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WOOD ENGRAVINGS

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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316098
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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. 2nd issue dustwrapper (illus Atkinson) is price-cut and edge worn with tape repairs on verso of spine, some slight loss, browned to spine and has a small brown spot to rear panel.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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FARMERS CREED
Written by Crichton Porteous. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1608407
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Harrap's Country-Lovers Library. Brown cloth. B/w engravings. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge chipped with some loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE TWELVE CAESARS
Written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus; Robert Graves. Illustrated by Raymond Hawthorn.
Stock no. 2121917
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Fine condition.

Brick-red cloth with blue and gold decoration. Gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings. Contained in very good slip case that has a few scuff marks and a few small nicks at corners.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1506075
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Something unique for all lovers of angling, a selection from some of the best descriptive writing in English, practical advice, unusual adventures, records, everything which can recall for fishermen the pleasures of their chosen sport. Illustrated thoughout with BB's dramatic woodcuts. 568 pages. Small format, 6.75" x 4.25" Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering and vignette. Spine and corners bumped and worn. White mark to bottom edge of rear cover. Name in pen to front pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with tears to sides of spine and some loss. Clear tape stuck to sides of spine and folds on front and verso. Slightly grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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O MORE THAN HAPPY COUNTRYMAN
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 2121513
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1943. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, white titles. Striking b/w wood-engravings. 104 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded with ink splash mark to front panel; some edge-tears and chips; a little loss to some edges.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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