General Interest

Ranging from pig miscellanies to a vet's life, breeding chickens to everything you ever wanted to know about bees and more, from feline friends, barking dogs and sporting lingo you are bound to find what you are looking for in our wide variety of general interest books. Simply click on the cover image of any title for more information.

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  1. Distinguished Leaves
    £7.99

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    Elizabeth Darcy Jones serves up a fragrant brew in this charming volume Learn More
  2. Diary of a Victorian Lady
    £6.95

    A mine of information from a diary found in an attic. Learn More
  3. Custom Knifemaking
    £14.95

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    A practical guide to making unique and beautiful knives Learn More
  4. The Complete Book of Tanning Skins and Furs
    £17.95

    Everything one needs to know to make soft leather and dressed furs from the skins of small and large animals, reptiles and birds. In addition to covering all types of skins, beginning with those of small animals and progressing to larger and more difficult projects, this book also details the tools and equipment necessary for each.

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  5. Collecting Fishing Tackle
    £10.95

    The first no-nonsense guide to this fascinating hobby and a must for every collector and fisherman alike. Learn More
  6. The Apocalypse of Napoleon Bonaparte
    £20.00

    A fascinating whodunit with tales of intrigue and scandal. Learn More
  7. Raise Your Game
    £20.00
    2016-08-02 00:00:00

    Sport can be downright odd! Think of a tennis court and its scoring system. Or the organised chaos of a rugby scrum. Or just about everything to do with cricket. That’s why sports writer Ian Valentine and celebrated cartoonist Oliver Preston have teamed up to produce this wonderful accompaniment to all things sport.

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  8. Cows in Trees
    £12.95
    2016-06-13 00:00:00

    Highly qualified veterinary surgeon Julian Earl, entertains the reader with a few of his favourite tales and events from his long career, not to mention the most bizarre of all – attending to a cow stuck in a tree! Chapters are littered with anecdotes, hilarious memories, and veterinary stories all told in a lighthearted style with plenty of examples and practical advice on what one should try and avoid when working as a veterinary surgeon. James Herriot for the 21st Century.  
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  9. The World of Cognac
    £25.00
    2017-07-10 00:00:00

    The World of Cognac is a carefully researched study about the history and culture of Cognac – the most revered spirit in the world. Ranging from historical brandy anecdotes dating back to the 7th century all the way up to our modern-day cocktail culture, this is cognac's story. The author explains where cognac originates from, how it's made, the people involved, as well as the classification and age, the art of tasting and most importantly of all, choosing and storing one's cognac. A comprehensive list of cognac houses are featured, providing an informative overview of many of the brands and a selection of their current products.

    "The World of Cognac is a gorgeous, inspiring and informative book, and it’s little wonder that it began by winning a prize. More will come, I’m sure." - Mike Gerrad, Travel Distilled

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  10. An Odyssey in Steam
    £25.00
    2017-08-10 00:00:00

    This book is a eulogy that captures the skills, sounds and smells of the great days of steam travel and one which will be coveted by rail enthusiasts, modellers and artists alike; a beautiful and evocative collection of drawings and paintings from the end of steam on our railways in the late sixties to the many well established heritage centres of today.

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