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FORTY FINE LADIES
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129092
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth. Two-tone hunting sketches plus verses to do with fox-hunting which have appeared in Punch previously . Heavy bumping to a couple of corners and spine. Grubby mark to rear cover. Inscription to front endpaper. Page corner creasing. Some spotting to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are generally very good.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129090
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. Some uneven browning and a few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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SCARLET BLUE AND GREEN
Written by Duncan Fife. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129088
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

A book of sporting verse. Red cloth, gilt titles and fox vignette. 4 colour plates and 25 monochrome illustrations. Spine and covers are unevenly faded and browned; a few other marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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PHILANDERING ANGLER
Written by Arthur Applin. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128984
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This book is not only for those who fish but also for those who philander, taking it for granted that there are still a few carefree spirits who, rather than waste their lives in the pursuit of wealth and power, escape to philander with Pan and Aphrodite, and are content to enjoy the banquet these not so mythological gods provide....' Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations and chapter headers & footers. 176 pages. Some spotting to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is also foxed, with some chipping and small amounts of loss.
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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128974
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A book with a sporting flavour but mostly concerned with the secret life in wood and field. Green boards. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0718119274. Some light knocks and wear along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few tiny nicks.
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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
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. Some page edge browning.
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THE POINTER AND HIS PREDECESSORS
Written by William Arkwright.
Stock no. 2128901
Published by The Argue Sporting Agency Ltd. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile of second edition. An illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times. Red cloth, gilt titles and border. B/w illustrations. A little spotting/browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few chips; some grubby marks.
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TROUT
Written by Ray Bergman; Lewis Douglas. Illustrated by Charles S. Krug; Edgar Burke.
Stock no. 1317595
Published by Hutchinson's Library Of Sports And Pastimes. Circa 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles. Photographs of Fly Tying by Krug. Fly plates in full colour painted by Burke. Spine and corners bumped with some wear. Small dent to edge of front cover. Covers slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and a slight musty smell to contents but otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is very grubby and worn with loss, was in two pieces to rear panel and has been extensively repaired with tape on verso.
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TROUT IN DIRTY PLACES
Written by Theo Pike.
Stock no. 2128695
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. 50 rivers to fly-fish for trout and grayling in the UK's town and city centres. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781906122423. Some light wear to cover edges. Contents are excellent!
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MURIEL FOSTER'S FISHING DIARY
Written by Muriel C. Foster. Illustrated by Muriel C. Foster.
Stock no. 2128533
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Oblong format. Brown imitation leather, gilt titles. Colour and b/w drawings throughout. ISBN: 0718118804. Some page edge browning. Slip case is very good - a few small marks.
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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128527
Published by White Lion Books. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. A handsome new edition with an introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 1874762112. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with uneven fading to spine and edges.
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ROYAL SPORTING GUNS AT WINDSOR
Written by Howard L. Blackmore.
Stock no. 2128406
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with title to spine. B/w photos. Damp marks to covers. Some brown marks to prelims. Wrapper is edge-torn and creased with a little loss.
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