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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
More Dorset Diaries or Life after Perdita., Edelsten, David
3 Edelsten, David More Dorset Diaries or Life after Perdita.
UK Halsgrove 2005 1841144827 / 9781841144825 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Helen Mitchell & Becky Unwin 
Horses, dogs, hunting, the church , family and village are all part of the ways of life in rural Dorset as experienced by David Edelsten. This companion volume to Dorset Diaries is certain to delight true countrymen everywhere. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
4 Ferguson John Forge and Founded in Cornwall
St Austell ,Cornwall Cornish Hillside Publications 2000 1900147114 / 9781900147118 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
There were about sixty foundries and allied works throughout Cornwall in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They manufactured ironwork for local mining, farming and fishing industries ranging from hand tools to steam engines. They also produced items for the home such as 'slabs' , as well as street furniture including lamp posts, sign posts and railings. This comprehensive book describes these artifacts and lists places where they can be seen. There is light creasing to the edge of the front cover. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The English Dairy Farmer 1500- 1900., Fussell G.E.
5 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
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
7 Jeremy Lake Historic Farm Buildings: An Introduction and Guide
UK Blandford Press Ltd 1989 0713719699 / 9780713719697 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book brings alive the farming communities which produced such a wide variety of architectural styles and explains simply and concisely how and why each style developed. There is an Ex Libris label on the half title page The d/w shows light shelf wear. 
Price: 13.50 GBP
A Shepherd's Watch: Through the Seasons with One Man and His Dogs, Kennard, David
8 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
Ashley Chase: a Dorset domain, Littman . L.T.S.
9 Littman . L.T.S. Ashley Chase: a Dorset domain
UK Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd. 1988 0862995108 / 9780862995102 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Illustrated with over twenty colour plates and maps, which fully capture life on Ashely Chase and its countryside, this loving portrait of a beautiful estate and the people who helped turn it into a successful enterprise will provide an absorbing read for all in farming and for those interested in agriculture in the West Country. There is some marking and scratches to the front of the D/W. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
English Heritage Book of Avebury, Malone, Caroline
10 Malone, Caroline English Heritage Book of Avebury
UK B T Batsford Ltd 1989 071345959X / 9780713459593 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Throughout Dr Malone's emphasis is on the landscape of the area which gave rise to these vast ceremonial monuments and on the lifestyle and economy of the farming communities which emerged about 4000BC and flourished until the birth of the Bronze Age over 200 years later. In particular she introduces the reader to the elusive world of neolithic beliefs and rituals. Illustrated with over a hundred maps ,plans and reconstructions and photographs. The D/w has been priced clipped, and there is a gift dedication on the front endpaper. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Country Women on the Land; Memoirs of Rural Life in the 1920s and '30s., Nelson, Geoffrey K.
11 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
Vocal Yokel, Page, Robin
12 Page, Robin Vocal Yokel
UK. Excellent Press. 1996 1900318032 / 9781900318037 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Following the success of his previous collections,Robin Page, the outspoken, outrageous Farming columnist of the Daily Telegraph, has produced a further treat for his many readers in this entertaining counterblast of country good sense. The text block is lightly tanned and there is light shelf-wear to the D/W edges. It has been price-clipped. A good, clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Suffolk's Historic Farms, Peter Hopper
13 Peter Hopper Suffolk's Historic Farms
UK Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd 2004 1859834221 / 9781859834220 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This carefully researched and wide-ranging look at some of Suffolk's most important historic farms will appeal to anyone with an interest in the history of the county and its agricultural life. There is light rippling to the base of the front of the D/W. A good clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
14 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
Noah's Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About The Event That Changed History, Ryan, William; Pitman, Walter.
15 Ryan, William; Pitman, Walter. Noah's Flood: The New Scientific Discoveries About The Event That Changed History
USA Simon & Schuster 1998 0684810522 / 9780684810522 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Based on analyses of Black Sea sediments, oceanographers William Ryan and Walter Pitman of the Lamont - Doherty Earth Observatory New York, have put together evidence that about 7,500 years ago, this great deluge really happened... The authors go on to suggest that the disaster helped spread farming into central Europe and perhaps even inspired the biblical account flood . 
Price: 10.00 GBP
A Castle in Tuscany: The Fascinating Life of Janet Ross, Sarah Benjamin
16 Sarah Benjamin A Castle in Tuscany: The Fascinating Life of Janet Ross
Australia Pier 9 2006 1740458869 / 9781740458863 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Racing Bedouin chiefs across the desert on horseback, bringing new ways of farming to italy and new ways of eating to England: no matter where she was and what she was doing, Janet Ross was a powerful personality who made her mark on those around her. In this book the author brings this singular, talented, contradictory woman and her remarkable times vividly to life. A clean, tight and fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers, Seymour, John
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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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