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Farm & working animals

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The Healthy Donkey

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The Healthy Donkey

Sarah Fisher, Trudy Affleck

Farm & working animals

Hardback

Introduces potential owners to everything they need to know about donkey guardianship, with useful information about diet,... [more]

$59.99

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The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

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The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America...

Janet M. Davis (Associate Professor of American Studies, History, and Women's and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin)

History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Animals & society; Farm & working animals

Hardback

THE GOSPEL OF KINDNESS explores the historical significance of the American animal welfare movement at home and overseas from... [more]

$57.95

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Monsieur le Vet: My Life with Animals in Rural France

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Monsieur le Vet: My Life with Animals in Rural France

Sylvain Balteau

Memoirs; Veterinary medicine; Farm & working animals

Paperback

The hilarious, poignant and sometimes bizarre stories of an extraordinary vet [more]

$24.99

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Working Dog Heroes: How One Man Gives Shelter Dogs New Life and Purpose

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Working Dog Heroes: How One Man Gives Shelter Dogs New Life and Purpose...

Steve Austin

Biography; Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

Paperback

A great Aussie yarn packed with inspiring stories of shelter dogs that have been given new life and purpose - and turned around... [more]

$29.99

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Living Off the Land

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Living Off the Land

Charlotte Jarvis

Self-sufficiency; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Farm & working animals

Hardback

An informative manual on how to produce food from your own backyard, whatever its size. [more]

$23.95

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Wolf Days in Pennsylvania

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Wolf Days in Pennsylvania

Henry W. Shoemaker

History of the Americas; Wildlife: general interest; Farm & working animals

Paperback

A collection of stories about wolves in Pennsylvania, originally published in 1914. Includes interviews with some of the state's... [more]

$24.99

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The 9/11 Dogs: The Heroes Who Searched for Survivors at Ground Zero

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The 9/11 Dogs: The Heroes Who Searched for Survivors at Ground Zero

Isabel George

True war & combat stories; Terrorist attack; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Meet the dogs who searched for life amongst the ruins of the Twin Towers. [more]

$10.99

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Barking Mad: Two Centuries of Great Dog Stories

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Barking Mad: Two Centuries of Great Dog Stories

Tom Quinn

Farm & working animals; Hunting or shooting animals & game

Hardback

Barking Mad taps into the British passion for dogs by bringing together a unique collection of extraordinary, touching and... [more]

$39.99

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Know Your Goats

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Know Your Goats

Jack Byard

Wildlife: mammals; Farm & working animals

Paperback

An illustrated guide to the identification of goats likely to be encountered in Britain today. [more]

$12.99

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Dogs of the Shepherds: A Review of the Pastoral Breeds

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Dogs of the Shepherds: A Review of the Pastoral Breeds

David Hancock

Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

Hardback

Suitable for all those who admire the most valuable of all the working dogs, the pastoral breeds: sheepdogs, cattle dogs and... [more]

$80.00

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Much Ado About Mutton

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Much Ado About Mutton

Bob Kennard

Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

Hardback

Mutton is a great - as yet untold - story with its deep impact on the landscape, history and culture of these islands. With... [more]

$49.99

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A View from the Tractor: Wit and Wisdom from the Nation's Favourite Dairy Farmer

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A View from the Tractor: Wit and Wisdom from the Nation's Favourite Dairy...

Roger Evans

The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

Roger Evans, everyone's favourite dairy and poultry farmer, is back with his daily account of rural life, full of laughter,... [more]

$29.99

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The Illustrated Guide to Cows: How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

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The Illustrated Guide to Cows: How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

Celia Lewis

Animal husbandry; Smallholdings; Farm & working animals

Hardback

Covers the most familiar breeds of cattle in Europe and North America, with concise text about each one and illustrated with... [more]

$35.00

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Dogs in Action: Working Dogs and Their Stories

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Dogs in Action: Working Dogs and Their Stories

Maria Alomajan

Farm & working animals; Dogs as pets

Paperback

This book describes the vast range of jobs undertaken by dogs around the world, from detection and therapy to show dogs, sled... [more]

$24.99

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Adventures In Yarn Farming

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Adventures In Yarn Farming

Barbara Parry, Msc,RD

Memoirs; Knitting & crochet; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

A knitting book focusing on the sheep-to-shawl process by a well-known knitter, shepherd, and artisanal yarn producer. Gain... [more]

$59.99

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Backyard Farming

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Backyard Farming

Kim Pezza

Farm & working animals

Paperback

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Whether for eggs, meat, fun, or profit, chickens are the perfect addition to... [more]

$9.99

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Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader

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Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader

Suzie Baldwin

Farm & working animals

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$19.99

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Beautiful Ducks

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Beautiful Ducks

Liz Wright

Photographs: collections; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Beautiful Ducks plucks 40 of the world's most distinctive duck breeds from the pond and displays them in all their glory.... [more]

$19.99

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Chickens, Ducks and Geese

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Chickens, Ducks and Geese

Madeleine Floyd

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Farm & working animals

Hardback

A collection of exquisite paintings of a wide range of chickens, ducks and geese from renowned artist Madeleine Floyd, accompanied... [more]

$16.99

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One Girl And Her Dogs: Life, Love and Lambing in the Middle of Nowhere

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One Girl And Her Dogs: Life, Love and Lambing in the Middle of Nowhere

Emma Gray

Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Paperback

A wonderfully romantic memoir from a young shepherdess. [more]

$23.99

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Old Poultry Breeds

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Old Poultry Breeds

Fred Hams

Animal husbandry; Farm & working animals

Paperback

During the 1960s many of the old breeds of poultry almost died out, but there is now a growing interest in these animals.... [more]

$9.99

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British Pigs

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British Pigs

Val Porter

Farm & working animals

Paperback

Over the centuries different localities had developed their own tastes in what their pigs should look like. This book describes... [more]

$12.99

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The Urban Beekeeper: A Year of Bees in the City

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The Urban Beekeeper: A Year of Bees in the City

Steve Benbow

Apiculture (beekeeping); Farm & working animals

Hardback

A guide to beekeeping that follows a year in the life of the author and his bees. It shows how keeping bees and making your... [more]

$35.00

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The Meat Goat Handbook: Raising Goats for Food, Profit, and Fun

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The Meat Goat Handbook: Raising Goats for Food, Profit, and Fun

Yvonne Zweede-Tucker

Farm & working animals

Paperback

Longtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on twenty years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats.... [more]

$24.99

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Kitchen Garden Estate: Traditional country-house techniques for the modern gardener or smallholder

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Kitchen Garden Estate: Traditional country-house techniques for the modern...

Helene Gammack

Self-sufficiency; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Farm & working animals

Hardback

An inspiring and practical guide for the modern gardener or smallholder from Britain's great country estates and their kitchens... [more]

$49.99

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