Country crafts in Yorkshire.
Dalesman Books, 1980. Line drawings: Fred Rolfe. 1st. VG card covers with white lettering on green & 6 black illus on white to front cover. 14cms x 21.5cms, 72pp. 20 chaps, 14 b/w photos, b/w illus. Describes crafts such as: thatching, rope, lace & basket making, leather & wax candles. Weight 125g. 0852066120. (Book ref. 1069) £4.50
DEVON THATCH An illustrated History of Thatching and Thatched Buildings in Devon.
Devon Books, Tiverton: 2001. Numerous illusts, several in colour, 200pp, 4to, dustwrapper. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include DEVON - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-1124) £22.00
TRADITIONAL BRITISH CRAFTS. Crafts Basketry Thatching Pottery Dyeing Boat Building Pargetting Lace Making Glass Making Bee Keeping. (ISBN: 0862837537)
Godalming: Colour Library Books. 1989 Hardback. Laminated boards. 320pp. Col. & b/w illus. V.G+ no d/w. (Book ref. 26472) £4.00
The Country Craftsman: a Study of Some Rural Crafts and the Rural Industries Organisation in England
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good +.. D8vo Published in the 'Dartington Hall Studies in Rural Sociology' series. xviii, 214pp plus ads, b&w charts within text. No inscriptions. A very sound and tight copy. (Book ref. 003342) £10.00
"Thatchers and Thatching"
"Batsford Ltd 1992" "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.Dust Jacket in fair condition., 900grams, ISBN:9780713464580" (Book ref. 2665001) £5.52
Change in the Farm.
Cambridge: University Press, 1936 Second edition. HB. Pictorial cloth, and pictorial dustjacket. 210pp. With attractive b & w illustrations by the author, some in plates- for example of styles of farm waggons from various counties, and of traditional farm operations such as sheep shearing, threshing & ploughing. Very Good in Good+ protected jacket. Covers bright and pages clean, endpapers lightly foxed and tanned, closed edges darkened; jacket has loss to top spine (1cm), with tear over title, small tears and creasing to edges, general tanning to rear. (Book ref. 18969) £35.00
COUNTRY CRAFTS TODAY
Ld. David & Charles: 1974 First edition Hardbacked, plain brown boards with gilt titles to spine. Dust jacket un-price-clipped. Illustrated with 45 half tone full page photos and 10 in the text. 208pp. Some shelfwear to d-j. VG/VG (Book ref. 4005) £10.00
Thatched Buildings of Dorset
Robert Hale, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illustrated in b/w with photos & drawings. Tightly bound & gently read. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. (Book ref. 021138) £7.00
COUNTRY CRAFTS TODAY
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1975, reprint, 208pp, half tone ills. and line drawings in text, dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured photo pictorial dustwrapper, winner of The Countrman competition for the best book on rural topics, a comprtehensive guide to the arts and trades which flourished in past times and a record of the durrent craftsmen, their tools and skills, covering such skills as woodland crafts, wheelwrigthing, coopering, thatching, dry stone walling, milling, weaving, basket making, etc., edges a little tanned, upper board a little uneven at pastedown, dustwrapper: unpriced, short nick hwead of spine, spine sl. sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper, (Book ref. 40756) £6.00
Thatching a Handbook
Practical Action, 2009. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 47 pp. sl. crease to covers ow vg clean copy (Book ref. 089183) £20.00
Traditional British Crafts (ISBN: 0862837537)
Colour Library Books, Godalming, Surrey, 1989. "Large 4to - over 9¾"" - 12"" tall. 320 pp; illustrated in colour and black and white. Laminated pictorial covers to match the jacket. ""near mint"" condition. * including basketry, thatching, pottery,dyeing,boatbuilding,pargetting,lace making,glass making and bee-keeping." SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 88510) £60.00
Smoke Blackened Thatch. A Unique Source of Late Medieval Plant Remains from Southern England.
London & Reading: English Heritage & University of Reading, 1999 First edition. Paperback. Paper wrappers and clear plastic outer wrappers, ring-bound. Folio, 61pp + 71 photos in plates (colour and b/w); line drawings in text. University of Reading Dept of Agricultural Botany and English Heritage Ancient Monuments Laboratory- an investigation into the plants remains- cereal crops and weeds- preserved in ancient thatched roofs, and what they reveal about medieval agriculture & environment.. Fine. Owner's name to title page. (Book ref. 17876) £11.00
THATCHING AND THATCHED BUILDINGS
TRANSATLANTIC ARTS Published by Transatlantic Arts in 1979. Hardback with Dust jacket.. Number of pages: 208. Condition: Good. Used book but in Good Condition for sensible price. Ex-library book (usual stamps and marks). With Index. Illustrated. With photographs. Shipped from UK. Delivery is usually 2 - 3 working days from order by Royal Mail, International Delivery is by Airmail. (Book ref. 8796325) £5.00
The Complete Guide to Living with Thatch.
London: Robert Hale., 2003. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0709071582 288pp. 640g. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. Previously published as `Thatching and Thatched Buildings' this definitve work on thatched buildings has now been completely revised, updated and extended. Blue cloth boards. Near MINT in near MINT d/w. (Book ref. 7616) £25.00
THATCH AND THATCHING. SHIRE ALBUM SERIES NO. 16
SHIRE PUBLICATIONS Published by Shire Publications in 1987. Paperback.. Condition: Good. Used book but in Good Condition for sensible price. With photographs. Shipped from UK. Delivery is usually 2 - 3 working days from order by Royal Mail, International Delivery is by Airmail. (Book ref. 8769800) £10.47
The Countryman's Workshop
London: Phoenix House, 1953. Charming line drawings by the author, small 8vo, pp 164, fore-edge very slightly marked, small stain to the half-title, otherwise a good sound copy in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper which is missing a small piece of the lower cover. [A simple but observant account of the blacksmith, saddler, Windsor chair-maker. weaver, basket-maker, turner, hurdle-maker, rake-maker, besom-maker, potter, carpenter, trug-maker, thatcher and wheelwright. (Book ref. 005726) £15.00
Thatch and Thatching. Shire Album Series No. 16
Aylesbury: Shire Publications, 1987. Reprint. Illustrated card cover. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. 32pp :: B/w illustrations :: 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6") (Book ref. shr016) £7.60
Country Crafts Today
David & Charles, 1974. 1st Edition - Reprint. Cloth Hard Back. Almost Very Good/Almost Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0715365606 / . A very clean & bright copy with no name/inscription. the green cloth boards unmarked with fine gilt printing to spine. The d/j unclipped with a little edgewear only. The book is a comprehensive guide to the arts and trades which flourished in past times, with 45 black/white photos as illustrations + 10 within the text. Guaranteed posting from Wales in 24hrs (Book ref. 007498) £7.50
Cullyer's Tables for Measuring and Manuring Land and Thatcher's Work
London: Whittaker & Co. 18th Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 12mo. 150pp. lacking fep. Small damage to upper paste-down and pencil marks to rear ep. Good in original dark grey cloth. A little marked and worn but overall good. (Book ref. 18453) £9.50
Rural Crafts of England. A Study of Skilled Worksmanship.
London: George G.Harrap, 1949 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 267p, h: 22 cms. 166 b/w photos & line drawings. A range of traditional rural crafts and industries described, based on personal travel by the author and talking to practitioners: incl. blacksmithing, water and windmills, tanning, sadlery, hemp, flax, woodworking, thatching, roofing, brickmaking and building. Clean and bright book, spine sl. dulled, light foxing to endpapers. Jacket has losses to front top corner and spine ends, with creasing and edge tears, light marks, mostly clean, rougly price clipped. A Very Good copy in still Good+ dust jacket. (Book ref. 16493) £12.00