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Farm, The: The Story of One Family and the English Countryside

By: Benson, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK126

ISBN: 0141012943

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 176gms, 230 pages. Recalling a lost world of pigs digging up the neighbour's lawn, love affairs among haystacks and men who wrestled bulls to prove a point, Richard Benson tells of the changing English landscape, of the people affected - and of how his family adapt to a new life after being forced to give up their birthright. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Countryside Companion, The

By: Elder, Sam

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000419

ISBN: 0948397993

Condition: Good


Hardcover with pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 526gms, 224 pages. The rich and diverse traditions of the British Isles are reflected in the pages of this book. It is conveniently divided into three sections: the land; its flora and fauna; portraits of country people; and the manifold aspects of country living. A total of 70 illustrations are included. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear. Small pencil mark on inside front page, otherwise no other... View more info

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History of Tom Jones, The: A Foundling (and The Female Husband)

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Vintage: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC7946

ISBN: 0099511924

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 578gms, 877 pages, includes the controversial story also by Henry Fielding, The Female Husband. Tom Jones, born a foundling, grown into a gallant and irresistible hero, romps through the English countryside getting himself into all kinds of trouble through his good nature and eye for the ladies. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Discovering Britain: Where To See the Best of Our Countryside (AA)

By: Finlay, Ross; et al. (eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Drive Publications Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAUK16

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1675g, 415pgs, illustrated rear map endpapers, blue front endpapers. An illustrated guide to more than 500 selected locations in Britain's unspoiled countryside. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia & New Zealand Complete Self Sufficiency Handbook

By: Gordon, Sally

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, Australia & New Zealand Book Co Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HOM10

ISBN: 0855521198

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1045gms, 222 pages, yellow endpapers. Chapters include: growing vegetables; growing fruit; keeping animals; food from the countryside; preserving your produce; and more. Book is in fair condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, scuffing and chipping to corners and edges. Dust jack... View more info

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Geoffrey Grigson's Countryside: The Classic Companion to Rural Britain

By: Grigson, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 1982

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: TRAUK20

ISBN: 0852232233

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first impression of this edition, 1100gms, 263 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book is a unique alphabetical source book for all those who are fascinated by their natural surroundings and by their heritage. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discoloration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST78

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Australia: This Beautiful Land

By: Grimwade, Tim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, UK, Bison Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AUST75

ISBN: 0861244176

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 1645g, 188pgs. AUstralia's natural diversity of terrain, its abundance of flora and fauna, its exotic wildlife, beaches, cities and countryside, are presented in this large-format volume through over 200 colour pictures. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Frampton Flora, The

By: Mabey, Richard

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, England, Century Publishing Co. Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000697

ISBN: 0712608591

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red decorated boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 964gms, 192 pages, includes 300 illustrations. The 300 Victorian flower paintings recently discovered in the attic at Frampton Court in Gloucestershire represent one of the earliest and most intriguing collections of amateur flower paintings found to date. Produced by the Clifford and Purnell girls, they are bold, exactly observed, and beautifully and skilfully executed. This book is the author's account of the wild flowers, the painters themselves and their paintings, as well as a record of the English countryside in... View more info

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Prehistoric Monuments of Avebury, The

By: Malone, Caroline

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, English Heritage: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR14

ISBN: 1850742537

Condition: Very Good


Stapled softcover, reprint, 120gms, 56 pages. This book is a guide to Avebury Stone Circle which is over 4,000 years old. It is one of the largest prehistoric henges in Britain and, like Stonehenge, it has been designated as a World Heritage Site. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home In Italy

By: Mayes, Frances

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Broadway Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAEUR29

ISBN: 0767900383

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 270gms, 291 pages. Frances Mayes - widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer - opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Nottinghamshire: Within Living Memory

By: Nottinghamshire Federation of Women's Institutes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Newbury , England and Newark, USA, Countryside Books and Notts (published jointly): 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR51

ISBN: 1853063568

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 450gms, 256 pages. This book is a goldmine of information about life in Nottinghamshire in the first half of the last century. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Death Dreams & Dancing in Nicaragua

By: O'Donnell, Penny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASA9

ISBN: 0733301142

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 372gms, 223 pages. This book is about Penny O'Donnell's life and travels in the Nicaraguan countryside and capital, Managua. Poverty is everywhere, yet laughter, joy and the ever-present love of dancing permeate her story of strong, passionate people living in a turbulent political scene where death is a constant companion. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Croquet Player, The

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000122

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover book with original dj, boards are mottled green and black, 82pp, weighs 198gms. In a cafe at Les Noupets, as he comfortably sips his vermouth before lunching with his aunt, the narrator is accosted by a voluble stranger who tells him a strange and terrible story of the haunted countryside of Cainsmarch, and of how he was finally driven to leave it and put himself in the hands of a nerve-specialist. The narrator, already disturbed and frightened by the tale, meets the nerve-specialist next day and the mystery, instead of being solved, broadens and deepens until it embraces the whole w... View more info

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Heart of England

By: Wright, Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Robert Hale & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR5

ISBN: 0709139586

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 752gms, 256 pages, ex-libris. This is a lively record of the many journeys by car and on foot made by two artists, covering an area within a radius of 25 miles of the Bull Ring Centre in Birmingham. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate to heavy general wear and tear and moderate page discoslouration/spotting throughout. This is an ex-library book with all the association stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with general shelf wear. Dust jacket has been covered in plastic for protection,... View more info