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THE SUFFOLK SHOW IPSWICH 1990

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Bandstand: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB1417

Condition: Fine


A ticket holder for Vice Presidents members and exhibitors. Unused in original envelope. View more info

THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND Volume the twenty-fourth

By: Agricultral Journal

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1863

Seller ID: K460

Condition: Fine


lxxiv, [2], viii, 673pp. One large folding table of manure effects on grassland. Original black polished half-calf with finely decorated gilt decoration to the spine with raised bands. Extremities a trifle rubbed otheriwse a very attractive and sound example View more info

THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND Volume the Second 1841

By: Agricultral Journal

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1841

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Pa752

Condition: Fine


cxxviii, 422pp. 6 plates. Extremities a trifle rubbed otherwise an attractive and sound example. Pub. half-calf binding with marbled boards [small loss]. Gilt stamped titles and compartmnets to the spine. View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FARM ANIMALS,

By: Alderson, Lawrence,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: D397


1st reprint, 191pp, illus. Throughout, 12mo, d.j., fine condition, price-clipped. Number 66 in the series. View more info

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A FIELD

By: Allaby, Michael.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB847

ISBN: 0-7153-7889-9

Condition: V. G.


208pp, with over 43 illustrations. An observed account of a year in an ordinary eight-and -a-half acre farm field,by M. Allaby, ecologist and naturalist. Slip-case protected by plastic cover. A clean copy, lacks front f.e.p. View more info

A LAD OF EVESHAM VALE

By: Archer, Fred

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Country Book Club: 1974

Seller ID: J281

Condition: fine


159pp. Originally pub. 1972 View more info

Keeping Domestic Geese

By: Barbara Soames

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1992

Edition: Imprint

Seller ID: CG391

ISBN: 0713722657

Condition: Fine


159pp. Colour illus. card covers. A fine copy, no fading, wear, inscriptions or marks. Colour and black and white photographic plates. View more info

A GOOD LIVING

By: Barrett, Hugh

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Old Pond Publishing: 2002

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: P469

ISBN: 1903366038

Condition: Fine


262pp. Farming from 1936 to 1949, View more info

THE SUSSEX AND DORKING FOWLS

By: Batty, J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Midhurst, W.Sussex, United Kingdom, Beech Publishing House: 1996

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G264

ISBN: 1857361660

Condition: Fine


96pp, illus., index, bw & col plates. History of the breeds using archive pictures. A lovely copy. View more info

BEETON'S BOOK OF POULTRY AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS Showing How to Rear and Manage Them

By: Beeton's Poultry

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa129

Condition: V.g.


xii, 353-832.[16 pp ads] Illustrated throughout with text woodcuts including 5 colour plates as listed. Original red cloth decorated in the late Victorian style with floral blocked decoration in black and with a gilt title block bordering the titles. Matching spine. All edges gilt. Some foxing to the tissue guards. Undated but the B.L.copy states 1870. This attractive book was a reissue of part of 'The Book of Home Pets' in 1861. View more info

THE OPEN AIR An anthology of English Country Life

By: Bell, Adrian,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1936

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: D182

Condition: V.g.


368pp, original green cloth. Illustrated green d.j., sunned and faded. Illustrated title-page. An anthology of English Country Life. No inscriptions, marks or clipping. Please email for photo. View more info

A GUIDE TO THE GERMAN NURSERY TRADE

By: Breves, Justus et al.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Germany, Centrale Marketing: 1969

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: T507

Condition: V.g.


120pp. Green cloth. English text. Illustrated with photos throughout. 4 writers explain the methods of horticulture in Germany in the 1960's View more info

BRITISH PURE-BRED SHEEP

By: British Sheep

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, National Sheep Breeders' Association: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa228

Condition: Fine


142pp. Original hardback covers. Map end-papers. Illustrated throughout.Fine photo portrait of the different breeds with a full account of their history. Packed with facts and adverts.Scarce item. View more info

THE BALLAD & THE PLOUGH : Portrait of the Life of the Old Scottish Farm Towns

By: Cameron, David Kerr

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Le430

ISBN: 0575024682

Condition: V.g.


253pp. Pictorial d.j. with a group of farm workers eating lunch. Mylar cover now protecting the d.j. No inscriptions. View more info

The Internal parasites of Domestic Animals

By: Cameron, Thomas W.M

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, A&C Black, Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: TT222

Condition: Fine


xii, 292pp. 144 illustrations and a colour frontis.Orig. green cloth, gilt. A fine unfaded or marked copy. A scarce item especially in such fine condition View more info

LEAF OF GOLD THE STORY OF RHODESIAN TABACCO

By: Clements, Frank and Harben, Edward.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB796

ISBN: 2/2623/1

Condition: V.g.


224pp, with 16 illustrations. Includes note by publishers. The book traces the development of the tobacco industry from the earlist days to the present.Dust-jacket a little blemished at the edges. View more info

CANE SUGAR : A text-book on the agriculture of the sugar cane, the manufacture of cane sugar, and the analysis of sugar house products; together with a Chapter on the Fermentation of Molasses

By: Deerr, Noel

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Altringham, Manchester, Norman Rodger: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Q400

Condition: Fine


xviii, 592, 4 pp. of ads. Colour frontis. Errata page, XXII plates, plus plates added by Mirrlees Watson Company Ltd, plus plates added by Pott, Cassels & Williamson. SPECIAL EDITION with the compliments slip of The Mirrlees Watson Co. Limited, Glasgow. Hand-numbered No 139. Printed label pasted to end-paper. Blue patterned cloth with gilt lettering and double borders. Fore-edge a trifle foxed otherwise a fine copy, printed on quality paper with no fading. Noël Fielding... View more info

A TREATISE OF LAND-SURVEYING in Seven Parts

By: Dix, Thomas

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, L.B. Seeley: 1802

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: TS167

Condition: V.g.


x, 189, [i ads]pp. 9 of 10 plates [lacking plate 7 p182]. 200 text figures. Printed by J. Seeley, Buckingham, The first edition was pub. in 1799 in six parts. The second edition here has one extra section, The large attractive Oundle Estate plan is complete but torn and some fox marks. A fine cartouche to the title of the plan. Text illus. throughout. A rare second edition printed on rather poor quality paper but an interesting and scarce book.[ Lacking the facsimile 'F... View more info

BRITISH AGRICULTURE

By: Donaldson, Professor J.

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Atchley & Co.: 1860

Seller ID: K336

Condition: V.g.


vi [2], 843pp. 240 ILLUSTRATIONS. An exceedingly scarce volume packed with information on agriculture in the mid-nineteenth century. Original pebble grained green cloth with attractive blind-stamped deoration to the boards. Attractive gilt block of a plough to the spine. Very large item in clean and un-faded condition but with rear hinge cracked. [board not affected]. Bound by Leighton Son and Hodge. A few usual small ex-library stamps at the preliminaries not affecting ... View more info

THE TIMBER-TREE Improved: Or, the Best Practical Methods of Improving Different Lands with Proper Timber PARTS 1 AND 2

By: Ellis, William

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London and Dublin, T. Osborne; T. Cooper and T. Bacom: 1742

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: TS165

Condition: V.g.


vi, 110; viii, 207, [i pub. ads.] pp. The two volumes complete with Volume One being the 3rd edition [1742] and Volume Two a first edition, [1742]. Contemporary half calf with marbled boards, morocco label. A nice volume with a tight and a mainly clean text block. Some ticks and marginalia in a neat ink or pencil hand.Top corner of the first title-page missing with the ..REE of the title lost but otherwise a complete example. William Ellis hailed from Little Gaddesdon, ... View more info