Author:Wightman, Ralph:

Sort

Showing 1-7 of 7

Image for Portrait of Dorset. With Signed Letter.

Portrait of Dorset. With Signed Letter.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1965 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75942


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In navy blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; sml chips to corners and ends of spine, rubbing to edges. Not price clipped). Some mild foxing spots along top edge. Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w photographs and a map. Description of the countryside, towns and villages and their recent history by the broadcaster whose family farmed in the same Dorset village for 4 generations. View more info

Image for Wallace’s Ground

Wallace’s Ground

By: Wightman, Ralph:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Pelham Books 1971 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 82538


Bound in original red cloth with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed at edges. Some small marks). Not price clipped. Inside clean and tight. No inscriptions or other marks. 157pp Ralph Wightman was born in the remote Dorset village of Piddletrenthide, where his father was a farmer and butcher. His liking was for the farming side of the business, and he did all the jobs which farm bred boys faced in the days before tractors. A thirteen acre field, which his family farmed for more than a century, is used as a basis for discussin... View more info

Image for Take Life Easy. Signed copy.

Take Life Easy. Signed copy.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pelham Books. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82539


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Handling marks. Slightly creased along edges with small tear at bottom. Price clipped). Author’s inscription to main title page. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs. Autobiography of the Dorset broadcaster and writer, Ralph Wightman. View more info

Image for The Seasons. Decorated by S.R.Badmin.

The Seasons. Decorated by S.R.Badmin.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cassell and Co. 1953 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82540


Size 5.75 x 8.5 inches. In cream cloth covers with green lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly rubbed and creased with small tears to edges and piece missing from back top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 167pp. With line drawings at chapter headings. The author swings from childhood recollections to country life at the time of writing. View more info

Image for Portrait of Dorset.

Portrait of Dorset.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1965 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73663


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w photographs and a map. Description of the countryside, towns and villages and their recent history by the broadcaster whose family farmed in the same Dorset village for 4 generations. View more info

Image for Portrait of Dorset.

Portrait of Dorset.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robert Hale. London. 1965 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 72888


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded and rubbed at top end. Handling marks. Slightly creased and torn along top edge. Not price clipped). Signed letter loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. 192pp. With many b/w photo plates and a map. Description of the countryside, towns and villages and their recent history by the broadcaster whose family farmed in the same Dorset village for 4 generations. View more info

Image for My Homeward Road.

My Homeward Road.

By: WIGHTMAN, RALPH:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cassell 1950. 1st.:

Seller ID: 82541


Green cloth gt. 180 pp. With pictorial dustwrapper. DW NOT price clipped. Slight bumping to corners, but overall clean. Very good in pictorial dustwrapper. DW torn along edges. In these 37 chapters Wightman covers most of the aspects of the farmer's life. View more info