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The countryside, country life

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Young James Herriot: The Making of the World's Most Famous Vet

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Young James Herriot: The Making of the World's Most Famous Vet

John Lewis-Stempel

Biography: general; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Set in Glasgow in the 1930s, Young James Herriot is the fascinating story of Herriot's formative years at veterinary college,... [more]

$32.99

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Johnny Kingdom's West Country Tales

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Johnny Kingdom's West Country Tales

Johnny Kingdom

The countryside, country life

Paperback

There are few people better acquainted with the West Country than Johnny Kingdom. West Country Tales is a charming collection... [more]

$19.99

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The River Book: 101 Ways to Relax, Play, Watch Wildlife and have Adventures at the River's Edge

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The River Book: 101 Ways to Relax, Play, Watch Wildlife and have Adventures...

Tessa Wardley

Freshwater life; The countryside, country life; Water sports & recreations

Paperback

An inspirational guide to things to do at the water's edge that includes a host of activities for adults and children alike.... [more]

$29.99

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Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor

Country Life Magazine

Reference works; The countryside, country life

Hardback

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

$34.99

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The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir

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The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir

Alice Walker

Biography; Memoirs; The countryside, country life; Birds, including cage birds, as pets

Paperback

A memoir about keeping chickens from the author of THE COLOR PURPLE [more]

$23.99

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Shepherds of Coyote Rocks: Public Lands, Private Herds and the Natural World

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Shepherds of Coyote Rocks: Public Lands, Private Herds and the Natural World...

Cat Urbigkit

The countryside, country life

Hardback

Cat Urbigkit journeys alone to spend a season on Wyoming's open range tending to a herd of domestic sheep as they give birth... [more]

$38.95

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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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Milestones

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Milestones

Mervyn Benford

The countryside, country life

Paperback

'Erected to inform travellers how far they have come and how far they still have to go, milestones are a relic of a time when... [more]

$12.99

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Domestic Ducks and Geese

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Domestic Ducks and Geese

Fred Hams

Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The keeping of geese and ducks by people as a source of food dates back much earlier, perhaps as far as the first human settlements.... [more]

$9.99

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Silent Spring Revisited

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Silent Spring Revisited

Conor Mark Jameson

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

Hardback

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

$35.00

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Deep Country: Five Years in the Welsh Hills

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Deep Country: Five Years in the Welsh Hills

Neil Ansell

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

The author spent five years spent alone in a hillside cottage in Wales. He immersed himself in the rugged British landscape,... [more]

$22.99

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A Youth Not Wasted

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A Youth Not Wasted

Ian Parkes

Biography; Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

How can mere red dirt and stones and scrubby trees and shrubs and rises and falls in the land and haze and a vast blue sky... [more]

$32.99

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Jackaroo

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Jackaroo

Michael Thornton

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A rare view of life on the land for the man Fridays of the outback stations - the jackaroos. Tasked with the repetitive, dirty,... [more]

$24.99

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A Year in the Woods: The Diary of a Forest Ranger

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A Year in the Woods: The Diary of a Forest Ranger

Colin Elford

The countryside, country life

Paperback

Takes you on a journey into the heart of the English countryside. From the crisp cold of January, through the promise of spring... [more]

$19.95

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Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love Life on the Farm

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Four Seasons with a Grumpy Goat: How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Love...

Carol Altmann

Biography; Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A tree change is about finding a simpler life - taking a break from city living and getting back to the earth. And that's... [more]

$29.99

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Young Herriot: The Early Life and Times of James Herriot

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Young Herriot: The Early Life and Times of James Herriot

John Lewis-Stempel

Biography; Biography: general; The countryside, country life

Hardback

James Herriot is possibly the most famous vet in the world. This book focuses on his work with animals (which began when he... [more]

$42.99

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The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir

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The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional...

Josh Kilmer-Purcell

Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

A happy series of accidents and a doughnut-laden escape upstate take Josh and his partner, Brent, to the doorstep of the magnificent... [more]

$24.99

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At the Water's Edge: A Walk in the Wild

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At the Water's Edge: A Walk in the Wild

John Lister-Kaye

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life

Paperback

Sir John Lister-Kaye encourages us to look in close detail at the nature around us. [more]

$22.99

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Silver Ley

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Silver Ley

Adrian Bell

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

Paperback

Adrian Bell (1901-1980) was born in Lancashire and grew up in London but wished for a life in the open air. In 1920 he apprenticed... [more]

$30.00

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The Cherry Tree

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The Cherry Tree

Adrian Bell

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

Paperback

His celebrated trilogy Corduroy (1930), Silver Ley (1931) and The Cherry Tree (1932) grew out of that same raw material. The... [more]

$30.00

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Corduroy

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Corduroy

Adrian Bell

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

Paperback

Adrian Bell (1901-1980) was born in Lancashire and grew up in London but wished for a life in the open air. In 1920 he apprenticed... [more]

$30.00

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Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century: A Shepherd's Life: Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs

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Cambridge Library Collection...

William Henry Hudson

History; Animal husbandry; The countryside, country life

Paperback

William Henry Hudson (1841-1922) was a naturalist and author, acclaimed both for his knowledge of wildlife and for his literary... [more]

$50.95

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The Country Diaries: A Year in the British Countryside

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The Country Diaries: A Year in the British Countryside

John Hinchcliffe

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Anthologies (non-poetry); The countryside, country life

Paperback

A fascinating portrait of country life across the centuries, as told by the nation's greatest diarists. [more]

$25.95

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Countryfile: Adam's Farm: My Life on the Land

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Countryfile: Adam's Farm: My Life on the Land

Adam Henson

The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

In 2001, Adam Henson was chosen from 3,500 applicants to become a presenter on Countryfile. Adam's agricultural knowledge... [more]

$52.99

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So This Is Life

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So This Is Life

Anne Manne

Biography; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); The countryside, country life

Paperback

A wonderfully evocative account of youth. At age seven, after her parents' marriage broke down, Anne Manne travelled with... [more]

$29.99

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