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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2128317
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Blue spine with green title labels; gilt title. Marbled boards. Many of the sketches which form Our Village were first published in various periodicals. This edition is a selection from the five-volume edition. Wood-engravings by Hassall. Slip case is very good; some wear and a few marks.
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FOREST AND VALE AND HIGH BLUE HILL
Written by Johnny Coppin. Illustrated by Ray Hedger.
Stock no. 2127863
Published by The Windrush Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and Beyond. Selected by Coppin. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0900075171. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 2126999
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and b/w plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with spotting; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1317445
Published by The Hopetoun Press. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wood engravings by Hassall. Cream buckram with gilt title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge worn with a couple of neat magic tape repairs on verso. Rear panel is slightly grubby and spine is slightly faded.
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THE IDLE COUNTRYMAN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317439
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1944. Good condition.

Cream cloth spine with burgundy title, burgundy cloth covers. Superb b/w illustrations. Spine and corners worn with wear to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few light foxspots else contents clean.
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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS (2 VOLS)
Written by Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick.
Stock no. 2125941
1809. Very good condition.

Two volumes, green leather spine and corners, raised bands, gilt titles and decorations on spine. Newcastle, printed by Edward Walker for R.E. Bewick; sold by him and Longman and Co. London. Vol I Land Birds; Vol II Water Birds. Wood engravings by Bewick. Spines are very browned. Wear to corners. Foxing and page browning.
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A WORLD OF ONE'S OWN
Written by Christopher Whitfield. Illustrated by Geoffrey Miller.
Stock no. 2125503
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Twenty-Four Country Essays set in that undulating and tranquil part of Warwickshire which lies between Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick and, for the rest, in the North Cotswolds. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and brown title to front. B/w wood engravings. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning to covers; some loss to top and tail of spine. Wrapper almost in two sections (split along front fold of spine).
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BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2125357
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Ex-lib. with most usual markings, especially to prelims. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tape marks to flaps; creased with some chips and tears; minimal loss.
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THE BOY'S BOOK OF BALLADS
No author listed. Illustrated by John Gilbert.
Stock no. 2125319
Published by Bell & Daldy. 1st 1861. Good condition.

Purple cloth with gilt titles and blind decorations. Illustrated with 16 engravings on wood from drawings by John Gilbert. Includes Robin Hood. Spine is very darkened, with damage and a bit of loss to top; some other splits and fraying to edges. Corners are bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and grubby marks to endpapers and page margins.
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THE CANTERBURY TALES
Written by Geoffrey Chaucer; Peter Holliday. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 2124512
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2010. As new condition.

Large format. Facsimile of the 1929-31 editions. Printed on Corolla Classic Watermark laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Merida Forest endleaves. This edition is Limited to 1980 numbered copies. Wood engravings by Eric Gill. Contained in large black box/slip case that has gilt title to spine. Also contained with this edition, smaller volume; An Essay by Peter Holliday. In exquisite condition! This is Copy No. 678. Contained in original box in Near fine condition; just some light wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
Written by George Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 2124085
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1932. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, white titles and illustration. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Looks like top of spine has been repaired with glue. Some scuffing to edges. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper.
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THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION
Written by Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton; Edward Jesse.
Stock no. 1814801
Published by Henry G. Bohn. 1861. Good condition.

Edited by Edward Jesse. Full blue leather binding with gilt borders to sides, raised bands to spine with elaborate gilt tooling , red title block with gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 203 Wood engravings. 2 volumes in 1 with b/w frontis to both volumes. Boards scuffed and marked. Front cover detached, contents sound. Small label stuck to front pastedown. Inscriptions in ink to first blank page. Newspaper cutting re: a bust of Izaak Walton dated 1878 tipped in to rear . A few grubby marks to margins. Some browning. A few pencil annotations.
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