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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. 1318731
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and b/w plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. Spine bumped. Cream cloth is slightly grubby. Foxing else contents clean.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318722
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 479 pages. 7 x 4.5". Spine bumped. Covers unevenly faded with browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, browned to spine with large tears, slight loss to spine and corners.

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MANKA THE SKY GIPSY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818531
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1941. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a wild goose, taking the reader from snow-sheeted mountains and ice-bound seas to secret little lochs where wild birds find sanctuary. Illustrated by beautiful woodcuts which seem to have a life of their own. Blue covers, cream spine with gilt titles. 258 pages. Pale browning to cream spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front endpaper removed. A few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few small chips, one larger chips to lower front edge and is browned to spine & rear panel.

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THE COUNTRYMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818530
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1943. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of country reminiscences. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. 15 full page b/w plates plus numerous head pieces, insets and tailpieces. 251 pages plus poem to rear. Third impression. Endpapers and text block browned. A few top corner creases. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and lightly browned.

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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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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. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1317848
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

The essence of the English countryside captured in text and superb wood-engravings and b/w plates. 7 etchings by BB, 5 drawings by G.D.Armour and chapter tail-pieces by BB. 237 pages. Cream cloth spine with gilt title, rest of covers are green. 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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