THE WAYFARING TREE. By

THE WAYFARING TREE. By "B.B". Illustrated by D.J. Watkins Pitchford.

A CARP WATER (WOOD POOL) AND HOW TO FISH IT. By

A CARP WATER (WOOD POOL) AND HOW TO FISH IT. By "BB". Decorations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, A.R.C.A.

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

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.

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.
£8.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
46173
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Author Watkins-Pitchford (Denys) "BB".
Book Code 46173
ISBN 0992669804 / 9780992669805
Book Description Corner bumped otherwise a fine unread copy in dust-wrapper. Numbered copy from an edition limited to 950 copies.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2013
Publisher Roseworld Productions Ltd.
Place Solihull.