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'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]; With Illustrations By The Author Listings

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  1.   'BB''s Fairy Book Meeting Hill
'BB' [Denys Watkins-Pitchford]; with illustrations by the author Hollis & Carter London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Blue cloth; very faded boards. Bottom corners bumped, slightly affecting the bottom corner of the textblock. A few light marks to the boards. Not an attractive copy from the outside. Inside, there's a slight grubby mark in the margin of p. 40-41; otherwise VG. A slight abrasion mark on the f.e.p, a few very light foxing spots to prelims. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 141pp. Colour plates all VG.Denys Watkins-Pitchford: Born Lamport, Northants, 1905. He wrote and illustrated a number of books, including Carnegie Medal winner, The Little Grey Men, and numerous natural history and country sports titles as well. Particularly well-known for his scraperboard illustrations, although he also produced a number of pen and ink drawings for his books and books by other authors. Died 1990. 102627 
Price: 45.50 GBP

 2.  Wild Lone: The Story of a Pytchley Fox [Signed by the Author]
BB [Denys Watkins-Pitchford] ; with illustrations by the author Methuen & Co Ltd, in association with Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd London 1970 0416145906 / 9780416145908 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
First published in 1939, with a second edition in 1951; this copy is the new edition of 1970 with a new foreword by Denys Watkins-Pitchford. Original grey cloth boards, with fox motif to the bottom corner of the front board. Very slight bruising to the base of the spine. Signed by the author on the half-title page; flat signed, without inscription. The dust jacket has two repaired tears - one to the bottom edge of the front cover (1.5") and one to the bottom edge of the back cover (0.5"). Both tears have been neatly repaired to the underside of the jacket with acid-free archival paper repair tape. There is a further very short tear to the top edge of the back cover join with the rear flap which has not been repaired. The dust jacket laminate is lifting in parts at the spine. The book is in lovely clean condition; binding firm, pages clean, appears little handled. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 268. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104995 
Price: 82.00 GBP



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