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A HOUSE FOR A MOUSE
Written by Cicely Englefield. Illustrated by Cicely Englefield.
Stock no. 1502014
Published by John Murray. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

James and Jemima (harvest mice) look for a house of their own. Yellow pictorial paperboards. B/w woodcuts throughout. Small format 7 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned and covers a little grubby. Small bookseller's sticker to bottom corner of front endpaper. Some foxing.

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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501280
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 3rd 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Spine faded. Covers grubby, mostly around edges. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. A little foxing to page edges. Price-cut wrapper is browned to spine and is a little edge creased and chipped.

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WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501279
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very 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. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Spine and covers edges browned. Foxing mostly to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with small pieces of loss and is browned and grubby.

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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501276
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a 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. Very little bumping to spine and corners. Hinge starting to crack between pages 182 and 183. One or two fox spots. Dustwrapper has a little edge creasing and a small mark to rear flap crease.

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OLD STONE CROSSES OF THE VALE OF CLWYD AND NEIGHTBOURING PARISHES
Written by Elias Owen.
Stock no. 1603718
Published by Bernard Quaritch. 1886. Very good condition.

Ancient Manners and Customs and Legendary Lore. Illustrated with engravings on copper and wood. Corners, top and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Spine darkened. A few scuffs / chips to cloth covering boards. A couple of internal hinges are pulled. Scattered foxing.

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THE LIFE OF MR. JONATHAN WILD THE GREAT
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Frank Martin.
Stock no. 1602588
Published by Folio Society. 1966. Very good condition.

Brown/white cloth. With wood engravings. Spine faded and edge of title block on spine is lifting. Contents near fine. Contained in a VG slipcase.

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HUNTERS OF LONGTREE
Written by David Walker. Illustrated by David Walker.
Stock no. 2105047
Published by Orpheus Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Cotswold Tale. Written in the great and much loved tradition of Gilbert white, Hunters of Longtree can be described as a real-life drama of survival in the natural world. ISBN: 0954036603. Light wear to wrapper edges.

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WANDERING WIND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1204662
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer Book. Yellow boards, blue titles. Blue reindeer vignette to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 121 pages. New endpapers. Tapemarks to board edges. Wrapper edge-torn with loss, reinforced at edge and stained.

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VOYAGES AERIENS
Written by J. Glaisher; Camille Flammarion; Wilfrid De Fonvielle; Gaston Tissandier. Illustrated by Eugene Ciceri; Adrien Marie; Albert Tissandier.
Stock no. 818588
Published by Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Hot air balloon voyages. Half-leather binding. Black cloth boards, Dark green leather spine with raised bands, gilt titles and vignettes. All edges gilt. 6 tissue-guarded chromoliths. 117 b/w wood engravings plus 15 diagrams or charts. 612 pages. Text in French. Leather spine is nice and bright with small spot of damage to lower half. Covers a little scuffed. Binding is tight. Original paperwraps bound in. Scattered foxing throughout. Pages 277-382 have a light damp stain to lower margin inside edge. Text block gilt lovely and bright. Reduced from £200.

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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 813624
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Price-cut wrapper is just lightly faded to spine.

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WILHELM BUSCH
Written by Friedrich Bohne. Illustrated by Wilhelm Busch.
Stock no. 683878
Published by Emil Vollmer. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four volumes. Colour frontis to each. Humourous b/w illustrations. German text. Wrappers have slightly faded spines and rubbed corners.

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THE WORLD AS IT IS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by George G. Chisholm.
Stock no. 694446
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1897. Good condition.

Two volumes. A Popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth. Large format. Brown cloth. Gilt titles. Numerous wood engravingsm, coloured maps and plates. A little foxing but in general contents very good. Backstrip almost detached from volume II. Corners worn and joints cracked to both volumes. REDUCED FROM £140.

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