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WOOD ENGRAVINGS

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A MANUAL ON WOOD ENGRAVING
Written by L.A. Doust. Illustrated by L.A. Doust.
Stock no. 2123212
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A simple hand-book teaching primary lessons and guiding the artist by the simplest methods to early success in this craft. Beige cloth, red titles. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is foxed with tear and piece of loss to top corner of front panel, next to spine.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1406749
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1950. Almost very good condition.

The letters are written by a countryman to a younger friend abroad and they describe the routine of country life throughout the year. A tranquil book designed for casual reading, with superb b/w illustrations perfectly in keeping with the subject and the mood. Green boards. Green endpapers are maps. 281pp. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine is browned. Board edges a little browned. Endpapers a little browned. A little foxing and some marks to page edges. Rear endpaper and previous page are partially stuck together.
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WHERE THE GOLDEN EAGLE SOARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Colin Gibson.
Stock no. 1813789
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story for lovers of nature about wildlife in the Highlands of Scotland. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations to text. Boards clean. Surface paper damage to front endpaper where a label has been removed. Cigarette odour present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, browned to spine and rear panel, foxing to lower edges.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316518
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! Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and faded to spine.
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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316512
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2016. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Burgundy boards, silver title to spine. Introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 9781873674666. Spine very slightly bumped. Price-cut dustwrapper.
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A HISTORY OF WOOD ENGRAVING
Written by Albert Garrett.
Stock no. 1813347
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive study of one of Britain's most influential schools of art, and of its birth and development from its international forebears. Packed with examples of wood-engravings throughout the ages. A valuable reference work for the collector. Originally published in 1978 by Midas Books. 407 pages including biographical notes of the artists and index. Large format. ISBN: 0906223296. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and browned to flaps.
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A HISTORY OF WOOD ENGRAVING
Written by Albert Garrett.
Stock no. 1813262
Published by Midas Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive study of one of Britain's most influential schools of art, and of its birth and development from its international forebears. Packed with examples of wood-engravings throughout the ages. A valuable reference work for the collector. 407 pages including biographical notes of the artists and index. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859360776. Text block a little grubby. Light foxing to dustwrapper flaps and endpapers.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1506922
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A tranquil book calling up the very sights, sounds and smells of the English countryside. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages, top edge red. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and bottom of spine. One hinge cracked. A couple of marks to text block and top edge is grubby. Contents very good just a little light foxing. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine and large split to front edge, all repaired on verso with tape, some tape now yellowed. Ends of folds chipped. Spine very browned. Panels a bit grubby, some foxing. Bottom 0.5" and corner cut from front flap.
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VIX THE STORY OF A FOX CUB
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1506731
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The enthralling story of the first year in the life of a young fox cub. Green boards, silver title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 95 pages. Previous owner's small name and address label to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some light browning and a slightly faded spine.
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JUDE THE OBSCURE
Written by Thomas Hardy. Illustrated by Peter Reddick.
Stock no. 2122746
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Very good condition.

Grey cloth, corn dolly motif. B/w wood engravings. Spine is faded. Bookplate with name in ink to verso of front endpaper, else contents are fine. Contained in very good slip case that has some bumping and a few marks.
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FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD - THE WESSEX TALES - THE WELL-BELOVED (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Hardy. Illustrated by Peter Reddick.
Stock no. 2122744
Published by Folio Society. 1993. Very good condition.

3 different colour cloths with corn dolly motif to front covers. All have Wood Engravings by Reddick. The Well-Beloved is a reprint 1995. A few marks to covers of books. Bookplates to versos of front endpapers, with name in ink. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs.
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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2122683
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The letters are written by a countryman to a younger friend abroad and they describe the routine of country life throughout the year. A tranquil book designed for casual reading, with superb b/w illustrations perfectly in keeping with the subject and the mood. Green boards. Green endpapers are maps. 281pp. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine is faded. Foxing and some page browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing and browning all over. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
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