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TUNNICLIFFE'S BIRDLIFE
Written by Noel Cusa. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1818345
Published by Orbis. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Superb colour illustrations. ISBN: 0856139475. Small, faint stain to front upper vertical edge. Contents clean.
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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318443
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Spine bumped, covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss at top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit browned.
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SKETCHES OF BIRD LIFE
Written by Robert Gillmor. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1818316
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sketches from over 50 of Tunnicliffe's sketchbooks, chosen and arranged by Robert Gillmor. With the emphasis on bird behaviour and the way the artist goes about his work, this is a book of lasting value for all birdlovers. Unpaginated. Large, oblong format. Brown boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 0575030364. Text block and margins lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
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THE RABBIT SKIN CAP
Written by George Baldry; Lilias Rider Haggard. Illustrated by Edward Seago.
Stock no. 1818313
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st thus 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Tale of a Norfolk Countryman's Youth. Written in his old age by George Baldrey and edited by Haggard. The Norfolk Library series. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851150454. A few minor foxspots to pictorial boards. Browning to top of text block. Large inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Price-cut green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine, a little grubby.
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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318416
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

A wonderful edition of this classic poem beautifully illustrated with 20 colour tipped in plates with tissue guards. Cream cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. 11.25 x 8.75". Covers grubby. Spine and corners worn with fraying to base of spine, damp(?) stain to rear edge of spine. A few plates have creases to corners.
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BIRDS OF THE LONELY LAKE
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318351
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. An enthralling description of birdlife beside a lake in a typical year. Superb full-page b/w illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small faded spot to lower spine. A few foxspots to textblock. Light page browning to half-title and rear fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at corners and has a small hole to lower spine (matching faded area on book).
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POEMS BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
Written by Christina Rossetti. Illustrated by Florence Harrison.
Stock no. 1318326
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 36 tipped-in colour plates mounted on grey card with captioned tissue guards plus 36 b/w illustrations. 369 pages. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 2" thick. Large format, 10.5 x 8.25". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and rear cover lightly scuffed. Top 3" of front edge of spine has been split and repaired. Front joint cracked. Tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxspots to contents. Plates all present and in fine condition.
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BRIEF LIVES
Written by John Aubrey; Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1818200
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Fine condition.

Autobiography and biographies of others. Green cloth spine, beige cloth covers. Black title blocks, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Tenth printing. Contained in black publisher's slipcase, scuffed and marked to one side.
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TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY IN THE CEVENNES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1318289
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 15th printing.
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A SKETCH-BOOK OF R. CALDECOTT'S
No author listed. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 1318255
Published by George Routledge & Sons. Circa 1883. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Beige cloth with green cloth spine and corners. Colour and sepia illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped, covers slightly grubby. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some light page browning and light fingering to contents.
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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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SOUTH AND EAST
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Jacynth Parsons.
Stock no. 1318119
Published by The Medici Society. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 2750 copies. Grey cloth, black vignette and silver titles to front cover. Story in verse set in the time of King Arthur. 6 colour mounted plates (set onto grey card with paper guards). 23 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing else contents clean and plates bright. White pictorial wrapper is grubby and edge worn, small chip to lower edge of rear panel.
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