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MEETING HILL: BB'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1815629
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Uneven fading to cloth boards.Browning/foxing to endpapers. All plates present. Top edge discoloured. Contents clean.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317191
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The last gnomes in Britain live by a Warwickshire brook. Cloudberry, the restless one, determines to explore the Folly to its source. He goes and does not return. Thus the story begins when his three brothers build a boat and set out to find him. Grey boards with coloured title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416145000. Spine and corners bumped. Name in blue biro to front pastedown has been crossed out. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge creased.

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KING TODD
Written by Norah Burke. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317187
Published by Putnam & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The True Story of a Wild Badger; And the Deer, Foxes and Other Animals in the Forest Where He Lived. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small spots to covers. Child's name in blue biro to front pastedown and name and date also in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to textblock and page margins. Dustwrapper is torn with tape repairs on verso and some loss.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317013
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1942. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Fourteen full-page plates and numerous head and tail pieces. Brown cloth. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Grubby dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss, large piece of loss to top of spine/front panel. Tape repairs on verso.

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LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1208825
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 boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 280 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title. 2nd issue dustwrapper is price-cut and badly foxed with a few closed edge-tears and very slight loss at top of spine.

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BILL BADGER'S WINTER CRUISE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814688
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1981. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in 1959 by Hamish Hamilton, this is a later edition. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0416878903. Ex-lib with school library stamps etc to front endpaper and library stamp to verso of title page. One or two grubby marks to contents and a couple of creased corners. Old price label to front flap of dustwrapper. Spine of dustwrapper slightly faded.

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BILL BADGER AND THE PIRATES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2123560
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Reindeer Book. Yellow boards, blue title to spine and reindeer vignette to front cover. 138 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0241900530. Bumping to spine and corners. A little browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges, some page margins and wrapper. A few edge-tears and chips, with minimal loss to wrapper, mostly at corners/edges.

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WANDERING WIND
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2123558
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer Book. Yellow boards, blue titles. Blue reindeer vignette to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 121 pages. Some bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few edge-tears and chips; loss to a couple of corners and top edge of rear panel. Wrapper is also foxed.

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BILL BADGER AND THE BIG STORE ROBBERY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814563
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

It was a dark and fearsome night on the canal when disaster struck the Wandering Wind... A Hamish Hamilton "Reindeer" book. Pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 120 pages. ISBN: 0241913470. Early reprint. Light rubbing to base of spine. A few minor foxspots to prelims and text block. Text block a little grubby. A few margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly faded to spine, one or two small closed tears. Overall a nice copy.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1407019
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

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. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is browned and gilt a little dulled. Blue cloth a little marked. Inscription and name to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Brown mark to inner margin and some text of several pages. Text is still legible. A few foxspots to page edges.

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VIX THE STORY OF A FOX CUB
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1609546
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. Name in ink to half-title page. Wrapper has some browning, with minor chipping at edges; repaired with tape to verso.

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1814109
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Bookplate to half-title page with inscription in ink. Light browning to text block and very few minor marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few foxspots to verso.

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