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SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS: THE MARTIAL SPIRIT IN AMERICA 1775-1865
Written by Marcus Cunliffe.
Stock no. 1818378
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering the period from the Revolution to the Civil War. Red cloth boards, black title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 499 pages including index. ISBN: 0413273202. Foxing mainly to text block. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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IT'S MY DELIGHT
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318443
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough and entertaining discourse on the art of hunting by orthodox methods. Numerous b/w engravings. Turquoise-green cloth. Spine bumped, covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss at top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit browned.
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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and textblock but some page margins too.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1317847
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. 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 and slightly rubbed. Large foxspots and a light musty smell to contents.
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THE LAST MUSTER
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1317840
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with red title to spine. A Selection from the drawings of the last Cecil Aldin. Beautiful b/w doggie illustrations! Spine bumped. Covers grubby. Foxing to contents.
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NURSE'S MEMORIES
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge. Illustrated by Fred Marriott; Florence Maplestone.
Stock no. 2130936
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Grey floral decorated endpapers. Chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. 38 pages. Scuffing and wear to covers. A few hinges are pulled. Margin marks.
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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130773
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1931. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Spine faded. Bumping to corners. Some marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good.
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A DOZEN DOGS OR SO
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1817337
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth, dark brown titles. A selection of verses which have appeared in 'Punch', all of which are about dogs. Twelve colour plates plus frontis plus b/w illustrations. 47 pages. Boards grubby. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Foxing to half-title page. Some hinges pulled.
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MRS. TICKLER'S CARAVAN A STORY FOR CHILDREN
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2128641
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Mr. Tickler led a hard life - he was never allowed inside Mrs. Tickler's beautiful caravan because he snored all night and sneezed all day! Then he bought a Magic Handkerchief at the fair... Delightful pastel colour illustrations. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Blue cloth spine. 91 pages. Some light bumping and wear to corners. Small dent along bottom edge of front cover. Some fading to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.
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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127707
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped, with a few pieces of loss; other tears are repaired to verso with sticky tape.
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THE SPORTSMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB; G.D. Armour.
Stock no. 2127177
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. B/w plates and text illustrations. 237 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuff marks to spine, with some browning. Foxing to outer page edges.
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