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The Daily Mail Poultry Book by Tom Barron & J. N. Leigh (£18.00)Publisher: Associated Newspapers — 1922Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards with the boards splitting at the joins at the tail of the spine. Pages deeply tanned by age. Slightly fragile with age now. Description: 2nd edition, 1st printing, [First Published: 1921] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings; Diagrams; Advertisements;Notes: Size: 7½" x 5". Green boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 168 pages. Tags: poultry great britain pullet chicken eggs keeper keeping chickens organic fresh laid
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

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The East Hill Congregational Book of Tasty Dishes by Well-Known Ladies (£18.00)Publisher: Parsons & Baverstock — 1909Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards with the paper covering worn and rubbed. Front hinge strained. Pages lightly age-tanned with spotting throughout. Additional recipes written on the notes pages. Description: Notes: Foreword or introduction by M.M.G.. Size: 7" x 4¾". Red boards with Black titling to the Upper Board. 151 pages. Tags: beef house-lamb mutton pork veal venison cod haddocks ling whitings oysters turbot flounders salmon trout grass-lamb grouse blackcock partridges pheasants damsons pears quinces nectarines larks chickens geese wild duck turkey hares snipe doe rabbits traditional british english recipes cookery books cookbooks well-known ladies
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

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Choosing and Keeping Chickens by Chris Graham (£14.00)Publisher: Bounty — 2009Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780753715529]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;Notes: Size: 8" x 7½". Matching Pictorial boards. 208 pages. Tags: graham 9780753715529 ancona brahma cochin frizzle leghorn silkie vorwerk looking after chickens routine care handling feeding nutrition health wellbeing buying birds chicken houses
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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Poultry Keeping for Beginners by David Kay (£11.50)Publisher: David & Charles — 1977Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0715373951]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 104 pages. Tags: amateurs and bantams breeds buying care characteristics chickens ducks eggs for fowl geese housewifebirc large manuals poultry stock the turkeys
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

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Beningfield's English Farm by Gordon Beningfield (£10.50)Publisher: Selectabook — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0670811912]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a small crease to the foot of the upper panel. Price Clipped.Description: From the cover: “Gordon Beningfield has built up a reputation as Britain’s leading countryside artist through his meticulous and affectionate paintings and drawings of the rural scene.

His subject is the English countryside as it has been, should be, and sometimes still is. In Beningfield’s English Farm, which is published ten years after his first book, he has set out to celebrate that most characteristic feature of the countryside, the traditional farm and its animals.

The animals were not too difficult to find, at least in ones and twos. Here are such magnificent creatures as the White Park bull and the Gloucester Old Spot pig, not to mention Lincoln Longwool sheep, Suffolk Punch horses, Light Sussex chickens, and Golden Guernsey goats. But because the numbers of these animals have so dwindled, many of them are now classified as rare breeds and are preserved in farm parks where they have become a major attraction.

The proper surroundings for the animals were much more difficult to find, as the traditional small mixed farm is now something of a rarity, and it is even more unusual to find unspoiled farm buidings. While the animals are painted from life, the fields and farmyards in which they are placed have often found their inspiration in Gordon Beningfield’s memories of the English countryside of forty years ago. At the very least, many of the settings have had to be restored in his pictures to their original state.

The product of this effort is a richly nostalgic portrait of all the inhabitants of the traditional English farm: not just cattle and sheep and pigs, but working horses and donkeys, chickens pecking around in the barn yard, ducks by the pond, lop-eared rabbits, a shepherd’s dog that is very unlike the collies of today and, of course, a ginger torn on the prowl.

Gordon Beningfield’s pictures, over a hundred of them, show his work at its finest, mixing evocative landscapes with portraits of animals, some imposing like the Gloucester bull, some charming like the English nanny goat and kid, some humorous like the Middle White pig. These, and many others, will delight Beningfield’s many admirers and all other lovers of the countryside.”
Notes: Size: 10½" x 11". Pictorial boards. 137 pages. Tags: animals artists arts beningfield britain communities country drawings england english exhibitions farm general gordon graphic great history individual life livestock natural nature painting pets rural science social sociology special subjects techniques watercolor watercolours
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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I Must Collect Myself: Choice Cuts from a Long Shelf Life by Maureen Lipman (£9.50)Publisher: Simon & Schuster — 2010Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1847373488]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; 2nd printing. [First Published: 2010]

From the cover: “A sparkling collection of stories, reminiscences and rather good jokes, interspersed with inventive character monologues, for you to try, she hopes, at home, I Must Collect Myself is Maureen Lipman at her wittiest.

Together with twenty-one monologues, introducing some unforgettable characters — the excitable wannabe auditioning in Brittney’s Got Talent, Sheila the unintentionally smutty art tutor, the bitter American army wife drowning in the English home counties, Maureen has added many wonderful new pieces about her unpredictable life alongside some of her best Guardian newspaper columns. She also introduces us to her yodelling, barkless dog, Diva; attempts to auction Jeffrey Archer; has dinner with the Bishop of Rangoon; and shares her first hit musical at a chocolate factory. On the way, she gives us the inside story of playing an alien in Doctor Who; a night of cabaret to raise money for a statue of Spike Milligan in East Finchley; and eccentric adventures of the romantic variety.

The stories may be new but the astute take on life remains as sharp as ever. Maureen muses on the Eondon bombings, gets angry with road hogs, prays for lost chickens in Notre Dame, grieves for her late husband, Jack, admires Aung San Suu Kyi’s steadfastness, falls for a snowy owl and ponders ‘Princess Di’s memorial wet patch’.

Maureen Lipman’s I Must Collect Myself is as clever, funny and acute as the woman herself.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 351 pages. Tags: 9781847373489 humour collections anthologies reportage collected journalism humor literary maureen lipman 1847373488
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72
Chickens In Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide by Rick & Gail Luttmann (£8.00)Publisher: Rodale — 1976Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0878571256]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrapper slighty curled. Description: A Later Printing. Illustrated by way of: Diagrams;Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 157 pages. Tags: 9780878571253 science mathematics poultry technology industrial arts livestock chickens care management engineering agriculture animal husbandry farm worki rick gail luttmann 0878571256
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

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Poultry: A Guide to Management by Carol Twinch (£7.50)Publisher: The Crowood Press — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1852237554]Condition: Very Good.Description: Reprint. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and tables. From the cover: “Aimed at smallholders, hobbyists and enthusiasts, this book is designed to cater for the needs of those who have only limited resources, both in time and money. It offers comprehensive information on breeds, stock selection, housing and equipment, and shows how the use of controlled artificial lighting can increase egg production. Advice on breeding, health and disease make the book valuable reading to both commercial keepers and those interested in showing.”Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5¾". 121 pages. Tags: acorns agribusiness agriculture amateurs and animals artificial bacillary bantams barley bath battery binding birds box boxes breeding breeds brewers' broiler brooding broody bumblefoot calcium candling capons care chickens chicks cider clipping coccidiosis cockerels cocks cod comfrey commercial costs creosote crooked crop culling day deep deficiency diagnosis diarrhoea diseases disinfectant doors dust
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
Chicken Run by Ellen Weiss (£5.50)Publisher: Puffin — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0141307757]Condition: Very Good.Description: Novelization of the film. First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 114 pages. Tags: kirkpatrick character livestock factories juvenile industry chickens fiction escapes factory chicken picture general farms karey story peter books park lord nick and
P&P: UK 1st £2.38. UK 2nd £2.20. EU Surface £2.56. EU Air £2.86. ROW Surface £2.56. ROW Air £4.30

 
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