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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318905
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Grey boards, green title to spine and vignette to front board. Coloured plates. B/w illustrations. 8 x 6.25". 200 pages. ISBN: 0416130100. Spine bumped. Endpapers lightly browned/foxed. Ink name to front free-endpaper has been mostly erased. Musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is faded, mainly to spine but also to panels. Price sticker has been removed from front flap.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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THE POOL OF THE BLACK WITCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132990
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Embossed vignette of fish in pool to front cover. B/w illustrations. A fishing story for children set in Wales. ISBN: 0416780903. Bumping to a couple of corners and top and tail of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit browned, especially to flaps, which are also foxed.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132692
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318722
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 479 pages. 7 x 4.5". Spine bumped. Covers unevenly faded with browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, browned to spine with large tears, slight loss to spine and corners.

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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131775
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. Small bump to top of spine. Indentation to front endpaper, where a paper clip has been attached at one time. Pale foxing to a few prelim pages and outer page edges.

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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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LEPUS THE BROWN HARE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131770
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping to spine and corners. A little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks; small chip to base of spine.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131768
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition, including Richard Walker's record carp story and also that of Chris Yates. Small format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 204 pages. ISBN: 0854930701. Some uneven fading to covers, but contents are excellent! Wrapper is faded to spine.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818531
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1941. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a wild goose, taking the reader from snow-sheeted mountains and ice-bound seas to secret little lochs where wild birds find sanctuary. Illustrated by beautiful woodcuts which seem to have a life of their own. Blue covers, cream spine with gilt titles. 258 pages. Pale browning to cream spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front endpaper removed. A few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few small chips, one larger chips to lower front edge and is browned to spine & rear panel.

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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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