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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317013
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Fourteen full-page plates and numerous head and tail pieces. Brown cloth. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Grubby dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, large piece of loss to top of spine/front panel. Tape repairs on verso.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1208825
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title. 2nd issue dustwrapper is price-cut and badly foxed with a few closed edge-tears and very slight loss at top of spine.
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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814109
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. Bookplate to half-title page with inscription in ink. Light browning to text block and very few minor marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few foxspots to verso.
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A SKETCHBOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Ian Niall. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2123277
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Niall. A selection of pages from Charles Tunnicliffe's many sketchbooks in which he recorded his observations of birds in the field. Oblong format. Brown boards with title to spine. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0575026405. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with edge-creasing.
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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1507232
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1941. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth covers with cream cloth spine extending to margin of covers. Brown title to spine. 14 full page b/w plates plus head pieces, insets and tail pieces. 286 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Crease to top corner of rear cover. Covers grubby and marked. Rear joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked but binding is firm. A couple of pencil numbers to front endpaper and grubby fingermarks. A few marks to contents but many pages are clean. A couple of margin tears including one to b/w plate.
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MALCOLM SAVILLE'S COUNTRY BOOK
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1609068
Published by Cassell. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A lovely country book for young people who are just discovering the delights of nature. Light blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w text illustrations to contents. 85 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Price-cut wrapper is edge creased and torn, with slight loss.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1506922
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and bottom of spine. One hinge cracked. A couple of marks to text block and top edge is grubby. Contents very good just a little light foxing. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine and large split to front edge, all repaired on verso with tape, some tape now yellowed. Ends of folds chipped. Spine very browned. Panels a bit grubby, some foxing. Bottom 0.5" and corner cut from front flap.
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LIFE AND TRADITION ON THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Edith Brill.
Stock no. 1812770
Published by Amberley. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

An account of Cotswold life from the 17th century to the first world war. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848680364. A nice, clean copy.
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WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1608852
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. Spine and corners bumped; split at base of spine. Dents to board edges. A little scattered foxing but contents generally very good. Wrapper is edge creased and torn, chipped with loss, some surface damage and grubby marks to rear.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316098
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. 2nd issue dustwrapper (illus Atkinson) is price-cut and edge worn with tape repairs on verso of spine, some slight loss, browned to spine and has a small brown spot to rear panel.
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THE DESTINY OF EUROPE'S GYPSIES
Written by Donald Kenrick; Grattan Puxon.
Stock no. 2121387
Published by Sussex University Press. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The changing relationships between gypsy and gago (non-gypsy) in Europe. ISBN: 043582192X. Bookplate to front endpaper, with some tape/glue marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1812193
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red. Gilt title a little browned, edges of boards lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is foxed and edge-worn with a small chip to top rear edge.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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