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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818524
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. Light browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.

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MEETING HILL: BB'S FAIRY BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1815629
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Well known fairy tales retold. Light blue cloth covers, silver gilt titles to front and spine. 15 beautiful colour plates and some b/w chapter illustrations. vii and 140 pages. Top edge red. Uneven fading to cloth boards.Browning/foxing to endpapers. All plates present. Top edge discoloured. Contents clean.

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HOB AND BOB A TALE OF TWO GOBLINS
Written by Rose Fyleman. Illustrated by Charles Stewart.
Stock no. 1506840
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A fairy story in which children will find many old nursery rhyme friends. Yellow cloth. Colour sketches throughout. 63 pages. 9.5 x 7.5 inches. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Light foxing to covers with some darkening to top and bottom edges. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and text block. Grubby fingermarks to first few pages, rest clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears and chips, loss from top of spine and top of front flap. Hole to front edge of spine. Very grubby.

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DARK ESTUARY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2122674
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A source of abiding delight to all those who love wildfowl and the lonely firths of Scotland. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 15 glorious colour plates plus b/w drawings. SIGNED by author to dedication page. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks with a little scuffing to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-tears and chips; some repairs; only a little loss. Wrapper also has some grubby marks.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1316179
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper has 2 large tears to front panel which have been repaired on verso with double-sided tape (although only 1 side of the tape used!), rear panel of wrapper is lightly foxed and there is some slight chipping to the spine/corners. I think the wrapper was probably in at least 2 pieces, if not 3 before the tape repairs.

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THE WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1314854
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine bumped. Damage to edges of covers from mouse nibbles(?). Endpapers are browned. Dustwrapper is price-cut, browned to rear panel and loss to top of spine.

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THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2116753
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Damp mark to a couple of edges of covers. Bookplate and prize inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Contents are very good. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips, and some marks; scuffing; small pieces of loss.

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THE WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2113782
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; fading to base of spine and bottom corner of front cover; (possibly a little damp). Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browning to spine and edges; some edge-creasing and a few nicks.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1311475
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Good condition.

A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Dark blue boards, silver titles. Covers slightly discoloured and spine faded. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Heavy foxing else contents clean.

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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2110403
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A book of the joy of the tideways, saltings and creeks. Memorable word-pictures for wild-fowler, naturalist and bird-watcher alike. Grey cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 16 glorious colour illustrations plus b/w drawings. A few small marks to covers. Light wear to edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and foxing - mostly to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with couple of repaired closed tears; foxed with damp stain to spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2106950
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Mottling to spine; a little fading to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and a few to outer page edges. Illustrations are excellent. Wrapper has a few closed tears and chips. A little loss to corners and top of spine. Browning to wrapper spine. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE WIND IN THE WOOD
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1801684
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

A collection of fairy-stories illustrated by 12 glorious colour plates plus b/w chapter head and tail decorations. 143 pages. Light blue cloth, silver titles. Edges rubbed and worn, boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to text block and a few page margins. A few grubby margin marks. All plates present.

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