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WOOD ENGRAVINGS

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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1812193
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very 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. Gilt title a little browned, edges of boards lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is foxed and edge-worn with a small chip to top rear edge.
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HAPPY COUNTRYMAN
Written by C. Henry Warren. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120942
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd 1946. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The reminiscences of a countryman, born and bred in East Anglia. Decorated with Tunnicliffe's striking engravings. Green cloth. 152pp. 8.75 x 5.75". Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased and grubby.
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PROFITABLE WONDERS
Written by E.L. Grant Watson. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120940
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Some Problems of Plant and Animal Life. A consideration of whether our lives are governed by a Creator or a purely mechanical process in which accidents can occur, as Darwin believed. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. A few marks to covers. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrappers is price-cut with a few edge-tears and chips; a little loss.
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LETTERS FROM SKOKHOLM
Written by Ronald M. Lockley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120922
Published by J.M. Dent; J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author spent many years on this remote Island. He looks at many animals of the land; sea birds, seals; rabbits, mice, wild flowers, even the rocks, the weather, the sea and the currents. Browning and light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few closed tears; some chipping, with a little loss.
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THE COUNTRY CHILD
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120920
Published by Faber & Faber. 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New edition. Lilac cloth with gilt titles. Beautiful black and white illustrations. 214 pages. Bumping to spine. A little uneven fading to covers. Names in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with some edge-tears and chips; creased; a bit of loss in places.
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POOL AND RAPID
Written by Roderick Haig-Brown. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2120912
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. B/w wood engravings. The story of a river. Spine is browned, scuffed and bumped. Bumping also to corners and along cover edges. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Page edge browning.
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BE QUIET AND GO A-ANGLING
Written by BB; Michael Traherne. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2120771
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Written by BB under the pseudonym of Michael Traherne, this is one of his most collectable titles, both for the superb illustrations and as a much sought-after fishing title. Pale blue cloth with silver title to spine and silver vignette to front cover. 200 pages. Cr 8vo. Light bumping to edge of front cover. A few small marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little page edge browning.
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WHERE THE GOLDEN EAGLE SOARS
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Colin Gibson.
Stock no. 1505575
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Slightly better than good condition in a 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. Ex-Library, front endpaper removed and a couple of ink stamps to prelims. Yellowed tape marks to endpapers. A couple of marks to contents but most pages are clean. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, yellowed tape marks to flaps, large tear to rear flap has been repaired on verso with tape. Spine has tape to ends on verso.
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PORTRAIT OF A VILLAGE
Written by Francis Brett Young. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 2120396
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w wood engravings. Story of Monks Norton in Worcestershire. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2119745
Published by Folio Society. 1964. Very good condition.

Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Some wear to spine. Contained in very good slip case that has a little surface paper damage.
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SPORT IN WILDEST BRITAIN
Written by H. Hesketh-Prichard. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1404908
Published by Philip Allan. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Eight reproductions of etchings by D. Watkins-Pitchford (BB). Foreword by Eric Parker. 236 pages. Spine is bumped and faded. Corners a little bumped. Some marks to covers. Brown mark to bottom of front pastedown. Heavy browning to half-title page and last page of text. Foxing mainly to prelims and page edges.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1404871
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Almost 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. Spine bumped and worn. Splits in cloth to spine. Cloth is browned. A few light marks to rear cover. Corners bumped. Paged browned with some foxing.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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