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THE WIZARD OF BOLAND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318245
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 3rd 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A bewitching story about the Forest of Boland and the creatures who live there... ISBN: 0718208335. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Ex-lib with damage to endpapers and erased ink stamp to publisher page. Rear free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is bright.
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BILL BADGER'S FINEST HOUR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318148
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Reindeer Book. Brown and green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 138 Pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges rubbed. Contents clean. Book leans to one side. Dustwrapper is worn at spine and corners with slight loss.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317862
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-lib with evidence of removal of labels to front endpaper and a library stamp covered with white typing fluid at lower edge of title-page. Contents otherwise clean. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top and tail.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317847
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Large foxspots and a light musty smell to contents.
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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131129
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From the silent, mysterious Arctic, the wild geese come every winter to the Fenland farms and marshes which BB knows so intimately and describes so vividly, both in the text and in beautiful woodcuts. Blue cloth, gilt. 258pp. 8.75 x 5.5". A New Edition. ISBN: 0416145809. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129408
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Bumping to spine. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; small loss to base of spine and top edge of rear panel. Illustrations are still in lovely condition!
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BILL BADGER'S BIG MISTAKE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129312
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 119 pages. 7.5 x 5". In the "Reindeer Books" series. ISBN: 0241900549. Bumping along cover edges and corners. Small pen mark to front cover. Front endpaper is missing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; a few closed tears.
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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Some page edge browning.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128223
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Some light wear along cover edges. Award plate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Small damp mark to page edge of last few pages of book. Wrapper is browned, creased with many edge-tears and chips; some loss to corners and top and tail of spine.
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THE TYGER TRAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128138
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rich blend of mystery and excitement involving an Indian tray, a tiger skin and some very powerful hocus-pocus! Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w woodcut illustrations. ISBN: 041665830X. Ex-lib. with ink stamps to a couple of pages of prelims. Sticky tape marks to covers and rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and faded to spine.
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