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MOONSHINE & CLOVER
Written by Laurence Housman. Illustrated by Clemence Housman.
Stock no. 2129100
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2nd 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A selection of fairy tales. Green cloth, yellow titles. B/w illustrations. With illustrations designed by the Author and engraved on the wood by Clemence Housman. Uneven browning to covers. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is price-cut with heavy browning in places; couple of damp marks; chipped to corners, with minimal loss.
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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 LIFE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Flavius Arrianus; Aubrey De Selincourt. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2128858
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition.

Turquoise/blue cloth with silver title to spine and head motif to front cover. Wood Engravings by Hawthorn. Spine is browned. Slip case is very good - just some light wear.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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RED VAGABOND
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128634
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Slight fades to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.
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THE FOLIO JANE AUSTEN
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2128577
Published by Folio Society. 1988. Nearly fine condition.

7 volumes. Grey cloth spine, gilt titles. Pink/peach decorative boards. B/w illustrations. Titles are: Pride and Prejudice; Emma; Northanger Abbey; Persuasion; Mansfield Park; Sense and Sensibility; Shorter Works. Some light wear to gilt on spines; a little browning to spines. Contents are fine. Slip case is very good - some grubby marks and wear.
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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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OUR VILLAGE
Written by Mary Russell Mitford. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2128317
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Blue spine with green title labels; gilt title. Marbled boards. Many of the sketches which form Our Village were first published in various periodicals. This edition is a selection from the five-volume edition. Wood-engravings by Hassall. Slip case is very good; some wear and a few marks.
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FOREST AND VALE AND HIGH BLUE HILL
Written by Johnny Coppin. Illustrated by Ray Hedger.
Stock no. 2127863
Published by The Windrush Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Poems of Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and Beyond. Selected by Coppin. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0900075171. Some page browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine; edge-creased with a few nicks.
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THROUGH THE WOODS
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 2127851
Published by Victor Gollancz. 2nd 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wood-engravings. Brown/red cloth with gilt title to spine. A few small white marks to cover edges. Corners and spine are bumped. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is browned and foxed with some other marks; edge-torn and chipped; some creasing and a bit of loss.
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RED VAGABOND
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2127842
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears and chips; some loss to top and tail of spine and corners; cup ring marks to rear panel.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 2126999
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and b/w plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with spotting; edge-creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.
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