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Country Life Ltd.

You are viewing all stock published by "Country Life Ltd.". We currently have 15 books by this publisher in stock.

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 2131043
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. A beautiful book with b/w sketches throughout. Grey cloth, blue titles and vignette. 69 pages. Large format (11 x 8.5"). Marks to rear cover, with what appears to be damp marking. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; a little loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE CHILDREN OF WILLOW FARM
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2129644
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tale of life on a farm. Blue boards, red titles. B/w text illustrations. Foxing; heaviest to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and creased with some surface paper damage; a few small pieces of loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1815632
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. A beautiful book with b/w sketches throughout. Grey cloth, turquoise titles and vignette. x and 72 text pages, 83 sketch pages. Large format. Boards nice and clean. Browning to endpapers, foxing to text block, occasional foxing to contents. Pencil doodles to page 83 and rear free endpaper. Buff pictorial dustwrapper is split to front edge, worn with slight loss at corners and top & tail of spine, light scratching to rear panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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FROM COLONEL TO SUBALTERN: SOME KEYS FOR HORSEOWNERS
Written by M.F. McTaggart.
Stock no. 1813970
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth spine with title, red cloth sides, black title with inkwell and feather pen vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine browned, a few marks to boards. Front hinge pulled. A few scattered foxspots and grubby margin marks.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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GRIG THE GREYHOUND
Written by Mark Flint. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1506421
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

An attractive story of the partnership of Grig and his owner, Greg. Blue cloth covers, black titles. B/w illus throughout. 107 pages. Spine bumped, browned and grubby. Covers browned/foxed to edges with some fading to front cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Dark spot to top edge of text block. A few fox spots, mainly to text block. Book leans to one side a little.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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SERIOUS BUSINESS
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1314677
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Dark red titles to front cover and gilt title to spine. Large format. Beautiful colour and b/w pictures of children going about their 'business'. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing and fingering but contents generally clean. Price-cut wrapper is browned and foxed, edge worn with small tears and some slight loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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OLDER MOUSIE
Written by Golden Gorse. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1311868
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Popular Edition. Red cloth spine with blue title, brown paper boards. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Cover edges worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is in two pieces with tears and loss at edges and substantial loss to spine.
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MOORLAND MOUSIE
Written by Golden Gorse. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1311856
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine with black title, beige boards with dark green title to front. Green endpapers. 16 superb b/w plates. A delightfully told story of the life and adventures of an Exmoor pony and the young people associated with him. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light mark to front cover. Heavy foxing throughout (some to tissue-guards but not to plates). Some light fingermarks to page margins. Front joint is cracked. Original orange dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby, spine browned.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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HUNTING LORE SHOCKS FOR FOX AND FIELD
Written by Crascredo. Illustrated by The Wag.
Stock no. 1311839
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"A rare and happy effort which may be termed an entirely unauthorised history of foxhunting and its origins". Cream cloth spine, red cloth covers, black titles. Packed full of b/w illustrations. Endpapers very lightly browned. Some foxing to first few and last few pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, has a small white mark to top corner of front panel, is browned to spine and has a closed tear to lower edge of rear panel.
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OBOLI, BOBOLI AND LITTLE JOBOLI
Written by Bernard Darwin. Illustrated by Elinor Darwin.
Stock no. 1401654
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1942. Good condition.

Five short stories. Red pictorial card wraps. Black titles to spine. Five full page colour illustrations plus b /w text illustrations. 79 pages. Spine is split at top and bottom with slight loss of backstrip. Covers a bit grubby. Some joints are broken where backstrip is missing but binding generally firm. Bookplate to front endpaper. 5cm x 1.5cm piece missing from bottom of one page. Large crease to top of a page. Pages a little browned.
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THE BATTY BOOK
Written by Catherine G. Foster. Illustrated by Catherine G. Foster.
Stock no. 447786
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, dark brown titles. B/w illustrations. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers and wrapper. Browning to wrapper spine. Wrapper also has a couple of edge-tears and chips - but virtually no loss.
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THE ODD ONES
Written by Christine Chaundler. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 381569
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 3rd 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The "Odd Ones" were Simon, the little brother who was always left out when the two older boys at the Rectory got together, and Larry the Cairn, whose master let Rufus, a lovely red setter, take his place in his affections. Beige cloth, green titles. Charming b/w illustrations. 106 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some fading to covers (mainly to top of spine edge on rear cover). Some light foxing else contents clean. Cream dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with some loss to spine edge on rear panel.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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