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The Sibling Society: The Culture of Half-adults

By: Bly, Robert

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02475


In the Sibling Society, Robert Bly turns to stories as unexpected as Jack and the Beanstalk and the Hindu tale of Ganesha to illustrate and illuminate the troubled soul of western society itself. What he shows us is a culture where adults remain children, and where children have no desire to become adults - a society of squabbling sibblings. This book will capture the imaginations of its readers and enliven our cultural debate. The DW shows signs of wear on the edges and... View more info

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In and Out of the Forest.

By: Foley, Winifred

Price: £10.79

Publisher: UK, Century: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03620


In and Out of the Forest' is first and foremost a book of stories, but it is also illustrated with beautiful woodcuts, engravings and contemporary photographs which vividly evoke the vanished world of pre-war Gloucestershire. The D/W shows signs of wear to its edges and corners, it has a tear down the back fold crease and a repaired tear on the front cover. Otherwise it is still a good, clean tight copy. View more info

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A Country Twelvemonth

By: Fred Archer

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02797


The Vale of Evesham in the depths of rural England between the wars, and Fred archer's small world, was somewhere the ploughman sang in the fields as he followed his horses, the raggle-taggle travellers camped in the fields every summer to pick the peas, and on saturday the blacksmith strode out to the wicket in his belt and braces to knock the next village's bowlers all over the pitch. Fred Archer's vivid recollections combine with contemporary photographs and colour pa... View more info

Common People: The History of an English Family

By: Light, Alison

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK, Fig Tree: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03161


Epic in scope and deep in feeling, ' Common People ' is a family history but also a new kind of public history, following the lives of the migrants who travelled the country looking for work. Original and eloquent, it is a timely rethinking of who the English were. The boards are a little grubby through use. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Village School

By: Merson Elizabeth

Price: £10.79

Publisher: Southampton, Paul Cave: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01271


This is a soft back copy of the lives of a new forest school with illustrations and drawings .The book is in very good condition the dust wrapper is faded along the spine and is price clipped View more info

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IF YOU'RE READING THIS...: Last Letters from the Front Line

By: Price, Sian

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Frontline Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02970


A collection of ' farewell letters ' written by soldiers facing imminent death With never-before-published letters and photographs, this book is full of honest, stirring, first-hand accounts from the Napoleonic Wars to present day conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. These voices speak eloquently and forcefully of the tragedy of war and answer that fundamental need to say goodbye. There is a tiny tear on the lower back corner of the D/W. Otherwise a clean tight copy. PLEAS... View more info

Country Life 1897-1997

By: Roy Strong

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, Boxtree Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 00524


The English Arcadia provides a myriad of insights into the world that Country life magazine represents. For more than 100 years it has championed traditional values in architecture and the countryside. Its pages celebrate the seasonal life of the English landscape and its people. The back panel shows light shelf wear. View more info

No Stone Unturned : A History of the British Land Company 1856 - 2006

By: Smith, John Weston

Price: £8.99

Publisher: london, The British Land Company PLC: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01559


This book is a History of the British Land Company 1856-2006.There is a small dent to the bottom edge of the front board. View more info

The World is Made of Glass

By: West Morris

Price: £17.98

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00716


The World is Made of Glass is a story of love, sexual odsession,murder,the mysterious infection of guilt and the absolute need of forgiveness as a condition of human sanity. View more info