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NORWEGIAN WOOD CHOPPING, STACKING, AND DRYING WOOD THE SCANDINAVIAN WAY
Written by Lars Mytting.
Stock no. 1814155
Published by Maclehose Press. Circa 2015. Fine condition.

Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857052551. 11th printing.
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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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FARM PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Lucy Kemp-Welch.
Stock no. 1316406
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. circa 1944. Good condition.

Oblong format, card wraps with pictorial onlay to front cover. Covers creased and edge rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Some light finger creases to page margins.
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A KEEPER'S COUNTRY
Written by J.K. Stanford. Illustrated by P.N. Stewart.
Stock no. 1813317
Published by The Sportsman's Press. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A novel capturing a way of life which remained virtually unchanged for centuries until a more mechanised era. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948253371. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is stained to verso, not visible to front.
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GYPSY FOLK-TALES
Written by Dora E. Yates.
Stock no. 1406522
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Tales from various countries selected by the honorary secretary of the gypsy lore society. B/w frontis by Augustus John. Yellow cloth, metallic title to spine and vignette to front board. 5 black & white pictures. A little bumping to spine and corners. A few dark marks to boards. Foxing to endpapers and some page edges. Top of text block is dusty. Some fingering. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears. Spine and top of panels are faded. Panels are marked and grubby. Slight browning to verso.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1506922
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 cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and bottom of spine. One hinge cracked. A couple of marks to text block and top edge is grubby. Contents very good just a little light foxing. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine and large split to front edge, all repaired on verso with tape, some tape now yellowed. Ends of folds chipped. Spine very browned. Panels a bit grubby, some foxing. Bottom 0.5" and corner cut from front flap.
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THE FARMHOUSE TREE
Written by David Hill.
Stock no. 1813191
Published by Jayde Design. Circa 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Memories of a farming childhood without electricity, when Gran's five-pound-note Christmas present would buy almost half a mile of liquorice bootlaces, over ten thousand aniseed balls, three hundred Mars bars or weekly copies of the Dandy for eleven years. Extended 'Country Notebook' entries from Western Morning News, recalling a way of life that is no more. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780957576414. 3rd printing.
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THE ENGLISH GYPSY CARAVAN: ITS ORIGINS, BUILDERS, TECHNOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
Written by C.H. Ward-Jackson; Denis E. Harvey.
Stock no. 1813057
Published by David & Charles. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition with new material. The horse-drawn living wagons, their characteristics, their builders and the six main types. B/w photos, a few colour photos. B/w illustrations. 221 pages including index.. ISBN: 0715387898. Pages browned but clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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