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FLYTYING TECHNIQUES
Written by Jacqueline Wakeford.
Stock no. 2133066
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Full colour guide. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0510225284. Wear to cover edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a bit of browning.

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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1819264
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers. Blue cloth, red title label to spine. B/w text illustrations. 384 pages Spine & corners lightly bumped. Light browning to text block. A few foxspots to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with some edge-chipping and is grubby.

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THE PERILS OF FLIGHT
Written by J. Xaudaro. Illustrated by J. Xaudaro.
Stock no. 1318575
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous full-page colour illustrations. ISBN: 0510000401. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Pale foxing and page edge browning else contents clean.

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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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BIRDS OF THE LONELY LAKE
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318351
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. An enthralling description of birdlife beside a lake in a typical year. Superb full-page b/w illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Small faded spot to lower spine. A few foxspots to textblock. Light page browning to half-title and rear fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at corners and has a small hole to lower spine (matching faded area on book).

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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 2130752
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. Circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black title to spine and border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine is faded; some other uneven fading to covers. Marks, including what appear to be splash marks to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129408
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Bumping to spine. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; small loss to base of spine and top edge of rear panel. Illustrations are still in lovely condition!

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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128223
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Some light wear along cover edges. Award plate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Small damp mark to page edge of last few pages of book. Wrapper is browned, creased with many edge-tears and chips; some loss to corners and top and tail of spine.

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THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF DOCKS, WHARVES & PIERS
Written by F.M. Du Plat Taylor; Joseph Broodbank.
Stock no. 2126248
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 2nd 1934. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Green/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w drawings and diagrams; some fold-out pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/white marks to covers. Some page corner creasing. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; a bit of loss; some grubby marks and scuffing.

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THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE BASTABLE FAMILY
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied; et al..
Stock no. 1507401
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1928. Fair condition.

Contains The Story of The Treasure Seekers, The Wouldbegoods and New Treasure Seekers. Red cloth, black titles to spine, embossed vignette and titles to front. Colour frontis by Blampied plus b/w illustrations by other artists. 943 pages. Spine split down front edge for almost full length, backstrip held in place by rear edge. Spine is darkened/stained. Corners bumped and worn. Covers faded and marked. Both joints cracked showing webbing. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Stain to edge of rear pastedown. Large tear to page 575 has been repaired with tape. Some marks and foxing to contents but generally clean.

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AT THE BACK O'BEN DEE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1813860
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards. B/w illustrations throughout. A children's adventure story set in Scotland. Top of spine bumped. Browning to edge of boards and tape marks. Corners lightly rubbed. Front endpaper has been replaced neatly. Brown marks to rear endpapers. Small split to gutter of last page on a heavy crease. Text block browned.A few grubby marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has a horizontal crease across bottom edge.

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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 2118629
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers. Blue cloth, red title label to spine. B/w text illustrations. 384 pages Fading to spine and cover edges/corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a bit of loss; grubby marks; some repairs to verso with sticky tape.

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