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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318443
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Spine bumped, covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss at top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit browned.
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BIRDS OF THE LONELY LAKE
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318351
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. An enthralling description of birdlife beside a lake in a typical year. Superb full-page b/w illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small faded spot to lower spine. A few foxspots to textblock. Light page browning to half-title and rear fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at corners and has a small hole to lower spine (matching faded area on book).
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THE WIZARD OF BOLAND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318245
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 3rd 1977. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A bewitching story about the Forest of Boland and the creatures who live there... ISBN: 0718208335. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Ex-lib with damage to endpapers and erased ink stamp to publisher page. Rear free-endpaper has been removed. Foxing and grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is bright.
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BILL BADGER'S FINEST HOUR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318148
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.
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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317862
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-lib with evidence of removal of labels to front endpaper and a library stamp covered with white typing fluid at lower edge of title-page. Contents otherwise clean. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top and tail.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317847
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Large foxspots and a light musty smell to contents.
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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131129
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From the silent, mysterious Arctic, the wild geese come every winter to the Fenland farms and marshes which BB knows so intimately and describes so vividly, both in the text and in beautiful woodcuts. Blue cloth, gilt. 258pp. 8.75 x 5.5". A New Edition. ISBN: 0416145809. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129408
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Bumping to spine. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; small loss to base of spine and top edge of rear panel. Illustrations are still in lovely condition!
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BILL BADGER'S BIG MISTAKE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129312
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 119 pages. 7.5 x 5". In the "Reindeer Books" series. ISBN: 0241900549. Bumping along cover edges and corners. Small pen mark to front cover. Front endpaper is missing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; a few closed tears.
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THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129017
Published by The Friday Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small nicks and chips to corners.
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PHILANDERING ANGLER
Written by Arthur Applin. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128984
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This book is not only for those who fish but also for those who philander, taking it for granted that there are still a few carefree spirits who, rather than waste their lives in the pursuit of wealth and power, escape to philander with Pan and Aphrodite, and are content to enjoy the banquet these not so mythological gods provide....' Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations and chapter headers & footers. 176 pages. Some spotting to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is also foxed, with some chipping and small amounts of loss.
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