H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.
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Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. All plates present.
THE HANDBOOK OF BRITISH BIRDS VOLUMES I - V
Written by H.F. Witherby; F.C.R. Jourdain; Norman F. Ticehurst; Norman W. Tucker.
Stock no. 2133254
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth. Gilt titles. 5 Volumes of The Handbook of British Birds. Volume 1 details Crows to Flycatchers: Volume II details Warblers to Owls: Volume III details Hawks to Ducks: Volume IV details Cormorants to Crane: Volume V details Terns to Game-Birds. Each Volume contains coloured & b/w plates, text figures & maps. Each plate is accompanied by detail on habitat, field-characters and general habits, voice, display & posturing, breeding, food, distribution, migrations, description with 2 additional sections. Wear and some spotting to cover edges. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers of all volumes. Foxing to outer page edges and some margins of all volumes. Wrappers are browned to spines, with varying degrees of chipping and small tears with loss; also foxed.
Oblong pictorial boards, blue cloth spine. 6.5 x 8.5". Attractive colour picures and b/w illustrations of Bulgy the Frog and friends. Small splits to cloth at top and tail of spine. Edges of boards rubbed, corners worn. Boards grubby. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. A few light fingering marks.
Green cloth with red title label and gilt title to spine. Full-page b/w illustrations. 189 pages. The exciting story of the Paisley children who set out to outwit a gang of crooks. A few marks to boards. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is Rubbed at edges, slightly faded to spine and slightly grubby to rear panel.
Brown cloth, gilt titles; Colour and b/w photos. White spotting to covers. Contents excellent.
Brown cloth, gilt titles; B/w photos. Spine bumped. Page edge browning. A couple of pages are mis-trimmed.
Brown cloth, gilt titles; B/w photos. Volume 62. A few spots to textblock.
Brown cloth, gilt titles; B/w photos. Volume 63. A few small marks to front board. Pencil grid drawn over 1 map (p.187). Generally clean and bright.
FINE BIRD BOOKS 1700-1900
Written by Sacheverell Sitwell; Handasyde Buchanan; James Fisher.
Stock no. 1708677
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
With a Foreword by S. Dillon Ripley. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0854932038. Wrapper spine faded.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Covering fly fishing and coarse fishing. Starting with the Avon and wandering through Wylye, Allen, Stour, Ebble and Frome. ISBN: 0854931503. Some light browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven fading and some edge-creasing; a couple of nicks to corners.