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BLACKTHORN LORE AND THE ART OF MAKING WALKING STICKS
Written by John Murchie Douglas. Illustrated by Ron Davison.
Stock no. 1822038
Published by Alloway. 1988. Very good condition.
The lore of Blackthorn and while not a botanical treatise, this book is intended for a wide readership including the naturalist and the country craftsman. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0907526160. Reprint. A nice copy with a musty odour present.
B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.
RURAL SCENES: OR, A PEEP INTO THE COUNTRY. FOR YOUTH
Written by Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 1821826
Published by R. Yorke Clarke And Co.. 8th 1948. Almost very good condition.
Small format. Eighth edition. A book of childrens rhymes. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. 87 b/w engravings. Covers browned and stained. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents browned and a few grubby marks.
In the Counties of: Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Somersetshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfollk and Hertfordshire With Economical and Political Observations relative to matters applicable to, and illustrated by, the State of those Counties respectively. Grey/brown cloth spine with vignette of tree in black, gilt title. Beige cloth boards with silhouette of tree to front. Brown endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. Small mark to one side of the publisher's slipcase.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. 304 pages. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780993222825.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.