Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

75 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

FAMILIES AND FARMS IN LISVANE 1850-1950
Written by Philip Riden; Keith Edwards.
Stock no. 1822482
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition.

This book, based on the work of a university evening class, traces the transformation of Lisvane from a farming community of fewer than fifty families a few miles north of Cardiff, into a much more populous and prosperous outer suburb of the city, as it had become by the 1950s. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095200092X.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

HERDWICKS: HERDWICK SHEEP AND THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT
Written by Geoff Brown.
Stock no. 2135349
Published by Hayloft Publishing Ltd. 1st 2009. Very good condition.

Card wraps. A Cumbria Guide. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1904524656. Some knocks, small bumps to cover edges; corner tips of covers and some pages are creased. Sticky mark from label to rear cover.

Buy now for £55.00 Add to Wish List

SHEEP: BREEDS AND MANAGEMENT
Written by John Wrightson.
Stock no. 1822287
Published by Vinton & Co. Ltd.. 1919. Good condition.

New and revised Eighth edition. Green cloth, b/w photos of sheep breeds. Live Stock Handbooks No. 1. Boards stained and marked. Top & tail of spine rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few damps stains and grubby marks to contents. A good working copy.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

THE ENGLISH FARMHOUSE
Written by Martin S. Briggs.
Stock no. 1821625
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The New Heritage Series. What English farms have been like at particular moments in time and in particular localities. Barns, dovecotes and farmhouses from every locality and age. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w photos and illustrations. Scattered foxing to contents and text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, browned to spine and a little grubby.

Buy now for £15.00 Add to Wish List

WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 1820890
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Minor staining to lower edge of front board. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Some annotation to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate, faded to spine, wear to top of spine, some titles circled and ticked to rear panel list.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

TRACTION ENGINE SECTION: ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF TRACTION ENGINES, ROAD LOCOMOTIVES, WAGONS, &C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820207
Published by The Road Locomotive Society. Nearly fine condition.

Trade catalogue for Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ld. a major agricultural machinery maker of the 19th Century. This is a modern facsimile, Reprint No. 5 - New Series. Red cardwraps with gold coloured title to front and illustration to rear. B/w illustrations. Covers lightly scuffed, contents fine.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

OLD & RARE BREEDS OF POULTRY
Written by J. Butler.
Stock no. 1820093
Published by Beech Publishing House. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition.

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.

Buy now for £35.00 Add to Wish List

CLASSIC FARM TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1819347
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

MASSEY FERGUSON 35 & 65 MODELS IN DETAIL
Written by Michael Thorne.
Stock no. 1819108
Published by Herridge & Sons. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

CONTRACTOR AND FACTOR
Written by Pat Freeman.
Stock no. 1818841
Published by East Anglian Traction Engine Club. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

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).

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List