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IN LONDON DURING THE GREAT WAR: THE DIARY OF A JOURNALIST
Written by Michael Macdonagh.
Stock no. 2134002
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photographic frontis. Reprint. Scarce! Spine is browned; some other uneven browning and marks to covers. Corners and spine are bumped. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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RODDY AND SCUTTLE
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Charles Ambrose.
Stock no. 2133981
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Very good condition.

The story of the adventures of a small boy named Roddy and his little mongrel terrier, Scuttle. Beige cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE DEVIL DRIVES
Written by Fawn M. Brodie.
Stock no. 2133334
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of Sir Richard Burton, soldier, explorer, translator, poet, amateur physician, linguist and much more. Grey boards, purple title label to spine with gilt title. B/w plates. 390 pages includes index. Base of spine slightly bumped. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Contents fine. Wrapper rubbed at edges with two closed tears repaired with clear tape on verso.

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HUNTING SCENES
Written by Sabretache. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819649
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Forty Sketches of Hunting Scenes and Countries. Selected studies from Cecil Aldin's Sketch Books, chosen and arranged by him for a volume of Hunting sketches which was not published. Large format. White cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth covers with gilt title to front. Boards marked and affected by damp to rear (cloth crinkled). Slight bowing to boards. Corners bumped & worn. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Lower front corner of boards has been bumped which gives rise to faint creasing of lower corner of contents. Minor foxing throughout also affects illustrations.

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TIME I WAS DEAD: PAGES FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819643
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, colour plates and b/w illustrations. Mostly about fox hunting. Spine browned with foxing. A few marks to covers. Rear cover has a few impact points. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout. All plates present.

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JERRY THE STORY OF AN EXMOOR PONY
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819642
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1930. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. Black title to spine. B/w drawings. Two-tone frontispiece. Map to endpapers. Second Impression. Spine faded, covers lightly marked. Foxing to endpapers and a little to text block. First and last hinge cracked. Name in ink to top edge of first blank pate. Hinges pulled but binding tight. A few light marks to contents.

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ROADS AND VAGABONDS
Written by Kenneth Hare. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819579
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title and vignette. Colour frontis. Black and cream illustrations to text. Covers very slightly grubby. Very pale scattered foxspots.

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LOST, STOLEN, OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819574
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. First Cheap Edition. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green cloth. Covers unevenly faded, slight bubbling of cloth to rear board. Name & address in ink to free front endpaper. Scattered foxing to contents.

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FLAX: POLICE DOG
Written by Svend Fleuron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819573
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'There was dog and not wolf in Flax, He loved human beings, but there must be something genuine abou them-and they must love him. Then he would serve them with the whole of his great dog-heart.' Flax is an Alsation dog. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 full-page b/w illustrations. Damp staining to boards. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss, strengthened to verso at edges with clear tape.

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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 SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1818528
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 237 pages. Reprint. Text block and margins browned. Frontis has been re-glued leaving a few marks to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn and torn (no loss), repaired to verso with tape which has fallen away and left stains to both sides.

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HOUSEHOLD TALES
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2131660
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth. Colour title-page - double spread. Numerous b/w illustrations. Browning to top and tail of spine. Bumping to corners. Grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is faded to a couple of edges; torn with some loss; scuffed.

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