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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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THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1818305
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Fine condition.

Red cloth spines, gilt titles. Decorated boards. B/w decorations. Reset edition. Includes Pride and Prejudice; Shorter Works; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Emma; Mansfield Park; Persuasion. Twelfth printing. Contained in publisher's matching red slipcase with publisher logo to either side in almost fine condition.
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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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THE WIZARD OF BOLAND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318245
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 3rd 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A bewitching story about the Forest of Boland and the creatures who live there... ISBN: 0718208335. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Ex-lib with damage to endpapers and erased ink stamp to publisher page. Rear free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is bright.
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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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THE DAISY; OR, CAUTIONARY STORIES IN VERSE
Written by Elizabeth Turner.
Stock no. 1318037
Published by John Harris. Circa 1900. Good condition.

Small format, 5 x 3.75". Cardwraps. 30 b/w engravings on wood. 66 pages plus publication list. Facsimile of 1807 edition. Adverts to rear of the book dated 1899-1900. Covers are grubby and edge worn. Tiny booksellers sticker inside front cover. Front joint is reparied with white paper. Contents are browned. Contained in custom made blue cloth covered box.
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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.
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THE INSECT MAN
Written by Eleanor Doorly. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings.
Stock no. 2129836
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A tale of how the Yew Tree children went to France to hear the story of Jean Henri Fabre in the places where he lived and to see the homes of some fo the insects whose life-story he has written. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Illustrated with Woodcuts. xv and 170 pages. Wear to cover edges; some brown spotting. Wrapper is price-cut with some large tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and couple of corners; foxed.
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THE NOVELS OF HENRY FIELDING (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Simon Brett; Derrick Harris; Frank Martin.
Stock no. 1817403
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.

Pictorial red cloth. Titles are: Amelia; Tom Jones; Jonathan Wild; Joseph Andrews. Illustrated with wood engravings. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in better than very good condition.
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MOONSHINE & CLOVER
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Clemence Housman.
Stock no. 2129100
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2nd 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of fairy tales. Green cloth, yellow titles. B/w illustrations. With illustrations designed by the Author and engraved on the wood by Clemence Housman. Uneven browning to covers. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with heavy browning in places; couple of damp marks; chipped to corners, with minimal loss.
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PHILANDERING ANGLER
Written by Arthur Applin. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128984
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This book is not only for those who fish but also for those who philander, taking it for granted that there are still a few carefree spirits who, rather than waste their lives in the pursuit of wealth and power, escape to philander with Pan and Aphrodite, and are content to enjoy the banquet these not so mythological gods provide....' Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations and chapter headers & footers. 176 pages. Some spotting to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is also foxed, with some chipping and small amounts of loss.
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THE LIFE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Flavius Arrianus; Aubrey De Selincourt. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2128858
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition.

Turquoise/blue cloth with silver title to spine and head motif to front cover. Wood Engravings by Hawthorn. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - just some light wear.
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