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Basketry

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester, Atlas Handicrafts:

Seller ID: 064960

Condition: Good


A beginner's guide to basketry including advice on materials and technical terms, methods of weaving, and instructions for making cane-bordered trays, a work basket with a lid & basket frames. 19 pages. Small stain to page margins. 1 page has underlining to 5 words. Includes a Wholesale Price List for Homecraft Supplies, Worthing. View more info

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Cane Baskets

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Manchester, Atlas Handicrafts:

Seller ID: 064957

Condition: Good


Instructions for making cane baskets - picnic baskets, laundry baskets, shopping baskets, & waste-paper baskets. 19 pages. Rear cover has small repaired tear else a very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good +


Describes the various types of weaving and ancillary machinery 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Farmhouse Cookery : Recipes From the Country Kitchen

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Readers Digest: 1982

Edition: Reprinted with Amendments

Seller ID: 066730

ISBN: 0276420861

Condition: Very Good


A clean, crisp copy. Contains a brief account of the development of the rural kitchen from Medieval to Victorian times. More than 500 wholesome country recipes. A list of recipes from the various regions and something of the tradition behind them with a dictionary explaining the terms used in cooking. Includes a section on jams, pickles, and preserves. Beautifully illustrated throughout - 400 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Idle Countryman

By: BB

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 065398

Condition: Good


Rare sensitivity of observation and commentary informed with deeply discerning affection for the enduring values of nature and country life. Produced to War Economy Standard so tanning to page margins. Christmas gift inscription to ffep. Good hardback in a somewhat tatty, unclipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear - 192 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Letters from Compton Deverell

By: BB

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1950

Edition: First Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 065440

Condition: Very Good


'BB's tranquil work designed for casual reading, calling up the very sights, sounds and smalls of the English countryside. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and spotting - 281 pages. Prompt 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0859764397

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt 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

Condition: Good


Published during The Second World War to explain how farming was carried out to produce the maximum 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Countryman Vol 80, No 4 Winter 1975/6

By: Gill, Crispin (editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The Countryman: 1975

Seller ID: 008934

Condition: Good


A very good clean copy. 208 pages includes pictures and contemporary adverts. Some sunning to page edges. Prompt 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

ISBN: 1846817722

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Principles and Practice of Feeding Farm Animals

By: Halnan, E.T. & Garner, Frank H.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1947

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 026844

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. 367 pages including index. Includes a chapter on "feeding in wartime". Illustrated with diagrams and charts. 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

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

By: Holden, Edith

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1977

Edition: Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 065030

ISBN: 0718115813

Condition: Very Good


A facsimile reproduction a naturalist's diary for the year 1906. Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British countryside through the changing seasons of the year. Good clean hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 186 pages. Prompt 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

ISBN: 071990823X

Condition: Very Good


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