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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116753
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a 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. Damp mark to a couple of edges of covers. Bookplate and prize inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips, and some marks; scuffing; small pieces of loss.
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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1403809
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Dark patches to top and bottom of front board. Couple of marks to rear board. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Some foxing and marks to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with a few tears and small areas of loss. Spine is browned. Rear panel is stained and browned. Top of wrapper and verso browned. Several pieces of clear tape have been used on verso to mend tears.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116106
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". Bottom couple of inches of spine are faded. A little bumping. Bumping to edge of front cover. Light foxing. Slight musty odour to book. Wrapper is price-cut with browning and edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONGSHORE GUNNER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1810153
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wildfowling adventures after geese, chiefly on the Scottish coast. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 86 pages. ISBN: 0851150675. Edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to page edges and a few margin marks otherwise contents clean. Browning to dustwrapper edges and flaps, fading to rear wrapper vertical edge, some damp staining to inside of wrapper.
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THE BEST OF BB AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1314166
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. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is jut a little creased at top edges and has a small tear to top of spine.
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MONTY WOODPIG AND HIS BUBBLEBUZZ CAR
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1314066
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with dark yellow title to spine and vignette to front cover. 4 colour plates + b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Heavy foxing to textblock (outer page edges). Child's pencil writing of the word "The" to front pastedown has been erased but still evident. Dustwrapper is just a little bit edge rubbed. A super copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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MR BUMSTEAD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1713071
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mr Bumstead is a spaniel, with a gift for getting into scrapes. Red boards, blue title and black vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. Corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper edge-chipped and browned with 3" closed tear to bottom of front panel.
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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1713070
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has 1cm by 0.5 cm loss to top of front panel. Foxing to rear panel of wrapper.
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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1313999
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some small, light marks to covers and spine very slightly browned. Name in heavy pencil has been erased from front-endpaper (indentations remain). Light foxing to textblock and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss, creased at front panel and grubby to rear panel.
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THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1313811
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost 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. Spine bumped, tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Address and date details in blue biro to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to endpapers and prelims, pale page browning throughout and a few light fingermarks at margins but generally contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn and browned to rear panel.
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MR BUMSTEAD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1503114
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Mr Bumstead is a spaniel, with a gift for getting into scrapes. Red boards, blue title and black vignette to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Small dark spots to top edge of front cover by corner and outside edge by lower corner. Some light browning to endpapers and prelims. Pen lines to lower corner of page 59, text not affected. Some light foxing to text block with small light stain to top edge. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with a little loss at top of spine. Tears to side of spine have been repaired on verso with clear tape. Spine is faded, rear panel is browned. Some grubby marks.
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WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1503113
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Some bumping to spine and corners. Spine and cream cloth on covers browned. Light stain to top corner of text block which affects page edges in first half of book. Two blue spots to prelims. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and prelims. One hinge cracked. Dustwrapper has 2.5" missing from base of spine and loss to top with tears. Other small pieces of loss to edges. Clear tape repairs on verso to panel tears. Rear panel is grubby, all is foxed.
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