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1 --------------............ THE ENEMIES OF TIMBER Revised & Re-Written [ Decay Causes Preservation Cuprinol ]
London JENSON & Nicholson Paper Back Good Book 220x140mm Approx 
Stapled Paper Back , Undated Revised & Re-written Edition , 32pps , Includes inserted leaflet on Carpet Beetles , illus b/w , Ackns; index , 14 chpts [ Decay / rot / outdoor fungi / trating dry rot / specifictions / insect attack / Furniture - Deathwatch - Lyctus Beetles / Longhorn - other - beetles / wood worm / examination / Boring - Marine - Beetles / Wood preservation in Industry ] booklett - internal - vg - tight sound binding , no annotation ; External - rust to staples , ink name/address first line to top fnt cover , light edgewear rub and creasing , Decorator's Merchants stamp to frnt , Price One Shilling 
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CRANLEIGH A History of Wealden Settlement, BUDGEN , CHRISTOPHER
2 BUDGEN , CHRISTOPHER CRANLEIGH A History of Wealden Settlement
Cranleigh , Surrey Wealden Publishing 1998 0953308804 / 9780953308804 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 250x185mm Approx Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Copy , H/b , Dust Jacket , FINE/FINE , 1st edition , illustrated 7 full-page b/w plates plus maps/ figures , Ackns ; Intro; 9 chpts from the Weald / Saxons - to - the fight for survival , while the market towns of West Surrey have been well documented the villages have not , this book aims to redress the balance - Notes , no defects either book or D/j [ no inscssp / not price clipped ] Signed and inscribed by the author 
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HORTICULTURE, BURBIDGE , F.W.
3 BURBIDGE , F.W. HORTICULTURE
LONDON EDWARD STANFORD 1877 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind blocked decorative boards.170x125mm approx.Series adverts to end papers. (vi) + 288pp + 16pp publisher's catalog. 15 woodcut illustrations as callled for. Diverse work on most aspects of Plant horticulture including Commercial Gardening, Fruit and Veg Culture, Herbs, Fruit and Veg Preserving, Plant Propagation, Hybridizing and Cross-Breeding as well as chapters on Covent Garden, Public Gardens and the Gardening Industry abroad and issued in the Publisher's British Industries Series under the editorship of G Phillips Bevan. VG (Book- A little general shelf wear - colour rubbing only to cloth. No notable soiling. Binding sound, light offset browning to half title page. No previous owner name or insc.) Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 28.50 GBP
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UNDERSTANDING OLD ENGLISH GAME LARGE AND BANTAMS, Dr J.BATTY , FRANCIS , Charles ,
4 Dr J.BATTY , FRANCIS , Charles , UNDERSTANDING OLD ENGLISH GAME LARGE AND BANTAMS
LISS HAMPSHIRE SPUR PUBLICATIONS COMPANY 1976 0904558185 / 9780904558180 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book CHARLES FRANCIS 
Turquoise Boards with gilt titles to spine. 225 x 140 mm approx. [viii] + 70pp Colour frontis + 1 other colour plate showing 12 birds by Artist C Francis.+ 24 figs being line drawings and b/w photos as called for. First Published in 1973 the copy offered by us is of the 2nd edition of 1976. An invaluable book of reference for fanciers written in simple and concise language how Old English Game are bred and managed. VG/Good (Book- No significant shelf wear. A few soiling marks to end papers- not significant. No previous owner name, insc. nor annotations. Pages for notes at rear clean. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- a little general rubbing- creased and with two tears to rear panel- one significant- 60mm approx but not obtrusive as now protected in a removable proprietary protective sleeve. Price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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BRITISH FARMING 1939-49, EDITH H. WHETHAM
5 EDITH H. WHETHAM BRITISH FARMING 1939-49
LONDON THOMAS NELSON AND SONS 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
Green cloth boards with gilt titles and dec. illust. to front panel. 185 x 130 mm approx. viii + 172pp. Numerous tables. History of British Farming during the Second World War when great economic and administrative changes had to be made if Britain was to survive; heavy demands were made on the farming community, and the agriculture that emerged in 1945 was strikingly different from that of 1939. An interesting social history of the decade. Includes chapters on Food Defence Plans, The First Year of the War, The Mobilisation of Farming, Markets, Rationing and Price Control, Food for the Seige, Production at the Peak, Reconstruction and Famine, The administrative framework for post war agriculture etc. VG/VG (Book- A little light shelf wear to extremities. Offset browning to end papers, No previous owner name or annotations. Dust Jacket- a little colour rubbing to extremities, light shelf soiling and a couple of small nicks but no notable defects. Non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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Practical Notes on GRASSES & GRASS GROWING in East Anglia, EVERITT , William Spencer, Life-long Practical Experinece
6 EVERITT , William Spencer, Life-long Practical Experinece Practical Notes on GRASSES & GRASS GROWING in East Anglia
London JARROLDS & Sons 1897 1st Edition Hardcover VG Book 190x125mm Approx. 
1897.1st edition.VG H/b.WS Everitt , Lifetime of Practical Experience in East Anglia , on grass growing & different grass types for suitability.A 19th century farming son of farming heritage. Edited by Nicholas Everitt [ Ferrets , their management etc]Preface. in 3 parts; - Objectionable & Pernicious Weeds / Heavy Seeds & Light seeds.[ley years/ permanent pasture/ crops/ bogs/ swamps / Yorkshire fog / clovers etc. A wealth of practical experience.[ apple-green book +darker green titles to front & Bright gilt titles to spine.dec. end papers. sound binding, No inscsp.light fox tan 1st/last few pages & foredge. 154pp+6pp publisher adverts. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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THE TAXONOMY , DISTRIBUTION AND HOST PREFERENCES OF AFRICAN PARASITIC WASPS OF THE SUBFAMILY OPHIONINAE, GAULD , I D  , MITCHELL , P A
7 GAULD , I D , MITCHELL , P A THE TAXONOMY , DISTRIBUTION AND HOST PREFERENCES OF AFRICAN PARASITIC WASPS OF THE SUBFAMILY OPHIONINAE
London Commonwealth Institute of Entomology 1978 1st Ediiton Soft cover Fine Book 295x210mm Approx 
FINE P/b. large format. 1st ed. CAB Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux , 287pps , line illustrated , Synopsis , Intro , Historical notes , nomenclatural summary , zoogeography , material , format , terminology , species , biology , subfamily Ophioninae - 11 genus , ackns , refs , index to Hosts & Ophioninae [ book - tight bindings , no inscsp / annotations , no notable defects] 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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MACHINES MILLS AND UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES  A Short History of the Drainage of the Fens, HILLS , RICHARD L , MA
8 HILLS , RICHARD L , MA MACHINES MILLS AND UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES A Short History of the Drainage of the Fens
Norwich Goose and Son Publishers 1967 Hardcover Fine- VG+ Book 250x185mm Approx 
Large H/b. 180pps. illustrated Maps, old & more recent, plus b/w plates. RL Hills MA , born 1936 , Queens College , Cambridge , Royal Artillery , Diploma in Education , Teacher , Research Assistant Institute Science & Technology , University of Manchester [ Navy boards Gilt titles & gilt motif to front of book - neat stamped name to front end paper [blank page] all else Fine - as new ] [ Dust Jacket not price clipped , 63s , crease line to inside flap all else all else Fine as new. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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BRITISH WOODS AND THEIR OWNERS With Illustrations of British Woods and Continental State Forestry, JOHN SIMPSON
9 JOHN SIMPSON BRITISH WOODS AND THEIR OWNERS With Illustrations of British Woods and Continental State Forestry
SHEFFIELD PAWSON & BRAILSFORD 1909 1st Edition Hardcover Good + Book 
Green cloth baords with gilt titles to spine and front board. 220 x 145 mm approx. Original floral decorative end papers. viii + 116 + 8pp of publisher's ads. 14 plates of which 3 in colour all as called for. Treatis by a consulting forester and horticulturist expounding on the issues before owners of British Woods, the features of continental state forestry, particularly the State Forestry in Germany and the want of improvement in the UK. The shortcomings identified were found out in the Great War with the need for wood and led to the establishment of the Forestry Commission in 1919. Good+ (Book- no notable shelf wear or soiling to boards. Offset browning to free end papers - significant foxing to colour plates with milder foxing to edges of book block extending occasionally to margins of some pages otherwise VG with sound binding and no previous owner name or insc.). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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THE WISDOM of the FIELDS, MASSINGHAM , H J
10 MASSINGHAM , H J THE WISDOM of the FIELDS
London Collins 1945 1st Edition Hard Back VG- Good- Book 220x145 Approx. 
H/b+D/j VG-/GD-.1st ed. b/w Frontis - William Cobbett. A highly readable & thoroughly informative work for all interested in the country life in general & a bygone era. a book of Craftsmen and Cultivators. b/w Frontis plate - William Cobbett.( brown cloth gilt titles , tight binding, No inscsp. light even tan war-time paper, clean throughout] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 12/6 , paper fox tan spotting & fade. small edgewear col. rub/loss mainly top/tail spine.99% now in clear easily removable proprietary protective cover. Please see our actual image 
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WHERE MAN BELONGS, MASSINGHAM , H J
11 MASSINGHAM , H J WHERE MAN BELONGS
London Collins 1946 1st Edition Hard Back Good + Poor+ Book 220x145 Approx. 
H/b+ D/j. G+/Poor+, 1st ed.illus- b/w Frontis.Counry author HJ Massingham - a highly readable and thoroughly interesting work for all interested in the country life in general in a bygone era. - and the literay greats it inspired.( maroon cloth+gilt titles to book ,small ink name, sound binding, minor fox tan spots to foredge only, on War Economy paper] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 12s 6d, numerous blemish shades fox tan , browned spine,small spot 4x4mm loss top/front corner& small nick top edge.rear grubby. now in clear easily removable proprietary protective cover. Please see our actual image 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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GOOD HUSBANDRY, MOORE , H I , MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab]
12 MOORE , H I , MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab] GOOD HUSBANDRY
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1946 1st Edition Hard Back Poor+ Book 2210x145mm Approx 
Expert advice on good husbandry by HI Moore MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab] ,1946[.maintenance fertility silage grass protein livestock the labour etc ]illustrated 50 b/w photographic plates. A Read only copy . no no inscsp., no annotaion, tight binding,1st blank page top corner cut away.[?]Graded poor+ because of exterior heavily fox tan spotted with fading.gilt titles to spine & front.A wealth of practical information, 107pp+ 4pp advertisement [ not a library book] Please see our actual images of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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ROOT CROPS, MOORE , H I , Professor in Agriculture
13 MOORE , H I , Professor in Agriculture ROOT CROPS
London FARMER & STOCK-BREEDER Ltd / E & F N Spon Ltd 1948 1st Edition Hardcover Good + Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b Good+ , 1st ed.1948. Professor of Agriculture HI Moore MSc PhD NDA Dip Agri etc , illustrated 14 b/w plates+ 34 Tables. 11 chpts [ farming system / varieties etc / seed beds / manure - soil / sow - harvest - machanization etc / utilizing roots / economics / pests / production of seeds , index ] maroon cloth bright Gilt motif + titles to front , spine total even fade , light ,edgewear; No inscsp , paper fox tan cream spots to end papers.[ Farming / Reference] Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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JUST ACROSS THE FIELDS, PHELPS , HUMPHREY
14 PHELPS , HUMPHREY JUST ACROSS THE FIELDS
London Michael Joseph 1976 0718115260 / 9780718115265 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 220x140mm Approx Walker , Brian 
Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , illustrated line drawings , 220pps , by H Phelps author of Just Around the Corner A Gloucestshire Farm of 30 yrs ago - hoeing , stooking , thathching , wagon loading - this book will jopin such country classics as From Larkrise to Candleford , ( book- no previous owner name or inscp , sound binding , few fox dots rear fep beneath inner flap , small crease to rear /top corner ] [ line illus D/j price clipped also small coner crease [ no nicks/tears 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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Discovering HORSE DRAWN FARM MACHINERY ,  Shire Discovery Series No.245, SMITH , D J , Author
15 SMITH , D J , Author Discovering HORSE DRAWN FARM MACHINERY , Shire Discovery Series No.245
Risborough SHIRE PUBLICATIONS Ltd 1979 0852634641 / 9780852634646 1st Edition Paper Back Very Good Book 175x115mm Approx 
VG P/b.1st ed.96pp.illustrated 31 b/w plates & in line. D J Smith , an author on country matters & transport. From primitive earliest times onwards. Discovery Series No.245. Intro; 12 chpts [ plough / clod-breaking / Hoes / Drilling / harvesting / root lifters / fertilizer / manure / hay-making / portable machines / horses & harness / inventors etc] No inscsp. tight binding, clean throughout.paper tanned.Bright clean covers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 1.50 GBP
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THE HANDBOOK OF SOFT FRUIT GROWING, TURNER , DAVID , School of Agriculture Edinburgh University , MUIR, KEN , Founder Essex Soft Fruit Growers' Assoc.
16 TURNER , DAVID , School of Agriculture Edinburgh University , MUIR, KEN , Founder Essex Soft Fruit Growers' Assoc. THE HANDBOOK OF SOFT FRUIT GROWING
LONDON CROOM HELM 1985 0709935382 / 9780709935384 1st Edition Hardcover VG+ VG+ Book 215x140mm Approx 
H/b+D/j Both VG+.1st ed.An Authorative work .D Turner School of Agriculture Edinburgh University - specialist in propagating virus-free fruit stocks.& K Muir - initiated Essex Soft Fruit Growers' Assoc , 1st PYO Farm. illustrated. List of Figures, List of tables, Colour plates, Foreword, Preface, Abbrevs;, Appendix, index [ black cloth gilt titles, tight bindings , No inscsp ] ust Jacket not clipped,very slight spine area fade.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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VINTAGE TRACTORS FARM MACHINES ,  Shire Album No 1, VINCE , JOHN , Lecturer on Agrarian & Industrail Archaeology
17 VINCE , JOHN , Lecturer on Agrarian & Industrail Archaeology VINTAGE TRACTORS FARM MACHINES , Shire Album No 1
Risborough SHIRE PUBLICATIONS 1978 0852634404 / 9780852634400 Paper Back Good + Book 210x150mm Approx 
1978, 32 pp. J Vince Lecturer on Agrarian & industrial archaeology etc. illustrated stapled card wraps, profuselly illustrated b/w plates, From primitive earliest times onwards... , Shire Album no 1. Intro; 10 headings[ power/ paring & burning/ploughing/etc] tight binding, no inscsp, external card col rubbing loss to spine+small crease line to rear base corner. PLS See our image 
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LECTURES ON SOME OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL, WARINGTON , ROBERT , MA FRS
18 WARINGTON , ROBERT , MA FRS LECTURES ON SOME OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL
OXFORD Clarenedon Press / Henry Frowde 1900 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 225x145mm Approx 
1900 1st Ed. H/b GD. 38 Tables.by R Warington MA FRS - formerly Sibthorian Professor of Rural Economy in the University of Oxford ; Examiner in the Principles of Agriculture to the dept Science[Physical soil constitition / relation soil - water / relation soil - heat / salt movements] 231pps+8 pages publisher's adverts.[ book - no inscsp , sound binding , med fox tan foredge & 1st/last few pages.water stained area to top of tissue-geard frontis - not affecting Sepia portrait.Small unobtrusive Oxford Bookseller sticker to end paper. PLS See our image 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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