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The countryside, country life

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The Last Horsemen

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The Last Horsemen

Charles Bowden

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Sustainable agriculture; The countryside, country life; Riding, showjumping & horsemanship

Hardback

A century ago, power on farms was provided by one and a half million heavy horses, the pride of rural Britain. Today, heavy... [more]

$42.95  $38.65

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Cows and Catastrophes: The Flights and Fancies of a Cornish Dairy Farmer

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Cows and Catastrophes: The Flights and Fancies of a Cornish Dairy Farmer...

Brindley Hosken

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Agriculture & related industries; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Cows and Catastrophes includes tales of the author's 40 years of farming on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall, where he has... [more]

$19.99

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Touching the Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch

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Touching the Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch

Joe Hutto

Memoirs; Wildlife: mammals; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The companion book to the 2013 PBS Nature Documentary, Touching the Wild. [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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Historic Glacier National Park: The Stories Behind One of America's Great Treasures

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Historic Glacier National Park: The Stories Behind One of America's Great...

Randi Minetor

The countryside, country life

Paperback

Historic Glacier National Park captures the most interesting moments in the park's history, slices of life in northwestern... [more]

$24.99

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Myddle: The Life and Times of a Shropshire Farmworker's Daughter in the 1920s

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Myddle: The Life and Times of a Shropshire Farmworker's Daughter in the...

Helen Ebrey

Memoirs; European history; Social & cultural history; The countryside, country life

Hardback

True first-hand account of a poor farmworker's daughter in this north Shropshire village in the 1920s. A glimpse into another... [more]

$29.99

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Fifty Bales of Hay

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Fifty Bales of Hay

Roger Evans

Diaries, letters & journals; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

Roger Evans faces each day on his dairy farm in Shropshire with a wonderful mixture of dry humour, sharp observation and a... [more]

$29.99

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The Gamekeeper's Dog

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The Gamekeeper's Dog

John Cowan

The countryside, country life; Dogs as pets; Hunting or shooting animals & game

Hardback

An experienced gamekeeper shares his knowledge of working dogs: what to expect from, and how to train, a dozen different working... [more]

$49.99

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The Dales Vet: A Working Life in Pictures

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The Dales Vet: A Working Life in Pictures

Neville Turner

Rural communities; Wildlife: general interest; The countryside, country life; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A coffee table book of short articles and beautiful pictures from the author's own collection. The subjects cover life as... [more]

$45.00

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Arboreal: A Collection of Words from the Woods

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Arboreal: A Collection of Words from the Woods

Evie Wyld, Ali Smith, Alan Garner, William Boyd, Sara Maitland

Anthologies (non-poetry); Forests, rainforests; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Bringing together the finest and best-known names in contemporary writing, a new, landmark anthology which explores the many... [more]

$53.95  $48.55

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Posh Dogs

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Posh Dogs

Country Life Magazine

Photographs: collections; The countryside, country life; Dogs as pets

Hardback

From wolfhounds to dachshunds, working dogs to lapdogs, puppies to pensioners, Posh Dogs showcases dogs of all shapes and... [more]

$38.95

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The Apple Orchard: The Story of Our Most English Fruit

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The Apple Orchard: The Story of Our Most English Fruit

Pete Brown

Horticulture; The countryside, country life

Hardback

'An orchard is not a field. It's not a forest or a copse. It couldn't occur naturally; it's definitely cultivated. But an... [more]

$39.99

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Mountain Flowers

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Mountain Flowers

Michael Scott

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]

$69.99

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To School Through the Fields

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To School Through the Fields

Alice Taylor

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Alice Taylor's classic account of growing up in the Irish countryside, the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland.... [more]

$40.95  $36.85

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Walking Through Spring

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Walking Through Spring

Graham Hoyland

The countryside, country life; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel writing

Hardback

`The most effective advertisement for the countryside I've ever encountered' Daily MailWalking Through Spring follows Graham... [more]

$44.99

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Fishing and Flying

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Fishing and Flying

Terence Horley

Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Fishing, angling

Paperback

The ninth title in our hugely successful In Arcadia series, combining wonderful writing of the countryside with beautiful... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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The Year in the Countryside

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The Year in the Countryside

Frances Pitt

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The tenth title in our hugely successful In Arcadia series, combining wonderful writing of the countryside with beautiful... [more]

$32.95  $29.65

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Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea

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Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea

Kevin Parr

The countryside, country life; Fishing, angling; Travel writing

Hardback

A book that flows like a river' Chris Yates, author of Out of the Blue Rivers Run is a love letter to Britain's rivers and... [more]

$22.99

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Light in the Trees

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Light in the Trees

Gail Folkins

Memoirs; The environment; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A memoir of home, nature, and change in the American West, Light in the Trees makes cultural and environmental topics personal... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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Unforgettable Walks: Best Walks With A View

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Unforgettable Walks: Best Walks With A View

Julia Bradbury

The countryside, country life; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Join Julia as she goes in search of the perfect walk with a view [more]

$37.99

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The Elveden Estate

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The Elveden Estate

Edward Iveagh

Agriculture & related industries; The countryside, country life; Local history

Paperback

Introduction to a country estate, exploring its history and its modern role as supplier of farm produce. [more]

$17.99

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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

Ted Genoways

The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Audio

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America? Following the Hammonds from harvest to harvest, Ted Genoways explores... [more]

$62.95  $56.65

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Vacationland: A Half Century Summering in Maine

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Vacationland: A Half Century Summering in Maine

David E. Morine

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

This second edition of Vacationland includes the same wonderful, quirky personal stories as the first edition, along with... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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Light in the Trees

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Light in the Trees

Gail Folkins

Memoirs; The environment; The countryside, country life

Hardback

A memoir of home, nature, and change in the American West, Light in the Trees makes cultural and environmental topics personal... [more]

$64.95  $58.45

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The Joy of Hobby Farming: Grow Food, Raise Animals, and Enjoy a Sustainable Life

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The Joy of Hobby Farming: Grow Food, Raise Animals, and Enjoy a Sustainable...

Audrey Levatino, Michael Levatino

Sustainability; Advice on careers & achieving success; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The ultimate practical dream book for living in the country. Authors Michael and Audrey Levatino show readers how to grow... [more]

$27.95  $24.60

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In the Artist's Garden

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In the Artist's Garden

Ronald Blythe

Diaries, letters & journals; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Ronald Blythe inherited an ancient farmhouse and garden in a fold of the Stour valley in Constable country. As the garden... [more]

$45.95  $41.35

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