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Columbus Regional Geographies Junior Series Book IV The British Isles

By: Brooks, Leonard and Finch, Robert

Price: £5.50

Publisher: University of London: 1939

Seller ID: 13166

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 176pp, red boards with ink blots and wear to edges. Colour and b + w illustrations. Education authority stamp to inner board, a couple of small marks but generally internally clean. The country and (now vanished ) industries of Britain, for Junior Schools. View more info

Live Stock of the Farm Volume I Cattle

By: Bryner Jones, Prof C (ed)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Gresham: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13168

Condition: Very Good


A heavy book of 254pp, beige cloth covered boards with impressed design and gilt title. B + w plates. A couple of closed tears to the frontispiece illustration otherwise internally clean. Chapters by different authors on the Principles of Breeding, Breeds of British Cattle, the Improvement of Cattle and the Selection and Judging of Cattle. View more info

In The Country 250 Years of Country Life in Paintings, Prose and Poetry

By: Buckle, Eileen and Lord, Derek

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New English Library: 1979

Seller ID: 16171

ISBN: 0450041328

Condition: Very Good


1st UK edition. A heavy book of 192pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket, a very little rubbed to the front corners. Previous owner's bookplate beneath the front turnover flap, otherwise a very clean copy. Attractive colour and b + w illustrrations. Stories and poems of rural life, including Hardy, Dickens, Borrow, Mary Russell Mitford etc, largely taken from magazines and books of the period. View more info

Ken Oliver The Benign Bishop

By: Buglass, Dan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Marlborough: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12583

ISBN: 1873919158

Condition: As New


183pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. The biography of a remarkable jockey, farm, golfer, part-goer and auctioneer who co-founded the Doncaster Bloodstock Sales. View more info

Plant Communities

By: Bulow-Olsen, Anne

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13634

ISBN: 014063004X

Condition: Very Good


First English edition. 128pp, illustrated laminated boards. Many colour illustrations. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. How and why plants grow in communities, and a description of 20 communities. A Penguin Nature Guide. View more info

The Beauty of England

By: Burke, Thomas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harrap: 1933

Seller ID: 6432

Condition: Good


367pp, red cloth covered boards, sun faded to the spine, which has wear to the ends and a closed split to one side. B + w photographs. Original owner's name on flyleaf, a few spots of foxing to the foredge, otherwise internally clean. Travels through the picturesque scenery of England. View more info

The Hedgehog

By: Burton, Maurice

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Corgi: 1973

Seller ID: 13463

ISBN: 055209210X

Condition: Very Good


125pp, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w photographs. Original owner's name to flyleaf, small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean and tight. How the hedgehog is managing to survive in a changed environment. View more info

The Coral Reef

By: Butterfield, Alfred

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1964

Seller ID: 6167

Condition: Very Good


Long format. Pocket sized book of 45pp in laminated colour illustrated boards. Many colour illustrations. Previous owner's name on title page, otherwise clean. View more info

Crossbills

By: Campbell, Bruce

Price: £2.50

Publisher: HMSO: 1963

Seller ID: 13376

Condition: Very Good


15pp, with the original binder holes. B + w illustrateions, Original owner's name to front, otherwise clean. The habitat and lives of this group of finches, A revised edition of Forestry Commission Leaflet no. 36 View more info

The Illustrated Book of Birds

By: Campbell, Bruce and Watson, Donald

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Peerage: 1985

Seller ID: 13078

ISBN: 0907408478

Condition: Very Good


A revised edition of 'The Oxford Book of Birds'. 207pp, complete dustjacket in plastic cover. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. 96 colour plates. All the birds recorded in Britain, up to 1971. View more info

Animals And Man

By: Cansdale, G S

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8642

Condition: Very Good


200pp, beige cloth covered boards. 55 b + w illustrations. Clean and VG. The results of competition, of introducing foreign animals, and the relationship between animals and man. View more info

Happy World The Story of a Victorian Childhood

By: Carbery, Mary

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co: 1942

Seller ID: 14548

Condition: Very Good


Second impression of the first edition. 273p,green cloth covered boards. Dustjaclet with sizeable portions of loss to the spine and edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Growing up in the countryside at Childwick etc in Essex in Victorian England. View more info

Water Animals and Their Young

By: Carruth, Jane

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Odhams: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13711

Condition: Very Good


Large format, Laminated illustrated boards with wear to ends of spine. Many colour illustrations. School ownership stamp to flyleaf and title page, otherwise internally clean. Penguin, crocodile, otter etc, for children View more info

A Harvest of Colour Saving Cornfield Flowers in North East Yorkshire

By: Carstairs, Ian

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Halsgrove: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14578

ISBN: 1841144843

Condition: Very Good


Long format. 96pp, laminated illustrated soft covers. Colour photographs to each page. Inscription on the title page, otherwise very clean. The work of the Cornfield Flowers project, and full-page pictures and details of the wild flowers of East Yorkshire they are preserving. View more info

Exploring Historic Cumbria Over 300 Places to Visit

By: Catlow, Richard

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Countryside Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13431

ISBN: 0861570057

Condition: Very Good


48pp, illustrated card covers. B + W photographs. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Historic houses and scenery around Ambleside, Hawkshead, Keswick, Cockermouth, Ullswater, Cartmel, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carlisle etc. View more info

Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust Newsletter June 1969

By: Chadwick, M J et al

Price: £4.00

Publisher: York, Yorkshire Naturalists' Trust: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8342

Condition: Fine


4-page newsletter, including a two-page article by M J Chadwick 'The Unnaturalists' Trust' on man's effect on the vegetation of the earth. View more info

Shire County Guide Lancashire

By: Champness, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Shire: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13444

ISBN: 0852639848

Condition: Fine


64pp, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations. A clean, tight copy. Historic houses, museums, towns, places, industrial heritage and churches etc of Lancashire. Shire County Guide No.29 View more info

Short Walks From Pubs in The Yorkshire Dales

By: Channer, Nick

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Countryside: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14902

ISBN: 1853063746

Condition: Fine


96pp, colour illustrated laminated soft covers. B + w illustrations and maps. A very clean, tight copy. 20 short circular walks of under 4 miles centred round a good pub in the Yorkshire Dales.. View more info

A Field Guide to the Insects of Britain and Northern Europe

By: Chinery, Michael

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Collins: 1979

Seller ID: 16139

ISBN: 0002192160

Condition: Fine


Reprint of the second edition.. 352pp, illustrated hardback covers. Over 1000 illustrations, of which 778 are in colour. A very clean copy. A comprehensive guide. View more info

Farthest From Railways An Unknown Corner Of Devon

By: Chope, R Pearse

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hartland: 1961

Seller ID: 5013

Condition: Fine


11th edition. Small booklet of 28 pp, with buff softback covers. B + w photographs. The story of Hartland in Devon, and its church. View more info