BB'S BUTTERFLIES: WRITINGS AND ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE WORKS OF "BB" (DENYS WATKINS-PITCHFORD MBE). Compiled, edited and introduced by Bryan Holden.

BB'S BUTTERFLIES: WRITINGS AND ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE WORKS OF "BB" (DENYS WATKINS-PITCHFORD MBE). Compiled, edited and introduced by Bryan Holden.

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Author Watkins-Pitchford (Denys) "BB".
Book Code 45492
ISBN 9780992669805
Book Description New unread copy in dust-wrapper.

2013 1st edition. 4to (190 x 256mm). Pp207,ads. B/w photographs, b/w vignette illustrations by Denys Watkins-Pitchford, bibliography. Edition limited to 950 numbered copies.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2013
Publisher Roseworld Productions Ltd.
Place Solihull.
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This book recounts "the story of BB's lifetime mission to conserve 'the most regal of our British butterflies'. A treasure trove of extracts from his many books and magazine articles featuring the Purple Emperor and other butterflies. Profusely illustrated with his superb colour illustrations, inimitable monotone scraperboard drawings and colour photographs. [There is also a ] foreword by Matthew Oates, the National Trust's specialist on butterflies, together with contributions from many others who knew and supported BB in his conservation work." Chapters include: Out in the Forest, by Badger Walker; Brendon Chase; The Countryman's Bedside Book; The Idle Countyman; The Wayfaring Tree; Letters from Compton Deverell; The Pegasus Book of the Countryside; Ramblings of a Sportsman-Naturalist; The Naturalist's Bedside Book; The Quiet Fields; Indian Summer; The Magazine Articles; BB and Beyond; Emperors in Fermyn Wood; Butterfly conservation; The BB Society.

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