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THE BEST OF BB AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1324178
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of extracts from all BB's adult books and a few extracts from his timeless children's books as well. Accompanied by the superb scraperboard illustrations of the author. Grey boards, black title to spine. 277 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0718125649. Spine and corners bumped, some bumping to cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Textblock is a little grubby and there are some marks to the page margins. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a little grubby, sunned to spine.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323855
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2140841
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pop-ups are very good. Some browning and foxing.

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139696
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Small damp mark to base of spine (corresponding mark to wrapper). Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and browning; small tear to top of spine (repaired to verso).

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2137921
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges/margins. Wrapper has a few light marks.

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MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL
Written by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Chris Beetles. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2136387
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1ST 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A tribute to Attwell's enduring talent and style with biographical summary, colour illustrations and bibliography. ISBN: 1851452826. Some bumping and knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks; nicks to a couple of corners.

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TRADITIONAL NURSERY RHYMES AND CHILDREN'S VERSE
Written by Michael Foss; Lorraine Gerry; Leslie Gerry. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Lawson Wood; Charles Folkard; Dorothy M. Wheeler; et al..
Stock no. 2136303
Published by Michael Joseph. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718115562. Second impression. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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PICTURES ON THE PAVEMENT
Written by G.W. Stonier. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1322231
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with red titles and Ardizzone decorations. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped, fading to spine and edges of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly edge chipped.

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THE SHELL GUIDE TO WALES
Written by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas; Alun Llewellyn.
Stock no. 1823159
Published by Michael Joseph. 1977. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0718140192. Third impression. Board corners lightly rubbed. Pale foxing to top edge of text block. Contents otherwise clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, diagonal crease to rear flap.

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THE TWO BOUQUETS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Reginald Woolley.
Stock no. 1321787
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Price-cut wrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners and a tiny bit grubby to rear panel.

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VILLAGE DIARY
Written by Miss Read. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 2134678
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A few spots to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges; edge-tears with tape repairs to verso.

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
Written by Tim Rice; Andrew Lloyd Webber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320976
Published by Pavilion; Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Based on the smash-hit musical of the same name that has become a classic in children's entertainment, this book retells in verse and pictures one of the most exciting action-packed stories in the Old Testament. Pictorial glazed boards. Large format. Colour illustrations throughout in Blake's unique style. ISBN: 0907516025. Small card (5.75 x 9.75cm) loosely inserted SIGNED by the illustrator. Spine slightly bumped and lightly browned. Contents clean.

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