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CASTING AT THE SUN: THE REFLECTIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by Christopher Yates.
Stock no. 1820937
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In twenty-eight stories, the author recounts the varied history of his fishing, from the time when he beheld the first carp to the moment when the monster rolled into his landing net. Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Numerous b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0720716624. Slight bump to top edge of rear board. Foxing to text block and a few scattered foxspots mainly to endpapers, prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper also has foxing to top of flaps.

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QUEST FOR CARP
Written by Jack Hilton.
Stock no. 1820934
Published by Pelham Books. 1981. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A true, unique and fascinating study, of absorbing interest to both beginner and specialist angler. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720705827. Fourth impression. Browning and foxing to top edge of text block. Rear endpapers lightly browned. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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NINE LIVES PLUS
Written by The Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce.
Stock no. 2131930
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's life. Record-breaking on land, sea and in the air. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720709741. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is also price-cut with edge-creasing and a faded spine.

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COME FISHING WITH ME
Written by Peter Stone.
Stock no. 2131777
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720706637. Small knocks to top and tail of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with browning to spine. What appears to be a tape glue residue showing through to top of spine (wrapper possibly reinforced to top of spine on verso).

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BRER RABBIT
Written by Joel Chandler Harris; Marcus Crouch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2129848
Published by Pelham Books. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0720709865. Bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning, some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with a few chips and nicks; a few marks.

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ERIC HOSKING'S BIRDS
Written by Eric Hosking.
Stock no. 2127659
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. 50 years of photographing wildlife. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0720711630. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks.

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CLICKING VICKY
Written by Clement Freud. Illustrated by Glenys Ambrus.
Stock no. 2126311
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

Vicky would have been an ordinary little girl except that she "clicked" every nine seconds while she slept! Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0720711762. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner. Spine is bumped, with a little fading. Foxing to some pages.

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SIX AGAINST THE WORLD
Written by Brothers Grimm; Marcus Crouch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2121886
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stories from the nursery and household tales of the Brothers Grimm in new versions by Crouch. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0720711088. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks to corners; unevenly faded along edges.

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SAILING SHIPS
Written by Colin Munro. Illustrated by Colin Munro.
Stock no. 1711638
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. ISBN: 0720707188. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-wear.

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BLACK AND WHITE
Written by David Hughes. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Stock no. 1207918
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A humorous dialogue between a cat and a magpie. ISBN: 0720716993. Contents fine. Front board very slightly browned.

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A REVIEW OF THE FLAT-COATED RETRIEVER
Written by Nancy Laughton.
Stock no. 2111646
Published by Pelham Books. 2nd 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second edition, updated & extended. Includes a list of champions & challenge certificate winners and of all dogs which have won awards in field trials during the 1970's. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 248 pages. Approx 7.5" x 5". ISBN: 0720712289. SIGNED by Peggy Graysen. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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KEEPING PIGS
Written by Elisabeth Downing.
Stock no. 1803929
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Garden Farming Series. A no-nonsense guide to small-scale pig farming. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w line diagrams. 95 pages. ISBN: 0720709873.

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