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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.
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.
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. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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.
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.
A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Slight fades to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.
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.
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. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuff marks to spine, with some browning. Foxing to outer page edges.
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. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. 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.
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.
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.
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).