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History and Reminiscence

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Tales of Old Surrey (SIGNED COPY), Alexander, Matthew
1 Alexander, Matthew Tales of Old Surrey (SIGNED COPY)
Countryside Books 1985 0905392418 / 9780905392417 First Edition Trade Paperback. UNREAD With illustrations by Don Osmond 
Signed and inscribed by the Author on the half-title. 96pp. 671072 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Folklore And Customs Of Rural England, Baker, Margaret
2 Baker, Margaret Folklore And Customs Of Rural England
David and Charles 1978 0715365797 / 9780715365793 Hardback With Dustwrapper Very Good Plus. Very Good. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, plus drawings and art works in text. 
Light shelf wear only. 208 pp. including notes, bibliography and comprehensive index. 672033 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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Carter Country - A celebration of Rural Devon, Carter, Brian
3 Carter, Brian Carter Country - A celebration of Rural Devon
Century 1989 0712624481 / 9780712624480 First Edition Trade Paperback Good to Very Good Illustrated with drawings by author 
Ex-Library in well-protected wrapper. Library stamps on Title page only. Otherwise Very Good 575071 
Price: 3.15 GBP
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Cobbett's England: Selection from the Writings of William Cobbett, Cobbett, William, edited by John Derry
4 Cobbett, William, edited by John Derry Cobbett's England: Selection from the Writings of William Cobbett
Parkgate Books 1997 1855855356 / 9781855855359 Medium format paperback. AS NEW 
Unread. 276pp plus 8 pp of black-and-white plates from drawings by James Gillray 700394 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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The Country Child, Dudgeon, Piers (Editor)
5 Dudgeon, Piers (Editor) The Country Child
BCA/ Headline 1992 Hardback with dustwrapper Very good plus Good With colour and black and white photographs by the editor 
Dustwrapper slightly worn and sunned: Light shelf wear only to book: Includes and introduction by Catherine Cookson and contributions from many well known writers including Beatrix Potter, Alison Uttley, Flora Thompson, Kenneth Grahame, Laurie Lee, L P Hartley, Arthur Ransome, and many more. : 192pp 740044 
Price: 7.65 GBP
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In a Country Churchyard, Fletcher, Ronald
6 Fletcher, Ronald In a Country Churchyard
Granada Publishing 1980 0586083421 / 9780586083420 Medium format paperback Very good plus Illustrated in black and white with photographs, facsimile inscriptions, etc. 
Name inside front cover: Spine sunned: 155pp including index. The stories behind some of the inscriptions on gravestones in East Anglian churchyards. 763016 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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The History of Myddle, Gough, Richard, edited and with an introduction and notes by David Hey
7 Gough, Richard, edited and with an introduction and notes by David Hey The History of Myddle
The Folio Society 1983 Hardcover in slipcase Fine Slipcase Very Good Illustrated in colour from photographs by Tim Stephens. Map endpapers. 
First published in 1834, this is a fascinating history of a North Shropshire village and its environs. The book is immaculate, but the slipcase has some corner and edge wear. 742070 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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Owslebury Bottom, Hewett, Peter, with an introduction by Trevor Nunn.
8 Hewett, Peter, with an introduction by Trevor Nunn. Owslebury Bottom
The Sumach Press 1991 0712650121 / 9780712650120 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Near Fine 
Light shelf wear only. Pages beginning to yellow slightly at edges. 223pp. Hampshire village life in the 1920s. 671105 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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The Somerset Folk Series Number 15: Down Whoame, Hodger, Barney
9 Hodger, Barney The Somerset Folk Series Number 15: Down Whoame
Somerset Folk Press 1924 Card Covers Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Tissue guarded frontispiece. 
Some cover wear. 115pp. Stories and reminiscence in Somerset dialect 760315 
Price: 8.51 GBP
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10 Jennings, Paul The Living Village. a Report on Rural Life in England and Wales , Based on Actual Village Scrapbooks.
Hodder & Stoughton 1968 034002884X / 9780340028841 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Worn 
Wrapper has some edge wear and some small closed tears. 252pp. Accomplished writer offers a picture of rural life, gathered from over 2000 Women's Institute scrapbooks. 616579 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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The Living Village: A Report on Rural Life in England and Wales, Based on Actual Village Scrapbooks, Jennings, Paul
11 Jennings, Paul The Living Village: A Report on Rural Life in England and Wales, Based on Actual Village Scrapbooks
Hodder & Stoughton 1968 034002884X / 9780340028841 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Very Near Fine 
Accomplished writer offers a picture of rural life, gathered from over 2000 Women's Institute scrapbooks. Wrapper has some edge wear and some small closed tears. 613066 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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The Untutored Townsman's Invasion of the Country, Joad, C. E. M.
12 Joad, C. E. M. The Untutored Townsman's Invasion of the Country
Faber and Faber 1946 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good 
Name on front endpaper. Some shelf wear. 606139 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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13 Middleton C. H. Village Memories
Cassell and Company Ltd 1946 Hardback no dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated with drawings by Jack Matthew 
Spine ends have slight wear, corners slightly bumped 118394 
Price: 6.30 GBP
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Brensham Village, Moore, John
14 Moore, John Brensham Village
Collins 1946 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper Good Plus Worn and price clipped 
Name on front endpaper. Wrapper has edge wear and chipping. Very readable portrait of a country village. 548232 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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15 Page Robin The Decline of An English Village.
Southampton: Ashford 1989 Second Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Very Good but price clipped Illustrated with black-and-white photos 
This is a highly personal account, written with regret for the passing of places and people for whom time had little significance of the author's early life in Barton in the Fenlands from 1943 to 1989. He charts the spoiling and disintegration of village community life but entertains us with stories of village characters. but shows that the people still survive, tied by the roots of an ancient existence. 616143 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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New Country Talk, Peel, J. H. B.
16 Peel, J. H. B. New Country Talk
Readers Union 1976 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good or better Good Illustrated with drawings by B. S. Biro, FSIA 
Wrapper has edge wear and small tear to top of spine edge, pages are beginning to yellow. Spine of wrapper sunned. A series of essays about country life, originally published in the Daily Telegraph. 531013 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Village Heritage, Pinnell, Miss
17 Pinnell, Miss Village Heritage
Alan Sutton 1986 086299263X / 9780862992637 First Edition Hardback with Dustwrapper Very Good Worn Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings by the children of Sapperton School 
Spine slightly bumped: Wrapper( protected in removable clear acetate sleeve:) has a 6cm closed tear and some edge wear.(vii) 112pp large 4to:112pp. 744132 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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18 Pinnell, Miss, and the children of Sapperton School, with a foreword by HRH the Duke of York and an intro by Lord Lichfield Village Camera
Alan Sutton 1991 0862997917 / 9780862997915 First UK Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Fine Near Fine (price clipped) Illustrated with black-and-white and colour photographs, drawings by the children, and maps. 
The history of a village through its photographic heritage 118157 
Price: 7.88 GBP
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Yesterday's Countryside: Country Life as it Really Was, Porter, Valerie
19 Porter, Valerie Yesterday's Countryside: Country Life as it Really Was
David & Charles 2006 071532196X / 9780715321966 Hardback with pictorial cover. Fine. Lavishly illustrated with carefully researched period photographs, many from The Countryman magazine 
Slight rubbing to covers, but appears UNREAD. 255pp including index. How life in the country has changed, and is continuing to do so, at an ever changing rate, and a poignant reminder of what we have lost. Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 671045 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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Anne Hughes: Her Boke, Preston, Jeanne, edited by Molly Preston, and with an in troduction by Michael Croucher
20 Preston, Jeanne, edited by Molly Preston, and with an in troduction by Michael Croucher Anne Hughes: Her Boke
Folio Society 1981 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Fine. No Slipcase Illustrated with linocuts by Tony Evora 
Reprint of the 1937 edition. 176pp. Country life in the first half of the 19c. But is this fact or fiction? 698231 
Price: 4.25 GBP
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