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

By: Downing, Graham

Price: £14.91

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. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive View more info

Thatch: A Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders

By: Robert C. West

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03775

ISBN: 0715388495

Condition: Near Fine


In this book, Bob West is himself a Master Thatcher and Managing director of the Thatching advisory Service, dispels the general mystique surrounding thatch by outlining the basic principles of the craft. He goes on to explain clearly understood terms all the practical considerations: how to identify long -straw , combed-wheat- reed and water-reed thatch; how to maintain a thatched roof; how to assess its condition and any likely repairs; how to find and commission a tha... View more info