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HAPPY COUNTRYMAN
Written by C. Henry Warren. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323739
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The reminiscences of a countryman, born and bred in East Anglia. Decorated with Tunnicliffe's striking engravings. Green cloth. 152 pages. 8.75 x 5.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped, slightly foxed and browned to spine.

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PORTRAIT OF A VILLAGE
Written by Francis Brett Young. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1323737
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w wood engravings. Story of Monks Norton in Worcestershire. Spine bumped. Name and address in ink to half title-page. Large foxspots to preliminary pages, some smaller foxspots to page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, spine browned with slight loss at top and bottom and also a small hole to centre.

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A BOOK OF BIRDS
Written by Mary Priestley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323728
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

82 wood-engravings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine 384 pages. A scarce Tunnicliffe item. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing to cover edges. Endpapers foxed. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, grubby, foxed and browned to spine. Crease to front flap.

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THE LIFE STORY OF BIRDS
Written by Eric Fitch Daglish. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 1323717
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very pale green cloth with black titles and illustration to front. 236 numbered pages plus index. 20 b/w wood engravings. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrpaper is browned, particularly to spine (with a couple of small damp spots), slight wear and loss to top of spine.

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THE LONG FLIGHT
Written by Terence Horsley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1323682
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

19 dramatic cream and black wood-engravings illustrate this book of short stories, each centred around an element of Nature. Blue cloth, cream titles. 118 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Heavy foxing to dustwrapper, top edge of wrapper slightly chipped/torn with tape repairs on verso.

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THE WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323628
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. A few foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is grubby and foxed, chipped to lower front corner with small tear to top front spine edge and name in ink to front panel.

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ENGLISH WOOD-ENGRAVING 1900-1950
Written by Thomas Balston.
Stock no. 1824227
Published by Art & Technics. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A survey by Thomas Balston and over 100 engravings by Eric Gill, Eric Ravilious, Gordon Craig, Robert Gibbings, Joan Hassall and other contemporary wood-engravers. Blue cloth boards with gilt title, brown patterned paper boards. B/w and colour wood engravings. 84 pages. Boards nicea nd bright, a little rubbed to corners. Browning to endpapers and prelims else contents clean. Beige pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY GENTLEMAN
Written by Laurence Sterne. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1824221
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

New Binding design - attractive green pictorial cloth with pink title block to spine. Edited by Graham Petrie, Foreword by Lindsey Davis. B/w wood engravings plus one tipped-in colour plate (marbled paper). 3rd printing, first printing in this format. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a scuff to one side exposing board beneath paper covering.

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THE NOVELS OF HENRY FIELDING (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Simon Brett; Derrick Harris; Frank Martin.
Stock no. 1824216
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial red cloth. Titles are: Amelia; Tom Jones; Jonathan Wild; Joseph Andrews. Illustrated with wood engravings. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few knocks and bumps and scuffs.

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JOHN PIPER THE COMPLETE GRAPHIC WORKS: A CATALOGUE RAISONNE 1923 - 1983
Written by Orde Levinson. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1824205
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and edited by Orde. A complete catalogue of John Piper's etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screenprints with detailed information about each entry. Large format. White cloth boards, black titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571149901. Boards clean. Date in pencil (will not erase) to top of front endpaper. Pastedowns are bubbled (binding fault). Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top edge to verso. Mild musty odour present.

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ERIC RAVILIOUS: MEMOIR OF AN ARTIST
Written by Helen Binyon. Illustrated by Eric Ravilious.
Stock no. 1824193
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Eric Ravilious was among the foremost of English artists to emerge between the wears - and one of the great original wood engravers. Helen Binyon knew Ravilious well from their student days and has drawn on her intimate knowledge of his life and work to present an account of this vivid and exciting artist. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations throughout. Minor fxoing to text block especially top edge. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1824173
Published by Folio Society. 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth spines, gilt titles. Decorated boards. B/w decorations. Reset edition. Includes Pride and Prejudice; Shorter Works; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Emma; Mansfield Park; Persuasion. Reprint. A lovely set contained in publisher's matching red slipcase with just a few minor scuffs.

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