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