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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 COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818530
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1943. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. 15 full page b/w plates plus numerous head pieces, insets and tailpieces. 251 pages plus poem to rear. Third impression. Endpapers and text block browned. A few top corner creases. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and lightly browned.

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SOMETHING FOR NOTHING
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2131619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Twelve Essays. Green cloth with yellow title to spine. 128 pages. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks and chips to edges.

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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 ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Oliver Rackham.
Stock no. 1818343
Published by Phoenix Illustrated. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

The many-layered story of the British landscape. Large format. Colour photos. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 1857999533. Top of spine rubbed. Name in ink to inside front cover. Text block slightly grubby.

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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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