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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1322839
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.

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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2137444
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition.

A story about the last gnomes in Britain, their exploration of the Folly Brook and their search for Cloudberry, their long-lost brother who went up the Folly and never returned... Grey cloth, red titles. Enchanting b/w wood-engravings. 200 pages. (The true first edition, as this book was later published with colour plates). Spine is browned, with red title fading. Bumping to corners and spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing; heaviest to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. A few other margin marks.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2136432
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. Spine is unevenly browned/faded. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is pretty much torn in two on spine; Top few inches of spine are MISSING; other smaller loss; grubby and browned; torn.

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BLASTING & BOMBARDIERING
Written by Wyndham Lewis.
Stock no. 1822867
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The autobiography (1914 to 1926) of Wyndham Lewis: painter, novelist, satirist and controversialist. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w plates. Boards lightly browned. Text block browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is heavily browned, marked, and lightly edge-worn, four lines of pencil writing to plain rear panel. Musty odour present.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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RHYMES OF FLOOD & FIELD
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Frank Adams.
Stock no. 2135684
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Limited to 1500 copies. B/w illustrations. Brown cloth spine, red/brown covers. Uneven darkening/browning to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some pages appear uncut.

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MONTCALM AND WOLFE
Written by Francis Parkman.
Stock no. 2134947
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A continent at war - the Seven Years' War in America. First published in two volumes in 1884. This edition has an Historical Foreword by Esmond Wright, Professor fo Modern History in the University of Glasgow. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps to endpapers. B/w frontis. Top edge blue. xx and 719 pages including index. Spotting to covers. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with tears and chips, but minimal loss; some browning.

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321265
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to top and tail of spine and some slight fading to lower cover edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss and more substantial loss to base of spine and lower edge of rear panel (1"). Dustwrapper is also slightly grubby.

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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320437
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Continuing the the story of the Little Grey Men who find themselves as refugees when they receive the appalling news that their beloved Folly is drying up and they must move at once. Fully illustrated with exquisite water-colours and fascinating little b/w sketches. 16 colour plates. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 200 pages. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped. Some rubbing to covers. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to contents.

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THE FOREST OF BOLAND LIGHT RAILWAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1320341
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A quite enchanting story of a colony of gnomes who live in the vast Forest of Boland, quarrying in their mines for precious metals with the aid of the Boland Belle of the Forest Light Railway. One day a mischievous leprechaun leads a band of followers in an attempt to break up the railway... Humour and excitement is captured with ingenious detail in BB's superb b/w illustrations and colour frontis. Blue pictorial boards. 127 pages. Spine slightly bumped with browning/foxing, small brown spot to front cover and some slight discolouration to rear cover. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. A few small marks at page margins. Price-cut wrapper is chipped at edges with loss, grubby and foxed on rear panel.

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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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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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