The Button Elves (Old Thatch Series)
Edinburgh: W. & A. K. Johnston, 1942. Limp. Very Good. 16 x 12cm 62pp. A very good copy in the original printed blue linen covers. (Book ref. 000771) £12.50
CRAFTS FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE
BCA 1981reprint VG/VG edgewear 96pp Profuse b/w illus by Marilyn Day & colour photos by Di Lewis 11 x 8 820g Crafts for all the family to enjoy is the subject of this book (Book ref. 9226) £8.00
English Villages and Hamlets. Illustrated from drawings by Sydney R. Jones and from photographs by Will F. Taylor.
London. Batsford. 2nd edition. 1936, (1934). Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xvi,129,32=publishers list. Watercolour frontis, watercolour plates and photos, drawings in text, maps on end papers. Publishers green cloth with brown titles on spine and cover, and top edge of text block green. Clean, fresh and unmarked throughout. Sound binding and covers with square corners. Sun fade along extreme top and bottom edges of boards. Book in VG condition. The D.w., Brian Cook illustration, is unclipped. There is some slight fray to top edge, 2 or 3 nicks, some small repairs, (archive tape), colour rub at hinges, and with small loss at head of spine;- in Good state. . . .**. Business and Shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 6480) £15.00
"The Archaeology of Scottish Thatch (Technical Advice Note)"
"TCRE Division / Scottish Conservation Bureau, Hist 1998" "Hardcover,ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in good all round condition. Ships within 24 hours. pp., 500grams, ISBN:1900168499" (Book ref. 1142567) £12.00
The Cottage Homes of England
London: Bracken Books, 1984 (1909). VG 8vo HB in green leathercloth boards with damp spotting, in VG dj. 287pp with numerous gorgeous colour plates by painter Helen Allingham. The vanishing world of the country cottage, described in Edwardian times. (Book ref. 8943) £12.00
Bognor Regis: John Crowther, 1946, 2nd edition. VG 8vo HB in green cloth boards, in fair dj. Small inscr on fep. 54pp with 22 b/w plates of pencil drawings by the author. Sketches in prose and picture of the Eglish village's "rise, development, traditions and future". (Book ref. 7224) £11.00
Thatch and Thatching : Shire Album 16
Buckinghamshire: Shire Publications Ltd, 1976. Illustrated by Black and White Photographs. First Edition of This Edition. Brochure. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Not Signed or Inscribed Brochure Please email for further details (Book ref. 556166) £7.00
" THE COTTAGE BOOK. A Manual of Maintenance, Repair and Construction."
London. Peter Davies, 1979. 231 pages including glossary & index. 17 diagrams. 9½" x 6¼". Near fine, except top edges are faintly marked, ( possibly with a liquid?) but this mark is hardly visible. D./w. near fine. ISBN 432 06770 1 (Book ref. 1419) £10.00
THATCHING AND THATCHED BUILDINGS. ( ISBN 0709035233 ).
London. Hale. 2nd Edn. Revised and Enlarged. 1988. Hardback. 8vo. 224 pages. Publishers green cloth, gilt. Photo. plates and line drawings in text. FINE book in a D.w. which is in VG condition. . . . .**. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 5207) £16.00
Birds at Home (Old Thatch Series)
London: W. & A. K Johnston Limited, 1945. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Jacket. 12mo - over 4¾" This is a Very Good - Copy of this Book in Publisher's grey pictorial soft cover wraps.This copy has NO previous worn ownership inscriptions present.Contents of the book remain pretty clean internally with and odd foxing spot to thje fore-edge of the book.12mo 6.5'' by 5'' 62pp (Book ref. 29076) £9.00
Brer Rabbit and His Friends (Old Thatch Series)
London: W. & A. K Johnston Limited, 1937. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 4¾" This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's blue pictorial soft cover wraps.This copy has one previous worn owner's name label to the top edge of the book's back cover.Contents of the book remain clean internally with no foxing or internal markings,with light fraying to cloth along fore-edge of the book,12mo 6.5'' by 5'' 62pp (Book ref. 29075) £26.00
Brer Rabbit (Old Thatch Series)
London: W. & A. K Johnston Limited, 1938. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 4¾" This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's red pictorial soft cover wraps.This copy has one previous worn owner's name to the top edge of the book's back cover.Contents of the book remain clean internally with no foing or internal markins,12mo 6.5'' by 5'' 62pp (Book ref. 29074) £28.00
THATCH AND THATCHING (SHIRE ALBUM)
SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD 1976 ISBN: 0852633378, Condition: 3, Comment: Published by Shire Publications Ltd in 1976. Paperback. Number of pages: 32. Condition: Good. Used book but in Good Condition for sensible price. Ex-library book (usual stamps and marks). (H22-31) (Book ref. 8232822) £5.23
The World of Thrush Green
London: Michael Joseph 1989 Hb, pictorial endpapers, 208pp with illustrations by John S. Goodall. A near Fine copy in like dust jacket. (Book ref. 11423) £19.00
The House Desirable
London: Methuen & Co Ltd 1929 A Handbook for those who wish to Acquire Homes that Charm. HB, 1st ED, xv, 253pp, 101 illustrations, 85 plans and elevations. Some sunning to edges and spine ends, heavier to rear board. Darkened strip to endpapers and to page edges. Dust jacket darkened and aged, creasing and chipping to edges, now in protective jacket. A VG+ copy in still VG DJ. (Book ref. 12321) £65.00
" CARE OF OLD HOUSES."
Sherborne, Dorset. Prism Alpha,1984. Advice on how to deal with problems found in old houses. The historical background, legal position, financial help, though obviously all pre 1984. Roofs, walls, floors & ceilings,cellars, materials, conversions, replanning, extensions, plumbing & sanitation, conservation, societies & trusts interested in saving buildings and buildings at risk. 256 pages. Fire precautions for thatched properties, useful organisations, glossary, bibliography & index. Over 300 b. & w. photographs & line drawings. Near fine. Near fine d./w. but top edge slightly bumped, ½" tear top front, small tear top of spine. 10" x 7½". ISBN 0906670330. (Book ref. 1717) £14.00
Thatch, a Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders.
UK Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1987. Hardback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. (ISBN:0715388495) 160pp. HB. small quarto.Fairly distressed but good ex library reading copy only with usual faults, stamps, missing ffep/front endpaper, with lib sticker to spine end.700g (Book ref. 93) £18.00
A Village Year
Exeter: Webb & Bower, 1981. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 7" x 10" 0906671388 Hardback Covers and contents clean with no inscriptions and not clipped. Upper and lower edges dusty. 160 pages, illustrated. (Book ref. 028519) £4.50
London: Robert Hale, 1950 Hardback in green, gilt to front and in pictoprial jacket. Size: 222x144mm. 370 pages plus frontispiece and 46 pages of b/w pictures. With folding map at end, bibliography and index. Good (rubbed at extremities) else Very Good in Good (rubbed) jacket now protected. (Book ref. 4405) £9.00
A picture of DEVON
London: Robert Hale, 1989 Hardback in blue, gilt to spine, with blue endpapers, in full colour pictorial jacket. Size: 240x160mm. 202 pages illustrated throughout in the text with b/w line drawings. With index. Very Good near Fine in Very Good jacket which is now protected. ISBN: 0709038232 (Book ref. 4404) £9.00