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THE SEAL
Written by W.H. Canaway.
Stock no. 1310650
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of Tegla, an old Welsh longshoreman, who determines to kill a grey seal which is spoiling his fishing and ruining his nets. Red boards, white title to spine. 173 pages. SIGNED by author with dedication to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Endpapers just lightly browned, minimal foxing to textblock. Newspaper clipping of authors death taped to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss, grubby to rear panel.
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SCRAMBLE
Written by Norman Gelb.
Stock no. 1604729
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A narrative history of the Battle of Britain. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718126874. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper edge creased and scuffed with some small surface damage.
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THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2110399
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Nearly fine 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. Light wear to cover edges. Wrapper a little edge-creased, with a few marks.
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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501278
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 wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small marks to covers. Name and date to front endaper. Very slight page edge browning. Dustwrapper is edge creased and a little grubby.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1501276
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. Very little bumping to spine and corners. Hinge starting to crack between pages 182 and 183. One or two fox spots. Dustwrapper has a little edge creasing and a small mark to rear flap crease.
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THE TRAMPOLINE
Written by John Pudney. Illustrated by John Verney.
Stock no. 1306367
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Story of Miss Pleak with her woolshop in a sleepy country town, told in verse. Pink cardwraps with black title and vignette to front. 30 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. SIGNED by the author to the title-page (inscription to Julia). Front joint is starting to crack else a super copy. Blue pictorial wrapper which is slightly edge rubbed with some light browning.
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DIANE A VICTORIAN
Written by Macdonald Hastings.
Stock no. 1206263
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's search to discover a woman who concealed her identity behind the covers of a 19th century book. 232 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718112547. Wrapper slightly rubbed at edges.
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THE STORY OF MR KORAH
Written by Christabel Aberconway. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.
Stock no. 1305402
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with red spine. Gilt vignette to lower front corner. Delightful tipped-in colour plates and b/w drawings. How Mr. Korah is taken captive by an octopus but lives to tell the tale. Wonderful! Minimal bumping to spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Plates present and in fine condition. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby with a small mark to top corner of rear panel and some slight loss at corners.
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THE WEATHER BOOK
Written by Ralph Hardy; et al.
Stock no. 1204988
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete illustrated guide to meteorological phenomena, weather forecasting and climate. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0718120477.
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BIPLANES
Written by Michael F. Jerram.
Stock no. 1704146
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 071821511. Remains of label to front panel of wrapper.
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SAMUEL
Written by Sue Maidment; Spike Milligan. Illustrated by Sue Maidment.
Stock no. 1803916
Published by M. & J. Hobbs; Michael Joseph. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 48 pages. 10.75" x 8.25". Introduced by Spike Milligan. This is the story of Samuel, a Spanish Cat who goes to Scotland in a basket with several other cats... Written by the author when she was 14. ISBN: 071811342X. Slight fading to top edge of boards, small bump to lower edges. Contents fine. Price-cut pictorial wrapper is lightly unevenly faded and lightly edge-creased, foxing to flaps.
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THE POSITIVE HOUR
Written by Godfrey Winn.
Stock no. 1802781
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume of a three-volume autobiography. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718106695. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. A few grease spots to prelims and pencil erasure to front endpaper. Light page browning. Blue wrapper is edge-creased and lightly browned.
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