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HOME MADE BUTTER, CHEESE AND YOGHURT

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wakefield, EP Publishing Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 104992


72pp. Pictorial covers, slight wear to edges, slight creases but overall very good. Page edges browned. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white line drawings. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 104992; 4to (small) View more info

Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113305


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

The Water Gardener . a Complete Guide to Designing, Constructing and Planting Water Features

By: Archer-Wills, Anthony;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 1993

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112114


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 192 pp. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. Further reading; Useful addresses; Plant Index; General Index; Hardiness zones; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This book explains how to design and construct formal and informal p... View more info

Gleanings from a Printer's File (Limited Edition)

By: Ballinger, John

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1928

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 1000 copies only

Seller ID: 106988


Printed at the private press of the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Limited to 1,000 copies only. A series of essays on various documents from Welsh history in the library. Grey card covers, pencil name/writing on corner, foxing spots, fading, stain to front cover which runs through to the reverse of black/white frontispiece. Foxing spots to page edges, (10) + 64pp, rough cut pages, illustrated in black and white, hinges sound, internally clean and bright. Papers... View more info

Gleanings from a Printer's File (Limited Edition)

By: Ballinger, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberystwyth, The National Library of Wales: 1928

Edition: 1st and Limited Edition of 1000 copies only

Seller ID: 113159


Printed at the private press of the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. Limited to 1,000 copies only. A series of essays on various documents from Welsh history in the library. Marine Blue cloth spine with Bright Gilt titling, and blue patterned paper covered boards. The boards are lightly rubbed to the tips of the corners o/w in VG plus condition. Light foxing spots to page fore edges. Internally there is a stamped name/address and a separate n/a sticker of 2 former... View more info

Spanish Galicia

By: Bell Aubrey F. G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112913


Brown boards with bright orange titling to the spine, and a single orange border to the front board. No dustjacket. Very slight wear to the extremities (negligible) and the covers are now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the book looks Near Fine. The page fore-edges are foxed/spotted and the top edge is 'dusty'. Internally some light and patchy foxing with some (very light) scattered foxing/patches here and there in the book o/w No Inscr... View more info

The Lonsdale Library: The Way of a Man with a Horse

By: Brooke Geoffrey Lieut-Col

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9033


In the original publishers' Tan Buckram cloth covered boards with gilt titling/decoration to the spine and the same decoration to the front cover. A very, very, slight fading to the base colour of the spine but all titling clear and legible. A few tiny spots on the spine - pretty negligible. No Dustjacket. 288pp. Minor light browning on the front free endpaper, with a former owner's name and date (Xmas 1929) in old ink on the same page. Many black and white illustrations... View more info

Farming Equipment

By: Brookes. A. J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1944

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 108766


Green decorated (illustration of Oast-houses) boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. No Dustjacket. (xii) + 152 pp. Black and white Frontispiece and Illustrated throughout in b/w. "The series was written especially for members of Young Farmers' Clubs, School pupils interested in Farming, and those who wish to enter a Farm Institute." A lovely Period item. No Inscriptions. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Pitman Farming Books; 8vo 8... View more info

The Horse in Husbandry

By: Brown, Jonathan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Ipswich, Farming Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111020


Orange boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has some VERY slight fading to the edges of the front cover and there is one small tear to the top rear corner of the dustjacket which is now neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (ix) + 112 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and colour prints. References and Select Bi... View more info

A History of the English Turf . Complete in 2 Volumes 1904 -1930. Supplementary to History of the English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook.

By: Browne Captain T. H.

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co Ltd,: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8972


Original tan cloth boards with identical green titlings and identical horse and jockey illustration on the front covers. A single horseshoe 'motif' on the spine indicates Volume 1, and 2 horseshoes indicate the same for Volume 2 . (Dated 1931 - The First Edition - but as the binding is a variant it MAY be a Second printing? - or maybe the Gilt titled edition is the second print? ). NO dustjackets. VERY light edgewear to the boards - negligible. Books are now in a new pro... View more info

Those Perplexing Argentines

By: Bruce, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 004838


Clean navy blue boards, red title block to spine with gilt titling/borders. A light crease line to the spine and the corners and head/tail of spine are slightly 'bumped'. In the original publisher's black/white lettered dustjacket which is chipped and edge worn/torn - but is now repaired and in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks VG. Top page fore-edge crimson. The remaining page fore-edges slightly 'tanning'. ALL hinges tight. (x) + (6)... View more info

Notes & Jottings from Animal Life

By: Buckland Frank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder & Co: 1886

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9329


Light tan cloth boards with (slightly dulled) gilt titling to the spine and a gilt/maroon illustration to the front cover. No dustjacket. The boards have some rubbing to the extremities, some rub marking to the spine, and particularly to the corners where a couple of Tips only are through to the boards, a little bumping to the head/tail of the spine, but NO damage. All hinges are sound and tight. Plain dark brown endpapers - with a former owners' heraldic bookplate (Harr... View more info

Prehistoric Cooking Places in South Wales

By: Cantrill, T. C. and O. T. Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Archaeologia Cambrensis: 1911

Edition: Reprinted from Archaeologia Cambrensis

Seller ID: 113181


July 1911. In black printed, very browned (possibly originally light green? ) and ragged edged/torn with a little loss, paper covers. The paper spine is split and with some losses to the spine. Internally VERY GOOD Plus. 33pp (paginated from the original 253-286) illustrated with one 'plan and section' in b/w in the text. No Inscriptions or Marks. Fascinating info for the student/researcher, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. the PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach & Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elfet, Etc... (See Description) in the County of CARMARTHEN  (Includes Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, & Penybwlych in Abergwili. Cwmllyniogie Farm, Trelech-Ar-Bettws; & Rhyalltfawr Farm, Llannon, CARMARTHEN)

Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. the PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach & Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elfet, Etc... (See Description) in the County of CARMARTHEN (Includes Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, & Penybwlych in Abergwili. Cwmllyniogie Farm, Trelech-Ar-Bettws; & Rhyalltfawr Farm, Llannon, CARMARTHEN)

By: Carmarthenshire (Auctioneer: Mr. George Goode)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Mr. George Goode (Auctioneer): 1855

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114335


Fold-Out Auctioneers details and Estate Plans = 'Particulars and Conditions of Sale of Valuable & Important FREEHOLD ESTATES. The PENVOLECARE ESTATE Comprising the Farms of Penvolecare, Bailey, Penybankbach and Waunllwyd in the Parish of Conwil Elvet; The Farms of Penygare, Llan, Pantglas, and Penybwlch, in the Parish of Abergwili; The Farm of Cwmllyniogie in the Parish of Trelech-Ar-Betyws; and The Farm of Rhyalltfawr, in the Parish of Llannon; All in the County of CARM... View more info

The STUD FARM or Hints on Breeding for the Turf, the Chase, and the Road Adressed to Breeders of Race Horses and Hunters to Landed Proprietors and Especially to Tenant Farmers. a NEW Edition - Thoroughly Revised. 1873.

By: CECIL

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons: 1873

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 113275


Acceptable/'GOOD' ONLY. A Sound copy in Contemporary quarter maroon calf with gilt titling, (edges lightly rubbed) with green cloth covered boards ( somewhat rubbed, bumped, marked and scuffed - otherwise Good). Internally the book needs new endpapers as the front lacks all before the Title page and the rear lacks the rear free endpaper which has been torn away. Some grubby marks throughout with some 'side-lining' markings to the text here and there. The top corner blank... View more info

Image for Geng Tian Jing Quan Tu = Picture Story of Chinese Old Farming. the Story of Rice (Early 20th Chinese Concertina-Style 'fold-Out' Book with Wood Covers and Hand-Painted Illustrations)

Geng Tian Jing Quan Tu = Picture Story of Chinese Old Farming. the Story of Rice (Early 20th Chinese Concertina-Style 'fold-Out' Book with Wood Covers and Hand-Painted Illustrations)

By: Chinese - Unknown

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Foochow, China, Unknown - Sold By Ling Yu Sing: 1920

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113994


No date, but this is an early 20th Century Chinese book with 12 lovely hand-painted illustrations depicting the tale of the the cultivation of rice, starting with how Water Buffalo are used to prepare the soil. The book has a 'fold-out accordion binding' which when folded out to the full extent, cover to cover, measures c. 3. 5 metres (c. 11' 5" or c. 350 cms) with a wood cover front and back. A Chinese "Foo" (Fu) character is carved into front board and attr... View more info

Image for Zhi Si Jing Quan Tu = Picture Story of Silk Cultivation. The Story of Silk. (Early 20th Chinese Concertina-Style 'fold-Out' Book with Wood Covers and Hand-Painted Illustrations)

Zhi Si Jing Quan Tu = Picture Story of Silk Cultivation. The Story of Silk. (Early 20th Chinese Concertina-Style 'fold-Out' Book with Wood Covers and Hand-Painted Illustrations)

By: Chinese - Youting Shi Hui

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Foochow, China, Youtingshi - Sold By Ling Yu Sing: 1916

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 114061


No date, but this is an early 20th Century Chinese book with 12 hand-painted illustrations depicting the tale of the the cultivation of Silk, starting with Silkworm Eggs. The book has a 'fold-out accordion binding' which when folded out to the full extent, cover to cover, measures c. 3. 5 Metres (c. 11' 5" or c. 350cms) with a wood cover front and back. A Chinese "Foo" character is carved into front board and attractively infilled with a green chalky substanc... View more info

The Lake Counties

By: Collingwood, W. G., Illustrated by A. Reginald Smith

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1933

Edition: Reprinted with Revisions

Seller ID: 61067


A Very Good Plus, Revised, 1933 reprint edition of this very popular work, originally first published in 1902. Very Clean Crisp Tan Cloth bound Boards, titled in bright Gilt to the spine and titled/bordered in maroon to the front board. No Dustjacket. Small 'rub' points to the very TIPS of the corners and inner corners of the head/tail of the spine but overall VG/NF covers. Top edge brown/olivine. The remaining page fore edges are a little 'dusty' and have slight , very ... View more info

The Changing Year: A Miniature Anthology of the Four Seasons - The ' Lute Lyre and Lotus ' Series of Minithologies

By: Crombie Max ( Designed and Edited)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northwood,, Knights Press Ltd: (1940s)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9198


The Lute, Lyre and Lotus Minithologies, No 26. NO Date but c. 1942. Decorated Card covers. Some light shelfwear - foxing/'rubbing' to edges/corners, rear cover, and rusty staples, o/w Very Good. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 24 pp. Printed in b/w. With delightful b/w illustrations by Gerald Gardiner. An Anthology of Prose and Poetry on the 'Four Seasons'. At the time of listing I also have No. 8 In this most attractive series - 'The Chaffinch on the Bough. A Minia... View more info

The Chaffinch on the Bough: A Miniature Anthology in Praise of the English Scene - ' Lute Lyre & Lotus ' Minithology Series

By: Crombie Max (Designed and Edited by)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northwood,, Knights Press Ltd: (1940s)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9197


The Lute, Lyre and Lotus Minithologies, No 8. NO Date but c. 1942. Decorated Card covers. Small amount of light shelfwear - foxing/'rubbing' to edges/corners, rear cover, and some tiny spots of rust to spine by the staples, o/w Very Good. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 24 pp. Printed on glossy paper in b/w. With delightful b/w illustrations by Gerald Gardiner. An Anthology of Prose and Poetry on the 'English Scene'. At the time of listing I also have No. 26 in this... View more info