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A History of the English Agricultural Labourer

By: Hasbach, Dr. W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, P.S. King & Son, 1908

Edition: First British Edition


Edited and translated by Ruth Kenyon. Preface by Sidney Webb. Small amount of pencil annotation. Front endpaper removed. Spine strip has faded and is worn to the end.Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. No 15 in the Studies in Economics and Political Science. 470 pages including index. Newspaper article about Agricultural Labourer and Harvesting the Corn has been pasted over the top of the pages of adverts to the rear of the book. View more info

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A Shepherd's Life

By: Hudson, W. H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Library Press,

Edition: The Minerva Edition


Part of the Minerva Editions of Modern Authors Series. Brown leatherette boards with gilt bust to cover and lettering to spine. No date c 1930s. 233 pages. View more info

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An Introduction to Wildlife Conservation

By: Knowles, Martin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Kings Lynn, Norfolk, Smallholder Publications Ltd, 1995

Edition: First Edition


Part of the Smallholder Practical Series. Aims to provide a practical guide to wildlife conservasion on a small scale by explaining that there is a tremendous amount that those with a smallholding or a large garden can do to help our native plants and animals. Clean, 92 page booklet. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Animal Machines : The New Factory Farming Industry

By: Harrison, Ruth

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Vincent Stuart, 1964

Edition: First Edition


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. View more info

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British Cattle Veterinary Association : Proceedings for 1989-90

By: Ward, Dr. W. R.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Neston, South Wirral, Cheshire, British Cattle Veterinary Association, 1990


Internally clean and bright with some odd spotting/light crease marks to cover. With a foreword by Andy Forbes. View more info

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British Cattle Veterinary Association: Proceedings for 1990-91

By: Ward, Dr. W. R.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Neston, South Wirral, Cheshire, The British Cattle Veterinary Association, 1990


Clean, tight paperback - 454 pages. Some light stain marks to covers. View more info

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Country Days

By: Street, A. G.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1936

Edition: Reprint


No. 32 in the Faber Library Series. Thoughts of a day-to-day farmer. Good, clean copy with previous owner's details to ffep. D/w shows shelfwear and sunning to spine and loss to half of front flap - 258 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Creating Abundance : Biological Innovation and American Agricultural Development

By: Olmstead, Alan; Rhode, Paul

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 2008

Edition: First Edition


Traces the stream of biological innovation that over a period of two centuries has transformed the technical landscape of American agriculture, demonstrating the biological innovations that were essential for the movement of agriculture to new lands with more extreme climates. As new, unread hardback. No jacket - as issued. 467 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Crop Production in Frames and Cloches

By: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HMSO, 1948


Bulletin No.65 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries series. 52 page, stapled booklet. View more info

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Ducks and Geese : A Guide to Management

By: Barlett, Tom

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Marlborough, Wiltshire, Crowood Press, 1991


Shows how easy and enjoyable it can be to keep ducks and geese successfully whilst pointing out the difficulties involved in breeding the perfect show specimen. 110 pages including index. A clean, bright copy - next post dispatch. View more info

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Ducks of Britain and the Northern Hemisphere

By: Gooders, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Parkgate Books, 1997

Edition: First Edition


The most comprehensive book on the tremdous variety of ducks of the Northern hemisphere giving complete coverage of all 52 species of the Holarctic region - describing breeding and feeding habits of borids, clear maps, colour illustrated in-flight profiles of each species etc. . With 198 colour illustrations. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has lengthways crease to inner front flap and shows signs of light shelfwear. View more info

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Easton Farm Park

By: Kerr, J. M. (proprietor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Halesworth Press,


16 page, stapled guide to the Model Farm, Easton, Woodbridge in Suffolk. Clean, glossy copy which includes a 'how to find it' map. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Electricity in Horticulture

By: Canham, A. E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald, 1964

Edition: First Edition


Part of The Macdonald Technicians and Crafts Series under the General Editorship of B.C.Lucia. Clean square hardback in brown boards with gilt to spine - 199 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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English Grain Exports and the Structure of Agrarian Capitalism : 1700-1760

By: Ormrod, David

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Hull, East Yorkshire, Hull University Press, 1985

Edition: First Edition


No. 12 in the Occasional Papers in Economic & Social History Series. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 145 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fabricating Simple Structures in Agricultural Engineering: A Manual of Instruction for Rural Craftsmen

By: Anon

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Rural Industries Bureau, 1955

Edition: First Edition


Clean, bright copy in cream boards which show slight bowing. Some light spotting to blank endpapers. 68 pages. View more info