Little Stour Books: RURAL VILLAGE LIFE
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BB [DENYS JAMES WATKINS-PITCHFORD] 1905-1990
'BB's Fairy Book Meeting Hill
Published by Hollis & Carter Ltd., 25 Ashley Place, London First Edition 1948. London 1948. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light green cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. Quarto 10'' x 8''. Contains [xii] 141 printed pages of text with 15 splendid full-page colour plates, monochrome header illustrations. Ghosting to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with age tanning of the cream paper down the spine, small chips to the spine ends and corners, not price clipped 15s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 8 other books by this author.
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Book number: 76441
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 132.75 US$ 149.9 | JP¥ 16118]

 
W., J. L. (JEAN L. WATSON)
By-Gone Days in Our Village
Published by William Oliphant and Co. Edinburgh 1871 reprinted edition. 1871. Hard back publisher's original finely grained vivid russet cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine, gilt title block to upper panel, symmetrical black designs to spine and upper panel, blind stamping to lower panel, black end papers, bevelled edges. 12mo 6½" x 4½" 208, 8 page catalogue. Three monochrome engravings. Light foxing to early and latter end papers and margins, message to the upper paste down, small rubs to spine tips and corners. In Very Good bright, clean and sound condition.
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Book number: 4137
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 US$ 24.98 | JP¥ 2686]

 
[ILLUSTRATED BY GERALD GARDINER]
The Chaffinch on the Bough; A Miniature Anthology in Praise of the English Scene
Published by Knights Press Ltd., Northwood. Publisher's original stapled illustrated card covers. 8vo 7½'' x 4¼'' 24 pp. Monochrome scraper board illustrations throughout. In Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper as issued.
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Book number: 24301
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 672]

 
Country Treasury Autumn: The Wood
Published by Marshall Cavendish Partworks Ltd., 119 Wardour Street, London First Edition 1991. 1991. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green paper covers, gilt lettering to spine, colour onlay and gilt lettering to upper panel. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 64 pages ISBN 0748534709. Colour illustrations throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued.
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Book number: 24553
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.25 | JP¥ 672]

 
[LAND ROVER / RANGE ROVER]
A Country Affair at South Lodge Hotel
Printed circa 1980. 1980. Hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta paper covered boards, black cloth spine and corners, small water colour painting to the upper panel, Land Rover motif to the rear cover, brown and orange marble paper end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 7''. Contains full-page water-colour paintings to each left-hand leaf with hand written pencil text opposite explaining the events whilst staying at South Lodge Hotel. Spine a little sun faded, contents in Fine condition.
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Book number: 65223
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 13.74 | JP¥ 1478]

 
[ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH]
Pebbles on the Shore; Alpha of the Plough [The Wayfarer's Library]
Published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Aldine House, Bedford Street, London 1922. London 1922. Hard back binding in publisher's original sage green cloth covers, black title lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7'' x 4¼''. Contains 255 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with small chips to the spine ends. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.
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Book number: 62260
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.24 | JP¥ 1209]

 
Poachers versus Keepers; An Amusing and Instructive Treatise Concerning Poachers and their Artifices, Dealing with the Many Phases of Poaching
Published by Tideline Books, Rhyl, Clwyd, North Wales New Edition 1983. Rhyl 1983. Hard back binding in publisher's original brick red paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [x] 89 printed pages of text. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with sun faded spine. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.
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Book number: 47265
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 US$ 24.98 | JP¥ 2686]

 
The Rambler's Handbook Being the Official Year Book of the Southern Federation of the Ramblers' Association for the Year 1939
Published by E. J. Larby Ltd., Old Bailey, London 1939. 1939. Publisher's original illustrated card covers. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 124 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Small nicks to spine tips and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as published.
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Book number: 30125
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.37 | JP¥ 1007]

 
BB [DENYS JAMES WATKINS-PITCHFORD] 1905-1990
Sky Gipsy; The Story of a Wild Goose [Country Library Series]
Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 14-16 Bedford Street, London 1942 Reprinted Edition [First Edition 1939]. London 1942. Hard back binding in publisher's original turquoise cloth covers, deep navy lettering to the spine. 8vo 9'' x 6'' 258 pp. Monochrome woodcuts throughout. Scuffing of the cloth to the spine tips, corners soft, no foxing, no dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 6 other titles by this author.
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Book number: 39991
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 US$ 21.86 | JP¥ 2351]

 
Stories About Animals
Published by The Gresham Publishing Co. Ltd., 66 Chandos Street, Covent Garden, London circa 1920 edition not stated. 1920. Hard back binding in publisher's original raspberry cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, blind tooling to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 224 printed pages of text with 4 colour plates and monochrome illustrations. Foxing to the closed page edges, corners sharp, spine not faded. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper 20 mm piece of paper missing to the top of the spine, darkening of the paper down the spine, spine rubs to the corners. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.
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Book number: 61482
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 11.24 | JP¥ 1209]

 
ACTON, C. R.
Saddle and Shoeleather
Published by Lincoln Williams & Co., 19 Adam Street, Adelphi, London First Edition 1933. London 1933. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, grey title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9¼'' x 6''. Contains 288 printed pages of text. Sun faded spine, old water stains to the front cover marking the front end papers and top page edges, foxing to the closed page edges and some margins. In Good condition, no dust wrapper.
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Book number: 81641
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.49 | JP¥ 806]

 
ADAIR, HUNTER
A Guide to the Countryside | Stone Walls [Signed]
Published by The Abbey Press, Hexham, Northumberland First Edition 1998. 1998. First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 48 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and archive photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. SIGNED by the author to the title page 'With kind regards, Hunter Adair'. ISBN 1902756002
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Book number: 97861
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AGNEW, RICHARD [ILLUSTRATED BY HILDA AGNEW]
From a Countryman's Diary [1]
Published by The Countryman Ltd. Hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 184 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs across spine tips and upper corners, spine not faded. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish.
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Book number: 68337
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AGNEW, RICHARD [ILLUSTRATED BY HILDA AGNEW]
From a Countryman's Diary
Published by The Countryman Ltd. Hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. 8vo 8½'' x 5¼'' 184 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with shallow rubs across spine tips and upper corners, not price clipped, spine not faded. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish.
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Book number: 28404
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.99 | JP¥ 1075]

 
ALDRIDGE, JENNIFER AND TREGORRAN, JOHN
Ambridge: An English Village Through The Ages
Published by The Borchester Press with Eyre Methuen, London First edition 1981. 1981. First edition hard back 8" x 10". 150 pp. Well illustrated. The people of Ambridge write about their village, the people who lived on and farmed the land before them, and the changes that have taken place to the landscape through the centuries. It is the story of one small - but treasured - corner of England. Book in Fine condition. Dust wrapper not price clipped and in Fine condition. Dust wrapper protected.
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Book number: 5116
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.87 | JP¥ 1276]

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