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Farming

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Agriculture & live stock.machinery

Farming
   -crop dusters
   -dairy
   -Fungi
   -Pigs
   -Self-Suffiency
   -sheep
   -Shepherds
   -Tractors/ machinery

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Mushroom Growing To-Day, Atkins  F.C.
1 Atkins F.C. Mushroom Growing To-Day
london Faber and faber 1972 0571047939 / 9780571047932 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The book is good but is ex library the d/w is sound but is a bit baggy and self worn usual library stamps. There is a tear in the fly leaf on the cover. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Practical Sheep Keeping, Cardell, Kim
2 Cardell, Kim Practical Sheep Keeping
UK. The Crowood Press Ltd 2009 1861261632 / 9781861261632 Reprints Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book explains everything you need to know to manage sheep and keep them healthy. Aimed particularly at the keeper of the small flock - say around 30 ewes - the principles nevertheless apply to flocks of all sizes. From choosing and buying, through housing, feeding and routine management, to breeding and lambing. Kim Cardell offers sound advice based on many years' experience. The covers show signs of light use and there is a label patch on the inside of the front board. The pages are lightly mottled. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Farm Tractor : Advertising in America 1900 - 1960., Fetherston , David.
3 Fetherston , David. Farm Tractor : Advertising in America 1900 - 1960.
USA Motorbooks International Publishers 1996 076030162X / 9780760301623 Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book tells story of the American farm tractor in an exciting new way: through period advertising. The ads, from primitive black-and-white line drawings to beautiful four- colour photography, reflect development of the farm tractor and related machinery as well as the growth and increasing sophistication of the advertising and marketing trades. This book is filled with a collection of 50 colour and 100 black-and-white ads from more than 50 different companies. The covers and pages show a little shelf- ware with creasing to the corners. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The English Dairy Farmer 1500- 1900., Fussell G.E.
4 Fussell G.E. The English Dairy Farmer 1500- 1900.
London. Frank Cass & Co. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This new work by G.E.Fussell is a thorough examination of the role played by the English Dairy Farmer over the past 400 years. This is a 1st Edition book in greencovers which are slightly faded but in good condition. The dustwrapper is faded and slightly creased and also is priced clipped. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Wartime Farm, Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth; Langlands, Alexander
5 Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth; Langlands, Alexander Wartime Farm
UK Mitchell Beazley 2012 1845337085 / 9781845337087 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book 'Wartime Farm' is the compelling story that accompanies the TV series, which follows Peter Ginn, Ruth Goodman and Alex Langlands as they run a World War II farm using only the resources that would have been available to them at the time. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto to 90days to arrive 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Farming Times, Heiney, Paul
6 Heiney, Paul Farming Times
UK H.F & G Witherby Ltd Pub 1994 0854932151 / 9780854932153 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Farming Times is more than just a collection of Paul Heiney's best Times articles. It is a delightful chronicle of the changing seasons on an English farm and an unforgettable portrait of a man in determined pursuit of a dream. The D/W has light creasing to its front corner, otherwise a tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
A Shepherd's Watch: Through the Seasons with One Man and His Dogs, Kennard, David
7 Kennard, David A Shepherd's Watch: Through the Seasons with One Man and His Dogs
UK Headline Book Publishing 2004 0755312341 / 9780755312344 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
David Kennard has been a shepard since he left school at the age 17. In this, his first book, he draws on half a lifetime's experience to paint an honest and affectionate, often drily comic picture of a year in the life of a sheep farm and its very different canine and human personalities. The d/j has light wear to its edges and corners. A clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills, Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth
8 Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills
UK Pavilion 2009 1862059004 / 9781862059009 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Victorian Farm ' celebrates our rural heritage and contains a fascinating mix of social history, folklore and practical projects. Follow historians Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and Ruth Goodman as they spend a year on a Victorian farm. Share the pleasures and hardships of such a life. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Tyneham, Legg, Rodney
9 Legg, Rodney Tyneham
UK Dorset Publishing Company 2002 0948699760 / 9780948699764 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Tyneham is celebrated here with a unique archive of some 300 photographs. They also cover the picturesque fishing hamlet of Worbarrow and lost heathland communities at Povington ans West Creech. The D/w shows very light edge-ware. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Country Women on the Land; Memoirs of Rural Life in the 1920s and '30s., Nelson, Geoffrey K.
10 Nelson, Geoffrey K. Country Women on the Land; Memoirs of Rural Life in the 1920s and '30s.
UK Sutton Publishing Ltd 1992 0750901810 / 9780750901819 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book constructs a vivid picture of country life for women during the first half of twentieth century. Based on the recollections of those who lived in rural districts at the time, and told in their own words, the recreates the different styles of life and work that then existed in England. Illustrated with contemporary photographs, and complemented by the commentary of the author. The D/J is priced clipped. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
11 Porter, Valerie. Pigs a Handbook to the Breeds of the World.
Sussex Helm Information. 1993 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 Jake Tebbit. 
This is unashamedly an ambitious book which seeks to draw attention to the immense diversity in the ''Pigs of the World''. Essentially it is a guide to breeds and types of domesticated pig but also looks at their wild ancestors and relatives in considerable detail. This is a secondhand book yellow / orange cloth covers in very good condition, as is the dustwrappers which does have some rippling to the top and is shelf rubbed on the back 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops, Rasmussen, Henry
12 Rasmussen, Henry Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops
USA Motorbooks Intl 1986 0879382198 / 9780879382193 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Perhaps the last grass-roots flying today " Real" flying as ti used to be! All expressions often heard or read around this flying excitement. One pilot, when asked to describe his job, said simply, " bug zapping". Here is the first all-colour book on these fascinating aircraft and their pilots. There is a previous owners label on the front paste-down. The d/j shows light shelf-wear on both front and back panels. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers, Seymour, John
13 Seymour, John The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers
UK Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd 2004 0751364428 / 9780751364422 6th printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Revised and updated, this expanded edition of an enduring classic is still the key reference to living off the land. Packed with practical information, tried -and-tested tips and invaluable nuggets of advise. Seymour's visionary handbook explains how to reap the harvest, respect the land, stay healthy and waste nothing. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Keep Faith with the Soil, Snowdon, Hubert
14 Snowdon, Hubert Keep Faith with the Soil
UK Orchard Publications 2001 1898964440 / 9781898964445 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book ' Keep Faith with the Soil', is a sequel to ' Born to Farm in Devon', which revealed the authors childhood in a typical farming family. It was the result of many requests to record a way of farming with horse and hand labour through the period 1918 - 1939. A good clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
British Tractors for World Farming: Illustrated History, Williams, Michael
15 Williams, Michael British Tractors for World Farming: Illustrated History
UK Blandford Press Ltd 1980 0713714077 / 9780713714074 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book describes the important contribution which Britain has made to the development and improvement of the farm tractor. Many of the important features of the modern tractor were first achieved in Britain and continues with the mainly British development of materials-handling tractors and the high- speed transport tractor. There is a little light creasing to the base of the back cover. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Farming Day by Day - the 1960s, Winter, John
16 Winter, John Farming Day by Day - the 1960s
UK Old Pond Publishing 2002 1903366216 / 9781903366219 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This selection from John Winter's reports in the Daily Mail vividly recalls the ups and downs of a decade when Britain's farmers were being encouraged to produce more food. There is a very tiny nic to the lower rear corner of the D/J. A very clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
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