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The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age.

By: Downing, Graham

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Uk, David & Charles: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02854

ISBN: 0715394320

Condition: Near Fine


This beautiful book is a true celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, the footslogging fox - hunter of the Cumbrian fells. These evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations on every page. in colour and black- and - white. View more info

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More Dorset Diaries or Life after Perdita.

By: Edelsten, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Halsgrove: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02146

ISBN: 1841144827

Condition: Very Good


Horses, dogs, hunting, the church , family and village are all part of the ways of life in rural Dorset as experienced by David Edelsten. This companion volume to Dorset Diaries is certain to delight true countrymen everywhere. View more info

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A Country Twelvemonth

By: Fred Archer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02797

ISBN: 075090268X

Condition: Very Good


The Vale of Evesham in the depths of rural England between the wars, and Fred archer's small world, was somewhere the ploughman sang in the fields as he followed his horses, the raggle-taggle travellers camped in the fields every summer to pick the peas, and on saturday the blacksmith strode out to the wicket in his belt and braces to knock the next village's bowlers all over the pitch. Fred Archer's vivid recollections combine with contemporary photographs and colour paintings to create a highly nostalgic and evocative book that will be of lasting interest to all who love English rural life. ... View more info

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The Notorious Poacher: Memoirs of an old poacher (Field sports library)

By: G. Bedson ("Grandad")

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Nimrod Press Ltd: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02642

ISBN: 0947647422

Condition: Very Good


This is the true account of the life of a poacher, based in North Staffordshire. It covers a period of around 50 years from boyhood to quite recent times. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white engravings taken from old books. There is a bump to the base of the spine and a dedication to the f.e.p. The DJ shows light shelf ware. Please note: standard shipping ( 2nd class) to world zones 1 & 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info

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Country Women on the Land; Memoirs of Rural Life in the 1920s and '30s.

By: Nelson, Geoffrey K.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03405

ISBN: 0750901810

Condition: Fine


This book constructs a vivid picture of country life for women during the first half of twentieth century. Based on the recollections of those who lived in rural districts at the time, and told in their own words, the recreates the different styles of life and work that then existed in England. Illustrated with contemporary photographs, and complemented by the commentary of the author. The D/J is priced clipped. View more info

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Fox and the Orchid: Country Sports and the Countryside

By: Robin Page

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Quiller Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03958

ISBN: 0907621899

Condition: Near Fine


The Fox and the Orchid, contains a wealth of information on the role of hunting, shooting, stalking and fishing which will be devoured by followers of those sports. There is light edge wear to the foot of the green boards, and the spine of the D/W is lightly sun-faded, it is also priced clipped. View more info

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C'est La Folie : Oneman's Quest for a More Meaningful Life

By: Wright, Michael.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Bantam Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02946

ISBN: 059305802X

Condition: Very Good


Life-affirming and laugh-out-loud funny, Michael Wright's tale of a new -found life in France with a cat, a piano and an aeroplane is as much an elegy for a world that's fast disappearing as a hymn to the simple pleasures of being alive. A good clean tight copy. View more info