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West Country Folk Tales by Llywelyn W. Maddock (£30.00)Publisher: James Brodie — 1965Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with some small closed tears. Price Clipped.Description: Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings.Notes: Illustrated by Harold W. Hailstone. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 109 pages. Tags: shoulsbarrow pengerswick marlborough abergavenny simonsbath porthcurno porthleven ellanglaze diocletian swineford michael's spriggans towednack tregarden tregeagle llangenny langarrow chiwidden crownhill cormelian dartmoor corineus nicholas cormoran plymouth liskeard hudibras luxulyan trencrom marazion goemagot keynsham tawridge jecoliah knockers nanjisal brownies penzance terrytop picrous piskies penhale heligan holyweu giant's newquay mount's kynance meneage padstow silbury
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Progressive Farming (4 Volumes) by J. A. Hanley (£20.00)Publisher: Caxton — 1951Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. All volumes lightly rubbed. A pleasant set.Description: The Maintenance of High ProductionNotes: Size: 9½" x 7". Tags: aberdeen alfalfa alsike ancona angus austrian auto-sexing axe aylesbury balers barley barn barnevelder bars battery beans beef beet beetle belted berkshire beulah bill-hook binders blackface blue-grey border boundaries bred breeds broccoli broiler bronze brussels buck-rake buckwheat buildings burnet butter cabbage cages calendar calving campbell carrot cauliflower cereals charolais cheese chemical cheviot
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A West Country Anthology by S. H. Burton (£10.00)Publisher: Robert Hale — 1975Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0709148992]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings.. The reader is taken on a westward journey from King Arthur's old frontier down to Land's End, the shape of the book moulded by this purposeful progress to 'Pedn an Laaz'. The reader is accompanied on his imaginary travels by men and women from many different centuries. Some of those who set him on his way he meets again as the miles lengthen. At each new stage an old friend or a new companion greets him.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". 224 pages. Tags: west country cornwall devon somerset dorset lyme regis south coast exmoor moors valleys churches houses penwith peninsula penzance falmouth mid-cornwall east plymouth dartmouth exeter borders the devonshire countryside around moretonhampstead ives harbour la's church godrevy lighthouse mawes castle bedruthan steps truro cathedral mary's portloe austell bay little gribbin bodmin
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
Angela Rippon's West Country by Angela Rippon (£9.50)Publisher: Michael Joseph — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine - in Near Fine DJ. Very slightest ruffling at top edge of DJ on leading corners and head of spine. Otherwise a superb copy.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. Illustrated / decorative end papers. Out of Print. 223pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½") Illustrated by Derry Brabbs (Photos.).Tags: west country cornwall devon somerset dorset lyme regis south coast exmoor moors valleys churches houses penwith peninsula penzance falmouth mid-cornwall east plymouth dartmouth exeter borders the devonshire countryside around moretonhampstead ives harbour la's church godrevy lighthouse mawes castle bedruthan steps truro cathedral mary's portloe austell bay little gribbin bodmin
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A Traveller's Companion To The West Country by Michael Jenner (£8.50)Publisher: Claremont — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1854718266]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Gently bruised at head of spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the DJ.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the flap: “This superbly illustrated book surveys the physical inheritance of the West Country’s historical and cultural past. Focusing on many fascinating examples — from the monuments of the earliest times to the industrial legacy of the past century, from castles to cottages, from manors to monasteries Michael Jenner compels the reader to take a more discerning look behind the popular holiday images and to savour the riches of England’s best-loved region.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". 256 pages. Tags: widecombe-in-the-moor weston-super-mare moretonhampstead trengwaintoa landewednack mid-cornwall lewtrenchard bridgewater porthgwarra glastonbury morwenstowe kingsbridge countryside launceston lighthouse cullompton hal-an-tow morwenstow butterwalk goonhavern porthlevan pinkworthy okehampton ilfracombe devonshire thurleston teignmouth blackpool bodinnick boscastle botallack brideford mousehole pendragon chudleigh axminster smeaton's portreath tavistock ilsington trewithen trelawnys trecarrel peninsula ilminster sedgemoor dartmouth devonport bedruthan cathedral sheepstor
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Sir Atholl Oakley's Ninth Edition of the Facts On Which Blackmore Based Lorna Doone by Atholl Oakeley (£8.50)Publisher: A. Oakeley — UndatedBinding: Paperback Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers, lower wrapper having a vertical crease. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Maps;Notes: Size: 8¼" x 6". 16 pages. Tags: blackmore richard doddridge lorna doone criticism and interpretation homes haunts england exmoor fiction english local associations
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Softly Cries the Curlew: Part Two of ‘Jack Tucker of Exmoor’ A Family Saga 1815-1875 by Paddy King-Fretts (£8.50)Publisher: Ryelands — 2008Binding: Paperback Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 1906551073]Condition: Very Good.Description: Signed by the author on the title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium.Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 256 pages. Tags: england exmoor farmers fiction moors wetlands
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Trout Problems. by H. D. [Harvey Dora] Turing (£8.50)Publisher: Adam & Charles Black — 1948Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with staining to the spine and onto the margins of the panels. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. The pages are somewhat tanned, if tight, and a little musty. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs [16]; Black & White Drawings; Tables;Notes: Size: 9" x 6". Brown boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [VIII] 190 pages. Tags: turing trout fishing summer fly problems growth stream casting nymph theory angler underwater rainbow exmoor thorney weir colnb old millpool kennet fisherman
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Walking in the National Parks by Alan Mattingly (£8.50)Publisher: David & Charles — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 071538144X]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ gently ruffled, faded at tge spine. Text bright and tight.Description: The ten national parks of England and Wales, with their great variety of landscapes and types of terrain, offer an immense wealth of walking opportunities. This book, pub ion, aims both to provide sound practical advice and to convey the unique character of each park. Advice on transport, weather conditions and maps is invaluable, and a very full bibliography includes guidance on the publications available locally for each park. Everyone including serious hikers and visitors to the parks wanting to know where to explore will find this book to be a passport to the pleasures provided by some of our finest scenery.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". 192 pages. Tags: Dartmoor Exmoor Peak District Yorkshire Dales North York Moors Northumberland Lake District Brecon Beacons Pembrokeshire Coast Snowdonia national Parks
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
Fertilizers & Profitable Farming by G. W. Cooke (£7.50)Publisher: Crosby Lockwoo — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper somewhat faded but very presentableDescription: This book not only provides a complete and practical advisory service for farmers, but also answers actual questions that have puzzled them about fertilizer application, it can truly be said to be a practical manual. Its value to farmers is incalculable because it can guide them to maximum profit through correct utilisation and avoidance of waste in their manuring programs.Tags: aberdeen alfalfa alsike ancona angus austrian auto-sexing axe aylesbury balers barley barn barnevelder bars battery beans beef beet beetle belted berkshire beulah bill-hook binders blackface blue-grey border boundaries bred breeds broccoli broiler bronze brussels buck-rake buckwheat buildings burnet butter cabbage cages calendar calving campbell carrot cauliflower cereals charolais cheese chemical cheviot
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
The King's England: Somerset by Arthur Mee (£7.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1941Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Mildly bumped at head & tail of spine and corners. Spine a little sunned. Edges of text block dusty.Description: Reprint. 474 places. 160 Pictures.Tags: stoke-sub-hamdon bradford-on-tone leigh-on-mendip burnham-on-sea illustrations westonzoyland conservation horticulture burrowbridge charterhouse wiveliscombe poundisford cothelstone glastonbury templecombe agriculture quantoxhead ninesprings hestercombe strawberry evercreech cannington heathfield highbridge tintinhull broomfield simonsbath wimbleball carhampton bicknoller fitzwarren wellington clatworthy bagborough wassailing bridgwater barrington ilminster ammerdown sparkford petherton muchelney reservoir hornsbury ilchester brushford misterton axbridg'e coleridge sedgemoor selworthy
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Wessex by Anon. (£7.50)Publisher: Reader's Digest — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780861455171]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. ¼" closed tear at the head of the upper panel otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the flap: “Breathtaking views, fascinating stories, archaeological treasures, links with famous characters — whether in the countryside or a town or village, around every corner you come face to face with Britain’s heritage. AII of these and more are to be found in this authoritative guidebook — part of a new regional series from the AA — which captures the spirit of the best and most interesting features of Wessex.”Notes: In the Beautiful Britain series. Tags: archaeological treasures famous characters country side town village britain’s heritage guidebook wessex local legends literary historical architectural facts natural history geological interest western england craggy coasts devon cornwall moors winchester gloucestershire avon somerset wiltshire dorset chalk downs dairylands avon rural solitude hardy’s dorset secret valleys bournes exmoor doone country stone circles pagan avebury stonehenge sacred cloisters wells saxon maiden castle glastonbury tor gazetteer historic towns palaces churches castles manor houses museums festivals pubs major topographical features points interest
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Angela Rippon's West Country by Angela Rippon (£6.50)Publisher: Michael Joseph — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good + in Very Good + DJ (Price clipped)Description: Accompanied by the stunning photgraphs of Derry Brabbs, now praised on both sides of the Atlantic for his work, this is a beautiful book that everyone will treasure. 223pp. Index. Advertisements. Size: 4to Demy (11" x 8½")Tags: west country cornwall devon somerset dorset lyme regis south coast exmoor moors valleys churches houses penwith peninsula penzance falmouth mid-cornwall east plymouth dartmouth exeter borders the devonshire countryside around moretonhampstead ives harbour la's church godrevy lighthouse mawes castle bedruthan steps truro cathedral mary's portloe austell bay little gribbin bodmin
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Famous Houses of the West Country by Charles Greenwood (£6.50)Publisher: Kingsmead Press — 1977Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0901571873]Condition: Good. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Boards a little faded at the margins. Pages lightly age-tanned with light spotting to start and finish.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 10" x 7½". Pictorial boards. 116 pages. Tags: west country cornwall devon somerset dorset lyme regis south coast exmoor moors valleys churches houses penwith peninsula penzance falmouth mid-cornwall east plymouth dartmouth exeter borders the devonshire countryside around moretonhampstead ives harbour la's church godrevy lighthouse mawes castle bedruthan steps truro cathedral mary's portloe austell bay little gribbin bodmin
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Famous Houses of the West Country by Charles Greenwood (£6.50)Publisher: Kingsmead Press — 1977Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0901571873]Condition: Good. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Boards a little faded at the margins. Pages lightly age-tanned with light spotting to start and finish.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 10" x 7½". Pictorial boards. 116 pages. Tags: west country cornwall devon somerset dorset lyme regis south coast exmoor moors valleys churches houses penwith peninsula penzance falmouth mid-cornwall east plymouth dartmouth exeter borders the devonshire countryside around moretonhampstead ives harbour la's church godrevy lighthouse mawes castle bedruthan steps truro cathedral mary's portloe austell bay little gribbin bodmin
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Havens of the Wild by Heather Angel (£6.50)Publisher: Reader's Digest — 1991Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0276392930]Condition: Very Good. Leans slightly otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the introduction: “On a world scale, Britain and Ireland are small in area, but they still have a glorious mix of habitats throughout the breadth of the land. Some of these are completely natural, but most have been shaped to some extent by man. Such areas as these are now becoming the framework of protected sites and reserves scattered throughout Britain which ensure that many of our more vulnerable animals and plants are able to survive and flourish for appreciation by future generations — an important and truly national heritage for everyone in the country.”Notes: Size: 11¾" x 8¼". Pictorial boards. In the Living Countryside series. 192 pages. Tags: anglia animals ashridge banks barmston bay beach beacons beauty birchwood breckland broads burren caerlaverock cairngorms caves cheddar chesil chilterns cliffs coasts code connemara conservation cotswold craigellachie craigeuachie dales dartmoor deer district district’s dyfi erae erne estuary exmoor exploring fleet flood flora flourish glen gower gulf habitats heath heathery heathlands heritage inaccessible irish islands kerry lakeland landscapes loch lough meadow moors mosses mountain-tops nature nature’s ness northumberland paradise parks peak pembrokeshire ponds protected remote reserves roe sandwich savernake shibdon sites slobs snowdonia somerset’s strangford studland survive unique vulnerable wetlands wexford whitlaw wilderness wildfowl wildlife winding york yorkshire yorkshire’s
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Larkbarrow: A Story of Exmoor by Paddy King-Fretts (£6.50)Publisher: Halsgrove — 2007Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1841146463]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the bottom corner of the upper wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 296 pages. Tags: and attractive beautiful city countrywoman dulverton exford exmoor farm farmer force from gang harlot high large leader lesbian living nun plymouth police ruthless set task the thief underworld violent war who widow young
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
Somerset Bedside Book by Robin Bush (£6.50)Publisher: Dovecote Press — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9781874336433]Condition: Near Fine. Previous owners inscription to ffep.Description: Illustrated with line drawings. A collection of prose & poetry.Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 157 pages. Tags: romans saxons bedside book somerset life old somerset bath history scenery people landscape exmoor sayings church bell inscriptions archives somerset gravestone epitaphs newspapers roman inscriptions curses aubrey betjeman bryson cann chaucer daniel defoe thomas hardy berta lawrence pepys leland john skinner roubert stouthey james woodforde williwam wordsworth
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The Hidden Places of Somerset, Avon and Dorset by Edited by Joy David (£6.50)Publisher: Maps Marketing — 1989Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1871815053]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wraps.Description: First in this edition. Illustrated with line drawings with a fold-out map to the rear.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Angela Rippon. Size: 8¼" x 5¾". In the Hidden Places series. 225 pages. Tags: oldbury-on-severn weston-super-mare westbury-on-trym gloucestershire jam-manufacture account-rolls chulrenhullem accommodation aeronautical mangotsfield shirehampton pucklechurch writhlington winterbourne incomparable selfcatering chamberlains description engineering aggregative cirencester archaeology kingsweston agriculture brislington anglo-saxon almondsbury attractions restaurants propagation guide-books industrial trowbridge rebuilding hardington batheaston kilmersdon whitchurch datestones dorchester portishead treasurers guidebooks warminster huntspill stapleton districts greenland dodington avonmouth thornbury
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
About Exmoor by Polly Lloyd (£4.50)Publisher: Bossiney — 1989Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0948158581]Condition: Very Good.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 9½" x 7¼". 96 pages. Tags: book coastline conservationist countryside deer devon domesday enclosure england english exmoor farmer forest history hunting huntsman national park roman simonsbath somerset villages
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The Avon Village Book by Avon Federation of Women's Institutes (£4.50)Publisher: Countryside — 1988Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1853060127]Condition: Very Good.Description: From the cover: “Avon is a recently created county, yet within it are communities rich in ancient traditions and associations with the famous. The true flavour of a County is still to be found in its villages. The Avon Village Book describes over 100 of them recalling the history, people and events which make each one unique. Written by local village W.I.s and compiled by the Avon Federation of Women’s Institutes, the book has a plentiful supply of stories, anecdotes and atmosphere. It introduces the reader to a flourishing world of rural charm and will be a welcome companion both on the bookshelf and in the car.”Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5¾". In the Villages of Britain series. 192 pages. Tags: stoke-sub-hamdon bradford-on-tone leigh-on-mendip burnham-on-sea illustrations westonzoyland conservation horticulture burrowbridge charterhouse wiveliscombe poundisford cothelstone glastonbury templecombe agriculture quantoxhead ninesprings hestercombe strawberry evercreech cannington heathfield highbridge tintinhull broomfield simonsbath wimbleball carhampton bicknoller fitzwarren wellington clatworthy bagborough wassailing bridgwater barrington ilminster ammerdown sparkford petherton muchelney reservoir hornsbury ilchester brushford misterton axbridg'e coleridge sedgemoor selworthy
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
The Snow Fox Diaries by Jan Mazzoni (£3.50)Publisher: Thorn Wood Books — 2008Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780955616716]Condition: Very Good.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 265 pages. Tags: foxes fiction devon exmoor cornwall jan mazzoni 9780955616716
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
The Witch of Exmoor by Margaret Drabble (£3.50)Publisher: Penguin Books — 1997Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Upper wrapper slighty curled. Creased at the joins of the wrappers.Description: Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 275 pages. Tags: social justice fiction mothers english 20th century exmoor england margaret drabble 014026194x
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
Somerset with Bath and Bristol by Shirley Toulson (£3.00)Publisher: Pimlico — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0712698876]Condition: Good. An acceptable reading copy with clear signs of previous ownership and shelf wear.Description: 208pp.Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). Tags: stoke-sub-hamdon bradford-on-tone leigh-on-mendip burnham-on-sea illustrations westonzoyland conservation horticulture burrowbridge charterhouse wiveliscombe poundisford cothelstone glastonbury templecombe agriculture quantoxhead ninesprings hestercombe strawberry evercreech cannington heathfield highbridge tintinhull broomfield simonsbath wimbleball carhampton bicknoller fitzwarren wellington clatworthy bagborough wassailing bridgwater barrington ilminster ammerdown sparkford petherton muchelney reservoir hornsbury ilchester brushford misterton axbridg'e coleridge sedgemoor selworthy
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Where To Go, What To Do In The South: 500 Places To Visit In The Wet And Dry by R. L. Elliott; M. J. Elliot; (£3.00)Publisher: Heritage Publications — 1980Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0903975629]Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Pages lightly age-tanned. Some small tick marks next to some of the listings but text unaffected.Description: New, revised edition. Illustrated with line drawings.Notes: Illustrated by Jim Anderson. Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 144 pages. Tags: widecombe-in-the-moor fifteenth-century weston-super-mare moretonhampstead trengwaintoa mid-cornwall lewtrenchard landewednack porthgwarra manor-house cothelstone kingsbridge morwenstowe bridgewater countryside glastonbury thurleston devonshire cullompton pinkworthy lighthouse okehampton morwenstow porthlevan butterwalk almshouses goonhavern teignmouth ilfracombe hal-an-tow launceston portreath axminster michael's sheepstor tavistock sedgemoor blackpool bodinnick boscastle botallack brideford smeaton's mousehole chudleigh cormorant martinhoe devonport gunwallow ilsington ilminster
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Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmoor. Introduced by John Sutherland. Illustrated by David Rooney. [Folio Society edition]. NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER''S BOARD SLIP-CASE by FOLIO SOCIETY. BLACKMORE (R.D). ROONEY (D), illus. SUTHERLAND (J), intro.: For Sale at £36.00
Folio Society, 2000No further description or precis8vo., First Edition thus, with title-vignette and 14 plates; pictorial blue cloth blocked in gilt and black, blue endpapers a near fine copy in publisher''s board slip-case. The text follows that of the twentieth (illustrated) edition of 1883.folio society
Offered By Island Books in Thakeham (UK)

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Culbone. A Spiritual History [with Church Guide] by COOPER (J).: For Sale at £30.00
[Privately Printed, 1977]No further description or precis8vo., First Edition, with 6 full-page illustrations in the text; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. Loosely inserted in a small 4pp illustrated guide to Culbone Church. Very scarce.topography: somersetshire
Offered By Island Books in Thakeham (UK)

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A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Minehead, Exmoor, Lynton & Lynmouth, Etc. by No Author Given For Sale at £4.00
Ward, Lock,1930,Hard CoverPoorMaps, numerous illus. Extra map tipped in, not called for, Minehead, Porlock & district; 1 plate out of place. Worn, binding. looseish, complete; covers stained, has a damp smell.. . No Jacket. Eleventh Edition
Offered By Marion Pitman Books in Reading (England)

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Nature Caricatures - Sketches from Exmoor by FCG (Sir Francis Carruthers Gould) For Sale at £20.00
Country Life,1929,ClothGood PlusDark green cloth, black decorations. Short pieces of nature lore in form of scenes with anthropomorphised birds & animals talking in dialect, illustrated by the author. Front hinge cracking, endpapers brown, some internal joints a little weak; few spots foxing; spine a little worn. . . First Edition
Offered By Marion Pitman Books in Reading (England)

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Exmoor Rover by C. R. Acton and C. G. Ambler For Sale at £7.00
Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited,1938,Red Cloth,black TypeGoodHeartrending story of a dog living wild on Exmoor in Devon and Somerset. Beautiful bl/white drawings, plus 8 full page illustrations. Boards sunned at spine. No inscriptions. Hinges showing between pp 32/33. A lovely bright clean copy.133 pp.. . No D/jacket. First
Offered By Matilda Marys Books in Portishead (England)

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The Moors of the Southwest; 1 Exploring the Ancient Tracks of Sedgemoor and Exmoor by Toulson, Shirley; For Sale at £7.50
Hutchinson,1983,Pictorial Card CoversFine11 walks.Maps by Sue Lawes. Colour painting on cover plus bl/white drawings by Olive Caldecott. Beautiful copy.111 p.. . . First
Offered By Matilda Marys Books in Portishead (England)

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Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmoor (slighly abridged) by R.D. Blackmore For Sale at £5.00
Blackie and Son,,Red ClothGoodWar Economy Standard edition , thus 1940's. Board spine faded, 2 pinholes in spine,corners bumped, faint half ring mark on front board. Top edges speckled. 3/6 in pencil on front pastedown plus 1655/2476 -Printer's mark?Coloured frontispiece by Brock. Still a very clean, with tight, bright text. 422 pp.. . No D/jacket.
Offered By Matilda Marys Books in Portishead (England)

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Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmoor by R.D. Blackmore For Sale at £6.00
Odhams,,Brown Mottled Faux LeatherVery GoodGilt titles to spine. Frontispiece line drawing portrait of author. Pages lightly age toned.tan endpapers.Faintest bump to board corners.Suspicion of edgwear to top edge of spine.Still a lovely,very tight, bright, clean copy.572 pp.. . No D/jacket.
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Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmoor by R.D. Blackmore For Sale at £8.00
Sampson Low, Marston & Co.,,Red Board,black TypeVery GoodNo date, but probably @ 1930's.Verses re Obituary of Author on flysheet,note saying this new edition arranged with author a week or two before his death, also 2 Prefaces dated 1869 and 1873.Owner name on front pastedown,Endpaapers tanned.Small mark on fore edge.Black titles to spine. Pages lightly age toned.Tanned endpapers.Faintest bump to board corners.Suspicion of edgwear to top edge of spine.6 Sepia photographs of places of interest mentioned in the book.Still a very tight, bright, clean copy.687 pp.. . No D/jacket.
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Exmoor Walks by Tim Abbott For Sale at £8.00
Cider Press,1974,Paper CoversVery GoodWritten by Founder and Leader of The Exmoor Walkers.Creasing to top corner of front cover. No inscriptions.24 detailed walks with map references. 40 pp. Bright, tight, clean charming little booklet.. . . 3rd Edition
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Red Deer. IN FULL MOROCCO by Jefferies (R): For Sale at £185.00
Longmans Green & Co., 1884No further description or precis8vo., First Edition, neat contemporary signature on contents; handsomely bound in full red morocco, back gilt with five raised bands, original pictorial cloth cover bound in, uncut, a highly desirable copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Splendid copy of the second issue, with cancelled title; only two copies of the first issue (with title dated 1883) are known. Miller & Matthews, B19.2, printing variant (b); NCBEL III, 1061; Sadleir 1311; Wolff 3263.richard jefferies
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Red Deer. With Seventeen Illustrations by J. Charlton and H. Tunaly by Jefferies (R): For Sale at £24.00
Longmans Green & Co., 1911No further description or precis8vo., Seventh Impression [of the Illustrated Edition], with a frontispiece (original tissue guard present) and 16 full-page illustrations in the text; original burgundy cloth gilt, gilt back, decorative endpapers (small label scar on front paste-down), a very good, bright, clean copy. Miller & Matthews, B19.8.richard jefferies
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The Homeland Handbooks. Volume 37. Lynton, Lynmouth and the Lorna Doone Country. A Handbook for Visitors and Residents. With a Chapter upon the Fishing by W. Riddell. [Sixteenth Edition] by LYNTON. LYNMOUTH. LORNA DOONE COUNTRY.: For Sale at £6.00
Homeland Association, [1926]No further description or precis8vo., Sixteenth Edition, with a frontispiece, 3 plates, and 18 photographs (several full-page) and a full-page plan in the text but wanting the folding town plan, small neat contemporary signature on front wrappers; original pictorial wrappers, backstrip rubbed but sound, a good, clean copy. With numerous trade advertisements (many illustrated) at front and rear. The folding map is often missing. First published in 1904. Not recorded by Brocketttopography: devonshire
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The Story of the Doones in Fact, Fiction and Photo by [Blackmore (R.D). ''Lorna Doone'']. Thornycroft (L.B): For Sale at £12.00
Barnicotts, Taunton, [1946]No further description or precisSm. oblong 4to., with a frontispiece and numerous photographs and illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, a very good, clean copy. Standard guide to the history, topography and genealogy of the Doone and Ridd families in relation to Blackmore''s classic ''Lorna Doone''. This is the sixth impression of the second edition (revised and enlarged). Brockett, 70920 (recording the second edition of 1941).topography: devonshire
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Staghunting with the Devon & Somerset 1887-1901. An Account of the Chase of the Wild Red Deer on Exmoor. EDITION LIMITED TO 50 COPIES ON VELLUM by Evered (P): For Sale at £210.00
Chatto & Windus, 1902No further description or precis8vo., De Luxe First Edition, with a frontispiece and numerous plates; pictorial cloth, a remarkably bright, clean copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 50 COPIES ON VELLUMsports & pastimes: field sports
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The Reclamation of Exmoor Forest. G E FUSSELL''S COPY by Orwin (C.S).: For Sale at £46.00
Oxford University Press, 1929No further description or precis8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with a portrait frontispiece, 31 plates on 22, and illustration in the text and 5 folding maps (2 coloured in outline), with a frontispiece and 24 full-page illustrations in the text; original buckram, gilt back, uncut, boards mottled else a very good, clean, crisp copy. This copy was formerly in the library of the eminent agricultural author and bibliographer G E Fussell, and bears his signature and accession date on front free endpaper. The standard reference on the reclamation of the forest during the inclosures of the Hanoverian period, and a considerable tribute to the Knights (father and son) whose vision and enterprise made it possible. Fussell wrote profusely on a wide range of agricultural and rural matters; but is probably best remembered for his standard bibliographies ''The Old English Farming Books 1523 to 1730'' (1947) and ''More Old English Farming Books 1731 to 1793'' (1950). Fussell was past President of the British Agricultural History Society. Brockett 51010.topography: somersetshire
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An Exmoor Sketchbook: A Personal View by George Hooker For Sale at £7.00
Georjan Studio, 1977.No further description or precisA delightful book with 25 sketches by the author including Mill House, East Quantoxhead / The West Somerset Railway, Minehead / Stoke Pero Church / Badgeworthy Water / Mars Hill, Lynmouth / Tarr Steps / Dunkery Gate + more! Very Good condition. ****Price includes UK P&P**** For overseas orders please email me. We welcome visitors to our large shop just outside Kelso in the Scottish Borders so please come and visit!
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Where To Go On Exmoor by Tim Abbott, Maps by Carol Marsden For Sale at £7.00
Devon: Quest (Western) Publications, 1970s.No further description or precisSoftback. Undated but c. 1970s. 50 pages with hand-sketched maps. A few minor signs of having been previously owned / read. Good condition. ****Price includes UK P&P**** For overseas orders please email me.
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Rural reflections by Hutchings, Monica M. For Sale at £5.00
Hodder & Stoughton,,1947. HardcoverVery Good in Good dust jacketFirst Edition; First Printing.Very clean, tightly bound book with a very small inscription on the front endpaper, page edges are browning, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is chipped at the corners and has loss at the bottom of the spine. 128 pages, frontispiece and 58 b/w photos on plates. The third of her farming books.
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Ronnie Wallace: the authorised version by Rhoderick-Jones, Ronnie For Sale at £7.00
Quiller,,1992. HardcoverFine in Very Good dust jacketFirst Edition.An unmarked book in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 186 pages, 47 photos on plates. The biography of this well known foxhunter... ISBN 1870948815
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Portrait of Exmoor by Peel (J.H.B): For Sale at £15.00
Hale, [1970]No further description or precis8vo., First Edition, with plates and a double-page map in the text; cloth, a very good, bright copy in unclipped dustwrapper. With neat personal bookplate on front free endpaper. Published in Hale''s popular ''Portrait'' seriestopography: portrait series
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The Somerset landscape by Havinden, Michael For Sale at £9.50
Hodder & Stoughton,,1981. SoftcoverVery GoodFirst Edition.Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine creased, covers lightly rubbed. 272 pages, 53 black and white photos on plates, maps in the text, index.. ISBN 0340201169
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Moorland Mousie by Golden Gorse For Sale at £40.00
Country Life Books,,1941. HardcoverVery Good in Fair dust jacketReprint.Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket, which has been internally strengthened at the edges & corners with brown paper (many years ago), & has 2 small nicks and a couple of short closed tears. Looks quite presentable. vii + 106 pages, 16 illustrations on plates by Lionel Edwards.
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Moorland Mousie by Golden Gorse For Sale at £45.00
Country Life Books,,1931. HardcoverGood in Good dust jacketPopular Edition.Very clean, tightly bound book with a neat name on the front endpaper, and some light fox-spotting at the page edges, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket, which has some chipping at the spine ends & corners. Looks quite presentable. vii + 106 pages, 16 illustrations on plates by Lionel Edwards.
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The waters of Exmoor by Allen, N. V. For Sale at £5.00
Exmoor Press,Dulverton,1978. PaperbackGoodFirst Edition.Paperback original, a 'microstudy' of Exmoor fish, fishing, watermills etc. 64 pages, illustrated by photos & drawings, bibliography. Contributions by James Connell, H. B. Maund and D. W. Warren.. ISBN 0900131314
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The History of the Forest of Exmoor. Revised Edition with an Introduction by R.J. Sellick by MACDERMOT (E.T). SELLICK (R.J), intro.: For Sale at £32.00
David & Charles, [Newton Abbot, 1973]No further description or precisRoy. 8vo., with a folding plan as frontispiece, 11 plates and 7 maps (5 double-page); cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter lightly age-faded at edges. Much-needed, high quality facsimile re-issue of the scarce first edition of 1911. This issue includes the author''s revisions of 1939 together with certain other corrections and amendments compiled from his papers in 1972. In particular, the photographs appear here for the first time. Brockett 45600.topography: devonshire
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A Winsford Anthology by WINSFORD.: For Sale at £8.00
[St. Mary Magdalene Church, Winsford, 2004]No further description or precis8vo., First Edition, with photographs in the text; originals pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a fine copy. Writings and illustrations by residents of Winsford on Exmoor in West Somerset. SCARCE.topography: somersetshire
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