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The countryside, country life

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The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland

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The Irish Aesthete: Ruins of Ireland

Robert O'Byrne

Architecture; History of architecture; Interior design, decor & style guides; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Go on a journey with Robert O'Byrne as he brings fascinating Irish ruins to life. [more]

$45.00

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Floating: A Return to Waterlog

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Floating: A Return to Waterlog

Joe Minihane

Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Swimming & diving; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

A brave, moving and inspirational story of wild swimming and succeeding against all odds [more]

$19.99

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

Isabella Tree

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural... [more]

$44.99

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

John Connell

Biography; Memoirs; Dairy farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

The intimate account of a year on his family farm in Ireland - and a fascinating history of man's long relationship with the... [more]

$29.99

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The Wood: The  Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

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The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; The Earth: natural history general; Travel & holiday

Hardback

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER by 'Indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation' (Country Life) BBC Radio 4... [more]

$32.99

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The Way of the Hare

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The Way of the Hare

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; The countryside, country life

Hardback

To the people of rural Britain, hares are deeply beloved, perhaps above all other animals. They thrive in abundance in imagery... [more]

$29.99

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District

James Rebanks

Biography: historical, political & military; The countryside, country life; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first... [more]

$24.99

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Walden

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Walden

Henry Thoreau

Biography: general; Literary essays; Environmentalist thought & ideology; The countryside, country life

Hardback

In this classic of American literature, Thoreau gives an account of his two years' experience of the `simple life' in the... [more]

$27.99

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Silent Spring Revisited

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Silent Spring Revisited

Conor Mark Jameson

Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Fifty years after the publication of the seminal Silent Spring, Silent Spring Revisited reflects on Carson's legacy in Britain,... [more]

$22.99

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

Janet White

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherd: a lost classic. [more]

$22.99

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fforest

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fforest

Sian Tucker, James Lynch

The countryside, country life; Active outdoor pursuits

Hardback

Rediscover the simplicity and exhilaration of the outdoors by immersing yourself in this inspirational handbook. [more]

$39.99

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A Cotswold Family Life: heart-warming stories of the countryside from the bestselling author

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A Cotswold Family Life: heart-warming stories of the countryside from the...

Clare Mackintosh

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Hardback

A humorous, warm memoir of family life in the countryside from bestselling author, Clare Mackintosh. [more]

$35.00

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How to See Nature

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How to See Nature

Paul Evans

Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life

Hardback

A beautifully lyrical collection of essays on the natural world in Britain by the Guardian's country diary writer Paul Evans.... [more]

$29.99

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Great British Seasonal Walks

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Great British Seasonal Walks

National Trust

The countryside, country life; Walking, hiking, trekking

Paperback

A glorious celebration of the seasons and the simple pleasures of walking from the archives of the National Trust. [more]

$24.99

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The Way of the Hare

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The Way of the Hare

Marianne Taylor

Wildlife: mammals; The countryside, country life

Paperback

To the people of rural Britain, hares are deeply beloved, perhaps above all other animals. They thrive in abundance in imagery... [more]

$19.99

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

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The Sheep Stell: Memoirs of a Shepherd

Janet White

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The Sheep Stell is Janet White's beautiful and evocative memoir about her life as a shepherdess: a lost classic. [more]

$32.99

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A Place in the Country: A Guide to Creating your Patch of Rural Paradise

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A Place in the Country: A Guide to Creating your Patch of Rural Paradise...

Chris Ferreira

Lifetyle & personal style guides; The countryside, country life

Hardback

This is a no-nonsense guide to choosing, establishing and sustaining your patch of rural paradise in Australia and New Zealand.... [more]

$49.99

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Forest Therapy: Seasonal Ways to Embrace Nature for a Happier You

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Forest Therapy: Seasonal Ways to Embrace Nature for a Happier You

Sarah Ivens

Family & health; Popular psychology; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life; Active outdoor pursuits

Hardback

Seasonal tips to embrace nature for a happier, healthier you. [more]

$35.00

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the Smoke Signals Bakery

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the...

Tara Jensen

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; General cookery & recipes; The countryside, country life; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A year in the life of Instagram bread-baking sensation Tara Jensen as she... [more]

$39.99

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Woods: A Celebration

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Woods: A Celebration

Robert Penn

The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

From Dean to Epping and Hatfield to Sherwood, this beautiful tribute to the natural history of our iconic British woodlands... [more]

$39.99

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Hidden Villages of Britain

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Hidden Villages of Britain

Clare Gogerty

History; The countryside, country life; Travel & holiday guides; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

In the first book from the highly successful Channel 4 television series, Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages, we explore the... [more]

$32.99

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The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child

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The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child

David Scarfe

Rural crafts; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Active outdoor pursuits

Hardback

Fun, easy-to-do outdoor activities to unleash your inner child. [more]

$39.99

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Down the Dirt Roads

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Down the Dirt Roads

Rachael Treasure

Biography; Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Country girl and bestselling novelist Rachael Treasure had worked hard to build a long-dreamed-of lifestyle on her own patch... [more]

$22.99

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A Ploughing People: The Farming Life Celebrated - Stories, Traditions, The Championships

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A Ploughing People: The Farming Life Celebrated - Stories, Traditions, The...

Valerie Cox

Rural communities; Agriculture & farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Fully illustrated, THE definitive book about the national institution of The Ploughing Championship by one of Ireland's best-loved... [more]

$50.99

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Wonderlandscape: A Cultural History of Yellowstone National Park

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Wonderlandscape: A Cultural History of Yellowstone National Park

John Clayton

History; Social & cultural history; Popular culture; The countryside, country life

Hardback

An evocative blend of history and nature writing that tells the story of Yellowstone's evolving significance in American culture... [more]

$43.95

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