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SWALLOW OF THE SEA
Written by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe. Illustrated by Margaret Dobson.
Stock no. 2127829
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver titles and decorations. Pages from a Yacht's Log. Includes a few of the author's prose sketches and lyrics plus two short plays, written while cruising in the Sea Swallow. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Foxing to prelims and edge of textblock. Spine slightly sunned. Contents bright and clean.

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BOWMANSHIP
Written by Frank L. Bilson.
Stock no. 2118761
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears; some grubby marks. A little loss.

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PEOPLE OF IMPORTANCE
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by J.H. Dowd.
Stock no. 1504628
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1934. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, gilt titles. Grey boards with green title to front. Delightful pencil sketches of children and their doings. Spine bumped and browned. Covers very marked and heavy wear to corners. A few b/w photos of a child have been stuck to pages and one to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Only one tissue guard present and it is torn. Some fox spots and marks to contents including erased pencil writing to one page. Colouring to one small illustration. Light page browning.

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ON'Y TONY AND THE DRAGON
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by Barbara Turner.
Stock no. 1502426
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

On'y Tony meets Bell's brother, known as the Dragon, and through him did a great many very naughty things. Pale blue marble effect boards with blue spine and dark blue titles. B/w illustrations. 80 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Top of spine darkened, edges of covers browned and foxed. Endpapers browned. One hinge cracked. Dustwrapper has loss from top and bottom of spine and is also torn along the spine. Also loss at bottom of front panel, tears and chipping elsewhere. Spine very browned, rear panel a bit grubby.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) A SEASIDE HOLIDAY
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2113326
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format, cloth spine, pictorial boards. Bright colour lithographic illustrations throughout. Heavy bumping to a couple of corners. A little foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to spine - 2/3rds of wrapper spine MISSING; other tears and chips; some with loss. Wrapper is also marked.

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ON'Y TONY
Written by Brenda E. Spender. Illustrated by B. Turner.
Stock no. 1311832
Published by Country Life Limited. 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of three ponies and a little boy. Green cloth spine, brown marble effect boards. B/w illustrations. 96 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing else contents clean. Yellow dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and faded to spine and edges.

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MORNING FLIGHT A BOOK OF WILDFOWL
Written by Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1207782
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The SIGNED Limited Edition. Scott's book brings a rush of memory to anyone who has delighted in wild places. Large format. Black cloth spine with gilt titles. Beige boards. Exquisite tissue-guarded mounted colour plates plus numerous b/w plates. xiii + 138 pages. SIGNED BY author. Copy no. 564. Book: all plates present. Covers edges slightly darkened. Contents fine. Blue wrapper price-clipped, browned and edge-chipped.

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RAJAH THE ELEPHANT
Written by M.E. Buckingham. Illustrated by Maurice Tulloch.
Stock no. 2111267
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition.

Light grey cloth, dark blue titles. Charming b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and a little crayon marks to covers. Some foxing and odd margin mark, but contents are generally very good.

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GENTIANS
Written by David Wilkie. Illustrated by John Nash.
Stock no. 1603831
Published by Country Life Limited. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. Colour frontis by John Nash. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Edge fading to cloth on boards. Scattered foxing. Wrapper is edge torn and chipped with a little loss and a few grubby marks.

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SELWYN THE SEALION
Written by Myrtle Jerrett. Illustrated by Myrtle Jerrett.
Stock no. 1202911
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

The fact the Selwyn was proved a dunce turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him. Oblong format. Blue cloth spine, white pictorial boards. Colour lithograph illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers grubby. Some light fingering and foxing else contents clean.

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SEA TERNS OR SEA SWALLOWS
Written by George Marples; Anne Marples.
Stock no. 631487
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1934. Slightly better than good condition.

Their Habits, Language, Arrival and Departures. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Contents very good. Spine darkened and chipped. Covers darkened at edges.

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SELWYN THE SEALION
Written by Myrtle Jerrett. Illustrated by Myrtle Jerrett.
Stock no. 448155
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fact the Selwyn was proved a dunce turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to him. Oblong format. Blue cloth spine, white pictorial boards. Colour lithograph illustrations. Crease to front endpaper. Pale foxing to endpapers. Contents are beautifully bright. Wrapper has large closed tear to front panel, other smaller tears to corners and some grubby marks - but minimal loss.

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