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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326254
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Something unique for all lovers of angling, a selection from some of the best descriptive writing in English, practical advice, unusual adventures, records, everything which can recall for fishermen the pleasures of their chosen sport. Illustrated thoughout with BB's dramatic woodcuts. 568 thin pages. Small format, 6.75" x 4.25" Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and vignette. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed and slightly grubby/browned, small stain to base of spine.

Price: £21.00 £17.85.

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SEPTEMBER ROAD TO CAITHNESS AND THE WESTERN SEA
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326251
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB has been a-wandering again... Colour frontis and over 70 atmospheric b/w engravings. A memorable book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. Spine bumped. Some slight fading to edges and a small dent to top edge of front cover. Textblock is browned, some slight foxing to endpapers. Slight musty smell to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed and browned.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1826890
Published by White Lion Books. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. A handsome new edition with an introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 1874762112. Reprint.Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and spine edges of panels, tiny nick to front vertical edge.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326011
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

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 bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Foxing to covers. Endpapers are lightly browned. Foxing to textblock and some page margins. There is a light musty smell to the contents (old book smell).

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1325535
Published by Methuen. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

A pictorial slipcase containing two paperback books: The Little Grey Men and The Little Grey Men Go Down The Bright Stream. Both books have b/w illustrations. Spines of books are faded. Some foxing to textblock and light page edge browning. Slipcase is also faded to spine and is bashed at base causing creasing and a split. Evidence of removal of a label to one panel.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1325099
Published by The Country Library. 1940. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and sepia plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Green cloth, yellow title to spine. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is worn and marked with damp stains to spine and loss to spine and corners.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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THE BEST OF BB AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1324178
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of extracts from all BB's adult books and a few extracts from his timeless children's books as well. Accompanied by the superb scraperboard illustrations of the author. Grey boards, black title to spine. 277 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0718125649. Spine and corners bumped, some bumping to cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Textblock is a little grubby and there are some marks to the page margins. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a little grubby, sunned to spine.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323855
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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REDMIRE POOL
Written by Kevin Clifford; L. Arbury; BB.
Stock no. 1323765
Published by Beekay Publishers. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With contribution by BB. Carp fishing. Salmon pink cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 245 numbered pages, plus 2 pages 'Redmire Remembered BB' and 1 page bibliography to rear. ISBN: 0950759899. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a bit creased at top and tail of spine and has a small tear at top (to front edge).

Price: £98.00 £83.30.

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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323759
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Dustwrapper is price-cut, sunned to spine and top edges (as is usual with this item).

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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BRENDON CHASE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323518
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Wonderful b/w illustrations. 235 pages. Fourth impression. Top and tail of spine bumped and faded. Damp stain to edge of front cover and prelims. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with some loss to spine and edges. Wrapper is foxed and lightly damp stained.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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BILL BADGER'S VOYAGE TO THE WORLD'S END
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323395
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations throughout. 88 pages. Early Bird Series No. 12. ISBN: 071820171X. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Endpapers are grubby, pencil writing erased from front endpaper. Some grubby marks to page margins. Textblock is lightly foxed. Price-cut wrapper (with 'new' publisher price of 10/- net/50p net printed beside this) is slightly foxed and edge worn, wear to base of spine with small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel.

Price: £94.00 £79.90.

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