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image of Great Walks of Britain - 38 Glorious

Great Walks of Britain - 38 Glorious

by Various

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Published
1988
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Fine
ISBN
9780706368406
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London: Ward, Lock, 1988. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards with Fine dustjacket. A large format book of 223 pages. Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. The book gives detailed maps, directions, and a description of features along the way for 38 glorious walks. They vary from short essy strolls to tough long-distance treks, each graded for difficulty.… Read more
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In the Wake of the Hurricane

by Ogley, Bob

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
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Fine
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London: Guild, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A rectangular format volume of 139 pages. The wind that blew in from the sea in the early hours of October 16 1987 and changed the face of southern England prompted newspaper editor Bob Ogley to produce an instant book showing the devastation in a large area… Read more
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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef

by Roughley, T.C. (Theodore Cleveland)

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Goldring Books
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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£16.43

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Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1943. Gilt title on green cloth boards which are unmarked with just a hint of wear to corner tips. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. SIGNED BY AUTHOR with inscription to 'Surgeon Lieut. G. D. Cliff' and dated Feb. 13th 1945 on half-title page. 282 pages. 44 illustrations. Theodore Cleveland Roughley… Read more
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The Notorious Poacher - Memoirs of an Old Poacher

by Bedson, G. ('Grandad')

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780904558975
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Hindhead, Surrey: SAIGA, 1982. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which has some fading. xii + 142 pages. 58 illustrations. 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. In perspective, poaching is shown as a product of the… Read more
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Woodlands of Britain - A Naturalist's Guide

by Freethy, Ron

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781856480086
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£10.95

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Leicester: PRC, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards with Fine dustjacket. 216 pages. Coloured photograph endpapers. In the book the author examines the natural history of woodlands - the trees, plants, birds, mammals and insects - and in doing so draws a complete picture of woodland life, as it has evolved over the centuries, and its… Read more
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Portraits of the Past - The British Landscape Through the Ages

by Muir, Richard

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780718131814
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London: Michael Joseph, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 184 pages. Illustrated throughout. With characteristic erudition, clarity and enthusiasm Richard Muir examines life in the countryside of different eras. He shows, for instance, how life in the Iron Age was dominated by fighting and farming; he takes… Read more
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The Landgrabbers - The New Fight Over Who Owns the Planet

by Pearce, Fred

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Goldring Books
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781905811731
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£13.69

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London: Eden Project, 2012. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped.xi + 388 pages. map endpapers and maps in the text. The race is on to grab the world's most precious and irreplaceable resource: land. The author has gone in pursuit of the globe-trotting landgrabbers - a larger-than-life cast of characters that includes… Read more
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The New Amateur Naturalist

by Baker, Nick

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Goldring Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007157310
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£20.54

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London: Collins, 2004. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 288 pages. Illustrated throughout. Foreword by Lee Durrell. Nick Baker's fascination with the natural world began at an early age, inspired by Gerald and Lee Durrell's classic book The Amateur Naturalist. Spurred on by this he has become… Read more
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image of Poultry Keeping for Profit  -  Technically Edited and with a Chapter on Common Ailments By H.R.C. Kennedy

Poultry Keeping for Profit - Technically Edited and with a Chapter on Common Ailments By H.R.C. Kennedy

by Morris, Denis

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Goldring Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Country Life, 1952. Red titles on orange cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked with a few specks to fore edge. A Very Good+ to near Fine copy. Dustjacket has chipping and wear to edges and is not price clipped. 119 pages. 12 illustrations. This is a complete… Read more
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A Cottage Idyll

by Wiggin, Maurice

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Goldring Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£9.59

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London: Thomas Nelson, 1969. Gold title on green boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is evidence of an erased name to front endpaper and some light foxing to closed edges els very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has a repaired closed tear and the price covered. 157 pages. Illustrated with drawings in the text. … Read more
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Walking the Cheviots - Classic Circular Routes

by Baker, Edward

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781850584889
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£6.85

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Cheshire: Sigma Press, 1996. A near Fine unmarked copy. Included also is an unused postcard of Linhope Spout, Northumberland. 190 pages. Illustrated with maps and photographs. The walks in this book provide an excellent introduction to this lonely, wild countryside. Everyone is catered for - from weekend family groups to the experienced hill walker. Each of the 47 routes… Read more
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Discovering the Countryside - Grassland Walks

by Bellamy, David

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Goldring Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600356370
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£9.59

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Middlesex: Country Life, 1983. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards. A large format book illustrated throughout. Comprises: Bellamy's Wild Grass Chase; A Limestone Grassland Walk with Frank Perring; A Downland Walk in Mid-Summer with David Streeter; A Downland Walk in Late Summer with Trevor Elkington; A Meadow Walk with Francis Rose. 22. First… Read more
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The Munros - Scottish Mountaineering Club Hillwalkers Guide Volume One

by Bennet, Donald (edited by)

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780907521310
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£10.95

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Edinburgh: Scottish Mountaineering Trust, 1991. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from a neat name to front endpaper and a very small indentation to top edge) in pictorial laminated boards. 250 pages. 284 colour illustrations and 116 maps. Second edition. This comprehensive guide book gives concise descriptions of the most popular hillwalker's routes on Scotland's 3,000 ft mountains, the Munros.… Read more
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Happy Countryman

by Warren, C. Henry

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Goldring Books
Published
1946
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Very Good
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London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1946. Gold title on green cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is some light foxing to closed edges, endpapers and the odd mark to some page margins else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket and by C.F. Tunnicliffe is also Very Good wih some light spots of foxing to… Read more
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The Landscape of William Shakespeare

by Davis, Michael Justin

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Goldring Books
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780863501036
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Exeter / London: Webb and Bower / Michael Joseph, 1987. A near Fine unmarked copy which has a small place and date written on front endpaper and a very small indentation to spine with dustjacket which has a small hole to spine which has been tape repaired. A large format volume of 209 pages lavishly illustrated with photographs by Simon… Read more
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The Footpaths of Britain - A Guide to Walking in England, Scotland and Wales

by Marriott, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780748102273
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£10.95

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London: Black Cat, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. A large format volume which is an invaluable and practical guide for all walkers and outdoor enthusiasts who want to explore and enjoy the rich variety of paths in England, Scotland and Wales. With 80 colour and over 120 black and white photographs and 60 specially commissioned maps, the… Read more
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A Year in the Life of a Field

by Allaby, Michael

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715378892
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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1981. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. 208 pages with photographic illustrations in the text. The ecologist and naturalist author has written this closely observed account of a year during which he studied a perfectly ordinary eight and a half acre farm field. The field differs little from thousands… Read more
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image of The Painted Stream  - A River Warden's Life

The Painted Stream - A River Warden's Life

by Armstrong, Robin

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Goldring Books
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780460047029
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London: J.M. Dent, 1985. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. Foreword by Sir Michael Hordern. Pressed into the bracken of a Dartmoor hillside, a water bailiff waits for a poacher to return to the scene of his crime, whilst high above him a buzzard wheels in the air; nearby a mink and an eel wrestle;… Read more
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Walking and Backpacking

by Westacott, Hugh

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Goldring Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780946609819
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Yeovil, Somerset: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with pictorial laminated boards with dustjacket which is not price clipped. The book provides a succinct distillation, suitable for expert and novice alike, of information about all aspects of walking and backpacking. It covers not only techniques and places to visit, but also the history of walking and its… Read more
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image of Heaven Upon Earth  -  The Countryside Remembered  -  The Photographic Collection of John Tarlton

Heaven Upon Earth - The Countryside Remembered - The Photographic Collection of John Tarlton

by Quinn, Tom

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Goldring Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781904057673
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Shrewsbury: Swan Hill Press, 2005. A near Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards which has evidence of a bookplate removal (a small line of paper remaining to front endpaper). Based on a recent discovery of a treasure trove of original photographs by the late John Tarlton, the author has collated the collection into a fascinating and nostalgic tour of… Read more
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