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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

 
16 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. 105462 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
2 English Villages (Britain in Pictures)
Blunden, Edmund William Collins London 1942 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Illustrated, with 12 colour plates and 25 black and white illustrations. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are clean but there is a bend in the boards towards the bottom of the spine. Lightly rubbed edges, spine ends and corners. The binding is firm, no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some noticeable foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and some light occasional foxing to outer closed textblock edges and to pages. 48pp. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and has some foxing to the back cover. 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 protects the jacket against wear. 105098 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
17 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: 8.50 GBP

 
 
3 Country Holiday (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 33)
Brown, Margaret Scott ; Dowd, Leo P. Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1945] 1945 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is the third edition of c. April 1945; first published in April 1944. 31pp. Slim stapled booklet. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A very small flattened crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Clean and tight. Price of one shilling inside the front cover and titles listed from no. 4 to no. 58. Girl on the front cover has a plain yellow dress with orange collar. Staples at centrefold have slightly rusted but no marks or corrosion to surrounding paper. A super copy. 105775 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
18 A History of the Countryside (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 37)
Potter, Margaret and Alexander Puffin | Penguin Books [c. 1946] 1946 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is a 3rd edition from c. 1946. In very good, clean condition. Slim unpaginated stapled booklet. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price inside of one shilling. List of titles from no. 4 to no. 58. Staples are rusted at the centrefold but have not corroded surrounding paper. A really super copy. 105774 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
4 Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village
Chamberlain, Mary Virago in association with Quartet Books 1975 0704328003 / 9780704328006 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original purple boards, a little bruised at spine ends. There is a large pale brown stain to the top outer closed textblock edge with a couple of smaller marks to the other edges. Dust jacket flaps are browned. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Front flap price clipped. 186pp. A good reading copy. 105319 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
19 Smoke in the Lanes
Reeve, Dominic ; illustrated by Beshlie The Country Book Club London 1959 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light brown boards. Some light creasing to the front endpaper and a small brown stain to the bottom edge of the last few pages and rear flap of the dust jacket. Otherwise very good. Binding firm and pages clean. 302pp. Some light rubs and short tears to dust jacket edges, with some previous owner's repairs to the underside of the dust jacket (neat clear tissue repairs). 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 protects the jacket against wear. 105616 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 Irish Heritage: The Landscape, the People and their Work
Evans, E. Estyn W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press Dundalk 1949 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. The boards are faded at the spine and edges but otherwise clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are clean and binding nice and firm. 6th impression. pp xvi, 190. 105622 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 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. 304346 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 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: 10.00 GBP

 
21 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 book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 306109 
Price: 105.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Magic Apple Tree: A Country Year
Hill, Susan ; with engravings by John Lawrence Hamish Hamilton London 1982 0241107849 / 9780241107843 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. There is a slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. there is a small mark to the top edge of the back cover of the dust jacket and the spine of the dust jacket is faded. Dust jacket price clipped. 199pp. 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. 305322 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 The Twelfth
Stanford, J. K. ; illlustrated by V. H. Drummond Faber and Faber Limited London 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
5th impression. Original red boards. Some light foxing to the endpapers and the pages have overall just darkened / tanned slightly. No previous owner names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding nice and firm. The dust jacket is very good; just lightly rubbed and a little greyed at the edges. Front flap price clipped. 85pp. A story about grouse shooting in the decade before the war. 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 protects the jacket against wear. 105011 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 Game Cock and Countryman
Humber, R. D. ; illustrations by John Roberts Cassell London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. There is a gift inscription written on the front endpaper, dated 1969. No other marks. Pages clean and binding firm. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges. Front flap not price clipped. 145pp. 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 protects the jacket against wear. 105042 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 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. 305158 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 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. 305125 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
24 A Year of My Life
Street, A. G. The Right Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1940 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original blue boards There are some marks to the boards, fading around the spine and heavily rubbed patch at the edge of the rear board, exposing the board. Some foxing to prelims and to outer closed textblock edges. There are some minor grubby handling to outer closed textblock edge / edge of page margins. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A good reading copy. pp. vii, 240. 306822 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 Hodge and his Masters - in 2 Volumes [The Fitzroy Edition]
Jefferies, Richard ; with a preface by Raymond Williams MacGibbon and Kee 1966 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Complete in two volumes. Hardbacks with dust jackets. Original cream boards. Imprint to front endpaper of Vol. I of old erased price mark. No names or inscriptions. Both volumes heavy foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Other edges lighter foxing. Pages tanned with occasional foxing spot. Bindings are firm. Dust jackets are discoloured and have some rubs to the surface and light rubs and a couple of very short nicks to edges. Not price clipped. pp. xi, [3], 168; 146. The dust jackets are supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105471 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
25 Alread Walks To-Morrow
Street, A. G. Faber and Faber Ltd Russell Square, London 1948 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. In fair to good condition. Original blue boards, significantly faded at the spine and edges. Significant foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the first and last few pages, including endpapers and pastedowns. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 4th impression. A good reading copy. 431pp. 306759 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Field Paths and Green Lanes in Surrey and Sussex
Jennings, Louis J. John Murray Albermarle Street, London 1884 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
4th edition. Pictorial grey cloth. A small bubble to the cloth to the edge of the rear board. Boards generally a bit dulled and have a few light marks. Spine dulled, with light bruising and minor rubs to spine ends. Light scattered foxing. Deckled / untrimmed textblock foredges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. A slight forwards lean to the spine. pp. xvi, 231, 32. 306963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 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

 
 
12 Suffolk Remembered
Jobson, Allan Robert Hale London 1969 0709111193 / 9780709111191 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original brown boards. A brief gift inscription written in biro at the top edge of the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages clean, though just slightly age-toned at the edges. The dust jacket is a little faded at the spine and the back cover is darkened / discoloured with a few light grubby marks. Front flap not price clipped. 188pp. 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 protects the jacket against wear. Dust jacket design is by Val Biro. 105620 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 Country Fair, January 1961 [Single issue of the Country Fair magazine / journal]
Street, A. G. (advisory editor) ; Mills, Anthony (associate editor) A Norman Kark Publication 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Contributions from A. G. Street (Street Corner), W. E. Shewell-Cooper January Gardening Diary), Reginald Ferry (Editorial), J. Penry-Jones (Village Signs), David Gunston (The Skilful Art of Fag-hooking) and more. There is a lovely section of black and white photos, some adverts, recipes, crossword not filled in. 68pp. Stylish front cover illustration by Buster. Some light rubs to the spine ends of the covers. 24.5cm. 305557 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 Country Fair, August 1961 [Single issue of the Country Fair magazine / journal]
Street, A. G. (advisory editor) ; Walker, Hilary (associate editor) A Norman Kark Publication 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Contributions from A. G. Street (Street Corner), W. E. Shewell-Cooper August Gardening Diary), Arthur Gaunt (Garden Bee Boles), G. Barton (English Villages: Coombe Martin), Alan P. Major (Dying Kentish Dialect) and more. There is a lovely section of black and white photos, some adverts, recipes, crossword not filled in. 68pp. Stylish front cover illustration by Buster. Some light rubs to the spine. 24.5cm. 305559 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
14 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: 15.00 GBP

 
29 Country Fair, December 1961 [Single issue of the Country Fair magazine / journal]
Street, A. G. (advisory editor) ; Walker, Hilary (associate editor) A Norman Kark Publication 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Contributions from A. G. Street (Street Corner), W. E. Shewell-Cooper (December Gardening Diary), Reginald Ferry (Cornish Holiday), John Baker White (Memories of Chilling) and more. There is a lovely section of black and white photos, some adverts, recipes, crossword not filled in. 72pp. Stylish front cover illustration by A. M. There is a small pencil mark on the front cover, heavy rubs to the spine and some light creasing to the edges and corners of the cover. 24.5cm. 305556 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
15 Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea
Parr, Kevin Rider | Ebury Publishing 2016 184604491X / 9781846044915 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. First impression. RRP 9.99. Rivers Run is a love letter to Britain's rivers and waterways by well-known angler and naturalist Kevin Parr. On a journey around his favourite watery hideaways - such as the River Stour in Dorset, the Exe in Devon, the Avon in the Midlands and Parrs Pool in Shropshire - the author shares the thoughts and insights that bubble up while sitting peacefully by the riverside, watching the world go by and waiting for the fish to bite. Each river that he visits has played a central part in his own development as both an angler and a person, and reflects the ways in which landscape, wildlife and plants mirror the themes that flow through all our lives. 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. 305657 
Price: 8.49 GBP

 
30 Country Fair, February 1961 [Single issue of the Country Fair magazine / journal]
Street, A. G. (advisory editor) ; Walker, Hilary (associate editor) A Norman Kark Publication 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Contributions from A. G. Street (Street Corner), W. E. Shewell-Cooper February Gardening Diary), Reginald Ferry (Editorial), Sidney Gibbard (Birds of the Exe Estuary), Mary Anderson (Shakespeare the Poacher) and more. There is a lovely section of black and white photos, some adverts, recipes, crossword not filled in. 68pp. Stylish front cover illustration by Buster. Some light rubs to the spine. 24.5cm. 305558 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
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