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FARMING AND WILDLIFE (NN 67)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 1816303
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Changes in farming practice and their environmental effects. New Naturalist series. Green cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 000219239X. Foxing to text block (mostly the top edge) else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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MAN AND THE LAND (NN 31)
Written by L. Dudley Stamp.
Stock no. 1816290
Published by Collins. 3rd 1969. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 31. 3rd edition. Green cloth. 6 x 8.5". 272 pages. A new and unusual portrait of our islands. 35 colour photos, 46 b/w photos, 52 illustrations in the text. Faint score mark to front board. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to text block and a few page margins. Page 24-26 not bound in. A few annotations. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic and grubby to rear panel.

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THE WORLD OF THE SOIL (NN 35)
Written by E. John Russell.
Stock no. 1816288
Published by Collins. 4th 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 4 colour photos. 44 b/w photos. 11 text figures. ISBN: 0002195550. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and minor foxing to text block. Occasional pencil highlighting to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, is browned to rear panel with ticking in ink to titles listed, top & tail of spine lightly worn.

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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 2125281
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. SIGNED by Kenneth Allsop (naturalist, broadcaster and author to half-title page). Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss.

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THE KEEPER'S BOOK A GUIDE TO THE DUTIES OF A GAMEKEEPER
Written by Peter Jeffrey Mackie; et al.
Stock no. 2125272
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.

With a New Introduction and a Special Chapter on Sporting Guns by Major Hugh Pollard. Tipped-in colour plates. Spotting to covers. Uneven fade marks to rear cover. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Plate to page 520 has a pencil annotation to captioned mount page beneath.

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SOUTH WALES AND THE MARCH 1284-1415
Written by William Rees.
Stock no. 2124804
Published by Oxford University Press. 1924. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A social and agrarian study. Green cloth, gilt titles. xvi + 303 pages + large folding map with two other maps and five tables. Spotting to covers, with a few other marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears, very browned to spine and has a few grubby marks.

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ON THE FARM
Written by James Gardner. Illustrated by James Gardner.
Stock no. 2124247
Published by Penguin. 3rd 1945. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Puffin Picture Book no. 4. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Printed by W.S. Cowell. A superb historical picture of farming in the 1940's. Factually accurate. Grubby marks to covers and page margins. Couple of tear holes along spine. Staples have rusted.

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FROM 1890 TO THE PRESENT DAY FARM TRACTORS
Written by Michael Williams.
Stock no. 1815471
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of tractors offering a fascinating insight into the story of farming in the twentieth century. Colour photos. 173 pages plus index. ISBN: 1845092511. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and spine is slightly faded.

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MODERN PRACTICAL FARRIERY
Written by W.J. Miles; J.I. Lupton. Illustrated by Benjamin Herring.
Stock no. 2123937
Published by William Mackenzie. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. A complete guide to all that relates to the horse. Its history, varieties, and uses - breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming - how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc. Complete System of the Veterinary Art, as at present practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London. With numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature by Herring. To which is added an Essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and Pigs by Lupton. 12 colour plates and frontis. Covers are heavily marked with some scuffing. Damage to spine, which may have been partially repaired; split all the way down front edge, which appears to have been re-glued. Joints are cracked. Foxing and some grubby margin marks. Damp marking to top of some page margins.

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ALLIS-CHALMERS FARM EQUIPMENT 1914-1985
Written by Norm Swinford.
Stock no. 1814805
Published by American Society Of Agricultural Engineers. 1994. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A rare, inside look at one of America's most historic farm machinery companies. Large format. Dark grey cloth boards, red titles. Colour & b/w photos. viii and 376 pages. ISBN: 0929355547. Text block grubby and margins a little grubby. Boards clean. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine and edge-creased.

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GUIDE TO MUSHROOM GROWING
Written by Fred C. Atkins.
Stock no. 2123404
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1974. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0571101909. Damp marks along couple of cover edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-creasing and a few small nicks and chips; 1" tear to top of spine.

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WILTSHIRE VILLAGE
Written by Heather Tanner. Illustrated by Robin Tanner.
Stock no. 1814250
Published by Robin Garton. 3rd 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. The structure of village life, is customs, crafts and characters all documented in prose of great beauty. Dark blue cloth, gilt. 60 superb b/w drawings. 179 pages. ISBN: 090603003X. A few minor marks to boards. Text block a little dusty. Contents clean. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is grubby with a few small tears (no loss).

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