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THE ENEMIES OF TIMBER Revised & Re-Written [ Decay Causes Preservation Cuprinol ]

By: --------------............

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, JENSON & Nicholson:

Seller ID: 10121


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 s... View more info

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OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

By: AULT , Emeritus Huntington Professor of History & Hon.Fellow Jesus College Oxford etc.Warren O , ELTON , Professor G R , LittD. [ ed. ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122931


VG P/b.1st.In open-field village the ploughlands lay in 2 or more extensive tracts.Each great field was divided into ploughstrips which were grouped in furlongs.This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of the time.p.145-174 on Court Rolls.[ VG tight binding, clean throughout, No inscsp, laminted cover light edgewear. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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CRANLEIGH A History of Wealden Settlement

By: BUDGEN , CHRISTOPHER

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cranleigh , Surrey, Wealden Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10180


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 View more info

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HORTICULTURE

By: BURBIDGE , F.W.

Price: £28.50

Publisher: LONDON, EDWARD STANFORD: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120572


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 Indus... View more info

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Practical Notes on GRASSES & GRASS GROWING in East Anglia

By: EVERITT , William Spencer, Life-long Practical Experinece

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, JARROLDS & Sons: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119915


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 +dark... View more info

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THE TAXONOMY , DISTRIBUTION AND HOST PREFERENCES OF AFRICAN PARASITIC WASPS OF THE SUBFAMILY OPHIONINAE

By: GAULD , I D , MITCHELL , P A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Commonwealth Institute of Entomology: 1978

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9184


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] View more info

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MACHINES MILLS AND UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES A Short History of the Drainage of the Fens

By: HILLS , RICHARD L , MA

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Norwich, Goose and Son Publishers: 1967

Seller ID: 8632


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... View more info

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GOOD HUSBANDRY

By: MOORE , H I , MSc PhD NDA Dip Agr[Cantab]

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117878


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] Pleas... View more info

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JUST ACROSS THE FIELDS

By: PHELPS , HUMPHREY

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8837


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 creas... View more info

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THE HANDBOOK OF SOFT FRUIT GROWING

By: TURNER , DAVID , School of Agriculture Edinburgh University , MUIR, KEN , Founder Essex Soft Fruit Growers' Assoc.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: LONDON, CROOM HELM: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11205


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 of... View more info

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VINTAGE TRACTORS FARM MACHINES , Shire Album No 1

By: VINCE , JOHN , Lecturer on Agrarian & Industrail Archaeology

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Risborough, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS: 1978

Seller ID: 11262


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 View more info

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LECTURES ON SOME OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOIL

By: WARINGTON , ROBERT , MA FRS

Price: £9.00

Publisher: OXFORD, Clarenedon Press / Henry Frowde: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9826


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 por... View more info