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A list of stock

We have pleasure in offering the following books.  They are available subject to being unsold, returnable if not found to be satisfactory, postage extra at cost.  An order of three or more titles will attract a 10% discount.  To order, or to make an enquiry, please contact us by e-mail here.


1. 'BB'  (i.e. D.J. Watkins-Pitchford): The Countryman's Bedside Book.
Eyre & Spottiswoode.  1942. Cloth, a trifle dull.  New fepp. neatly fitted.  Very good.  Many illuss. by the author.  xx,287pp.  Lge.8vo.  2nd imp.    £12.50

2. 'Miss Read': Miss Read's Country Cooking ...
Cookery Book Club.  1969. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little faded and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Date on fep.  Very good.  Illuss.  223pp.  8vo.  £5.50

3. ARCHER, Fred: By Hook and by Crook.
Hodder & Stoughton.  1978. Ex library copy, but showing only slight signs of use.  Boards in dw.  Very good.  Line illuss.  176pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £5.00

4. ARCHER, Fred: Hawthorn Hedge Country.
Country Book Club.  1972. Boards in dw.  Dw. a trifle frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Name clipped from fep.  Plates.  188pp.  8vo.  Portrait of country life between 1768 and 1813.    £5.00

5. ARCHER, Fred: Muddy Boots and Sunday Suits ...
Hodder & Stoughton.  1973. Boards in price-clipped dw.  Ow. fine.  Plates.  159pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.50

6. ARCHER, Fred: A Lad of Evesham Vale.
Hodder & Stoughton.  1972. Boards in very slightly dull dw.  Ow. fine.  Plates.  159pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.50

7. ARCHER, Fred: Golden Sheaves, Black Horses.
Readers Union.  1975. Boards in dw.  Corner clipped from fep.  Very good.  Plates.  191pp.  8vo.  Portrait of country life 1880-1900.   £5.00

8. ARCHER, Fred: By Hook and By Crook. Hodder & Stoughton.  1978. Boards in price-clipped dw.  Very good.  Line illuss.  176pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.00

9. ASHTON, J.R. & STOCKS, F.A.: The Open-Air Guide, for Wayfarers of All Kinds.
Manchester: Heywood.  [1928] Pictorial boards, a trifle dull and rubbed.  Name on fep.  Tear, with old tape repair, to folding map at end.  Ow. very good.  Illuss.  209pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  £5.00

10. ASTOR, Viscount & ROWNTREE, B. Seebohm: British Agriculture, The Principles of Future Policy.
Penguin Books.  1939. Wrappers, as issued, dull and lightly marked.  Backstrip and margins browned.  Name and monogram on ht.  Ow. very good.  284pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  Pelican Special S38.    £4.75

11. BATES, H.E.: O More Than Happy Countryman.
Country Life.  1945. Cloth, a little dull.  Small college library stamps to epp.  Very good.  Illuss. by C.F. Tunnicliffe.  104pp.  4to.  Reprint.  £10.00

12. BATTELLE, Arthur: Final Years on the Tractor Seat.
Farming Press.  1996. Wrappers, as issued.  Very good.  Plates, line illuss.  (vi),153pp.  8vo.  First edition.  A p/bk original.  Third volume of tractor expert's autobiography.   £5.00

13. BENSUSAN, S.L.: Fireside Papers. A Countryman's Reflections.
Epworth Press.  1946. Cloth, a little dull.  Faint mark to back panel.  Name on fep.  Slight foxing to plates.  Very good.  237pp.  8vo.  First edition.    £8.00

14. BLOMEFIELD, Mathena: Nuts in the Rookery.
Faber.  1946. Cloth, a little dull and lightly rubbed.  Insc. on fpd.  Ow. very good.  Illuss. 176pp.  8vo.  First edition.   £7.00

15. BLOMEFIELD, Mathena: The Bulleymung Pit, The Story of a Norfolk Farmer's Child.
Faber.  1946. Cloth, a little dull.  Very good.  Introd. by Lilias Rider Haggard.  Illuss.  157pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £7.00

16. BOURNE, George: Change in the Village.
Duckworth.  1935. Cloth, a little dull.  Girl's School library stamps to pds.  Foxing to prelims. and margins.  A good copy only, but sound.  viii,309pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  £6.00

17. BOURNE, George: Change in the Village.
Duckworth.  1966. Wrappers.  Very good.  xvi,206pp.  8vo.  P/bk reissue.  £5.00

18. BOURNE, George: Change in the Village.
Duckworth.  1959. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little dull.  Ow. fine.  xvi,206pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  £8.75
19. CHAMBERLAIN, Mary: Fenwomen, A Portrait of Women in an English Village.
Virago/Quartet.  1976. Boards in dw.  Very good.  Plates.  186pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  £8.50

20. CHIVERS, Keith (ed.): History with a Future, Harnessing the Heavy Horse for the 21st Century.
Shire Horse Society.  1988. Wrappers, as issued.  Backstrip faded.  Very good.  Plates.  xxii,234pp.  8vo.  First edition.  A p/bk original.  A detailed historical survey looking at the future potential of  the heavy horse.  £8.50

21. CLARIDGE, John: The Country Calendar, or, The Shepherd of Banbury's Rules.
Sylvan Press.  1946. Cloth in dw.  Dw. dull and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Name on fep.  Very good.  Wood engravings by Margaret Webb.  127pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reprint of the 1827 edition.  Weather folklore.  £8.75

22. COBBETT, William: Rural Rides.
Dent.  1930-36. 2 vols complete.  Introd. by Edward Thomas.  Cloth in dws.  Dws. a little dull and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Very good.  xvi,320;viii,335pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reprint.  Everyman's Library series.  The set £10.00

23. CONNELL, J.: The King of the Poachers.
Rhyl: Tideline Books.  1983. Boards in dw.  Very good.  Illuss.  268pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reissue.  First published in 1901 as "The Confessions of a Poacher".  £8.50

24. COURTNEY, Dainton: Clock Jacks and Bee Boles, A Dictionary of Country Sights.
Phoenix House.  1957. Boards in dw.  Dw. a trifle dull.  Ow. very good.  Frontis. and plates.  128pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.50

25. CRAGOE, Elizabeth: Sweet Nothings, A Country Commonplace Book.
Hamish Hamilton.  1980. Boards in slightly faded dw.   Fine.  (viii),181pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Welsh country life.  £7.50

26. DAVIES, Peter: The Farms of Home.
Deutsch.  1993. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Line illuss.  Maps tipped in at front and back.  (viii),198pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Account of 200-mile walk through the English countryside.  £ 7.00

28. Du BREUIL, [Alphonse]: The Scientific and Profitable Culture of Fruit Trees ... Adapted for English Cultivators by William Wardle ...
Wesley.  (1872?). Cloth.  Backstrip, gilt, a little rubbed at head and foot.  Very good.  Numerous line illuss.  vi,228,vi pp.  8vo. Preface dated 1862, but apparently reissued with cancel tp.  £22.50

29. DUNCAN, Ronald: Tobacco Cultivation in England.
Falcon Press.  1951. Ex library copy.  Library boards.  Refurbished with new epp.  Scattered thumbing.  A good reading copy.  Frontis. and plates.  141pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  An historical and practical survey.  £5.00

30. EVANS, George Ewart: The Farm and the Village.
Faber.  1974. Ex library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Cloth, bright, in dw.  Very good.  Line illuss.  181pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  £6.50

31. FRASER DARLING, F.: Island Farm.
Bell.  1944. Cloth, backstrip badly faded and worn.  Name on ht.  A reading copy only, but internally tight and clean.  Frontis. and plates.  223pp.  8vo.  3rd imp.  £4.50

32. FUSSELL, G.E. & K.R.: The English Countrywoman, Her Life in Farmhouse and Field ...
Bloomsbury.  1985. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Plates.  221pp.  Lge.8vo.  Reprint.  £12.50

33. GAGG, M.E.: The Farm.
Loughborough: Ladybird Books.  (c.1975?) Pictorial boards, a trifle dull.  Very good.  Coloured illuss. throughout by C.F. Tunnicliffe.  51pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reprint.  A Ladybird Learning to Read Book.  £4.00

34. GAY, John: The Shepherd's Week, in six pastorals.
[Lintot & Tonson.  1737] Re-bound in modern stiff wrappers.  Reference library label on fep.  Thumbed.  A good reading copy only.  One plate.  25-128pp.  Sm.8vo.  Apparently abstracted from Gay's "Trivia".  Also includes "The Fan, A Poem in Three Books".  £7.50

35. GOODENOUGH, Simon: The Country Parson.
David & Charles.  1983. Ex library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Boards in bright dw.  Very good.  Numerous illuss.  184pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £5.00

36. HAGGARD, Lilias Rider: A Norfolk Notebook.
Faber.  1946. Cloth, backstrip and edges a little faded.  Insc. on fep.  Ow. very good.  177pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.75

37. HAGGARD, Lilias Rider & WILLIAMSON, Henry: Norfolk Life.
Faber.  1943. Cloth, a trifle dull.  Very good.  209pp.  8vo.  3rd imp.  £8.75

38. HARRISON, S.G. and others: The Oxford Book of Food Plants.
OUP.  1982. Boards in dw.  Very good.  Numerous coloured illuss.  viii,206pp.  4to.  Reprint.  (780g.)  £9.00

39. HARTLEY, Dorothy: Made in England.
Eyre Methuen.  1977. Ex library copy, but showing only light signs of use.  Cloth in bright dw.  Neatly refurbished with new fepp.  Very good.  Many illuss.  xiv,255pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  Country crafts.  £6.75

40. HASBACH, W.: A History of the English Agricultural Labourer.
Cass.  1966. Ex college library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Cloth in dw.  Very good.  xvi,470pp.  8vo.  Reissue of the first English edition of 1908.  (850g.)  £12.50

41. HUXLEY, Elspeth: Gallipot Eyes, A Wiltshire Diary.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson.  1976. Boards in dw.  Dw. frayed and chipped, but made good with archive tape.  Ow. very good.  Illuss.  xii,198pp.  Lge.8vo.  First edition.  Ronald Blythe's copy with his signature on fep.  £10.00

42. INCHFAWN, Fay: Salute to the Village ... illustrated by A.E. Bestall.
Lutterworth.  1943. Cloth, backstrip a trifle bumped and with a minor puncture mark.  Very good.  (vi),194pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.75

43. JACKS, L.P.: Mad Shepherds, and other Human Studies.
Williams and Norgate.  1910. Cloth, backstrip and edges dull.  Very good.  Frontis. by L. Leslie Brooke.  viii,251pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £16.00

44. JACKS, L.P.: Mad Shepherds, and other Human Studies.
OUP.  1979. Wrappers. Margins a little browned.  Very good.  (vi),122pp.  8vo.  P/bk reissue.  £4.50

45. JEFFERIES, Richard: The Amateur Poacher.
Tideline Books.  1977. Boards in dw.  Very good.  Frontis.  (viii),240pp.  8vo.  Facsimile reissue of the first edition of 1879.    £9.00

46. JEFFERIES, Richard: The Open Air.
Chatto & Windus.  1926. Cloth.  Faint foxing to prelims.  viii,234pp.  Sm.8vo.  Pocket format reprint.  "Fine-Paper Edition".  £5.50

47. JEFFERIES, Richard: The Open Air.
Wildwood House.  1981. Wrappers.  Fine.  (x),270pp.  8vo.  P/bk reissue with introd. by Richard Mabey here first appearing.  £6.75

48. JEFFERIES, Richard: Landscape & Labour, Essays and Letters Now First Collected ...
Moonraker Press.  1979. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Illuss.  199pp.  8vo.  First edition of this collection.  £11.50

49. JEFFERIES, Richard: Amaryllis at the Fair.
Quartet.  1980. Wrappers, faint creasing to backstrip.  Minor browning to margins.  Very good.  xlii,144pp.  Sm.8vo.  P/bk reissue.  £4.50

50. JENKINS, J. Geraint: The English Farm Wagon, Origins and Structure.
David & Charles.  1981. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little browned.  Very good.  Many illuss.  xvi,248pp.  8vo.  Third edition.  £12.50

51. JONES, Mary Eirwen: Welsh Crafts.
Batsford.  1978. Boards in dw.  Backstrip of dw. a little faded.  Very good.  Plates, line illuss.  160pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £7.50

52. JONES, Mary Munslow: The Lookers-Out of Worcestershire.
Worcestershire Naturalists' Club.  1980. Cloth in dw.  Fine.  Line illuss.  viii,216pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Detailed history of the Worcestershire Naturalists' Club, 1800-1947.  £8.50

53. JONES, Sydney R.: English Village Homes.
Batsford.  1936. Cloth, backstrip a little faded.  Foxing, mainly to prelims. and margins.  A good copy only, but sound.  Many plates, line illuss.  viii,120pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.00

54. KITCHEN, Fred: Songs of Sherwood.
Dent.  1948. Cloth in dw.  Dw. grubby and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Name on fep.  Ow. very good.  Line illuss.  vi,194pp.  8vo.  First edition.  "A Book of Verse & Prose".  £7.50

55. KNIGHT, Sid: Cotswold Lad.
Country Book Club.  1961. Boards in dw.  Name on fep.  Very good.  Line illuss.  221pp.  8vo.  Autobiography.  £5.00

56. LOCKLEY, R.M.: Inland Farm.
Witherby.  1943. Cloth.  Name on fep.  Very good.  Plates, line illuss.  191pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.50

57. MABEY, Richard: Plants with a Purpose, A Guide to the Everyday Uses of Wild Plants.
Collins.  1977. Boards in dw.  Backstrip of dw. a little faded.  Name on fep.  Very good.  Coloured plates and many line illuss.  176pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £10.00

58. MABEY, Richard: Plants with a Purpose, A Guide to the Everyday Uses of Wild Plants.
Fontana.  1979. Wrappers.  Very good.  Illuss.  176pp.  8vo.  First p/bk edition.  £4.75

59. MACDONALD, Finlay J.: Crowdie and Cream.
Macdonald.  1982. Proof copy.  Wrappers.  Fine.  176pp.  8vo.  Account of childhood on Hebridean small-holding.  £7.50

60. MALDEN, W.J.: Physical Culture in Farm Work, A Systematic Training for Workers on the Land ...
Vinton & Co.  nd.  (c.1924?) Cloth, a little dull and lightly rubbed.  Ow. very good.  Many plates.  xvi,92pp.  8vo.  First edition.  A delightful study of the ergonomics of farm labour illustrated with numerous early film stills showing male and female farm workers performing a wide variety of traditional farm tasks.  £18.75

61. MANNERS, J.E.: Country Crafts Today.
David & Charles.  1976. Boards in dw.  Backstrip of dw. faded.  Slight browning to margins.  Numerous illuss. and diags.  208pp.  8vo.  3rd imp.  £7.00

62. MANNERS, J.E.: Country Crafts Today.
David & Charles.  1975. Cloth in dw.  Backstrip and edges of dw. faded.  Slight browning to margins.  Very good.  Numerous illuss. and diags.  208pp.  8vo.  2nd imp.  £7.00

63. MAYS, Spike & KETTERIDGE, Christopher: Five Miles from Bunkum, A Village and its Crafts.
Country Book Club.  1973. Boards in slightly dull dw.  Corner clipped from fep.  Very good.  Plates, line illuss.  207pp. 8vo.  £6.00

64. MEIGHN, Moira (ed.): Country Contentments, Courtesies & Customs ...
Medici Society.  1929. ¼ cloth and patterned boards, a little dull.  Very good.  (vi),80pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  Presentation copy insc. and signed by the editior on fep.  £8.75

65. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries: Farm Buildings.
HMSO.  1948. Wrappers, as issued, a little dull and bumped.  Slight wear to head of backstrip.  Name obscured on first leaf.  Very good.  Plates and plans.  208pp.  8vo.  Reprint.  Post-War Building Sudies No.17.  £6.00

66. MOORE, John: Brensham Village.
Collins.  1946. Cloth in dw.  Dw. dull and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Ow. very good.  223pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Armorial bookplate of the first Lord Beaverbrook on fpd.  £7.50

67. MURRAY, Walter: Copsford.
Allen & Unwin.  1986. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Illuss.  xvi,207pp.  8vo.  Reissue with introd. by Ian Niall here first appearing. Classic account of a year in a derelict cottage in rural Sussex.  £7.50

68. MURRY, John Middleton: Community Farm.
Peter Nevill.  1952. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little dull.  Very good.  Frontis.  Line illuss.  255pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £9.75

69. MURSELL, Norman: Come Dawn, Come Dusk, Fifty Years a Gamekeeper.
Unwin.  1985. Wrappers.  Margins a little browned.  Very good.  Line illuss.  (viii),150pp.  8vo.  P/bk reprint.  £6.00

70. NAYLOR, Peter: Discovering Dowsing and Divining.
Shire Publications.  1980. Wrappers, as issued.  Fine.  Illuss.  38pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  Discovering series, No.251.  £2.75

71. NIALL, Ian: Portrait of a Country Artist, Charles Tunnicliffe R.A. 1901-1979.
BCA.  1980. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Numerous illuss., some coloured.  160pp.  Fol.  (880g.)  £14.00

72. NIALL, Ian: To Speed the Plough, Mechanisation Comes to the Farm.
BCA.  1977. Boards in faintly marked dw.  Very good.  Illuss. by C.F. Tunnicliffe.  (viii),231pp.  8vo.  £6.00

73. NIALL, Ian: Country Matters.
Gollancz.  1984. Ex library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Boards in bright dw.   Very good.  Illuss. 190pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Articles abstracted from "Country Life"  £6.75

74. NIALL, Ian: Country Matters.
Unwin Hyman.  1988. Wrappers.  Fine.  Illuss.  190pp.  Lge.8vo.  First p/bk edition.  £6.75

75. NIALL, Ian: No Resting Place.
Heinemann.  1948. Cloth in dw.  Dw. dull and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Light foxing to fore-edge.  Ow. very good.  8vo.  First edition.  Novel with gipsy background.  £9.00

76. PARRY-JONES, D.: Welsh Country Upbringing.
Batsford.  1949. Cloth in price-clipped dw.  Insc. on fep.  Scattered light foxing.  Very good.  Coloured frontis., many plates.  144pp.  8vo.  Second edition, corrected.  £9.00

77. PARRY-JONES, D.: Welsh Country Characters.
Batsford.  1952. Cloth in dw.  Dw. defective, but neatly reinforced.  Name on fep.  Foxing, mainly to prelims. and margins.  Ow. very good.  Illuss. by Lynton Lamb.  174pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £6.75

78. PARRY-JONES, D.: My Own Folk.
Gwasg Gomer.  1972. Ex library copy, but showing only moderate signs of use.  Boards in dw.  Scattered thumbing.  A very acceptable reading copy.  182pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Welsh rural society in the early years of the 20th century.  £6.75

79. POTTER, Margret & Alexander: A History of the Countryside.
Penguin Books.  (1948?) Pictorial wrappers, as issued, a trifle rubbed.  Neat names to front panel.  Ow. very good.  Illuss. throughout, many coloured.  Npp.  Ob.8vo.  Early reprint.  Puffin Picture Book PP37.  National Book League design award winner.  £4.50

80. REES, Alwyn D.: Life in a Welsh Countryside, A Social Study of Llanfihangel yng Ngwynfa.
Cardiff.  University of Wales Press. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Very good.  Plates, maps, diags.  188pp.  8vo.   Reprint.  £9.75

81. ROBINS, Frederick W.: The Smith, The Traditions and Lore of an Ancient Craft.
Rider.  1953. Ex library copy.  Cloth library binding, a little marked.  Thumbed.  A good reading copy only, but sound.  Frontis. and plates.  160pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £6.75

82. ROBINSON, Gilbert Wooding: Mother Earth, being Letters on Soil addressed to Sir R. George Stapledon.
Thomas Murby.  1947. Cloth, a little mottled, in frayed dw.  Ow. very good.  One plate, folding maps.  viii,201pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reprint.  £7.00

83. SANDON, Eric: A View into the Village, A Study in Suffolk Building.
Lavenham: Dalton.  1969. Boards, very slightly bowed, in price-clipped dw.  Very good.  Many illuss., maps.  135pp.  4to.  First edition.  £9.00

84. SCOTT, J.W. Robertson: The Countryman's Breakfast Poser and Townsman's Rural Remembrancer.
OUP.  1949. Cloth, dull and lightly marked.  A few light pencil markings.  Ow. very good.  Many illuss.  viii,247pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  Material from 'Countryman' magazine presented in almanac form.  £5.50

85. SEYMOUR, John: The Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency.
Corgi.  1978. Wrappers.  Very good.  Numerous illuss.  256pp.  Sm.fol. First p/bk edition, large format.  (780g.)  £7.50

86. SEYMOUR, John: I'm a Stranger Here Myself,  The Story of a Welsh Farm.
Faber.  1978. Ex library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Boards in bright dw.  Scattered faint thumbing.  Ow. very good.  140pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £6.50

87. SEYMOUR, John & Sally: Self-Sufficency ...
BCA.  1974. Boards in dw.  Name on fep.  Ow. fine.  Many illuss.  250pp.  8vo.  £6.50
88. SEYMOUR, John & Sally: Self-Sufficiency ...
BCA.  1975. Boards in dw.  Very good.  Illuss.  250pp.  8vo.  £6.50

89. SHARP, Thomas: The Anatomy of the Village.
Penguin Books.  1946. Wrappers, as issued.  Name inside front wrapper.  Very good.  Numerous illuss. and maps.  72pp.  Ob.8vo.  First edition.  £7.00

90. SKILLIN, David: Before the Harvest Came.
Cassell.  1978. Pictorial boards.  Fine.  Woodcut illuss. by David Anstey.  Npp.  4to.  First edition.  Attractive children's picture book with agricultural theme.  £5.00

91. SPEAKMAN, Fred J.: A Forest by Night.
Bell.  1965. Boards in dw.  Dw. a little dull and frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Insc. on fep.  Very good.  Line illuss., maps.  196pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.75

92. SPEAKMAN, Fred J.: A Keeper's Tale.
Bell.  1962. Boards in dw.  Dw. a trifle dull.  Very good.  Frontis. and line illuss.  (viii),165pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.75

93. SPILLING, James: The Cockneys in the Country,  A Diverting Story showing how Maria Chollops won Thomas Turniptop, and Louisa Turniptop won Charles Chollops.
Jarrold.  1902. Cloth, a little bubbled.  Backstrip faded.  Margins browned.  Name on fep. A little shaken.  A good reading copy only.  Illuss.  82pp.  Sm.8vo.  Reissue.  Dialect rural humour of a type happily long defunct.  East Anglian interest.  £7.00

94. STANFORD, J.K.: Death of a Vulpicide.
Faber.  1960. Cloth in Charles Mozley dw.  Very good.  123pp.  8vo. First edition.  £8.75

95. STEWARD, B.A.: Farm Down the Lane.
Claud Morris.  1946. Cloth, a little mottled, in dw.  Dw. dull and a little frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Name on ht.  Ow. very good.  Illuss.  119pp.  8vo.  First edition.  "The diary of a Suffolk farmer".  £8.00

96. STRANGE, Alf: Following Me Dad.
Denbigh: Gee & Son.  1994. Wrappers, as issued.  'File Copy' label on fep.  Fine.  Frontis and plates.  185pp.  8vo.  4th imp.  A p/bk original.  Blacksmith's autobiography  £5.00

97. TORR, Cecil: Small Talk at Wreyland.  3 vols. in 1.
OUP.  1979. Wrappers.  Margins a little browned.  Very good.  Map.  xii,120, (iv),120, (iv),112pp.  8vo.  First p/bk edition.  £6.75

98. TUNNICLIFFE, C.F.: My Country Book.
The Studio.  1947. Cloth.  No dw.  Fine.  Many illuss. by the author.  95pp.  4to.  Reprint.  £15.00

99. UTTLEY, Alison: Recipes from an Old Farmhouse.
Faber/Cookery Book Club.  1968. Boards in slightly frayed dw.  Very good.  Illuss. by Pauline Baynes.  132pp.  8vo.  £6.50

100. UTTLEY, Alison: A Year in the Country.
Howard Baker.  1976. Ex library copy, but showing only light signs of use.  Boards in tolerably bright dw.  Scattered light thumbing.  Good.  Illuss. by C.F. Tunnicliffe.  222pp.  8vo.  Reissue.  £6.00

101. UTTLEY, Alison: Recipes from an Old Farmhouse. Faber.  1976. Wrappers.  Very good.  Illuss. by Pauline Baynes.  132pp.  8vo.  P/bk reprint.  £4.75

102. VERCIER, M. et J.: Le Fraisier.
Paris: Hachette.  1953. Wrappers, as issued, browned and a little worn.  Slight browning to margins, ow. internally very good.  Frontis., many illuss. and diags.  176pp.  Sm.8vo.  Revised reprint.  A substantial study of strawberry cultivation.  Encyclopédie des Connaissances Agricoles series.  £8.50

103. VESEY-FITZGERALD, Brian: It's My Delight.
Eyre & Spottiswoode.  1947. Cloth, dull and lightly marked.  Internally very good.  Illuss. by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.  175pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Poaching interest.  £9.50

104. WALLACE, Doreen: Willow Farm.
Collins.  1948. Cloth, a trifle dull, in dw.  Dw. frayed, but neatly reinforced. Author's (?) signature on fep.  Very good.  192pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Novel of Suffolk farming life.  Stock £8.00

105. WARD, Sadie: The Countryside Remembered.
Century.  1991. Boards in price-clipped dw.  Fine.  Many illuss.  96pp.  4to.  First edition.  (750g.)  A superb collection of pictures, 1930-1960, from the collection of the Institute of Agricultural History, University of Reading.  £12.50

106. WARREN, C. Henry: The Land is Yours.
Eyre & Spottiswoode.  1948. Cloth, backstrip a little faded.  Slight browning to margins.  Ow. very good.  Illuss. by Thomas Hennell.  x,162pp.  8vo.  3rd imp.  £6.75

107. WELLER, John: History of the Farmstead, The Development of Energy Sources.
Faber.  1982. Ex library copy, but showing little sign of use.  Boards in dw.  Backstrip of dw. faded.  Very good.  Many illuss.  248pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £7.50

108. WENTWORTH DAY, J.: Farming Adventure, A Thousand Miles through England on a Horse.
Harrap.  1943. Cloth, dull and with slight bubbling to edges.  Ow. very good.  Frontis. and plates.  253pp.  8vo.  2nd imp.  £8.00

109. WENTWORTH DAY, J.: Farming Adventure.
Harrap.  1943. Cloth in dw.  Insc. on fep.  Very good.  Frontis. and plates.  Errata slip tipped in.  253pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £11.00

110. WIGENS, Anthony: The Clandestine Farm.
Paladin.  1981. Wrappers, as issued.  Slight browning to margins.  Ow, fine.  Map.  142pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  A p/bk original.  Extraordinary account of the operation of a clandestine farm, based on principles of the common ownership of land, in hedgerows and on waste ground.  £5.00

111. WIGGINTON, Eliot (ed.): Foxfire 2.
New York: Anchor Books.  1973. Wrappers.  Very good.  Numerous illuss.  410pp.  Lge.8vo.  P/bk reprint.  "Ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, cornshuckin's, wagon making and more affairs of plain living."  (700g.)  £7.50

112. WILIAM, Eurwyn: Traditional Farm Buildings in North-East Wales, 1500-1900.
Cardiff: National Museum of Wales.  1982. Boards in dw.  Fine.  Numerous illuss. and maps.  Errata slip tipped in.  (xxii),334pp.  Lge.8vo.  First edition.  (980g.)  £10.00

113. WILLIAMS, Tom: Labour's Way to Use the Land.
Methuen.  1935. Cloth in dw.  Dw. a little frayed, but neatly reinforced.  Very good.  (viii),120pp.  Sm.8vo.  First edition.  Labour Shows the Way series, edited by Clem Attlee.  £7.50

114. WINDER, George: Modern Rural Rides, An Account of a ride through the counties of Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Wiltshire with some reference to the Agricultural Act of 1947 ...
Hutchinson.  1964. Cloth in price-clipped dw.  Dw. a trifle dull.  Ow. fine.  Line illuss.  255pp.  8vo.  First edition.  £8.50

115. WINTER, Gordon: A Country Camera, 1844-1914.
Penguin Books.  1973. Wrappers, very slightly rubbed.  Name on ht.  Very good.  120pp.  4to.  First p/bk edition, large format.  £6.50

116. WOODWARD, Marcus: Country Contentments.
Bles.  1925. ¼ cloth and slightly marked boards.  Backstrip a little browned.  Name on fpd.  light foxing to prelims.  Ow. very good.  Illuss. by Gwen Evans.  160pp.  8vo.  First edition.  Rural essays, mainly from 'John o' London'.  £7.00