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Hardy Country. Introduction and captions by Gordon Beningfiled. Text by Anthea Zeman

By ZEMAN Anthea & BENINGFIELD Gordon

Allen Lane 1st edn 1983 . 141p, 100 illustrations, most being in colour, oblong format: 10.8”x 10.4”, hardback, VG+/VG, dustwrapper [0713914513]

$9.44

Vet in a Spin

By HERRIOT James

Michael Joseph reprint 1977 . 256p line drawings by Larry dustwrapper

$6.07

Design for a Wilderness

By DRABBLE Phil

Pelham Books 1st edn 1973 . 138p frontispiece and 16 pages of photos hardback a VG copy in a VG dustwrapper (price cut away by previous owner) [0720707064]

$6.75

Phil Drabble’s Country Scene

By DRABBLE Phil

Book Club Associates - by arrangement with Pelham Books Ltd reprint 1975 (1974) . 216p many photos (by Stanley Porter) in the text hardback a VG copy in a VG dustwrapper

$6.07

The Country Diary of a Cheshie Man

By BOYD AW

Collins 1946 . 320p frontispiece and 14 pages of photos scratches on front cover VG/G+ dustwrapper (soiled and with minor repairs)

$9.44

John Jorrocks and Other Characters - from the works of Robert Surtees

By FRENCH Gerald

Hutchinson & Co no date (c.1935?) . 124p colour frontispiece and 11 colour plates, all by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ypres dustwrapper (a bit defective but repaired) Characters taken from Surtees' hunting stories.

$26.98

Reuben's Corner: An English Country Boyhood

By MAYS Spike

Eyre Methuen reprint 1980 (1969) . 223p end-paper maps a VG copy in a VG dustwrapper [0413467201]

$10.12

Tales of the Old Gamekeepers

By MARTIN Brian P

David and Charles reprint 1992 (1989) . 190p colour frontispiece and numerous illustrations (many in colour) in the text short message on free end-paper dustwrapper

$13.49

Around My House

By NIALL Ian

Country & Gardener's Book Society (William Heinemann) 1973 . 148p 8 pages of photos and 1 text illustration dustwrapper What went on around the author's cottage - a book about hawks, sheep, ducks, bantams, reclaimed battery-crippled hens, and so on.

$8.77

The Folklore of Staffordshire

By RAVEN Jon

B.T.Batsford (The Folklore of the British Isles) 1978 . 223p iilustrations by Gay John Galsworthy VG/VG- dustwrapper (its ‘spine’ and part of its front ‘cover’ are faded, the title lettering, however, still being bright) [0713409940]

$17.54

A Plank Bridge by a Pool

By THELWELL Norman

Eyre Methuen 1978 . 160p numerous drawings by the author and illustrated end-papers dustwrapper A portrait of a Hampshire garden that became a wild life sanctuary.

$11.47

The Water Keeper's Handbook

By ROBBINS Michael J

The Crowood Press 1988 . 176p 111 photos and diagrams laminated boards

$12.14

A Sense of Place: The Best of British Outdoor Writing

By SMITH Roly (Ed)

Michael Joseph 1st edn 1998 . 221p frontispiece and chapter-head drawings hardback VG+/VG+ dustwrapper [0718142063]

$9.44

A Lad of Evesham Vale

By ARCHER Fred

Hodder & Stoughton 1st edn 1972 . 159p 16 pages of photos signed by the author hardback a VG copy in a VG dustwrapper [0340165731]

$13.49

The Spring of the Year and other Nature Essays. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Samuel J.Looker

By JEFFERIES Richard (Ed: Looker)

Lutterworth Press reprint 1946 . 268p wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker hardback dustwrapper

$13.49

We Like the Country

By ARMSTRONG Anthony

Collins reprint 1944 (!940) . 272p frontispiece and illustrations (by Bertram Prance) in the text

$8.09

A Sanctuary Planted

By MURRAY Walter JC

Phoenix House Ltd 1953 . 191p colour frontispiece, 32 pages of photos, and one plan dustwrapper (minor repairs)

$12.14

Poachers' Tales

By HUMPHREYS John

Book Club Associates (David and Charles) 1991 . 192p illustrations, many in colour, by John Paley dustwrapper

$16.19