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Mushroom Growing To-Day

By: Atkins F.C.

Price: £11.30

Publisher: london, Faber and faber: 1972

Sellers ID: 01879

ISBN: 0571047939

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Combines

By: Bill Huxley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Osprey Pub Co: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04028

ISBN: 0850459818

Condition: Very Good


Contrary to popular belief, the idea of a combine - a single machine for all grain harvesting operations - is almost as old as that of the reaper. The first combine, according to many authorities, was manufactured by Moor & Hascall in Michigan in 1836. Five years after McCormick built his mechanical reaper. It was 1928 before the first trials for combine harvesters were held in Europe. The spine is lightly sunned and the covers show light wear. View more info

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Practical Sheep Keeping

By: Cardell, Kim

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK., The Crowood Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02470

ISBN: 1861261632

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Country Wisdom Almanac and Know-how: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land (Wisdom & Know-How)

By: Editors of Storey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Black Dog & Leventhal: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04659

ISBN: 1579123686

Condition: Very Good


Back in the 70s, Storey began publishing a series of small booklets call Country Wisdom Bulletins, each one addressing a bite-sized piece of country know-how, a simple skill, and knitty-gritty information. Now collected in this volume is a compendium of treasured knowledge from hundreds of Country Wisdom Bulletins. This is a large floppy book so has some creasing to its front and back panels. View more info

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Axe, a Spade and Ten Acres

By: George Courtauld

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04727

ISBN: 0436108887

Condition: Near Fine


George Courtauld, his wife, four children, six dogs, two cats, two cows, sixty-nine ponies and assorted ducks, bantams, rabbits and hedgehogs live in Constable country on the Essex/Suffolk border. This book describes the author's love-hate relationship with his axe and his spade as he struggles to transform his ten acres into a properly landscaped garden and nature reserve. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Grain Harvesters

By: Graeme R.; Buchele, Wesley F. Quick

Price: £35.00

Publisher: USA, American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04022

ISBN: 0916150135

Condition: Very Good


The Grain Harvesters is the story of the tools , machines and systems used throughout history to harvest grain. The Grain Harvesters is about those determined individuals who have persevered to eliminate the bottleneck of the harvest , who have reduced the drudgery of farming. There is an address sticker on the front of the removable plastic cover. There is light speckling to the page edges. A good, clean and tight book View more info

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The Jones Baler Story

By: Gwynfor Williams

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Japonica Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04023

ISBN: 1904686230

Condition: Very Good


The Jones brothers rose from farm labourers to manufacture balers that became the first choice of contractors and farmers from Britain to Australia. In the world of bale makers Jones became the little company with a big reputation and claimed to manufacture the world's widest range of balers. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Farming Times

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, H.F & G Witherby Ltd Pub: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03084

ISBN: 0854932151

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Shepherd's Watch: Through the Seasons with One Man and His Dogs

By: Kennard, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03443

ISBN: 0755312341

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Victorian Farm: Rediscovering Forgotten Skills

By: Langlands, Alex; Ginn, Peter; Goodman, Ruth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pavilion: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03094

ISBN: 1862059004

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Pig Who Sang to the Moon.

By: Masson Jeffery

Price: £10.84

Publisher: London., Johnathan Cape: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00191

ISBN: 0224061186

Condition: Very Good


This is a book about farm animals - chickens, cows, sheep and goats - and what they think and feel. The author agues that an animal can only be happy when it is living under conditions that allow it to express its natural behaviour. This is a first edition hardback in very good condition as is the dustwrapper.There is a dedication on the frontispiece. View more info

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George Soper's Horses: Celebration of the English Working Horse

By: Paul Heiney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, H.F. & G. Witherby dump list: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03939

ISBN: 0854932003

Condition: Near Fine


Paul Heiney writes about these working horses with the knowledge of a keen owner of three Suffolk Punches. His appreciative understanding of the subject gives a richness to this book, making it a truly authentic celebration of the English working horse. There is light shelf-wear especially to the top front corner. View more info

Pigs a Handbook to the Breeds of the World.

By: Porter, Valerie.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Sussex Helm Information.: 1993

Sellers ID: 00082

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Keep Faith with the Soil

By: Snowdon, Hubert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Orchard Publications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03171

ISBN: 1898964440

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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British Tractors for World Farming: Illustrated History

By: Williams, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford Press Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03466

ISBN: 0713714077

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Farming Day by Day - the 1960s

By: Winter, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Old Pond Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03406

ISBN: 1903366216

Condition: Fine


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. View more info