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

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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Rural Economy and Country Life in the Mediaeval West

By: Duby, Georges

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Columbia, SC, USA, University of South Carolina Press: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 060378

ISBN: 0872493474

Condition: Near Fine


Translated by Cynthia Postan. Significant work on the history of medieval agriculture following the consultation of a vast number of village, manor, and church records. Clean, bright, large volume paperback which appears unread - 600 pages including index. Prompt 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

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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Ill Fares the Land : Food, Farming and the Countryside

By: Selly, Clifford

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045569

ISBN: 0233962697

Condition: Good +


Challenges many of the public misconceptions about the way in which our food and farming affairs have been handled by successive governments before showing that Britain's cheap food policy was already on the point of collapse before entry to the Common Market brought about its official demise. Good clean copy with some faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows biro mark over price - 176 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Peck of Gold

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066794

Condition: Very Good


A collection of essays from the author's childhood memories, skilfully recording so much of a scene that can never be repeated. Beautiful illustrations interpret the author's descriptions with the utmost skill and sympathy. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w, protected in a plastic jacket, with previous owner's name to front flap - 148 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Here's a New Day

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066784

Condition: Good


More tales reflecting the gentle pace of country life from the popular author. Clean, bright, beautifully illustrated copy - 132 pages. Darkened blank endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Carts and Candlesticks

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066949

Condition: Very Good


Clean, square hardback with a few small foxing spots. No jacket. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe. 156 pages + words & tunes. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ambush of Young Days

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1950

Edition: New Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 066793

Condition: Very Good


The ever-popular author holds up for us a magical mirror in which we may recover our own lost days. Clean, square, beautifully illustrated hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 238 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Country World : Memories of Childhood

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066785

ISBN: 0571133282

Condition: Very Good


Celebrates the popular artist's centenary with a selection by Lucy Meredith, reflecting the gentle pace of country life down the years. Clean, bright, beautifully illustrated copy in a price-clipped d/w - 171 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Swans Fly Over

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066786

Condition: Very Good


Celebrates the popular author's centenary with a selection by Lucy Meredith, reflecting the gentle pace of country life down the years. Clean, bright, beautifully illustrated copy in a price-clipped d/w - 171 pages. Some tippexing to front pastedown. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Countryside Remembered

By: Ward, Sadie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Devizes, Wiltshire, Selectabook: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038054

ISBN: 1856480356

Condition: Very Good


Nostalgic look at the agricultural methods and crafts of a bygone age. Clean, square, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 96 pages. Some light sunning to page edges and spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Country Folk

By: Wymer, Norman

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1953

Seller ID: 045236

Condition: Good +


Provided a different slant to the reader's understanding of country life as the author writes of the men and women whose roots were set amongst the surrounding scenery. Features 23 chapters, each dealing with a separate job or way of life. Good clean copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 240 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info