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Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 1.5 inch closed tear at join of spine and back board. Some spine lean. Bookplate. Pp.7,170 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Angling, grouse-shooting etc but also something on the inhabitants, superstitions, death warnings etc.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1888, First Edition
Hardback. Nd but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1927. A good plus copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge foxing. 257 pages. Ink side and under-lining on a few pages. Chapters on "The Village Farm", "Country Villages", "The Food Campaign 1916-18", "Women on the Land, 1917-19" etc. The author was President of the Board of Agriculture from 1916 to 1919.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,206. 30 coloured plates. 127 black and white illustrations. An exploration of the variety of meadow habitats, both natural and man-made.
Published : Alan Sutton 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt. A few smallish faded patches on boards. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 291 pages. Frontispiece portrait + 4 illustrations.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1893, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. A little wear to board tips. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,346. Coloured frontispiece. Much on fox hunting with chapters on individual hunts. Also includes stag hunting, hare hunting, otter hunting etc.
Published : Sampson Low Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1879, Second Edition
A good copy in light brown cloth lettered in white. Pp.xv,224. Many illustrations including 16 colour plates. Mainly deer stalking in the Scottish Highlands with a few chapters on angling, birds etc.
Published : A & C Black, London 1934, Reprint
A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. 246pp. 111 illustrations. Deals with the tools and implements used for sowing, harvesting, threshing etc.
Published : Andrew Melrose, London 1952, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 159 pages.Near very good dustwrapper which has one small closed tear top of rear cover, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Joyce Gard's new story takes place among the Lakeland fells and has an authentic background of sheep-farming.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1965, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Pp.x,254.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
A fair copy in brown boards which are worn especially on the spine. Ownership inscription. Front hinge tender. All edges gilt. 156pp. 10 illustrations. The first 20pp are concerned with the height of racehorses with the remainder being about pony breeds.
Published : Vinton & Co, London 1903, Second Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate. Pp. xxii, 218. 420 plates. 35 figures. Deals with the social and architectural background, individual buildings etc.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1971, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Small red mark (approx. 1cm x 1cm) on top edge of pages. 110 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. A manual on making nets to catch rabbits etc.
Published : Tideline Books, Rhyl 1989, First Edition
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 358pp. Many illustrations. This book was first published in 1890.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1975, Reprint
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,358 + 4pp adverts dated December 1889. Frontispiece and 40 illustrations by W. Parkinson, F. D. Bedford and F. Masey.Chapters on the country parson, country dances, old roads, the village musician, the hunt etc. A nice copy.
Published : Methuen, London 1890, First Edition
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Pp.xiii,452 + 12pp adverts. This is an account (which first appeared in the "Times") of three journeys undertaken throughout the UK with a view to experiencing the diversity of British agriculture. It therefore provides a quite comprehensive account of the state of British agriculture just prior to the First World War.
Published : John Murray, London 1914, Reprint
A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 144 pages. 6 colour plates. 92 black and white photographs. Covers show preparation, vehicles, judging, ploughing matches etc.
Published : B. T. Batsford, London 1981, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some minor edge wear and tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,249. 48 plates. Map. Figure.
Published : Jonathan Cape Ltd., London 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a brown quarter leather binding (by Croft Bookbinders, London). Top edge gilt. This is no. 118 of a limited edition of 500 copies. 127 pages. Illustrations by the author. Originally published as six booklets in 1801 the book is described as "a hitherto unknown work by the most important of shooting authors."
Published : Antony Atha and the Game Conservancy 1980,
Hardback. A very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,[i], 238 + 3pp list of publications of the Board of Agriculture + 2pp catalogue of agricultural seeds. 10 plates including a folding map frontispiece. An interesting account of the agriculture and people of Sutherland at an early stage of the Clearances. The survey was drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture along with similar accounts for other counties.
Published : B. McMillan, London 1812, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxviii,204. Illustrated throughout. This is a facsimile reprint of a 15th century work which "is in essence a compendium of ancient lore, a secular bible for daily reference preserved by the invention of printing" (and not to be confused with Spenser's famous work). This is a reprint of a later edition of about 1585. There is a new Introduction by the editor.
Published : Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, New York 1979, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Spine lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription. Foxing to end-papers but otherwise largely clean internally. 3 vols. in I. Pp.iv,299;315;312. Title page to each volume present but lacks half-titles. Includes deer-stalking, quail and snipe shooting etc. Photograph available on request.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1849, First English Edition
Hardback. Nd.c.1997. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vi,338. This is a facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1807 by an author known as "the Ettrick Shepherd" and now much better known as an author of fiction and in particular "The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner." This work is described as "a practical, knowledgeable - and well written - treatise on the diseases of sheep."
Published : British Veterinary Association, London,
Hardback. A good copy but rebound (without adverts) in red cloth with "Douglas & Foulis library Edinburgh" in gilt at foot of spine. 225 pages. Frontispiece and 18 illustrations. Chapters on Achill Island, South Wales, the Itchen, the Torridge etc.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1893, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.ix,261. 4 illustrations. 10 tables. "A very readable and authoritative picture of the changing rural society during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries".
Published : The Athlone Press, London 1984, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light green boards lettered in gilt and with decorations of ducks to spine and upper board. Some edge spotting. Ownership stamp to front end-paper. Pp.xii,396. 8 full-page colour plates of shooting scenes. 135 black and white bird portraits on 29 plates.
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1903, First Edition
Illustrated by Val Biro.
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is faded on spine but with lettering clear. 191pp. Illustrations by Biro. A family from London's country life after moving to Kent.
Published : Collins, London 1979, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in yellow on upper board. Bevelled edges. Rear hinges cracked. No ownership inscription. Some foxing. 260 pages.
Published : Sampson Low Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1887, First Edition
Hardback. A just about good copy in the original green boards lettered and decorated in black on the upper board and lettered in gilt on the spine. The spine is darkened with tears at the top of the spine and a label has been removed at the foot of the upper board. A decent copy internally.No ownership inscription. A little foxing/marking. Pp.viii,290 + 6 pages of publisher's adverts.
Published : Smith Elder & Co, London 1880, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original decorated boards. Some staining to spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A little foxing. 207 pages. About the red deer of Exmoor.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black. A little wear at spine ends and spine a little darkened. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.vi,216. A classic of English country life.
Published : Smith Elder & Co, London 1878, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top ege gilt. Remains of dustwrapper (lacking spine) present in three parts. End-papers browned but no ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.xxxi,312. Introduction by Edward Thomas. Contains 18 essays of country life by Jefferies three of which were previously unpublished.
Published : Duckworth, London 1909, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in the original decorated cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.viii,262 + 32pp publisher's catalogue dated March 1884.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original pictorial cloth which is darkened on the spine. No ownership inscription. Moderate foxing. 270 pages + 32pp publisher's catalogue dated October 1885. Contains 21 previously published essays on natural history and country life topics.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1885, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A good copy in light green cloth with paper title-piece which is slightly chipped at the edges but without affecting the lettering. Spine a little browned. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. Pp.vi,,327 + 24pp publisher's catalogue dated June 1892. Frontispiece. Consists mainly of articles which had previously appeared in magazines together with three letters to "The Times". One piece, "A True Tale of the Wiltshire Labourer" is published for the first time.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1892, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has minor chipping at top of spine and with a little edge wear and tear. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 126 pages. 4 colour plates. 4 black and white plates. 6 line drawings. Constitutes "a concise reference book of real service and interest to all who fish for trout and sea trout with fly, be it in Scotland or elsewhere."
Published : Frederick Muller Ltd., London 1966, First Edition
Illustrated by J. Gaastra.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No. 473 of 550 copies. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Bound in quarter white vellum over green buckram lettered and decorated in gold and with gilt top edge. Hand made cream wove paper. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 75 pages. Frontispiece and four full-page wood engravings. Angling reminiscences.
Published : Dropmore Press, London 1949, Signed Limited Edition
Hardback N.d. Late 19th century? A good copy in publisher's blue cloth with coloured illustration on front board. No inscriptions. Corners and edges rubbed. Pages showing signs of foxing. Many coloured illustrations mainly of cats, mice and frogs. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover
Published : Marcus Ward & Co. Ltd., London, First Edition
Hardback. Just about good in the original red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit darkened with a little wear at ends. Some fading to front board at top. Hinges tender. Bookplate. Pp.x,263 + 16pp adverts. A lifetime's fishing in Scottish rivers. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1891, First Edition
Softback. A good plus pamphlet. Ownership inscription on front cover. One inch tear at foot of spine. 24 pages + one page Appendix. An argument against millions of acres of Scottish land being kept as deer forests.
Published : The Scottish Home Rule Association, Glasgow 1925, Second Edition Revised and Corrected
Hardback. A very good copy in the original reddish- brown cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xvi,501. Frontispiece and numerous illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of the revised edition of 1909 which was by James Sinclair.
Published : Hereord Herd Book Society, Hereford 1968, Reprint
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is slightly faded on spine. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 159pp. Illustrations in text by Jane Weeks.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1978, First Edition
A near vg copy a little darkened on spine with a little wear at spine ends. Partly unopened. Review slip laid in. Stamped "Presentation Copy" on title page. 220pp. 22 full page illustrations + many illustrations in text.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1908, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine. No ownership inscription. Some light edge foxing. Pp.xxiv,538,xxx. Many illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of an early 20th century study of gypsies in Galloway, in south-west Scotland.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd., Wakefield 1973, Reprint
4to. A good copy in a half vellum binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Internally very good. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xv,167. Photogravure frontispiece after a drawing by Sir. J.E. Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 colour plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and from photographs.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1901, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 264pp. 3 maps. Contains a selection from Young's writings on agriculture and foreign travel in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Young was the most famous agricultural writer of his times.
Published : Macmillan, London 1975, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1892. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and with gilt floral decoration. All edges gilt. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.iv,340 + adverts. An attractive edition of this classic of English country life.
Published : Walter Scott, London,
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 320pp. More than 200 illustrations. The first comprehensive study of the subject.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1990, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in green ribbed cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate. Pp.xii,326. Illustrated.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1865, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a dark green leatherette binding lettered in gilt on spine and with windmill in gilt on upper board. All edges gilt. Original glassine wrapper is present but chipped. Pencilled gift inscription otherwise a lovely clean copy internally. This is no. 61 of 500 numbered copies. Pp.214,[ii]. Numerous black and white illustrations.
Published : Sycamore Press, Wymondham 1981, First Edition
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