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The countryside, country life

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Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health

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Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health

Les Crowder, Heather Harrell

The environment; Self-sufficiency; Organic gardening; Natural & wild gardening; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Regular hive inspection and the removal of old combs helps to keep bees... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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The Great Wood: The Ancient Forest of Caledon

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The Great Wood: The Ancient Forest of Caledon

James Crumley

The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

In this passionate and poetic appreciation of the Great Wood of Caledon, Jim Crumley thoughtfully explores the past myths,... [more]

$29.95  $26.35

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The Land of the Green Man: A Journey through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles

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The Land of the Green Man: A Journey through the Supernatural Landscapes...

Carolyne Larrington

Literary studies: general; Celtic religion & mythology; History of ideas; Folklore, myths & legends; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A captivating modern bestiary by a mistress of modern folklore. [more]

$21.99

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Wild Calm: Finding Mindfulness in Forest Bathing

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Wild Calm: Finding Mindfulness in Forest Bathing

Joan Vorderbruggen

Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A beautiful guided journal to encourage a closer relationship with nature. [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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Mr Finchley Discovers His England

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Mr Finchley Discovers His England

Victor Canning

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Historical adventure; Historical fiction; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Mr Edgar Finchley, unmarried solicitor's clerk, aged 45, is told to take a holiday for the first time in his life. He decides... [more]

$19.99

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Ash before Oak

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Ash before Oak

Jeremy Cooper

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); The countryside, country life

Paperback

The winner of the inaugural Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize, ASH BEFORE OAK is a novel in the form of a fictional journal... [more]

$34.95  $31.45

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Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late?

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Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late?

Mark Cocker

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life

Paperback

'Essential reading for anybody who cares about the future' Henry Marsh, *Newstatesman Books of the Year***LONGLISTED FOR... [more]

$24.99

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On the Red Hill: Where Four Lives Fell Into Place

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On the Red Hill: Where Four Lives Fell Into Place

Mike Parker

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Taking the four seasons, the four elements and these four lives as his structure, Mike Parker creates a lyrical but clear-eyed... [more]

$39.99

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The English Countryside

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The English Countryside

Ruth Binney

British & Irish history; Cultural studies; The countryside, country life

Hardback

This fascinating and entertaining book explores the flora and fauna, quirky country customs and traditions, the nature and... [more]

$19.99

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Country of Larks: A Chiltern Journey: In the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson and the footprint of HS2

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Country of Larks: A Chiltern Journey: In the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson...

Gail Simmons

Biography: literary; Conservation of the environment; Transport planning & policy; The countryside, country life; Travel writing

Hardback

The Country of Larks - travel literature and nature writing describing a walk across the Chiltern Hills from High Wycombe... [more]

$27.99

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The Countryman: Through the Seasons

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The Countryman: Through the Seasons

Johnny Scott (Honorary Life Member British Association for Shooting and Conservation, BASC)

The countryside, country life

Hardback

There is something for everyone here, whether country dweller, urban nature lover, amateur historian or budding naturalist.... [more]

$44.99

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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

Paperback

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' from 'indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation'... [more]

$19.99

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Chasing the Ghost: My Search for all the Wild Flowers of Britain

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Chasing the Ghost: My Search for all the Wild Flowers of Britain

Peter Marren

Reference works; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

While the Ghost Orchid offers the toughest challenge of any wild plant, there were fifty more British species Peter had yet... [more]

$24.99

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A Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet

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A Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet

Mark Cocker

Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Here are unwedded queen ants pouring out of the pavement cracks for their nuptial flights, or a garden cross spider spraying... [more]

$35.00

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Go Wild: Find Freedom and Adventure in the Great Outdoors

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Go Wild: Find Freedom and Adventure in the Great Outdoors

Chris Naylor

The countryside, country life; Sports & outdoor recreation; Gift books

Hardback

Whether you like to walk, run, swim, admire the wildlife or forage for wild foods, this book will inspire you to get out into... [more]

$39.99

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A Legacy of Ancient Oaks

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A Legacy of Ancient Oaks

Mark Frith

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This beautiful book is a celebration of the mighty oak, through the passion and vision of artist Mark Frith. Mark has drawn... [more]

$62.95  $56.65

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Heida: A Shepherd at the Edge of the World

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Heida: A Shepherd at the Edge of the World

Steinunn Sigurdardottir

Memoirs; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

Hardback

HEIDA IS A FORCE OF NATURE... EXACTLY THE RIGHT SORT OF MODERN ROLE MODEL' SUNDAY TIMES: The inspiring story of Icelandic... [more]

$39.99

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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?: All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?: All the Dirt on Living the Good...

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen

Smallholdings; Self-sufficiency; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The dream of rural living can be romantic and rewarding, it is also packed with challenges. So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?... [more]

$33.95  $30.55

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How to Catch a Mole: And Find Yourself in Nature

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How to Catch a Mole: And Find Yourself in Nature

Marc Hamer

Memoirs; Wildlife: mammals; The countryside, country life

Hardback

A life-affirming book about the British countryside, the cycle of nature, solitude and contentment, through the prism of a... [more]

$24.99

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Mountain Flowers

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Mountain Flowers

Michael Scott (Author)

The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Mountain flowers are the most romantic in our flora, exquisite, enigmatic and, often, remote from human habitation. Michael... [more]

$84.95  $76.45

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The Forager's Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to Nature's Wild Harvests

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The Forager's Calendar: A Seasonal Guide to Nature's Wild Harvests

John Wright

Cookery by ingredient; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Look out of your window, walk down a country path or go to the beach in Great Britain, and you are sure to see many wild species... [more]

$39.99

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Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond

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Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond

John Lewis-Stempel

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

Hardback

It reflects an era before the water was polluted with chemicals and the land built on for housing, a time when ponds shone... [more]

$32.99

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Red Rag To A Bull: Rural Life in an Urban Age

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Red Rag To A Bull: Rural Life in an Urban Age

Jamie Blackett

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Red Rag is a humorous and thought-provoking story seen through the eyes of a landowner, a modern-day Poldark, trying to... [more]

$44.99

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A Life in the Hills: The Katharine Stewart Omnibus

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A Life in the Hills: The Katharine Stewart Omnibus

Katharine Stewart

Memoirs; British & Irish history; The countryside, country life

Paperback

This omnibus gathers A Croft in the Hills together with some of Katharine's later books. [more]

$40.95  $36.85

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Fire

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Fire

Oivind Berg

Social & cultural history; Rural crafts; The countryside, country life

Hardback

In this beautifully illustrated book, Oivind Berg traces the use of fire as a heat source, a stove and a social gathering... [more]

$34.99

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