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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131669
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some scuffs and nicks; only minimal loss.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317847
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Large foxspots and a light musty smell to contents.

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SCRAPPETTY HOP AND PEARLY TOP
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127926
Published by Humphrey Milford. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Miniature Sized book - 2.5" x just under 2.5". Bound together with string through boards and pages. Full colour onlay to front cover. Colour frontis. 31 pages. Split all the way down back side of spine; still kept together by string. A few damp marks to cover edges. Frontis has become detached (by small tear) to top binding. Contents are still generally very good.

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THE GNOME'S ALMANACK
Written by June Head. Illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1816545
Published by John Miles Ltd.. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Brown boards. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. A few minor marks to boards. Neat name in ink to top margin of title page. Heavy foxing throughout. Binding a little loose. Blue scuffs to rear endpapers.

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TALES OF HAPPY COMMON
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Illustrated by Lilian A. Govey.
Stock no. 2127505
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, dark boards with pictorial onlay to front cover, green silhouettes and white title. Contains 5 stories: The Creepie-Man; The Wonderful Journey of Be-Wee The Gnome; How Be-Wee Built a House Under the Punker-Tree; The Creepie-Man's Poke-Sack; The Needle-Witch's Pepper Pot. 20 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Surface paper lifting/damage to top corner of front cover and lower half of rear cover. Some other scuffs and marks to covers; bumping to corners. Presentation plate to front pastedown, with name in ink. A few edge-chips to front endpaper, which is also browned. Some margin marks, browning and a little foxing. All plates present.

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PAULUS AND SOLOMON
Written by Jean Dulieu.
Stock no. 2124833
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Paulus is a gnome. Spine is bumped and browned. Small chip to top of spine. Some page browning and foxing.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1406401
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Couple of small dark spots to front board. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Name to top of front endpaper. Couple of small foxspots. Plates in very good condition with small marks to verso of a few plates. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and has s few small areas of loss. A few small marks to verso of front panel.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1607956
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine bumped, corners and edges are rubbed. Contents are clean and bright. Wrapper is creased and torn at edges with some loss at spine, corners and top of front panel (affecting the word 'bright' in the title).

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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 LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2113813
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Bumping and wear to spine and corners; spotting to couple of corners. Some browning and uneven fading; especially to spine, which also has a damp mark to base. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing - mostly to outer page edges and endpapers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is in two halves, with spine MISSING; tape marks to edges; much creasing and tears; but both panels are mostly complete!

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1310253
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn, loss to top and tail of spine.

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