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A Complete Guide to Fishing. Coarse, Sea and Game.

By: ANON.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Marshall Cavendish Books Ltd., 1983.:

Seller ID: 16899


2nd Printing. Fish, tackle and techniques. A book for enthusiasts of all ages. 23cms. x 15.5cms. Pp. 3/464/4 (Index), 376 colour & 22 b/w photographs, 251 colour & 50 b/w illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Light green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Early to Rise. A Suffolk Morning.

By: BARRETT, Hugh.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ipswich, England: Farming Press, 1995.:

Seller ID: 19095


rep. "This is an authentic first-hand account of life as a sixteen-year-old farm pupil in the early 1930s. Tractors had not yet displaced the horses, labour was dirt-cheap and the working day long and hard." Foreword by Ronald Blythe. Drawings by Roderic Barrett. Pp.6/164, with b/w illustratiions throughout. P/b with illustrated cover. G+. View more info

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Animal Traps and Trapping.

By: BATEMAN, James A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. 0715353403:

Seller ID: 40727


"Eminently readable and generously illustrated by over 100 line drawings and half-tones, this is a book which has much to interest professional trappers, game-keepers, farmers, fishermen, naturalists and zoologists, as well as antiquarians interested in the evolution of trapping devices over the ages." Pp.286, black & white photo frontispiece + 39 further black & white photo plates + 80 line drawings in the text. Black cloth, dustwrapper slightly sunned to front near sp... View more info

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South Facing Slope. Writings from Country Life. (Signed).

By: CARLISLE, Carla.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bury St Edmunds: Snakeshead Press, 2001. 0954092406:

Seller ID: 40977


1st edition. "There is a fascinating combination of practical everyday matters, and thoughts which stem from another culture altogether, making the book unusual and surprising. Readers both in the United States and Britain will discover in 'South Facing Slope' much food for thought. The writing is a delight." (Ronald Blythe). Pp.xxvi/351, signed by the author to title page. Red cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear but is now in a removable clear protective wra... View more info

The Country Life Countryman's Pocket Book. (Illustrated by C. Dampier Freeman.)

By: CHRISTIAN, Garth.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Country Life Ltd., 1967.:

Seller ID: 28022


1st ed. "Within this small volume is a vast amount of information designed to deepen understanding of the geological nature of our landscape, the trees, flowers, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibia, butterflies and other insects that the walker or cyclist or motorist may encounter." 15.5cms. x 11.5cms. Pp. 303, over 530 line drawings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has 1" tear to top front fold. VG/G. View more info

Peggy Cole's Country Cottage Companion. (Illustrated by Alfred Geary).

By: COLE, Peggy.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbott: David & Charles, 1988.:

Seller ID: 17671


1st ed. "Beautifully illustrated, this is a charming gift book on genuine country living, packed with the flavours, colours and aromas of the country garden." Pp. 200, 8 colour plates, 23 b/w line drawings, signed by author to title page. Grey cloth, gilt title to spine, portrait illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Nothing of the Town. A Countryman's Anthology. (Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.)

By: DEAKIN, Bartram. (Compiler.):

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Muller Ltd., 1947.:

Seller ID: 25340


1st ed. "Mr. Deakin presents a panorama of the countryside, a picture of the country as it is today as well as the rural life of yesterday." Pp. 248, 14 illustrations, inscrip. to fep, uneven toning to endpapers. Green cloth, illustrated d/w has small losses. G+/G. View more info

The Countryside of East Anglia.

By: ELLIS, E.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Norwich: Jarrold Colour Publications, 1979.:

Seller ID: 17829


"Provides glimpses of a small selection of features interesting to naturalists in the local countryside". Unpaginated. Full of colour illustrations. Paperback. G+. View more info

Evergreen. A Miscellany of This and That and Things Gone By. Vol. 6. No. 3. Autumn, 1990.

By: FAIERS, Roy. (Editor).:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cheltenham: Evergreen, 1990.:

Seller ID: 12673


"A country companion for all who love Britain's customs and traditions." Pp. 140. Many col. and b/w. illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

The Shining Highway. An Account of a Plain Man's Pilgrimage.

By: GEE, H.L.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: The Epworth Press. 1956.:

Seller ID: 18281


"A book on the English countryside. A charming and restful book to read and keep". Pp 126. Toned pages. P/b. Scuffed spine with small tear to bottom. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Tom Forrest's Country Calendar. From The Archers. BBC.

By: GLOVER, C. Gordon, & DRABBLE, Phil.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: BBC, 1978. 0563174110:

Seller ID: 6368


1st ed. Compiled from the original material written for The Archers. Pp. 144. 42 b/w illustns. by Thomas Bewick. Pbk, portrait cover of Bob Arnold as Tom Forest by Michael Hopkinson, some scuffing to spine. G+. View more info

Whose Countryside?

By: HAINES, George H.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1973.:

Seller ID: 11364


1st ed. "The message of Whose Countryside? is this: It is more important to maintain the economic and social life of the countryside than to preserve particular stones, buildings or 'views'". Pp. 124. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w, price clipped, slight sunning to spine, chipping to back wrap. G/G. View more info

The Countryman's Yesterday.

By: HALL, Christopher. (Editor.):

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Pelham Books/ Stephen Greene Press, 1989.:

Seller ID: 28035


1st ed. "This collection of articles, poems, photographs and sketches draws on the magazine's accumulated treasures to look at the infinite riches of yesterday's countryside." 24cms. x 17.5cms. Pp. 9/176, frontis, b/w illustrations throughout Green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w, price-clipped. VG/G+. View more info

Outward Bound Trail Walker's Handbook.

By: HINDE, John.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Emap Pursuit Publishing (Cassell) 1995.:

Seller ID: 17977


"This handbook shows you how to obtain the most from all kinds of walk, from short country rambles to strenuous mountain treks." Pp.112 with b/w drawings throughout, slight toning to pages. Paperback. G+. View more info

Landscape and Labour. A New Collection of Essays edited by John Pearson with 20 Drawings by Ursula Sieger.

By: JEFFERIES, Richard.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bradford-on-Avon: Moonraker Press, 1979.:

Seller ID: 18624


1st ed. Eighteen essays and two letters. Pp. 199, 20 line drawings. Green cloth, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Nature in Your Basket.

By: MABEY, Richard.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: The Readers Digest. 1986.:

Seller ID: 14129


Rep. "Wild plants that you can pick and eat." Pp. 64. Many colour illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The New Naturalist. Snowdonia. The National Park of North Wales. With 56 colour plates by John Markham and others 48 b/w photos, 6 maps and 26 diagrams.

By: NORTH, F.J, CAMPBELL, Bruce and SCOTT, Richenda.:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London: Collins,1949.:

Seller ID: 3323


1st ed. New Naturalist series. Pp.20/469, 56 colour plates( by John Markham and others), 48 b/w photos,6 maps and 26 diagrams, fep absent. Green cloth,slightly sunned with uneven fading. G+. View more info

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Ianto The Fisherman, And Other Sketches Of Country Life. By Alfred W. Rees.. With Illustrations.

By: REES, Alfred W. (Alfred Wesley Rees 1872-1917 ) .

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1904 . 0:

Seller ID: 44288


Signed first edition. Avery good original binding. 8vo. 8.25" x 5.50" x 1.75". pp.14/[2pp.]/pp.349/[1p.] . Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Smooth spine, sunned with similar gilt titles. Edges lightly rubbed. Top page edges gilt (now dulled), other page edges spotted. Dedication to front endpaper in brown ink: "To my darling Mother, I send this copy of my first book, asking that she would accept is dedication, for memory's sake, and for the constant love I be... View more info

Farm Down the Lane. The Diary of a Suffolk Farmer. (Farm illustrations by F.N. Steward, & frontis by C.W. Taylor).

By: STEWARD, B.A.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Claud Morris Books Ltd., 1946.:

Seller ID: 17703


1st ed. "A deep and abiding love for the land and the people who live by the land flows through these pages." Pp. 119, b/w frontis, 25 b/w illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Green cloth, illustrated d/w rubbed with edge losses. G+/G-. View more info

The Countryman. Christmas 1993. Volume 98. No.6.

By: THE COUNTRYMAN.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Burford: The Countryman,1993.:

Seller ID: 17587


Christmas issue of the bi-monthly publication. Pp 192. Many b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info