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THE LONG FLIGHT
Written by Terence Horsley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323682
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

19 dramatic cream and black wood-engravings illustrate this book of short stories, each centred around an element of Nature. Blue cloth, cream titles. 118 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Heavy foxing to dustwrapper, top edge of wrapper slightly chipped/torn with tape repairs on verso.

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THE WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323628
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. A few foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is grubby and foxed, chipped to lower front corner with small tear to top front spine edge and name in ink to front panel.

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TANGLEWOOD TALES
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1824232
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Lovely beige decorated cloth with gilt title blocks. 14 superb colour plates. 236 pages. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is unevenlyf aded and a little marked.

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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1824229
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Red cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. Top & tail of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges and scuffed to rear panel.

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ENGLISH WOOD-ENGRAVING 1900-1950
Written by Thomas Balston.
Stock no. 1824227
Published by Art & Technics. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A survey by Thomas Balston and over 100 engravings by Eric Gill, Eric Ravilious, Gordon Craig, Robert Gibbings, Joan Hassall and other contemporary wood-engravers. Blue cloth boards with gilt title, brown patterned paper boards. B/w and colour wood engravings. 84 pages. Boards nicea nd bright, a little rubbed to corners. Browning to endpapers and prelims else contents clean. Beige pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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FOUR HEDGES - A GARDENER'S CHRONICLE
Written by Clare Leighton. Illustrated by Clare Leighton.
Stock no. 1824225
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Large format. Wood engravings. Second impression. Boards slightly browned. Text block browned with some foxing. A few minor foxspots to contents. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Green patterned dustwrapper is heavily foxed, browned and hs a few small edge-chips.

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SHORELANDS WINTER DIARY
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824210
Published by Book Club Associates. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Sequel to Shorelands Summer Diary. Bird observations on Anglesey in the Winter months. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations & b/w sketches throughout. A few small marks to half-title page. Contents otherwise fine. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE PEREGRINE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Robert Gillmor; Derek Ratcliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824209
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduction by Gillmor. Nesting peregrines in Anglesey. ISBN: 1900318024. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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SHORELANDS SUMMER DIARY
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824203
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A charming and vivid account of Tunnicliffe's adventures upon settling in the island of Anglesey. Large format. Red cloth, gilt bird vignette to front cover. Magnificent colour and b/w plates. Board edges lightly rubbed. Text block browned with minor foxing. Contents very nice. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips and tears, spine browned, rear panel is grubby.

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MERESIDE CHRONICLE: WITH A SHORT INTERLUDE OF LOCHS AND LOCHANS
Written by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1824196
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

In his search for and study of bireds, the meres, pools and reservoirs of east and mid-Cheshire have been favourite hunting grounds for Tunnicliffe. A year of making notes and sketches. Brick red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Some minor mottlng to boards, light browning to top of spine. Gilt titles bright. Browning to endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips and closed tears, browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.

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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1824186
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

A reproduction of the 1909 edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Colour plates. Top edge blue. A beautiful book. Spine a little faded, top & tail of spine slightly creased (minor). Else a lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1824177
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Top edge green. Green endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine very slightly faded else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is faded at one open edge and scuffed.

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