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TOWN AND COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Thomas Sharp.
Stock no. 2133681
Published by Oxford University Press. 1937. Almost very good condition.

Pale brown cloth with red titles. The Oxford Bookshelf Series. Originally published in 1932. Some Aspects of Urban and Rural Development. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; scuffing along cover edges. Marks to covers. Page edge browning; some foxing and marks.

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ESTATES AND THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
Written by J.H. Bettey.
Stock no. 1820177
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Know the Landscape series. The effect which different kinds of estates have had on the landscape, particularly since the Norman Conquest, and what clues to look for. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 071346710X. A few minor marks to covers, cover corners lightly rubbed. Small name in ink to top edge of inside cover.

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NORWEGIAN WOOD CHOPPING, STACKING, AND DRYING WOOD THE SCANDINAVIAN WAY
Written by Lars Mytting.
Stock no. 1819353
Published by Maclehose Press. Circa 2015. Fine condition.

Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857052551. 9th printing.

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ENGLISH COUNTRY CRAFTS
Written by Norman Wymer.
Stock no. 2132680
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. A survey of their development from early times to present day. Green cloth. B/w photos. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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DREAMS OF THE ROAD: GYPSY LIFE IN THE WEST COUNTRY
Written by Martin Levinson; Avril Silk.
Stock no. 1818742
Published by Birlinn Limited. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Celebrating the rich culture of travelling Gypsies in south-west England, collecting together memories, anecdotes, the fear and the hopes of Gypsies living in the South-West of England. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781841585055. Light scuffing to covers.

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A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131772
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB forsakes his familiar caravan and Landrover and embarks on the motor cruiser Jolly Enterprise on the quiet byway of the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour frontispiece. 158 pages. 10 x 6 inches. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-wear with a few marks.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818349
Published by Seven Dials. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 184188104X.

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THE OLD DEVON FARMHOUSE
Written by Peter Brears.
Stock no. 1818346
Published by Devon Books. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated study and catalogue of the Devon Farmhouse Collection held at Torquay Museum. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 185522626X. Top corners bumped. Light marks to boards. Free front endpaper replaced with another. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks to contents.

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THE ENGLISH FARM WAGON: ORIGINS AND STRUCTURE
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1818324
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Edition. The development of the wagon from the early Iron Age and the techniques used by the wagon maker. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 071535664X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges.

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ROMANI CULTURE AND GYPSY IDENTITY
Written by Thomas Acton; Gary Mundy.
Stock no. 1818323
Published by University Of Hertfordshire. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

Companion volume to Gypsy Politics and Traveller Identity. Genuinely comparative scholarly accounts of Gypsy culture, art and music together with contemporary accounts of the changes in education and health. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0900458763. Front cover a little creased.

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OLD COUNTRY LIFE
Written by S. Baring Gould. Illustrated by W. Parkinson; F.D. Bedford; F Masey.
Stock no. 1818312
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1890 by Methuen & Co. Only too often nowadays do we hear people bemoaning the passing of rural peace, quiet and neighbourliness. This book could be considered just another complaint on the subject until we realise that it was first published in 1890. All the ingredients of old country life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. x and 358 pages. ISBN: 071581107X. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Browning to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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TRADITIONAL COUNTRY CRAFTSMEN
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1817954
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 2nd 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. An essential book for the student of rural life. Red cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0710087268. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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