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Eyre & Spottiswoode

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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127707
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a few pieces of loss; other tears are repaired to verso with sticky tape.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 2127177
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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuff marks to spine, with some browning. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 2126999
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and b/w plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with spotting; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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THE IDLE COUNTRYMAN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317439
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1944. Good condition.

Cream cloth spine with burgundy title, burgundy cloth covers. Superb b/w illustrations. Spine and corners worn with wear to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few light foxspots else contents clean.

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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2126373
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading and marking to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally.

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RATCATCHER TO SCARLET
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2126366
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1926. Very good condition.

Large format. Black cloth with red titles and fox head vignettes. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 123 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1816360
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page - double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Yellow cloth boards are foxed especially rear board, spine lightly browned. Top edge of text block foxed. Contents clean.

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CAPTAIN SLAUGHTERBOARD DROPS ANCHOR
Written by Mervyn Peake. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2125555
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pirate story designed for boys and girls who like their pirates bold, bad and realistic! Wonderful grotesque drawings which are likely to frighten timid parents and delight normal children - and the story is fun too. The original edition of this book was published early in the war but destroyed by enemy action. The artist has coloured the plates for this edition. Cream cloth, green titles. Each page printed in a different colour. Quite irresistable! Cr 4to. Unpaginated. Bumping and browning to top and tail of spine and corners. Some grubby margin marks and foxspots. Wrapper is edge-torn, creased and grubby, with loss to top and tail of spine and along edges.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1816117
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. 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... Beige boards, red titles. Colour frontis. Woodcuts. Vertical crease to spine and small mark to base of spine. Colour frontis has been re-inserted with tape which has left some tape residue (tape no longer present) to front and rear of page. Frontis is edge-creased. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily rubbed, worn at top & tail of spine and corners, scuffed to rear panel.

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CATHEDRALS AND ABBEY CHURCHES OF ENGLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124916
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1929. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

16 tissue-guarded colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Purple cloth, gilt titles. Spine is faded. Damp marking to a couple of cover edges. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is heavily damp marked to rear; some edge-creasing with tears and chips; scuffing.

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MRS. TICKLER'S CARAVAN A STORY FOR CHILDREN
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124912
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Mr. Tickler led a hard life - he was never allowed inside Mrs. Tickler's beautiful caravan because he snored all night and sneezed all day! Then he bought a Magic Handkerchief at the fair... Delightful pastel colour illustrations. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Blue cloth spine. 91 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning and foxing to spine. Indentation marks to rear cover. Corners are heavily worn, with some chipping. Scuffing to front cover. Foxing throughout. A little red pencil colour to page 49 and transferred across to page 48.

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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2124395
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine, in black box. B/w drawings throughout. Some light spotting to cover edges. Finger marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and edge-chipped with some loss, mostly to edges and top of spine.

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