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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140732
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1949. Almost 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. Blue/green cloth. 3rd printing. Spotting and some damp marking to covers. Front cover also has a school library gilt stamp. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks and chips at edges.

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THE CHILDREN'S CARGO
Written by Cynthia Asquith; A.A. Milne; Walter De La Mare; Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by A.H. Watson; Margaret Tempest; Daphne Jerrold.
Stock no. 2140258
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth boards, with paper title to spine and front cover. 8 tipped in colour plates and b/w illustrations. Paper title labels are very browned, with some to spine missing. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140183
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

The Story of a Wild Goose. Cream cloth spine, with gilt title; blue cloth covers. B/w frontis and b/w text illustration. 258 pages. Staining to top of spine, which is also browned and bumped. Small nick to blue cloth where it attaches to cloth spine on front cover. Bumping to corners. Browning to cover edges and page edges.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1823898
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Based chiefly on the Bohn collection of 1884 for which Andrew Lang wrote the introduction, but a few stories from other versions included. 56 b/w illustrations & 5 coloured plates including double-spread title page. Yellow cloth boards, blue titles. 303 pages. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and edge-rubbed, spine heavily faded and also rear panel at spine edge, a few edge-chips and scuffing.

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WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139700
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

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. Spine is faded with some foxing. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1322839
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2137444
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Spine is browned, with red title fading. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing; heaviest to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. A few other margin marks.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2136432
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. Spine is unevenly browned/faded. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is pretty much torn in two on spine; Top few inches of spine are MISSING; other smaller loss; grubby and browned; torn.

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BLASTING & BOMBARDIERING
Written by Wyndham Lewis.
Stock no. 1822867
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The autobiography (1914 to 1926) of Wyndham Lewis: painter, novelist, satirist and controversialist. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w plates. Boards lightly browned. Text block browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is heavily browned, marked, and lightly edge-worn, four lines of pencil writing to plain rear panel. Musty odour present.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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RHYMES OF FLOOD & FIELD
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 2135684
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Limited to 1500 copies. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth spine, red/brown covers. Uneven darkening/browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some pages appear uncut.

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MONTCALM AND WOLFE
Written by Francis Parkman.
Stock no. 2134947
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A continent at war - the Seven Years' War in America. First published in two volumes in 1884. This edition has an Historical Foreword by Esmond Wright, Professor fo Modern History in the University of Glasgow. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps to endpapers. B/w frontis. Top edge blue. xx and 719 pages including index. Spotting to covers. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with tears and chips, but minimal loss; some browning.

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