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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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WHAT-A-MESS
Written by Frank Muir. Illustrated by Joseph Wright.
Stock no. 2127667
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The story of 'Prince Amir of Kinjan' - better known as 'What-a-Mess' - the Afghan hound puppy. Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0510225098. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. Some dent marks along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, along with a few small grubby marks.
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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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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1405617
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Beige/brown cloth with gilt title on green label to spine and gilt border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Corners a little rubbed. Couple of marks to front cover. Front joint beginning to crack between frontis and title page. Some hinges cracked at top. Binding remains tight. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. A few foxspots and a little light fingering otherwise contents clean. Plates all present and in very good condition.
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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1405008
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1947. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Being the Further Adventures of the Treasure Seekers. Blue cloth, red title label to spine. B/w text illustrations. 384 pages Bumping to spine and corners. Top and bottom of spine browned. Small bumps to top and bottom of front board. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with loss to top and bottom of spine. Tape has been used on verso to cover loss and strengthen edges of dustwrapper. Wrapper is browned and foxed.
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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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VIX THE STORY OF A FOX CUB
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1960. Good condition in a 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. Ex-lib. with usual markings and bookplates to covers and inside. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are generally very good. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a piece of loss to top of front panel; other smaller bits of loss; some tears repaired with tape. A reading copy.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116106
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". Bottom couple of inches of spine are faded. A little bumping. Bumping to edge of front cover. Light foxing. Slight musty odour to book. Wrapper is price-cut with browning and edge-tears and chips; minimal loss.
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THE HAWKE BATTALION
Written by Douglas Jerrold.
Stock no. 1712555
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

12 maps, some foldout. B/w photos. Some personal records of four years, 1914-1918. Slight discolouration to covers. Some foxing to outer page edges. All maps present and in very good condition.
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