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The Countryside Remembered
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The Countryside Remembered

By Sadie Ward

Devizes, Wiltshire: Select Editions, 1993. Foreword by Gordon Beningfield. Celebration of the British countryside as it was until the early 1960s, with an informed commentary to a collection of black and white photographs from the archives of the Institute of Agricultural History at the University of Reading. 95pp. Minimal bend to front board, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has negligible wear, otherwise near fine.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.75" Tall x 9.25" Wide.

$5.91

A Shropshire Lad
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A Shropshire Lad

By A E Housman

London: Walker Books, 1992. Lovely edition of this classic collection of 63 poems set in the English countryside. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white drawings in watercolour, crayon, pencil, conte and pastel. Gilt lettering to spine, green endpapers. Gift inscription to verso of frontis illustration, otherwise very good/near fine copy. DJ is clipped, with minor wear to spine, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robin Bell Corfield. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.09

Kilvert's Diary (1870-1879) - Life in the English Countryside in Mid-Victorian Times
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Kilvert's Diary (1870-1879) - Life in the English Countryside in Mid-Victorian Times

By William Plomer (Editor)

London: Cresset Press / Bracken Books, 1992. Classic reproduction of a West Country clergyman's diary. 288pp with index, beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. Minor lean to bottom board, otherwise near fine unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear and surface marking, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.70

Beasts and Babies
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Beasts and Babies

By David Creaton

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1978. Humorous tales of rural life. 239pp. Remains of library date stamp label to front endpaper and usual stamps, otherwise good copy with dustwrapper laminated onto boards.. First Edition. Library Binding. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$11.82

Secrets of the Moors and Dales
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Secrets of the Moors and Dales

By John and Eliza Forder

Kendal, Cumbria: Frank Peters Publishing, 1992. Two contrasting photo essays, one which follows the work of gamekeepers and shepherds on the Yorkshire moors, the other shows the underground grottoes and passageways which lie beneath the Dales. 157pp illustrated in full colour throughout. Small blemishes to lower edges where pages have been separated, otherwise very good copy in very good unclipped DJ. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$5.91

Hannah - The Complete Story
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Hannah - The Complete Story

By Hannah Hauxwell with Barry Cockcroft

Century, 1991. First omnibus edition containing "Seasons of my Life" and "Daughter of the Dales", telling the story of a Yorkshire farmer. 319pp, illustrated profusely throughout with photographs in colour and black and white, drawings and a map. Family tree to endpapers. Red ribbon page-marker. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine and with minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Red Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

A Dog's Life in the Dales
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A Dog's Life in the Dales

By Katy Cropper with Barbara Collins

London: Smith Gryphon Ltd, 1992. Story of a Dales shepherdess, winner of the "One Man and His Dog" competition in 1990. Major section of the book describes her dog training methods. 203pp, illustrated with black and white drawings and 16 pages of photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ clipped, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

Tramping in Derbyshire
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Tramping in Derbyshire

By W T Palmer

London: Country Life Ltd, 1934. An early walkers' guide to the county of Derbyshire. 182pp with index, illustrated with black and white maps. Black lettering to spine and drawing to front board. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, small nick to back top edge and shadows to endpapers, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$4.33

A Romany & Raq
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A Romany & Raq

By G Bramwell Evens

Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear: Soundings Audio Books, 2003. Text, first published in 1930, by the first BBC naturalist, whose broadcasts brought the countryside to life on Children's Hour. Recorded on four cassettes and read by Terry Waite. Playing time approx 4 hours 30 Minutes. Case in very good condition.. First Thus. Plastic Case. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Audio Cassette.

$7.88

Tales of Time and Tide - Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts
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Tales of Time and Tide - Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts

By Brian P Martin

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1994. Well-researched history of life on the British coast, full of stories and anecdotes. 191pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings and black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Philip Murphy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

Tales of the Old Country Farmers
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Tales of the Old Country Farmers

By Tom Quinn

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1996. Well-researched history of the previous generations of farmers, full of stories and anecdotes. 191pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings and black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. Reprint. Green Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Philip Murphy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.88

Tales of the Old Villagers
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Tales of the Old Villagers

By Brian P Martin

Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1997. Well-researched history of British village life, full of stories and anecdotes. 191pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings and photographs, reproductions and drawings in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. First Edition. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by John Paley, Robin Wiggins. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.74

Tales of the Old Woodlanders
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Tales of the Old Woodlanders

By Valerie Porter

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1995. History of life in the woods and forests of Britain, full of stories and anecdotes. 191pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings and black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages and slight bumping to fore-edges, else near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, else near fine.. Reprint. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Philip Murphy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.74

More Tales of the Old Countrymen
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More Tales of the Old Countrymen

By Brian P Martin

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1996. Well-researched history of country life, full of stories and anecdotes. 191pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings and black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. First Edition. Burgundy Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Philip Murphy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.88

Tales of the Old Gamekeepers
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Tales of the Old Gamekeepers

By Brian P Martin

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1996. Well-researched history of gamekeeping, full of stories and anecdotes. 189pp with index, illustrated lavishly throughout with colour drawings, and photographs, reproductions and drawings in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine.. Reprint. Green Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Philip Murphy. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$7.88

Kadoorie Experimental and Extension Farm and Botanical Gardens
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Kadoorie Experimental and Extension Farm and Botanical Gardens

By Lt Gen Sir John Archer (foreword)

Eurasia Publishing Corporation, 1979. Book about the Kadoorie Agricultural Aid Association, whose activities assist Gurkhas returning to their homes after serving with the British Army. 96pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs and charts. Gilt emblem to front board and lettering to spine. Coloured endpapers. Near fine copy with no inscriptions. Minimal edgewear to near fine unclipped DJ. Inclues original cardboard case.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.85

Old Farm Implements
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Old Farm Implements

By Philip A Wright

London: Country Book Club, 1963. Description of traditional British farming methods and tools, arranged over the seasons. 95pp with index, illustrated with 40 photographs and 39 drawings, all in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine and one corner and top edges lightly sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and small hole to spine, otherwise good.. First Thus. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.73

Life in the Hills - A Collection of Photo Essays (SIGNED COPY)
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Life in the Hills - A Collection of Photo Essays (SIGNED COPY)

By John & Eliza Forder

Frank Peters Publishing Ltd, 1991. Companion volume to 'Hill Shepherd', depicting life in the hills of northern England. 156pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Slight bumping and rubbing to edges and corners and slant to spine, otherwise very good copy, signed to half-title page by the authors. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9.7" Tall x 12.2" Wide.

$10.64

Countryside Character

By Richard Harman (Editor)

London: Blandford Press, 1946. Anthology of writing about the countryside from a variety of authors, including Daohne du Maurier, Adrian Bell, Henry Williamson and others. 235pp illustrated with two colour paintings by Peter Scott, black and white drawings to the chapter heads and 32 pages of black and white photographs. Some rubbing to spine and corners, left hinge cracking and sunning to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ frayed to edges, otherwsie good.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Good. Illus. by Peter Scott, Joan Rickarby. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.74

The Country Habit, An Anthology
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The Country Habit, An Anthology

By Joanna Trollope (Editor)

Bantam Press, 1993. A collection of extracts from a wide variety of writers, evoking the dream and reality of the English countryside. 224pp with index, beautifully illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs in colour and black and white and decorated endpapers. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped with some edgewear, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, will weigh over 1kg when packaged, extra postage willbe requested.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.74

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