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THE FEW: JULY-OCTOBER 1940
Written by Alex Kershaw.
Stock no. 1818596
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st UK 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In the Summer of 1940 a handful of volunteer pilots defied their country to fight when we needed them most. This is the story of their Battle of Britain. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780718147464.

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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131776
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than 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. Some page browning. Wrapper is also a little browned in places.

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A CHILD ALONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2131775
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his early life. B/w illustrations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. ISBN: 0718116909. Small bump to top of spine. Indentation to front endpaper, where a paper clip has been attached at one time. Pale foxing to a few prelim pages and outer page edges.

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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818523
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A book with a sporting flavour but mostly concerned with the secret life in wood and field. Green boards. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0718119274. Paperclip indentation to top edge of front endpaper.

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WELLINGTON'S WAR: PENINSULAR DISPATCHES
Written by Julian Rathbone.
Stock no. 1818458
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sub-titled: 'Atty, the Long-Nosed Bugger that Licks the French'. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 0718123964. Spine and corners bumped. Text block a little browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is dampstained to verso (not visible to front), scuffed to rear panel.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2131184
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.

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CONFESSIONS OF A STORY-TELLER
Written by Paul Gallico.
Stock no. 2131062
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Spine is browned. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and creasing; a little loss; spine is faded.

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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2127833
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book with a sporting flavour but mostly concerned with the secret life in wood and field. Green boards. B/w wood engravings. ISBN: 0718119274. Bumping along cover edges. Light page browning; some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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RUPERT A BEAR'S LIFE
Written by George Perry. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 2127084
Published by Pavilion Books; Michael Joseph. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Rupert traced from the Fleet Street circulation battles through to the present day. Packed with illustrations including rare material never before published. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 169 pages includes bibliography of the Rupert annuals. 9.75 x 7". ISBN: 0907516769. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MOTOR SPORT
Written by G.N. Georgano.
Stock no. 2126987
Published by Ebury Press; Michael Joseph. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 656 pages. ISBN: 0718109554. Foxing to covers. Wear to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks; a couple of tape repairs to verso.

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BRIEF TO COUNSEL
Written by Henry Cecil. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124287
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Foxing and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of closed tears and nicks.

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KISS KISS
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1814620
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eleven short stories. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge red. Name and old price in ink to front endpaper. Heavy browning to text block and top edge stained (not affecting contents). Pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine, worn at corners with slight chipping and browned to rear panel.

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