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Through England on a Side-saddle (English Journeys) by Miss Celia Fiennes
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding
A History of the Earth and Animated Nature (in Four Volumes). Vol : 4 by Oliver Goldsmith
Trading Places: The East India Company and Asia by Anthony Farrington
The Waste Makers by Vance Packard
Culpper's Complete Herbal by Nicolas Culpper
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About meBookworm, Embroiderer, Amateur naturalist (especially Birds, Bugs & Botany). Fellow of the Linnean Society, Society of History of Natural History. My business is called Sumptuosity and I design and make small gift items - bookmarks, badges, handbag mirrors etc. I also have an allotment.
About my libraryI particularly love Natural History, Travel/Exploration, Popular Science, Gardens & Gardening, Arabian Nights and books by & about those who love words and books.
GroupsAgatha Christie, Birds, Birding & Books, Book Care and Repair, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Evolution, Evolve!, Gardens & Books, Naturalists, Poetry Fool, Rare, Old or Offbeat —show all groups, Science!, The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse), Travel and Exploration literature
Favorite authorsDavid Attenborough, Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, Noël Coward, Richard Dawkins, Charles Dickens, Gerald Durrell, Elizabeth Gaskell, Stephen Jay Gould, David Quammen, Peter Raby, J. K. Rowling, Jenny Uglow, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)
Real nameRuth B-C
LocationRocester, Staffordshire, England
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceSep 23, 2008
Currently readingStrange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John Tradescants by Jennifer Potter
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