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  • The Yorkshire Shepherdess
    The Yorkshire Shepherdess (English, Paperback) Amanda Owen

    A funny, heartwarming and inspiring true story of life as a shepherdess in one of the most remote and beautiful spots in England.

    $12.44 $13.95
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  • Landmarks
    Landmarks (English, Paperback) Robert Macfarlane

    Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.

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  • 21st-Century Yokel
    21st-Century Yokel (English, Hardback) Tom Cox

    The feel of the book has a lot in common with the country walks Tom Cox was on when he composed much of it: it's bewitched by fresh air, intrepid in minor ways, haunted by weather and old stories and the spooky edges of the outdoors, restless, sometimes foolish, and prone to a few detours...

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  • Paul O'Grady's Country Life
    Paul O'Grady's Country Life (English, Hardback) Paul O'Grady

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Paul O'Grady's Country Life for the first time gives a glimpse into the home life of one of Britain's best loved stars, alongside the animals he adores.

    $31.03 $35.95
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  • Food For Free
    Food For Free (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.

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  • True to the Line
    True to the Line (English, Hardback) Adrian Dangar

    Unique insight into the eccentricities, controversies and goings-on in the world's most prestigious hunts, including the author's two years as Master of the Quorn.

    $30.81
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  • A Natural History of the Hedgerow
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow (English, Paperback) John Wright

    It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and butterflies. But as much as we might dream about foraging for mushrooms or collecting wayside nettles for soup, most of us are unaware of quite how profoundly hedgerows have shaped the history of our...

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  • Woods
    Woods (English, Hardback) Robert Penn

    A tribute to the natural history of some of our most iconic British woods. The National Trust manages hundreds of woods, covering over 60,000 acres of England and Wales. They include many of the oldest woodlands in the land and some of the oldest living things of any kind ? trees that are thousands of years old. From Dean to Epping, from Hatfield to Sherwood, this book covers the natural history...

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  • Servants of the Lord
    Servants of the Lord (English, Hardback) David S. D. Jones

    Servants of the Lord is a fascinating and comprehensive insight into the lives, roles and responsibilities of the outdoor staff at great country houses.

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  • The Worm Forgives the Plough
    The Worm Forgives the Plough (Paperback) John Stewart Collis

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT MACFARLANEDuring the Second World War, John Stewart Collis volunteered to leave his comfortable life as an academic to work on the land for the war effort.

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  • Food for Free
    Food for Free (Hardback) Richard Mabey

    The classic foraging guide to over 200 types of food that can be gathered and picked in the wild, Food for Free returns in its 40th year as a sumptuous, beautifully illustrated and fully updated anniversary edition.

    $34.83 $44.75
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  • Woodsman
    Woodsman (Paperback) Ben Law

    Ben Law's incredible sense of the land and his respect for age old traditions offers a wonderful insight into the life of Prickly Nut Wood.

    $13.55 $15.50
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  • My House of Sky
    My House of Sky (English, Hardback) Hetty Saunders

    This is the first book about the enigmatic author J A Baker, author of The Peregrine.

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  • A Farmer's Lot
    A Farmer's Lot (English, Hardback) Roger Evans $17.46
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  • In Sight of Yellow Mountain
    In Sight of Yellow Mountain (Paperback) Philip Judge

    Be transported to the earthy pleasures of an Irish country life governed by ancient traditions and seasons. `I think I bought a house,' I said, still slightly stunned. I've spent longer choosing a tie. The house is a century-old cottage deep in the Irish countryside. The book, an account of one man accidentally finding home.

    $23.72
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  • History of the Countryside
    History of the Countryside (English, Paperback) Oliver Rackham

    From its earliest origins to the present day, Oliver Rackham describes the endlessly changing character of Britain's countryside.

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  • Villager Jim's Garden Wildlife
    Villager Jim's Garden Wildlife (English, Hardback) Villager Jim

    This stunning photogh book features birds, bees, and a whole host of other flora and fauna that share Villager Jim s garden

    $29.06 $39.95
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  • Hidden Villages of Britain
    Hidden Villages of Britain (English, Hardback) Clare Gogerty

    In the first book from the highly successful Channel 4 television series, Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages, we explore the most interesting and beautiful examples of British village life in this lavishly illustrated book.

    $28.35
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  • Akenfield
    Akenfield (Paperback) Ronald Blythe

    This colourful, perceptive portrayal of English country life reverberates with the voices of the village inhabitants, from the reminiscences of survivors of the Great War evoking days gone by, to the concerns of a younger generation of farm-workers and the fascinating and personal recollections of, among others, the local schoolteacher, doctor, blacksmith, saddler, district nurse and magistrate....

    $14.94 $15.81
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  • The Nature Fix
    The Nature Fix (English, Hardback) Florence Williams

    An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.

    $24.28 $26.95

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