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Automatic Weaving

By: Aitken, J. B.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Manchester, England, Columbine Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028356


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. View more info

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Craft Tools of Yesterday

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Ely, Cambridgeshire, Providence Press: 1979

Seller ID: 040739


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. View more info

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In the Pink : Caroline Blackwood on Hunting

By: Blackwood, Caroline

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062585


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. View more info

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Fit For a Duchess

By: Budd, Mavis

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, The Country Book Club: 1971

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 045560


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. View more info

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The Hen Yard and Deep Litter Systems of Poultry Keeping

By: Cook, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Shell and BP Farm Service:

Seller ID: 058220


Comprehensive guide to the housing and welfare of the birds. Clean, glossy copy - 93 pages. Next post dispatch . View more info

Image for The Countryman : Volume 58 No. 4 - Winter 1961

The Countryman : Volume 58 No. 4 - Winter 1961

By: Cripps, John ( Edited By )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Countryman Ltd: 1961

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 056543


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. View more info

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The Countryman : Volume 62 No 2 - Summer 1964

By: Cripps, John ( Edited By )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, The Countryman Ltd: 1964

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 056545


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. View more info

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In Pitstone Green there is a Farm

By: Davis, Jean & Farnell, Mary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pitstone, Buckinghamshire, Pitstone Local History Society: 1979

Seller ID: 063809


Very good clean large format paperback. The story of Pitstone Green Farm which was occupied for over 150 years by the same family since the day it was built and which houses a collection of farm vehicles, implements, craft tools and domestic paraphernalia which forms one of the largest amateur displays in the country. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Farm Servants and Labour in Lowland Scotland, 1770 to 1914

By: Devine, Thomas M. ( Edited By )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 063173


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. View more info

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Laying Batteries

By: Feltwell, Ray

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Shell and BP Farm Service:

Seller ID: 058224


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. View more info

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Pigs : Their Breeding, Feeding and Management

By: Fishwick, V. C.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1965

Edition: Ninth Edition - Revised

Seller ID: 044186


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. View more info

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Teach Yourself Farming : Good Farming

By: Fishwick, V.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044178


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. View more info

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The Ultimate Guide to Tractors

By: Glastonbury, Jim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hermes House: 2010

Seller ID: 059264


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. View more info

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Peg and I : Her Story of a Childhood on a Wiltshire Farm before World War 2 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Grafton, Nancy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, ELSP: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 062500


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. View more info

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Farm Tools and Machinery

By: Hine, H. J.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062590


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. View more info

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The Kingdom is a Garden

By: Hodgkinson, W. P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042443


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. View more info

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Hedges and Local History

By: Hooper, M. D.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Bedford Square Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052751


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. View more info

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The Rural World 1780-1850 : Social Change in the English Countryside

By: Horn, Pamela

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042607


Draws on a wide range of sources in painting a vivid picture of what country life was like for the vast majority of English villagers - agricultural labourers, craftsmen and small farmers - during a period of rapid agricultural development. 331 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 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

Seller ID: 047816


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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Fenland Country Fair

By: Jeacock, Michael ( Introduction )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1984

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 059539


16 page, glossy, stapled programme for the event held at The Park, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge on August 26/27, 1984. Includes numerous advertisments of the day. Next post dispatch. View more info