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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129490
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". A little bumping along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Colour frontis is vivid! Wrapper has some edge-creasing with a few small chips and nicks; chip of loss to top of spine; also foxing and browning.
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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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THE WHOPPER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1817242
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

The story of Hoppy an expert fisherman even though he is only 10 and one of his legs was in irons. Limited Edition of 998 copies of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). ISBN is printed as: 1899 600 067 but incorrect. Red cloth boards, white titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 101 pages. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129326
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Spine is unevenly faded/mottled. Page browning, a little foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; small patch of surface paper damage to rear panel; spotting.
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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129313
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Small bump to base of spine. Grubby mark to outer page edges.
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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 LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129094
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The last gnomes in Britain live by a Warwickshire brook. Cloudberry, the restless one, determines to explore the Folly to its source. He goes and does not return. Thus the story begins when his three brothers build a boat and set out to find him. Grey/blue boards with coloured title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416145000. Light bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few marks, chip to one corner.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129093
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Grey boards, green title to spine and vignette to front board. Coloured plates. B/w illustrations. 8 x 6.25". 200 pages. ISBN: 0416130100. Light browning along cover edges. A few light bumps to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper has a few chips to top of spine; fading to spine and rear panel edges.
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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128974
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A book with a sporting flavour but mostly concerned with the secret life in wood and field. Green boards. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0718119274. Some light knocks and wear along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few tiny nicks.
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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Some page edge browning.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128527
Published by White Lion Books. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. A handsome new edition with an introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 1874762112. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with uneven fading to spine and edges.
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