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BRENDON CHASE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131316
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations and frontis-piece. 235 pages. 8.75 x 6". Bumping to corners and spine. Spine and edges are faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and some grubby marks.
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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131268
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Grey cloth with red titles and vignette. Red endpapers. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 198 pages. Preface by Michael Morpurgo. Slip case is better than very good - a few marks.
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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131129
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From the silent, mysterious Arctic, the wild geese come every winter to the Fenland farms and marshes which BB knows so intimately and describes so vividly, both in the text and in beautiful woodcuts. Blue cloth, gilt. 258pp. 8.75 x 5.5". A New Edition. ISBN: 0416145809. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131126
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Illustrated througout with BB's Dramatic Woodcuts. Dark blue boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 575 pages. Tape marks to endpapers. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of chips to top of spine.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2130750
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". Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears; chips of loss to spine and a couple of corners.
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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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