The Richard Jefferies Society has published many titles under the imprint Petton Books. 

Contact the Society for more information about any book by or about Richard Jefferies.

A Peculiarly English Genius  - volume I of a new biography of Richard Jefferies by Andrew Rossabi is available (Petton Books: 6 November 2017). Volume I (of three volumes) covers the early years (1848-1867) and extends to 800 pages. The book is published in hardback with a green wibalin cover and can be purchased for £40 here. The book is also available as a pdf file for £10. Contact the Society.

Please go to this website to view and purchase other publications produced by the Richard Jefferies Society. The offers apply to UK postage only. Overseas buyers should contact the Society for orders and shipping charges.

The Rise of Maximin is now out of stock. It can be downloaded as a pdf file here.

A mail-order form with a list of publications and prices can be downloaded here. 


Some pamphlets related to Jefferies' birthplace can be downloaded here:

Coate and Richard Jefferies - by historian, John Chandler
In the Footsteps of Richard Jefferies - a walk around Coate Water
Richard Jefferies' Old Town, Swindon - a walk around Old Town
In the Footsteps of Richard Jefferies - a tour of Wiltshire and Oxfordshire
Walks in Jefferies Land by Kate Tryon


Phyllis (Jefferies) Hargrave letters to Samuel J Looker. These have never been published but can be downloaded here. Phyllis was Richard Jefferies only daughter. Samuel Looker was an authority on the works of Richard Jefferies and helped build up a major archive of information held at the British Library.