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FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO
Written by M.C. Carey. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1319217
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated classics. Green cloth with black titles labels and gilt titles. 8 Colour plates & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, covers lightly edge rubbed. Small nick in cloth to front cover. Textblock is slightly grubby/foxed. A couple of small red crayon marks t front free-endpaper. Dustwrapepr is edge worn and creased with tears at lower corners of rear panel and a faded spine.

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WANDERING WIND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318968
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer Book. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing at corners. A few tiny foxspots to textblock else contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed and grubby.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a 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. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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THE POOL OF THE BLACK WITCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132990
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Embossed vignette of fish in pool to front cover. B/w illustrations. A fishing story for children set in Wales. ISBN: 0416780903. Bumping to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit browned, especially to flaps, which are also foxed.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132692
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.

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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131775
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. Small bump to top of spine. Indentation to front endpaper, where a paper clip has been attached at one time. Pale foxing to a few prelim pages and outer page edges.

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A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131772
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB forsakes his familiar caravan and Landrover and embarks on the motor cruiser Jolly Enterprise on the quiet byway of the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour frontispiece. 158 pages. 10 x 6 inches. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-wear with a few marks.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818531
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1941. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a wild goose, taking the reader from snow-sheeted mountains and ice-bound seas to secret little lochs where wild birds find sanctuary. Illustrated by beautiful woodcuts which seem to have a life of their own. Blue covers, cream spine with gilt titles. 258 pages. Pale browning to cream spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front endpaper removed. A few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few small chips, one larger chips to lower front edge and is browned to spine & rear panel.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1818528
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 237 pages. Reprint. Text block and margins browned. Frontis has been re-glued leaving a few marks to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn (no loss), repaired to verso with tape which has fallen away and left stains to both sides.

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THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818527
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. An ordinary journey made rare by the perception of the writer and genius of the artist. Colour frontis and 65 stunning b/w engravings. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims & text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed to rear panel.

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SEPTEMBER ROAD TO CAITHNESS AND THE WESTERN SEA
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818525
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB has been a-wandering again... Colour frontis and over 70 atmospheric b/w engravings. A memorable book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, browned and scuffed to rear panel.

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FAIRY TALES OF LONG AGO
Written by M.C. Carey. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318473
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Children's illustrated classics. Decorated cloth, blue titles. 8 Colour plates & B/W illustrations. ISBN: 0460050176. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf, small tear to top corner of same page. Creases to top corners of preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is sligthly grubby and edge worn with some slight loss and 0.5" loss to top of spine.

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