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This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges/margins. Wrapper has a few light marks.
Blue boards, red title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine is bumped and very browned. Some brown spotting and slight fade marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Spine is browned, with red title fading. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing; heaviest to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. A few other margin marks.
Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. Spine is unevenly browned/faded. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is pretty much torn in two on spine; Top few inches of spine are MISSING; other smaller loss; grubby and browned; torn.
Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to top and tail of spine. "No. 260" and initials written in ink to front free-endpapers. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners, tears to base of spine, small brown mark to rear panel and some slight grubbiness to front panel.
A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Blue boards, silver titles. Spine and corners bumped, fading to top and tail of spine. Endpapers browned with old tape marks at corners. Foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is foxed, edge chipped with slight loss at spine and corners.
A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Blue boards, silver titles. Covers are grubby and faded to spine. Spine bumped, small dent to lower edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to textblock else contents clean.
Captain Bill Badger and his friends are off on a journey to World's End, where they have been told they can have their leaky old barge made new again. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Some light spotting to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil marks to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper flaps are lightly browned else a nice, bright wrapper.
THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2135612
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. Re-issue edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781873674949. A few light marks to outer page edges. Pale fading to wrapper spine.
Foreword by Chris Yates. Grey boards, silver title to spine. 179 pages. B/w scraperboard illustrations. ISBN: 9781873674628. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.
A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to top and tail of spine and some slight fading to lower cover edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss and more substantial loss to base of spine and lower edge of rear panel (1"). Dustwrapper is also slightly grubby.
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. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.