Category: English Cozy


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Cocky and the Missing Castle

By: Beresford Elisabeth ( Elizabeth )

Price: $34.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 7371

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

163 pp. With charming pen & ink illustrations throughout. Dust jacket with colour illustration of children in a street is in very nice condition with just a hint of age, NOT price clipped, bit of rubbing at top spine. Book itself has red cloth covers which are clean, interior has the number "30" in small, neat green ink on first blank, otherwise clean and fresh. A very nice copy of this lovely children's book of magic and history in the London suburbs. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

English Farming and Why I Turned It Up

By: Bramah, Ernest

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, The Leadenhall Press: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9588

Condition: Good

vi, 181, 16 (ads), sheet ad for Stickphast Paste. Grey/blue cloth over thin boards with black ruling, gilt and decoration, flat spine. Covers a bit grubby as is usual. Interior paper a little browned, some cracking at the title gutter but otherwise clean and unmarked. The author wrote on the supernatural, detectives and other entertaining subjects. In this early work, he turns to the English countryside. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 181 pages View more info

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On a Pig's Back : Life on a Small Farm

By: Holgate, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Sydney, Pan Books: 1979

Seller ID: 004923

ISBN: 0330257811

Condition: Good

173 pp + ads. Glossy paper covers with an illustration of a recalcitrant pig and an irate farmer, some normal wear, price sticker scar across mid-spine, interior paper a bit browned and obviously read but clean and unmarked. Typical used but not abused book condition. John Holgate and family, suburbanites turned farmers, have not only survived their first year on the land, they even seem to be getting good at it. Their increasing confidence, however, is not aljust justified, as they tackle muck-spreading, cow-chasing, haymaking and harvest, all to the amusement of the locals at the local pub.... View more info

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Lakeland Vet

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Harvill Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004930

ISBN: 0002714558

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

191 pages. Dust jacket showing a vet surrounded by animals outside a country home has some edge wear, price sticker scar on spine, flap price clipped. Book itself is clean and nice. Fictional stories about an English country vet, Dai Evans, and the things that happen to him in his small village. Gently amusing. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info