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The Quiet Fields

By: 'BB'

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065750

ISBN: 0718120396

Condition: Very Good


The author tells the story of a year spent deep in the countryside, perfectly complemented by the illustrator's exquisite drawings. Clean, square copy in very good dustjacket - 206 pages. Slight tanning to page edges. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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From Spring to Fall or When Life Stirs

By: A Son of the Marshes, Owen, J.A. [editor]

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1894

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 045170

Condition: Good


Victorian nature book which in which the author observes wildlife in the countryside of Surrey and Sussex. 244 pages. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Spine strip darkened. Some foxing to page edges but text block is generally clean, binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Buckinghamshire Privies

By: Andrew, Martin

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Countryside Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049850

ISBN: 1853065080

Condition: Very Good


A nostalgic trip down the garden path with a descriptive and pictorial tribute to those lavatories of yesteryear. Very good clean paperback which appears unread. - 96 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Chatsworth

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Derby, Derbyshire, Derbyshire Countryside: 1988

Seller ID: 011750

ISBN: 0851000940

Condition: Near Fine


The official guide to the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. 36pp. A clean, uncreased copy which is illustrated throughout in colour. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Country Walks - First Series

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, London Transport: 1957

Seller ID: 014522

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with b&w photographs. Twenty walks which cover all the counties that make up London's countryside - each containing a short description of the towns and villages en-route and interesting buildings 108 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Chatsworth

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Derby, Derbyshire, Derbyshire Countryside: 1982

Seller ID: 021948

ISBN: 0851000789

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy. Illustrated throughout in colour & b&w. 36 pages. A guide and history to the house and gardens of the Derbyshire stately home which is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. View more info

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50 Picnic Sites : With Menus and Recipes

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Marks & Spencer: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023354

Condition: As New


Published in association with the AA. Cleverly designed book with loose leaf pages in ring-bound covers. Takes in Britain and Ireland. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Countryside Leisure in Hertfordshire

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hertford, Hertfordshire County Council: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041668

Condition: Good


Brief guide to the amenities and facilities available to the public within the county for open air recreation and interests in the countryside - written to help Hertfordshire people to start finding the places of interest or of natural beauty in their county. A very good clean copy of this now hard-to-find title. 128 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Includes fold-out map to pocket in rear cover. Light crease marks to cover View more info

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Tales of Old Buckinghamshire

By: Archer, Jean

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Countryside Books: 1987

Seller ID: 040552

ISBN: 1853060011

Condition: Good


Stories from bygone days - what was the origin of the Chiltern Hundreds? How did the Olney pancake race begin? A good, clean copy which is sunned to spine and edges of front cover. 95 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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In the Countryside of South Leicestershire

By: Badcock, J.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Vance Harvey Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041410

Condition: Very Good


Deals with the natural history of a small stretch of countryside in South Leicestershire, and intended as a guide to such places as a modest introduction to the wildlife, both plant and animal, that abides therein. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 96 pages. Colour frontis + b.w. sketches throughout. View more info

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My Animals (And Other Family) : A Rural Childhood 1937 - 1956

By: Barstow, Phyllida

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ludlow, Shropshire, Merlin Unwin Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054079

ISBN: 190612213X

Condition: Very Good


Elegant memoir, told with disarming honesty and gentle humour, follows the development of a lively, headstrong, self-effacing young girl into womanhood. Some faint sunning to page edges lese a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 220 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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South Bedfordshire Walks

By: Basham, V. A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Out & About:

Seller ID: 044301

Condition: Very Good


Thin, 28 page stapled booklet intended as a guide to those who enjoy walking and wish to discover more about the South Bedfordshire countryside. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Local Walks - North and Mid Bedfordshire

By: Basham, V. A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 062533

ISBN: 1871199123

Condition: Very Good


25 circular walks through the North and Mid Beds countryside including Harrold, Odell, Felmersham, Sharnbrook, Riseley, Melchbourne, Yelden, Thurleigh etc. A very good clean, unread paperback - 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In The Heart Of The Country

By: Bates, H.E.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Robinsons: 1985

Seller ID: 065273

ISBN: 1850040249

Condition: Very Good


Memoir about living in the English Countryside in the period between the wars. Very good clean paperback with light reading creases to spine. Slight tanning to page edges. 150 pages. B/W illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe. 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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Soldier's Glory - Being 'Rough Notes Of An Old Soldier'

By: Bell, Major-General Sir George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063516

Condition: Good


Arranged and edited by his kinsman Brian Stuart. Contains details of campaign life, graphic descriptions of foreign towns and countryside, unforgettable sketches of the 'characters' in which the army abounded. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. Light blue Obi shows short preface by Sir Arthur Bryant - 325 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Beningfield's Vanishing Songbirds

By: Beningfield, Betty ( Text )

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Barton, Cambridgeshire, Bird's Farm Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027752

ISBN: 0905232194

Condition: Near Fine


Introduction by Robin Page. A magnificent tribute to one of Britain's most talented artists and a doughty fighter for the countryside. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows a small, internally repaired, nick to front flap edge. 144 pages plus illustrated endpapers. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Beningfield's Countryside

By: Beningfield, Gordon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063600

ISBN: 0713912820

Condition: Very Good


An artist's portrait of the countryside of southern England in which he lives and works. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w with small tear to corner - 141 pages including an index to the List of Pictures. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hardy Country (SIGNED COPY)

By: Beningfield, Gordon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027924

ISBN: 0713914513

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in price-clipped jacket which is shelf worn with a small tear to base of spine. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Signed by author on title page in brown pen. The countryside artist turns his attention to Dorset - the heart of Hardy's Wessex. View more info

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The Farm, The Story of One Family and the English Countryside

By: Benson, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd (UK): 2006

Seller ID: 025240

ISBN: 0141012943

Condition: Near Fine


As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2005. Next post UK dispatch. View more info