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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131776
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. Some page browning. Wrapper is also a little browned in places.

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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131775
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. Small bump to top of spine. Indentation to front endpaper, where a paper clip has been attached at one time. Pale foxing to a few prelim pages and outer page edges.

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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131774
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". Some small knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-wear and a few small nicks.

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A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131772
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. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-wear with a few marks.

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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131771
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a 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". A couple of small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small closed tears; a couple of marks.

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LEPUS THE BROWN HARE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131770
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. A little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; small chip to base of spine.

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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131769
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Something unique for all lovers of angling, a selection from some of the best descriptive writing in English, practical advice, unusual adventures, records, everything which can recall for fishermen the pleasures of their chosen sport. Illustrated thoughout with BB's dramatic woodcuts. 568 pages. Small format, 6.75" x 4.25" Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and vignette. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Small mark to front cover. Light surface paper rubbing to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few pages have corner tip creasing. Wrapper is browned, especially to spine, with a few small nicks at edges.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131768
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition, including Richard Walker's record carp story and also that of Chris Yates. Small format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 204 pages. ISBN: 0854930701. Some uneven fading to covers, but contents are excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818531
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1941. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a wild goose, taking the reader from snow-sheeted mountains and ice-bound seas to secret little lochs where wild birds find sanctuary. Illustrated by beautiful woodcuts which seem to have a life of their own. Blue covers, cream spine with gilt titles. 258 pages. Pale browning to cream spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front endpaper removed. A few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few small chips, one larger chips to lower front edge and is browned to spine & rear panel.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818530
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1943. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. 15 full page b/w plates plus numerous head pieces, insets and tailpieces. 251 pages plus poem to rear. Third impression. Endpapers and text block browned. A few top corner creases. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and lightly browned.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1818528
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 237 pages. Reprint. Text block and margins browned. Frontis has been re-glued leaving a few marks to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn (no loss), repaired to verso with tape which has fallen away and left stains to both sides.

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THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818527
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. An ordinary journey made rare by the perception of the writer and genius of the artist. Colour frontis and 65 stunning b/w engravings. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims & text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed to rear panel.

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