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THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS
Written by Christopher Marlowe. Illustrated by George Tute.
Stock no. 1318677
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.

Edited by Bullen, introduction by Nicholl. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red & black pictorial paper boards. Black endpapers. B/w wood endgravings. Top edge red. Original slipcase is very slightly scuffed.

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY OR TALES OF DAYS WHEN FISH TRIUMPHED OVER ANGLERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Christopher Wormell.
Stock no. 1818643
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A collection of original stories from well-known angling enthusiasts and writers telling of unforgettable fish hooked and lost, of glimpsed monsters which haunt the imagination and draw the narrator back to a particular river or lake, time and again, in search of a re-match. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 1873674023.

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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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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1818528
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 237 pages. Reprint. Text block and margins browned. Frontis has been re-glued leaving a few marks to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn (no loss), repaired to verso with tape which has fallen away and left stains to both sides.

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THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818527
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. An ordinary journey made rare by the perception of the writer and genius of the artist. Colour frontis and 65 stunning b/w engravings. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims & text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed to rear panel.

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SEPTEMBER ROAD TO CAITHNESS AND THE WESTERN SEA
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818525
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB has been a-wandering again... Colour frontis and over 70 atmospheric b/w engravings. A memorable book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, browned and scuffed to rear panel.

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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818524
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. Light browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.

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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818521
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1955. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. Illustrated througout with BB's Dramatic Woodcuts. Dark blue boards with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 575 pages. Coloured top edge of text block dusty and faded. Text block browned. Contents crinkled as if by damp but no staining. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lihgtly rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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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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'ASK MAMMA'
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 1818393
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1858. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 13 Hand-coloured steel engravings, b/w wood engravings. 412 pages. Re-backed with original spine laid down and new endpapers. Board edges worn, boards grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present. Binding worn but tight. A few grubby marks throughout.

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