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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 1318936
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. A super copy in original slipcase.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1318897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Book is fine. Slipcase has a bump and a split to one edge.

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2133162
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Re-Issue. Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Contained in slightly scuffed dark blue slipcase.

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FOLK TALES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Hannah Firmin.
Stock no. 2133158
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine with green and gilt title label. Pale green decorated boards. Contained in orange slipcase.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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THE POOL OF THE BLACK WITCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132990
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Embossed vignette of fish in pool to front cover. B/w illustrations. A fishing story for children set in Wales. ISBN: 0416780903. Bumping to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit browned, especially to flaps, which are also foxed.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132692
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.

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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1318731
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

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. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. Spine bumped. Cream cloth is slightly grubby. Foxing else contents clean.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318722
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 479 pages. 7 x 4.5". Spine bumped. Covers unevenly faded with browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, browned to spine with large tears, slight loss to spine and corners.

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THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131774
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Some small knocks to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-wear and a few small nicks.

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A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131772
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB forsakes his familiar caravan and Landrover and embarks on the motor cruiser Jolly Enterprise on the quiet byway of the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour frontispiece. 158 pages. 10 x 6 inches. SIGNED by author to title page. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-wear with a few marks.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818530
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1943. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. 15 full page b/w plates plus numerous head pieces, insets and tailpieces. 251 pages plus poem to rear. Third impression. Endpapers and text block browned. A few top corner creases. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and lightly browned.

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