Author:"B. B." (D.J.WATKINS PITCHFORD)

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THE WAYFARING TREE

By: "B. B." (D.J.WATKINS PITCHFORD)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, HOLLIS & CARTER: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122536

Condition: Very Good


Navy Blue Buckram Cloth Boards with silver titles to spine and flight of birds to upper panel. 220 x 160 mm approx. x + 198pp. Top edge stained blue. Frontis + 11 other full page scrapper board illustrations as called for + chapter head vignettes and one other illustration in text. First Edition 1st printing. Reflections on childhood, friends, expeditions in search of birds and early wildfowling adventures, attempts at fishing and shooting and pilgimage to W.H.Hudson's l... View more info

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MANKA, THE SKY GIPSY The Story of a Wild Goose

By: D.J.WATKINS-PITCHFORD (B.B)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: LONDON, EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122220

Condition: Very Good


Cream cloth quarter binding with gilt titles to spine and blue cloth sides, 235 x 155 mm approx. Publisher's Blue endpapers, xvi + 258pp. Frontis + 14 full page plates, 14 Headpieces and 14 Tailpieces all as called for + Cowslip scrapper board illustration to reverse of dedication page. First Edition 1st Printing of "BB's" story told with skill and understanding of Manka's wanderings and of Foxy the marshland poacher's efforts to entrap him. VG (A little shelf du... View more info