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MEETING HILL: BB'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1327701
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Fading to covers. Light page browning and foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. White dustwrapper is foxed, slightly grubby with some very slight loss at top edges.

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BILL BADGER AND THE SECRET WEAPON
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1327617
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1983. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Big Ginger and his gang of robber cats have found a secret weapon which endangers all canal travellers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. 138 pages. First published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton as Bill Badger's Finest Hour. ISBN: 041626770X. Ex-Lib with ink stamps to front pastedown colophon page and removal of front free-endpaper. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small and faint mark to top edge of front cover. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with a small mark to base of spine (from an old sticker, no longer present), creasing to top and tail of spine.

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REDMIRE POOL
Written by Kevin Clifford; L. Arbury; BB.
Stock no. 1827846
Published by Beekay Publishers. 1st 1984. Almost 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. Corners bumped, edges rubbed and worn, spine slightly faded. Text block browned and grubby. Front endpaper grubby. Some foxing present mainly to gutter edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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LORD OF THE FOREST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1327094
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. 127 pages. A boy herding pigs in a Sussex forest plants an acorn in 1272. This is the story of the giant oak which grew from the acorn. ISBN: 0416836003. Spine very slightly bumped. Tiny dent to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper ('new' price sticker above) is slightly sunned to spine and edges.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326742
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. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed but otherwise bright.

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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326254
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1946. 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 thin pages. Small format, 6.75" x 4.25" Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and vignette. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed and slightly grubby/browned, small stain to base of spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1326011
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Blue boards, silver titles. Spine bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Foxing to covers. Endpapers are lightly browned. Foxing to textblock and some page margins. There is a light musty smell to the contents (old book smell).

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LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1325535
Published by Methuen. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

A pictorial slipcase containing two paperback books: The Little Grey Men and The Little Grey Men Go Down The Bright Stream. Both books have b/w illustrations. Spines of books are faded. Some foxing to textblock and light page edge browning. Slipcase is also faded to spine and is bashed at base causing creasing and a split. Evidence of removal of a label to one panel.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1325099
Published by The Country Library. 1940. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and sepia plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Green cloth, yellow title to spine. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is worn and marked with damp stains to spine and loss to spine and corners.

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THE BEST OF BB AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1324178
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of extracts from all BB's adult books and a few extracts from his timeless children's books as well. Accompanied by the superb scraperboard illustrations of the author. Grey boards, black title to spine. 277 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0718125649. Spine and corners bumped, some bumping to cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Textblock is a little grubby and there are some marks to the page margins. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a little grubby, sunned to spine.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323855
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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REDMIRE POOL
Written by Kevin Clifford; L. Arbury; BB.
Stock no. 1323765
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. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a bit creased at top and tail of spine and has a small tear at top (to front edge).

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