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THE MANOR FARM
Written by Francis Henry Cripps-Day.
Stock no. 2126564
Published by Bernard Quaritch. 1931. Almost very good condition.

To which are added reprint-facsimiles of The Boke of Husbandry An English Translation of the XIIIth Century Tract on Husbandry by Walter of Henley. Ascribed to Robert Grosseteste and Printed by Wynkyn de Worde and 'The Booke of Thrift' containing English translations of the same tract and of the anonymous XIIIth Century Tract Hosebonderie by James Bellot, printed in 1589. Gilt title to spine. Uncut page edges. Grubby marks to covers. Some chipping; a little loss of surface paper damage of front cover on spine. Contents are still very good. Some page browning.

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MODERN FARM BUILDINGS
Written by A. Dudley Clarke.
Stock no. 2126551
Published by B.T. Batsford. 3rd 1899. Very good condition.

Their Construction & Arrangement. Third edition, Revised and Enlarged. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Fold-out diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few chips and nicks to corners and edges. Name in ink and ink stamp to half-title page. Some foxing.

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RURAL CHANGE AND URBAN GROWTH 1500-1800
Written by C.W. Chalklin; M.A. Havinden.
Stock no. 1816354
Published by Longman. 1st 1974. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Essays in English Regional History in Honour of W.G. Hoskins. Peach boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582500192. Boards clean. Browning to text block and prelims, foxing to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper has foxing to verso and small tippex mark to top of spine.

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AMBUSH OF YOUNG DAYS
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2126291
Published by Faber & Faber. 1943. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Partially erased inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Rear free endpaper has part of margin missing to one side.

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JOHN AT THE OLD FARM
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Jennifer Miles.
Stock no. 2126277
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mrs. Uttley conveys exquisitely the spell of old ways and country things and places, and a happy child's absorption in them. Green cloth boards, yellow title to spine. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib. with usual markings; some surface paper damage to front endpaper, where library label has been partially removed. Ink stamps etc. A few page corner creases. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few small nicks.

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FARMING AND WILDLIFE (NN 67)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 1816303
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Changes in farming practice and their environmental effects. New Naturalist series. Green cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 000219239X. Foxing to text block (mostly the top edge) else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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MAN AND THE LAND (NN 31)
Written by L. Dudley Stamp.
Stock no. 1816290
Published by Collins. 3rd 1969. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 31. 3rd edition. Green cloth. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. A new and unusual portrait of our islands. 35 colour photos, 46 b/w photos, 52 illustrations in the text. Faint score mark to front board. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to text block and a few page margins. Page 24-26 not bound in. A few annotations. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic and grubby to rear panel.

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THE WORLD OF THE SOIL (NN 35)
Written by E. John Russell.
Stock no. 1816288
Published by Collins. 4th 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 4 colour photos. 44 b/w photos. 11 text figures. ISBN: 0002195550. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and minor foxing to text block. Occasional pencil highlighting to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, is browned to rear panel with ticking in ink to titles listed, top & tail of spine lightly worn.

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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 2125281
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. 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. SIGNED by Kenneth Allsop (naturalist, broadcaster and author to half-title page). Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss.

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THE KEEPER'S BOOK A GUIDE TO THE DUTIES OF A GAMEKEEPER
Written by Peter Jeffrey Mackie; et al.
Stock no. 2125272
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.

With a New Introduction and a Special Chapter on Sporting Guns by Major Hugh Pollard. Tipped-in colour plates. Spotting to covers. Uneven fade marks to rear cover. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Plate to page 520 has a pencil annotation to captioned mount page beneath.

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FROM 1890 TO THE PRESENT DAY FARM TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1815471
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of tractors offering a fascinating insight into the story of farming in the twentieth century. Colour photos. 173 pages plus index. ISBN: 1845092511. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and spine is slightly faded.

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MODERN PRACTICAL FARRIERY
Written by W.J. Miles; J.I. Lupton. Illustrated by Benjamin Herring.
Stock no. 2123937
Published by William Mackenzie. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. A complete guide to all that relates to the horse. Its history, varieties, and uses - breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming - how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc. Complete System of the Veterinary Art, as at present practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London. With numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature by Herring. To which is added an Essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and Pigs by Lupton. 12 colour plates and frontis. Covers are heavily marked with some scuffing. Damage to spine, which may have been partially repaired; split all the way down front edge, which appears to have been re-glued. Joints are cracked. Foxing and some grubby margin marks. Damp marking to top of some page margins.

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