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Natural History (Countryside)

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Natural History (Countryside)

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1 Manka The Sky Gipsy: The Story of a Wild Goose
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1951 Hardcover Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd edition. Blue cloth; a small mark on the rear board and faded patch on the front board which corresponds to loss to the dust jacket. Gift inscription inside, plus another previous owner's signature. Some foxing to the f.e.p. and to the dust jacket. The dust jacket has marks, rubs to all edges, a couple of short tears and significant loss to the top edge of the front cover. Price clipped. The dust jacket is now supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it serves to the protect the jacket from further wear. Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102624 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
7 Our Village
Mitford, Mary Russell ; with wood-engravings by Joan Hassall George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth boards, slightly discoloured. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Pages clean. The dust jacket is just about good - it has several c. one inch pieces of loss at the base of the spine and to the back cover; further smaller chips and a few tears. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 228pp. Refers to the village of Three Mile Cross in Berkshire. 304120 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
2 Glowing Embers From a Somerset Hearth
Garton, J. A. Clare, Son & Co. Ltd | The Cathedral Press Wells 1937 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Light brown cloth boards with red lettering; darkened at edges, with slightly rubbed spine ends and corners. Previous owner's bookplate on the f.e.p. Foredges untrimmed / rough-cut. 127pp. 2nd edition. 301569 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
8 Country Talk
Peel, J. H. B. ; illustrated by B. S. Biro Robert Hale London 1971 0709117701 / 9780709117704 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st reprint. Black cloth. Top edge green (slightly faded). Previous owner's address stamp neatly on the front pastedown (under the front dust jacket flap). Some flattened creases to the front flap of the dust jacket and two tears to the top edge. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 221pp. 302013 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
3 Kingfisher: Tales from the Halcyon River
Hamilton James, Charlie (written and photographed by) ; foreword by Simon King Evans Mitchell Books Rickmansworth, Herts 2009 1901268381 / 9781901268386 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large landscape format hardback with dust jacket. Original turquoise boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. 168pp. Stunning photographic study of kingfishers. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. Discount available for collection from our North Oxfordshire retail shop. 305142 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
9 Country Scrap-Book for Boys and Girls
Saville, Malcolm Gramol Publications, Ltd London and Chesham 1945 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. Lightly bumped at the edges. Previous owner's name and date on the reverse of the front endpaper. First published in 1944, this is the second (enlarged) edition of 1945. Foxing to outer closed textblock page edges. The dust jacket is generally greyed / lightly marked and has some tears and some loss at the spine ends and corners. DJ unclipped. 144pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304346 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
4 Jefferies' England: Nature Essays
Jefferies, Richard ; edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel J. Looker Constable London 1945 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Illustrated with 23 photographs by Will F. Taylor. Reprint. Original green boards. Some minor rubs to the surface of the boards, spine dulled and a small section of cloth has frayed at the head of the spine. Lacks dust jacket. The binding is firm and sound. Interior in very good condition - clean and unmarked. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xxv, 274. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305125 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
10 Shotover: The Natural History of a Royal Forest
Steel, David Pisces Publications 1984 0950824518 / 9780950824512 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand paperback in very good condition. 120pp. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305158 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Tree of Life
Massingham, H. J. Chapman & Hall Ltd London 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Publisher's original dark red boards. A name and date written in biro on the front pastedown. Pages have tanned / darkened. Binding is firm and sound. 223pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304545 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
11 The Yeoman's England
Thomas, Sir William Beach Alexander Maclehose & Co 1934 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green cloth boards. Some foxing to foredges, endpapers and sporadic foxing to some pages. Previous owner's name and date written on the front pastedown. The dust jacket is worn - rubbed, chipped, some loss at the spine ends and corners, and some marks. Not price clipped (4s. 6d. net). The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (does not adhere to book or jacket in any way). Reprint - same year as the first edition, 1934. 298pp. 22cm. 300864 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
6 Ramble On: The Story of our Love for Walking Britain
McKay, Sinclair Fourth Estate London 2012 0007428642 / 9780007428649 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. ** NEW ** Hardback. RRP. 14.99. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve. 293pp. 101959 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
12 Hunting Sketches
Trollope, Anthony ; with an introduction by Alistair Grant and 9 illustrations by David Eccles The Trollope Society London 1996 1870587502 / 9781870587501 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Patterned cloth. Boards clean. Clean inside. No names or inscriptions. pp. 97. A nice copy. 103358 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
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Kingfisher: Tales from the Halcyon River, Hamilton James, Charlie (written and photographed by) ; foreword by Simon King
Kingfisher: Tales from the Halcyon River
Hamilton James, Charlie (written and photographed by) ; foreword by Simon King
13.00 GBP
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Jefferies' England: Nature Essays, Jefferies, Richard ; edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel J. Looker
Jefferies' England: Nature Essays
Jefferies, Richard ; edited with an introduction and notes by Samuel J. Looker
7.00 GBP
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Country Scrap-Book for Boys and Girls, Saville, Malcolm
Country Scrap-Book for Boys and Girls
Saville, Malcolm
9.00 GBP
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Our Village, Mitford, Mary Russell ; with wood-engravings by Joan Hassall
Our Village
Mitford, Mary Russell ; with wood-engravings by Joan Hassall
18.50 GBP
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Hunting Sketches, Trollope, Anthony ; with an introduction by Alistair Grant and 9 illustrations by David Eccles
Hunting Sketches
Trollope, Anthony ; with an introduction by Alistair Grant and 9 illustrations by David Eccles
10.50 GBP
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Manka The Sky Gipsy: The Story of a Wild Goose, 'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]
Manka The Sky Gipsy: The Story of a Wild Goose
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]
35.00 GBP
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Country Talk, Peel, J. H. B. ; illustrated by B. S. Biro
Country Talk
Peel, J. H. B. ; illustrated by B. S. Biro
11.00 GBP
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Ramble On: The Story of our Love for Walking Britain, McKay, Sinclair
Ramble On: The Story of our Love for Walking Britain
McKay, Sinclair
10.99 GBP
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