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THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129094
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The last gnomes in Britain live by a Warwickshire brook. Cloudberry, the restless one, determines to explore the Folly to its source. He goes and does not return. Thus the story begins when his three brothers build a boat and set out to find him. Grey/blue boards with coloured title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416145000. Light bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few marks, chip to one corner.
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DOWN THE BRIGHT STREAM
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129093
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Grey boards, green title to spine and vignette to front board. Coloured plates. B/w illustrations. 8 x 6.25". 200 pages. ISBN: 0416130100. Light browning along cover edges. A few light bumps to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper has a few chips to top of spine; fading to spine and rear panel edges.
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TIDE'S ENDING
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129090
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

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. Some uneven browning and a few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
Written by A. Windsor-Richards. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2129017
Published by The Friday Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small nicks and chips to corners.
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PHILANDERING ANGLER
Written by Arthur Applin. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128984
Published by Hurst & Blackett Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'This book is not only for those who fish but also for those who philander, taking it for granted that there are still a few carefree spirits who, rather than waste their lives in the pursuit of wealth and power, escape to philander with Pan and Aphrodite, and are content to enjoy the banquet these not so mythological gods provide....' Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations and chapter headers & footers. 176 pages. Some spotting to rear cover. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is also foxed, with some chipping and small amounts of loss.
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THE NATURALIST'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128974
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than 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. Some light knocks and wear along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with a few tiny nicks.
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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128938
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Some page edge browning.
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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128636
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than 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. A bit of fading to spine. Contents are excellent.
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RED VAGABOND
Written by G.D. Adams. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128634
Published by The Batchworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A vividly told tale of a fox set against the background of wild life on the Welsh border. Red cloth. Gilt title to spine. Superb b/w wood engravings. 189 pages. Slight fades to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some chips and tears; a bit of loss; foxing to rear panel.
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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128527
Published by White Lion Books. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. A handsome new edition with an introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 1874762112. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with uneven fading to spine and edges.
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THE BADGERS OF BEARSHANKS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128223
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a year in the life of a badger and his mate. Superb b/w illustrations (full-page and to text). Brown boards, silver title to spine. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Some light wear along cover edges. Award plate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Small damp mark to page edge of last few pages of book. Wrapper is browned, creased with many edge-tears and chips; some loss to corners and top and tail of spine.
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THE TYGER TRAY
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2128138
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A rich blend of mystery and excitement involving an Indian tray, a tiger skin and some very powerful hocus-pocus! Purple boards with gilt title to spine. B/w woodcut illustrations. ISBN: 041665830X. Ex-lib. with ink stamps to a couple of pages of prelims. Sticky tape marks to covers and rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and faded to spine.
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