Guidelines for the Disposal of Unwanted Pesticides and Containers on Farms and Holdings.
Middlesex.UK.: British Crop Protection Council & MAFF., 1980. Revised Edition.. Pictorial Card. Very Good (AVERAGE)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" B0018R3NSU EX PUBLIC SECTOR LIBRARY BLACKED OUT STAMPS. Booklet. This book is part of a large purchase from a Public Sector Library and except where mentioned are for the most part LIKE NEW! MOSTLY the ONLY flaws are the blacked out (they insisted) Library stamps which show many of them to be UNUSED! This copy is Very Good (AVERAGE) with Near Fine (NEAR NEW) contents. FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND FURTHER DETAILS. FROM A DEALER WHO TELLS YOU WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEIR TELEPHONE AND ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS ARE! (Book ref. 33333336461) £10.00
Horses in the making
George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. xviii + 156 pages, 2 plates, hundreds of text illustrations, index (Book ref. 36150) £20.00
THE ENGLISH FARM
London. Dent. 1983. lst edn. Heavy hardback. Before ordering please come to us direct for a postage quote. 256 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations. Fine in tan boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a v.g. d.w. showing wear at top of spine. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0-460-04584-9. (Book ref. 6275) £5.95
A FARMING YEAR
London. Hodder. 1983. Hardback. 136 pages. B.w. and colour illustrations by Bernard Venables. Fine in a fine unclipped d.w. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0-340-28209-6. (Book ref. 6007) £14.95
A FENLAND SMALLHOLDING.
Marlborough. Crowood. 1986. lst edn. Hardback. 208 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in black boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. ISBN: 0-946284-37-7. (Book ref. 444) £5.50
SNOWDON SHEPHERD - Four Seasons On The Hill Farms of North Wales.
London. Pavilion. 1991. lst edn. Hardback. 96 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. Fine in grey boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Over 60 pastels depicting all the landmarks of the sheepfarming year: the selection of the new flock at the October ram sales; the gathering of the sheep off the higher slopes of the mountain in November; the mortal winter struggle to combat frozen troughs and drifting snow; the lambing season; summer shearing; the Annual Show and the make-or-break September auctions. ISBN: 1-85145-425-X. (Book ref. 4091) £12.95
The Hill Lands of Britain. Development or Decay ?;
London, Faber & Faber, 1937; 1st Edition; Hbk; Vey good/ Dw Very good;138pp with tables & sketch maps; Brown covers with green title on spine; Foxing to prelims; Dust wrapper has small nicks & creases, price intact. (Book ref. 3289) £12.00
Latimer House, 1947. 1st edn. 8vo. Original gilt lettered blue cloth (near Fine), dustwrapper (lightly nicked at edges in protective wrapper). Pp. 189 (no inscriptions). (Book ref. 55199) £8.00
Rural England. Loiterings Along the Lanes, the Common-sides, and the Meadow-paths with Peeps into the Halls, Farms, and Cottages.
London: Strahan and Company Limited, [c. 1885] Edition de Luxe, no. 248 of 300 for England (another 300 copies were produced for America). viii, 280 pp. Publisher’s full vellum onlaid with gilt decorated red and blue paper ornamentation to boards and spine, the latter also with gilt lettered red label, elaborate patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Profusely illustrated throughout, mostly set in text though a number of full page illustrations also. Vellum somewhat darkened, with a few stains, light dampstain across lower corner leaves twowards the front of the volume, otherwise in good condition. “Printed on Special hand-made Paper, with Proofs of Illustrations on Japan Paper” by the Dalziel Brothers at the Camden Press.Illustrations from designs by J.E. Millais, J. Pettie, J.W. North, Mrs Allingham, W. Small, F. Barnard, J. Wolf, G.J. Pinwell, C. Green, J. McWhirter, J.D. Watson, Arthur Hughes and others. (Book ref. 19642) £100.00
Snowdon Shepherd : Four Seasons on the Hill Farms of North Wales
Pavilion, 1991. Illustrated by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 185145425X 96 pages long format. A beautiful evocation of life on Snowdon as a Shepherd. The artist captures the four seasons in his marvellous colur paintings. It is not all paitings however as the artist describes the yeatworking on the mountain (Book ref. 009878) £9.50
West African Agriculture
Cambridge at the University Press, 1933. 1st. Cloth. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 8vo All four cover corners are just worn through and the spine ends are rubbed with two tiny splits at the spine ends. 168 pages. (Book ref. 005573) £6.00
The Plough Woman Records of the Pioneer Women of Palestine
New York: Nicholas L. Brown Inc, 1932. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/No Dustjacket. 8vo The covers of this book are worn at the corners and along the edges . The paste on title has some missing from the top edge, and the cover is faded and has watermarks. 306 pages, 14 illustrations. There is a handwritten presentation inscription on the title page dated Jan 26 / 37 " To ... From all the girls of the agricultural training farm of ? Ayanot ?" (Book ref. 003524) £16.00
Where to Fish 1955-1956
London: The Harmondsworth Press Ltd, 1955. Cloth. Very Good -/No Dustjacket. 8vo There is pencilled advice about fishing on the front pastedown and fep o/w a very clean crisp and tight. Subtitled "The Field guide to the fishing in rivers & lakes". Contains information about where not to fish, trends in fly-dressing , a short article about catching sharks off Looe in Cornwall, general hints and suggestions, followed by chapters on fishing in - England Wales Scotland Ulster Eire Africa Australia New Zealand Canada and Europe. 386 pages ("The Field" map of the rivers of Great Britain is missing from the pocket on the front pastedown). (Book ref. 002877) £11.00
The Crabbet Arabian Stud: its history and influence
Northleach: Alexander Heriot & Co Ltd, 1978. 0906382009 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a short (½") closed tear at the rear panel. Appears little used. 352 pages, many photos, map endpapers, bloodlines, bibliography, index (Book ref. 35734) £50.00
Poultry-keeping on farms and small holdings.
London: Vinton & co, 1904. First edition (hardback). 8vo, vi, 38pp. Frontispiece, 5 plates, text illustrations. Original orange cloth, gilt titling and design to the front board. Titling added to the spine in ink, inner hinges lightly strained. Overall, this copy is in good plus condition. (Book ref. 17541) £50.00
Small Farms; a practical treatise intended for persons inexperienced in husbandry, but desirous of employing time and capital in the cultivation of the soil.
London: George Routledge & sons, nd [c. 1880]. A new edition (hardback). 12mo, xi, 116pp. Engraved frontispiece. Original printed yellow boards, colour illustration to the front board. Binding worn (heavily rubbed, backstrip chipped), somew minor spotting else contents good to very good. Overall, this copy is in fair condition only. (Book ref. 17561) £8.00
Agricultural landscapes; demonstration farms.
Cheltenham: Countryside Commission, 1984. First edition. 4to, 135pp. Text illustrations. Original card wrappers. Formerly in Swindon reference library, with a label removed from the front free endpaper and a stamp to the title page, some rubbing of wrappers; overall a good plus copy. (Book ref. 7816) £10.00
The Economic and Social History of an English Village (Crawley, Hampshire) A.D. 909-1928: 1st Ed.;
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, Harvard Economic Studies, Vol. XXXIV, 1930. HARDBACK, original red cloth with blind embossed device on front cover, and faded gilt lettering on spine, frontispiece - b/w photograph, pages xv, 730, illus. 17, 8vo. (5.25" x 8"), ex-academic library, with usual plates and stamps, label mark on spine, spine faded with very small loss at head on upper and lower hinges, otherwise a fine, bright copy. (Book ref. 6248) £35.00
Agroforestry in the Pacific Islands: Systems for Sustainability;
Tokyo, United Nations University Press, 1993. SOFTBACK, original printed coloured pictorial card, pages x, 297, tables 11, roy. 8vo. (6.5" x 9.25"), upper cover rubbed at fore edge, upper corner of cover and first few pages slightly bumped, otherwise a fine, clean, bright copy. (Book ref. 6052) £50.00
Broad Acres - A Yorkshire Miscellany
London, Country Life, 1949. Hardback, 25cm x 19cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , x prelims, 210pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Fair. Owners inscription. Tight and solid. Boards clean, block edges a little dusty with some faint foxing. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some occasional staiing and small patches of surface loss, with loss of 2sq cm to top of spine. "An attempt to answer the question 'Where shall I go to find the real Yorkshire?'" Catalogue: Topography. Keywords: Yorkshire, farms, inns, churches This book is unusually heavy or large and will attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. We will make contact to agree postal charges before completing any transaction. (Book ref. 4691) £8.00