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1 A Yeoman of Kent: An Account of Richard Hayes (1725 - 1790) and of the Village of Cobham in which he Lived and Farmed
Arnold, Ralph Constable London 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. 1949. Very small black mark on the rear board; otherwise very good, clean condition. Slightly bruised spine ends. No dust jacket. Some foxing spots to outer closed textblock edges; pages clean. No names or inscriptions. pp. xii, 203. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104287 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
13 Home Grown: A Practical Guide to Self-sufficiency and Living the Good Life
Soil Association ; Foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Gaia Books | Octopus 2009 1856753158 / 9781856753159 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Brand new book. RRP 9.99. Filled with ideas for making small changes as well as advice on establishing a completely organic lifestyle, this practical guide will show you how to produce home-grown organic food, teach you basic animal husbandry, give you tips on how to minimize pollution and even save money on your electricity bill. So whether you aspire to complete self-sufficiency or just a greener home, this book is an indispensable guide. 208pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 052298 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
2 The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil [Signed Copy]
Drinkwater, Carol Weidenfeld and Nicolson | Orion London 2004 0297847805 / 9780297847809 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page - flat signed, no inscription or dedication. Original green boards. Very small bumps to the corners. and slight bruising to the spine ends. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 290. 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. 305487 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
14 Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg For Dummies
Stebbings, Geoff Wiley 2009 0470699604 / 9780470699607 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 15.99. 416pp. 23.5cm. This practical manual gives you the lowdown on everything from finding the right tools and choosing which plants to grow, to nurturing your crops and bringing in your first harvest. Easy-to-follow advice. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 301028 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
3 Warwickshire Farming 1349 - c.1520: Preparations for Agricultural Revolution [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 27]
Dyer, Christopher The Dugdale Society 1981 0852200579 / 9780852200575 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. Some pencil marks to the text - line marks in margins and a little underlining. 41pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103387 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
15 Grow Your Own Vegetables (Green Guides)
Strauss, Rachelle Flame Tree Publishing 2011 1847866956 / 9781847866950 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 9.99. 256pp. Like the idea of the self-sufficient good life? "Grow Your Own Vegetables" presents an informative and user-friendly guide to realizing your garden's potential. Opening with the persuasive case for growing your own vegetables - from reducing your carbon footprint to improving your health and bank balance - the book goes on to present concise instructions on how to cultivate a successful and satisfying vegetable garden, ending with a comprehensive directory of vegetables, including how and when to grow and harvest, storage advice and serving suggestions. 306123 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
4 Rations for Livestock (Ministry of Agriculture , Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 48)
Evans, R. E. Her Majesty's Stationery Office London 1960 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
15th edition; first published January 1921. Paperback. Worn covers with some marks, name on the front cover, name inside, creasing to cover edges and short repaired tear at the top of the spine. Pages are clean and unmarked. A good working / reference copy. pp. v, 134. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305492 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
16 Crops in Pots (Green Guides)
Strauss, Rachelle ; foreword by Pippa Greenwood Flame Tree Publishing 2011 1847867197 / 9781847867193 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 9.99. 256pp. Like the idea of growing your own fruit, veg and herbs but don't have the room or energy? "Crops in Pots" is a user-friendly guide to getting a taste of self-sufficiency, growing wherever you can grab the space - whether it be your patio, balcony or window sill. Apart from the many joys of growing your own food, the benefits of container gardening are manifold: accessibility, portability, soil choice, easier pest and disease control...Find out how to get started and choose your pots, how to grow and harvest - including the most appropriate crops for small spaces, how to deal with problems and lots of great tips on how to be successful on a shoestring. 306122 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
5 Changes in Rice Farming in Selected Areas of Asia
International Rice Research Institute International Rice Research Institute Philippines 1975 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second-hand paperback in VERY GOOD clean, lightly read condition. Spine slightly faded. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 377pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 301461 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
17 Harvest by Lamplight
Street, A. G. Faber & Faber Limited Russell Square, London 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition, 1941. Publisher's original orange cloth. The boards are marked and grubby-looking. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name and date written neatly at the top edge of the front endpaper. Pages are in very good, clean condition but the binding has a couple of slightly weak spots where the book has been opened heavily. Binding holds firm. A just about good copy of this wartime publication. 160pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 103994 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Hannaboys Farm
Mack, Marjorie Faber and Faber London 1942 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Publisher's original brown cloth boards. Lacks dust jacket and f.e.p. Opens onto half-title page. Some light foxing. War economy standard production. 183pp. 21cm. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 101558 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Hedge Trimmings
Street, A. G. Faber and Faber Limited London 1944 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Brown cloth binding. Yellow dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in VG clean tidy condition. There's a previous owner's pale address stamp on the front pastedown. Dust jacket not price clipped - a couple of very short nicks to the edges. Overall a lovely copy. Slim volume - 156pp. Some pages uncut. Country sketches. Contents include 'The Inner History of Camping'; 'Haymaking'; 'An Idle Farmer'' and more. Printed during the war - wartime economy standard publication. The DJ is supplied in a loose archival protective film sleeve (this does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 18.5cm. 101382 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
7 Bush Fruits [Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 4]
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food HMSO | Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1965 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Eighth edition. First published in 1930. Some minor marks and creasing to the covers. Inside all in very good, clean condition. Colour frontis. pp. v, 70, [2]. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306220 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
19 Purse Barley: The Story of a Farm-house
Thomas, Kathleen Westaway Books London 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark yellow / mustard boards. A couple of light marks to the rear board. Spine ends and corners lightly bruised. Lacks dust jacket. Previous owner's names and address in green biro on the front endpaper. Frontis. illustration has been bound in / tipped in upside down. Binding firm and pages clean. A good copy. pp. x, 157. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105008 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
8 My Own Folk
Parry-Jones, D. Gwsag Gomer 1972 085088165x / 9780850881653 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The front endpaper has a large section clipped to the top corner. Binding is firm. Pages clean, if tanned / darkened. Dust jacket has some rubs and is generally discoloured / greyed. Front flap price clipped. 182pp. The author, a Carmarthenshire man, here describes the Welsh rural society as it functioned at the turn of the century, noting changes in agricultural methods, customs etc. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105462 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
20 The Manuring of Coffee, Cocoa, Tea and Tobacco
Van Dierendonck, F. J. E. (prepared by) Centre d'Etude De l'Azote Geneva 1959 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards with black cloth spine. The spine is faded and frayed at the ends, the top corner of the front board is heavily bumped. Name on the front endpaper. 206pp. 1959. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. A discount is available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 044674 
Price: 16.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Investigator's Book of Soils
Perry, G. A. Blandford Press London 1965 0713703636 / 9780713703634 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Book One in the Rural Studies Series. A guide to the understanding of how soils are formed, the main soil types of the world, and the effect on soils of moisture, temperature and air. With colour illustrations, clear diagrams and tables making the book accessible. Corners are lightly bumped. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. 104pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 001593 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
21 Bugs in the System : Redesigning the Pesticide Industry for Sustainable Agriculture
Vorley, William ; Keeney, Dennis Earthscan 1998 1853834297 / 9781853834295 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In excellent condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. When new RRP. 14.95. 222pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 301331 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
10 Peat in Horticulture (Applied Botany Series, Volume 3)
Robinson, D. W. & Lamb, J. G. D. (eds.) Published for the Horticultural Education Association By Academic Press 1975 0125901607 / 9780125901604 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
There is a short gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Minor rubs to the dust jacket edges. Dust jacket not price-clipped. pp. xii, 170. The DJ 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. 050122 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
22 Keeping Chickens (Green Guides)
Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith Flame Tree Publishing 2011 1847869955 / 9781847869951 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 9.99. In the last few years, poultry-keeping has enjoyed massive growth, with heavy TV coverage featuring chefs such as Jamie Oliver. It is another symptom of our weariness of mass-produced, tasteless supermarket food - the appeal of being able to nip into the back garden to get fresh eggs for breakfast, knowing that the hens have been well kept, fed and loved. This highly practical book is aimed at beginners to the hobby and will explain everything you need to know to get started keeping chickens, from how to choose, house, feed and handle them to how many eggs they will lay, their affect on the local ecosystem and protection from foxes. 256pp. 306120 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
11 The Fat of the Land
Seymour, John ; with illustrations by Sally Seymour Faber and Faber 1978 0571105327 / 9780571105328 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1978 reprint. Paperback. Very good condition overall but the spine is faded, there is a flattened crease to the bottom corner of the front cover and a light crease to the spine edge of the front cover. The binding is nice and tight. Covers and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A practical, down-to-warth account of the attempt of one family to support themselves off five acres. 176pp. Like most of our stock, this book is a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104421 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
23 Keeping Chickens (Green Guides)
Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith Flame Tree Publishing 2011 1847869955 / 9781847869951 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New soft back. RRP 9.99. In the last few years, poultry-keeping has enjoyed massive growth, with heavy TV coverage featuring chefs such as Jamie Oliver. It is another symptom of our weariness of mass-produced, tasteless supermarket food - the appeal of being able to nip into the back garden to get fresh eggs for breakfast, knowing that the hens have been well kept, fed and loved. This highly practical book is aimed at beginners to the hobby and will explain everything you need to know to get started keeping chickens, from how to choose, house, feed and handle them to how many eggs they will lay, their affect on the local ecosystem and protection from foxes. 256pp. 306121 
Price: 7.49 GBP

 
 
12 Rural Life, Described and Illustrated. In the Management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poulty &c.; Their Treatment in Health and Disease; with authentic information on all that relates to Modern Farming, Gardening, Shooting, Angling, &c., &c. and a Complete System of Modern Veterinary Practice. Illustrated with upwards of 100 steel engravings. [Complete 12 Divisions in One Volume, with Index]
Sherer, John The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited [c.1868-1870] London and New York 1870 Half Leather Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Date of publication is not stated but is c. 1868-1870 [ref. British Library]. A sturdy half-calf binding with red spine label and black cloth boards. Presents nicely though there are rubs, bumps and marks to the binding and some tiny paint speckles to the boards. Faded ring marks to the front board. Faults need to be noted but this copy is better than it sounds. Joints are strong. Spine in 5 compartments with imitation bands. Original blue marbled endpapers. All edges marbled though dulled. Some foxing throughout. Some stains to the edges of a few plates, particularly the ones towards the front and back of the book. Surface cracks to inner hinges but binding firm. No names or inscriptions. pp. xvi, 1016. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Surcharge may apply for posting to UK highlands and islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. Like most of our stock, we have this set at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306109 
Price: 110.00 GBP

 
24 General View of the Agriculture of Oxfordshire: A Reprint of the Work Drawn Up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement
Young, Arthur David & Charles 1969 071534685x Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A reprint of the original book, first published in 1813 by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. The spine of the dust jacket is slightly sun-faded. Otherwise excellent condition throughout. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 362pp. 028193 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
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Bush Fruits [Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 4], Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Bush Fruits [Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 4]
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
8.00 GBP
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Grow Your Own Vegetables (Green Guides), Strauss, Rachelle
Grow Your Own Vegetables (Green Guides)
Strauss, Rachelle
7.49 GBP
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Crops in Pots (Green Guides), Strauss, Rachelle ; foreword by Pippa Greenwood
Crops in Pots (Green Guides)
Strauss, Rachelle ; foreword by Pippa Greenwood
7.49 GBP
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Keeping Chickens (Green Guides), Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith
Keeping Chickens (Green Guides)
Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith
7.49 GBP
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Keeping Chickens (Green Guides), Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith
Keeping Chickens (Green Guides)
Wright, Liz ; foreword by Tracey Smith
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Rural Life, Described and Illustrated. In the Management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poulty &c.; Their Treatment in Health and Disease; with authentic information on all that relates to Modern Farming, Gardening, Shooting, Angling, &c., &c. and a Complete System of Modern Veterinary Practice. Illustrated with upwards of 100 steel engravings. [Complete 12 Divisions in One Volume, with Index], Sherer, John
Rural Life, Described and Illustrated. In the Management of Horses, Dogs, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poulty &c.; Their Treatment in Health and Disease; with authentic information on all that relates to Modern Farming, Gardening, Shooting, Angling, &c., &c. and a Complete System of Modern Veterinary Practice. Illustrated with upwards of 100 steel engravings. [Complete 12 Divisions in One Volume, with Index]
Sherer, John
110.00 GBP
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Rations for Livestock (Ministry of Agriculture , Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 48), Evans, R. E.
Rations for Livestock (Ministry of Agriculture , Fisheries and Food - Bulletin No. 48)
Evans, R. E.
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The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil [Signed Copy], Drinkwater, Carol
The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil [Signed Copy]
Drinkwater, Carol
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