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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1607324
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. Address sticker to corner of front endpaper. Wrapper is edge creased and has a couple of small marks.
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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2118022
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Inscription in ink and white label stuck to front endpaper. Odd foxspot to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little creased with some light edge-browning.
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THE WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1314854
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. 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 bumped. Damage to edges of covers from mouse nibbles(?). Endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is price-cut, browned to rear panel and loss to top of spine.
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RABBIT AND PORK RHYMING TALK
Written by John Lawrence. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1504601
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A colection of fifty different phrases, all illustrated with a wood engraving. Pictorial boards. Unpaginated. 6.5 x 7.5". ISBN: 0241891302. Bumping and wear to spine. Wear to corners and bottom edges of cover, a few small bumps to top edges. Two faint erasure marks and grubby mark to margins of front endpapers. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and lightly browned.
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VIX THE STORY OF A FOX CUB
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1960. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The enthralling story of the first year in the life of a young fox cub. Green boards, silver title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 95 pages. Ex-lib. with usual markings and bookplates to covers and inside. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are generally very good. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a piece of loss to top of front panel; other smaller bits of loss; some tears repaired with tape. A reading copy.
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BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116825
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1967. Fair condition in a 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. Ex-lib. with many normal markings. Corners are bumped and edges are worn. Top corner of half-title page is cut off. Page 9/10 is a photocopy page loosely inserted (original MISSING). Foxing and some grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and tears/chips; a little loss. Some fading to wrapper spine.
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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810923
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Foxing to text block. Endpapers and prelims have a light crease else contents clean. Dustwrapper is price-cut and faded at spine (as is usual for this item), a few small closed tears to edges (no loss).
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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116753
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Damp mark to a couple of edges of covers. Bookplate and prize inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips, and some marks; scuffing; small pieces of loss.
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONGSHORE GUNNER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810153
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wildfowling adventures after geese, chiefly on the Scottish coast. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 86 pages. ISBN: 0851150675. Edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to page edges and a few margin marks otherwise contents clean. Browning to dustwrapper edges and flaps, fading to rear wrapper vertical edge, some damp staining to inside of wrapper.
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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
No author listed. Illustrated by Christopher Wormell.
Stock no. 2115415
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tales of days when fish triumphed over anglers. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 1873674023. A few light marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has damp mark to top of spine; some uneven browning and edge-creasing.
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THE INSECT MAN
Written by Eleanor Doorly. Illustrated by Robert Gibbings.
Stock no. 1606038
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good 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. SIGNED by author to front endpaper (dated 1936). Spine faded, corners rubbed. Wrapper is foxed and grubby, edge chipped with a little loss and strengthened with paper to verso.
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WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1503113
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of the Pytchley fox. 9.25 x 6 ins. Green cloth with cream spine. 13 full page wood engravings and 37 b/w chapter headers and footers. Some bumping to spine and corners. Spine and cream cloth on covers browned. Light stain to top corner of text block which affects page edges in first half of book. Two blue spots to prelims. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and prelims. One hinge cracked. Dustwrapper has 2.5" missing from base of spine and loss to top with tears. Other small pieces of loss to edges. Clear tape repairs on verso to panel tears. Rear panel is grubby, all is foxed.
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