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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.