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MEETING HILL: BB'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140606
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Well-known fairy tales retold. Green cloth, silver titles to spine. Beautiful colour plates. A few spots to covers; fading along edges. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. The odd margin mark. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; a few repairs to verso with sticky tape; a little loss; some marks.

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REDMIRE POOL
Written by Kevin Clifford; L. Arbury; BB.
Stock no. 2140290
Published by Beekay Publishers. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With contribution by BB. Carp fishing. Salmon pink cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 245 numbered pages, plus 2 pages 'Redmire Remembered BB' and 1 page bibliography to rear. ISBN: 0950759899. Bumping and wear along cover edges, with a bit of fading. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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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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MONTY WOODPIG'S CARAVAN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2140014
Published by Edmund Ward. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green title to spine and vignette to front cover. 4 wonderful colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Monty was a Bachelor Hedgehog of settled habits but he was lonely... Some browning and brown tape glue marks to edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All colour plate are present - some browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a little loss to top of spine; some grubby marks; has been strengthened with sticky tape to edges and folds to verso.

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A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139837
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB forsakes his familiar caravan and Landrover and embarks on the motor cruiser Jolly Enterprise on the quiet byway of the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour frontispiece. 158 pages. 10 x 6 inches. ISBN: 0718207513. Bumping to base of spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and prelim pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips.

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BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139833
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Light bumping to spine and corners. A little damp marking along some edges of covers, with foxing. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is un evenly faded; edge-torn and chipped; damp stained with foxing and other marks to rear panel especially.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323009
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1977. Very good condition in a almost 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. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to endpapers (transferred from dustwrapper flaps which are foxed. Dustwrapper heavily sunned to spine and edges.

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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139710
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Almost 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. Some spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which is also foxed with creased corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and small nicks; some spotting.

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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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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139699
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1950. Almost very good condition.

The letters are written by a countryman to a younger friend abroad and they describe the routine of country life throughout the year. A tranquil book designed for casual reading, with superb b/w illustrations perfectly in keeping with the subject and the mood. Green boards. Green endpapers are maps. 281pp. 8.5 x 5.5". Cheap edition. Spine is faded with a few marks. Some marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139696
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost 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. Small damp mark to base of spine (corresponding mark to wrapper). Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and browning; small tear to top of spine (repaired to verso).

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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139695
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". Small damp mark to base of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; some fading to spine.

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