, Suffolk. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952311151. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to inside front cover, and also by John Smoothy of W.G. Smoothy below his photo on page 42 (name only, no dedication).