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Automatic Weaving, Aitken, J. B.
1 Aitken, J. B. Automatic Weaving
Manchester, England Columbine Press 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Describes the various types of weaving and ancillary machinary available at the time. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which shows slightest wear & tear. Company stamp to ffep. 150 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Craft Tools of Yesterday, Anon
2 Anon Craft Tools of Yesterday
Ely, Cambridgeshire Providence Press 1979 0903803046 / 9780903803045 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Clean, bright, 32 page stapled booklet which presents, for the first time in colour, a selection of tools and implements together with a brief survey of the men and their crafts. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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In the Pink : Caroline Blackwood on Hunting, Blackwood, Caroline
3 Blackwood, Caroline In the Pink : Caroline Blackwood on Hunting
London Bloomsbury Publishing 1987 0747500509 / 9780747500506 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The distinguished novelist and journalist presents an intriguing and acerbic view into the current state of the ancient pastime of fox-hunting. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 164 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Fit For a Duchess, Budd, Mavis
4 Budd, Mavis Fit For a Duchess
Newton Abbot, Devon The Country Book Club 1971 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author 
Issued for the members of book clubs in the Readers Union Group. More nostalgic reflections of life in Southern England in the 1930s. With twelve drawings by the author. Clean bright copy in a d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 112 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Drovers and Tanners of Enfield and Edmonton, Burnby, J.
5 Burnby, J. Drovers and Tanners of Enfield and Edmonton
Edmonton Hundred Historical Society 1988 0902922483 / 9780902922488 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
54 page, stapled booklet charting the rise and fall of the industry North of London over hundreds of years. No.51 in the series. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farm Accounting, Campbell, A. C.
6 Campbell, A. C. Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farm Accounting
London Hodder & Stoughton 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Dealt with the subject no farmer could afford to neglect. Good, clean copy with Xmas gift inscription to half-title page. Price-clipped shows light shelfwear & tear - 192 pp plus copies of tax forms. Published for English Universities Press. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Hen Yard and Deep Litter Systems of Poultry Keeping, Cook, John
7 Cook, John The Hen Yard and Deep Litter Systems of Poultry Keeping
London Shell and BP Farm Service Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Comprehensive guide to the housing and welfare of the birds. Clean, glossy copy - 93 pages. Next post dispatch . 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Countryman : Volume 58 No. 4 - Winter 1961, Cripps, John ( Edited By )
8 Cripps, John ( Edited By ) The Countryman : Volume 58 No. 4 - Winter 1961
London The Countryman Ltd 1961 Quarterly Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A quarterly Non-Party review and miscellany of rural life and work for the English speaking world. Light shelfwear and name to covers else a good clean copy which includes many nostalgic adverts of the day. Pages run from 641 to 864. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Countryman : Volume 62 No 2 - Summer 1964, Cripps, John ( Edited By )
9 Cripps, John ( Edited By ) The Countryman : Volume 62 No 2 - Summer 1964
London The Countryman Ltd 1964 Quarterly Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A quarterly Non-Party review and miscellany of rural life and work for the English speaking world. Light shelfwear to covers else a good clean copy which includes many nostalgic adverts of the day. Pages run from 225 to 448. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Farm Servants and Labour in Lowland Scotland, 1770 to 1914, Devine, Thomas M. ( Edited By )
10 Devine, Thomas M. ( Edited By ) Farm Servants and Labour in Lowland Scotland, 1770 to 1914
Edinburgh, Scotland John Donald Publishers Ltd 1996 0859764397 / 9780859764391 First Paperback Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collection of essays providing a history of farm service and labour from the agricultural revolution to the outbreak of the First World War. Clean, tight paperback with some sunning to cover/spine - 262 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay, Evans, George Ewart
11 Evans, George Ewart Ask the Fellows Who Cut the Hay
London The Country Book Club 1958 0571063535 / 9780571063536 Book Club Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Bewick, Thomas 
Classic picture of the rural past in a remote Suffolk village, revealed in the conversations of old people who recall harvest customs, home crafts, poetic usages in dialect, old farm tools, smugglers tales, and rural customs and beliefs going back to the time of Chaucer. Previous owner's name to map endpaper else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 250 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Laying Batteries, Feltwell, Ray
12 Feltwell, Ray Laying Batteries
London Shell and BP Farm Service Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
Clean, glossy 52 page, stapled booklet with tips and hints for looking after the welfare and keeping of poultry in a battery. Circa 1960s. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Pigs : Their Breeding, Feeding and Management, Fishwick, V. C.
13 Fishwick, V. C. Pigs : Their Breeding, Feeding and Management
London Crosby Lockwood & Son 1965 Ninth Edition - Revised Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Part of the Agricultural and Horticultural Series. First published in 1939 and revised by Norman Hicks. Aims to give a simple guide to purely commercial practice. Clean, square copy with farm building plans inserted inside rear cover sleeve. 267 pages including adverts of the day. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farming, Fishwick, V.C.
14 Fishwick, V.C. Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farming
London Hodder & Stoughton 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Published during The Second World War to explain how farming was carried out to produce the maxinum economic output from the land. Published for English Universities Press. Good, clean copy with previous owner's details to prelims. Unclipped ( 3/- NET) d/w shows light shelfwear & tear - 264 pages including glossary and index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Ultimate Guide to Tractors, Glastonbury, Jim
15 Glastonbury, Jim The Ultimate Guide to Tractors
London Hermes House 2010 1846817722 / 9781846817724 Soft Cover Very Good Oblong 
A comprehensive directory of tractors from around the world, featuring over 500 different makes and models. Clean, bright, glossy copy with photographs in colour - 442 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Peg and I : Her Story of a Childhood on a Wiltshire Farm before World War 2 (SIGNED COPY), Grafton, Nancy
16 Grafton, Nancy Peg and I : Her Story of a Childhood on a Wiltshire Farm before World War 2 (SIGNED COPY)
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire ELSP 2001 1903341647 / 9781903341643 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
The author recalls the many happy times she experienced as a child in Stockley. Clean, bright copy showing slightest signs of shelfwear with sunning to spine. SIGNED by the author to the title page. 160 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Animal Machines : The New Factory Farming Industry, Harrison, Ruth
17 Harrison, Ruth Animal Machines : The New Factory Farming Industry
London Vincent Stuart 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
With a foreword by Rachel Carson and a preface by Sydney Jennings. The author investigates the surge in production techniques to enable faster and bigger profits. Clean, bright copy in a somewhat tatty, unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and small losses - 186 pages including index. Enclosed, laid in, is a 43 page pamphlet recording evidence tendered to the Committee of Enquiry on behalf of UFAW into Intensive Livestock Husbandry (1965). Next post dispatch. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Farm Tools and Machinery, Hine, H. J.
18 Hine, H. J. Farm Tools and Machinery
London Oxford University Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Part of The Story of the Countryside (Series II - Book 3) Looks at how farm mechanization can save time and labour. Clean, glossy copy, illustrated throughout with b/w photographs and diagrams - 127 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Kingdom is a Garden, Hodgkinson, W. P.
19 Hodgkinson, W. P. The Kingdom is a Garden
London Hodder & Stoughton 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Author 
Good, clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear and minor loss. Deemed comparable to writers such as David Grayson and Michael Fairless. Gift inscription to ffep - 196 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Hedges and Local History, Hooper, M. D.
20 Hooper, M. D. Hedges and Local History
London Bedford Square Press 1979 071990823X / 9780719908231 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
36 page stapled booklet which hopes to encourage local historians and botanists towards joint studies of hedge-banks from which they will gain further knowledge of Dr. Hooper's method in anticipation of learning more about the history of their areas. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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