H. Mortimer Batten
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Green cloth, gilt titles. Tales of animals and birds. Colour plates, b/w text illustrations and photos. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and cover edges faded and cloth a little grubby. Some foxing to contents.
Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. The life of a Highland Red Deer. Spine bumped with some fading at top. Some foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss. Rear panel is slightly grubby.
TALES OF THE UNTAMED
Written by Seton Gordon; H. Mortimer Batten; A.W. Strachan; et al. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1316221
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.
Tales of animal adventure. First story is 'The Monarch of Tamarack Bend' by George Frederick Clarke. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and rear cover, gilt to spine dulled. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock.
Includes chapters on camp cookery, crag climbing and fell walking, secrets of the hills, eggs of insects, weather lote and round the year with a gamekeeper. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and orange titles to front cover. 4 colour plates including frontis plus 16 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Top of rear board discoloured (possibly damp). Small split in cloth to top of rear board. School stamp in gilt to rear cover which has been outlined in pencil. Some marks to front board. Front joint is cracked. Frontis is detached but present. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Rear endpapers are marked. Foxing to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.