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FROM 1890 TO THE PRESENT DAY FARM TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1815471
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of tractors offering a fascinating insight into the story of farming in the twentieth century. Colour photos. 173 pages plus index. ISBN: 1845092511. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and spine is slightly faded.

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SHEPHERDS OF BRITAIN SCENES FROM SHEPHERD LIFE PAST AND PRESENT
Written by Adelaide L. J. Gosset.
Stock no. 2123892
Published by Constable & Company. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. From the Best Authorities. Bumping to spine and corners. Wear to cover edges. Foxing and page browning. Red pen annotation to prelims.

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THE WILD LIFE A YEAR OF LIVING ON WILD FOOD
Written by John Lewis-Stempel.
Stock no. 2123881
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. This book takes the reader on a Thoreau-esque journey through an ancient landscape that is the last of England, as John Lewis-Stempel uncovers the history of his 500 year old farm and discovers the startling symmetries between his life now and that of the farm's peasant founders. ISBN: 9780385613903.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317013
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Fourteen full-page plates and numerous head and tail pieces. Brown cloth. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Grubby dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, large piece of loss to top of spine/front panel. Tape repairs on verso.

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LONG NETTING AND NET-MAKING
Written by Jon Hutcheon.
Stock no. 1208849
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

A Rabbit Catcher's Guide. A detailed and informative book telling you everything about this highly effective method of pest control. The author is a keen conservationist and experienced rabbit catcher. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 128 pages includes index and glossary. ISBN: 1861268211. Base of spine bumped else a fine copy.

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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1208825
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title. 2nd issue dustwrapper is price-cut and badly foxed with a few closed edge-tears and very slight loss at top of spine.

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THE CROSSLEY ID GUIDE: BRITAIN & IRELAND
Written by Richard Crossley; Dominic Couzens.
Stock no. 1814673
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

A celebration of the beauty of birds, and the British and Irish countryside. Stiff pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. 301 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691151946. Light creasing to covers.

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814109
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Bookplate to half-title page with inscription in ink. Light browning to text block and very few minor marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few foxspots to verso.

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A SKETCHBOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2123277
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Niall. A selection of pages from Charles Tunnicliffe's many sketchbooks in which he recorded his observations of birds in the field. Oblong format. Brown boards with title to spine. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0575026405. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-creasing.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1507232
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1941. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth covers with cream cloth spine extending to margin of covers. Brown title to spine. 14 full page b/w plates plus head pieces, insets and tail pieces. 286 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Crease to top corner of rear cover. Covers grubby and marked. Rear joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. A couple of pencil numbers to front endpaper and grubby fingermarks. A few marks to contents but many pages are clean. A couple of margin tears including one to b/w plate.

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MALCOLM SAVILLE'S COUNTRY BOOK
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1609068
Published by Cassell. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A lovely country book for young people who are just discovering the delights of nature. Light blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w text illustrations to contents. 85 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Price-cut wrapper is edge creased and torn, with slight loss.

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BOBBY BOCKER
Written by A.G. Street.
Stock no. 1316535
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. A delightful novel of crabbed old age mellowing through contact with young. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock and a few light marks to prelims. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and foxed on verso.

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