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How to care for your dog. Illustrated with delightful sketches of all sorts of dogs on cream background. Brown cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. vii & 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small mark to top corner of front cover. Inscription in ink to front fre-endpaper and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing to contents.
Beige cloth. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are a little grubby and spine is slightly faded and foxed. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some hinges cracked and some light foxing to contents.
Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.
Larger format. Red leather spine with gilt title. Red cloth covers. Limited edition to 100 copies numbered and signed by the author. Colour and b/w plates and illustrations. SIGNED by author to verso of title page. This is Copy No. 23. Some wear to cover edges; a little fading. A couple of grubby, what look like finger marks to rear cover. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book.
12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.
Telling the story of Pickles the puppy who is always getting into a pickle! Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Green cloth covers with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates. Spotting to covers. Bumping to covers. Some hinges are pulled; a few gatherings are detached/stitching is broken. Chipping to page edges; a little loss; foxing. Wrapper is badly creased and torn with some loss; most of picture to front is complete.
Large format. Cloth spine. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Delightful full-page colour illustrations of doggies. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks/browning to covers. Foxing throughout.
Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.
Chappie takes his friend Chips on a tour of the Farm Yard. Grey pictorial cloth with orange titles. Front cover shows the dogs and a sleeping pig. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards faded and dampstained. New endpapers. Foxing throughout and grubby marks to content.s Chapter headers have been coloured in with paints which have imprinted on facing blank page.
Green/grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show the red puppy with white bow and red title to front. 12 colour plates. The adventures of a cheeky puppy! Boards edge-rubbed and worn at corners, a few marks. Front joint cracked but binding holding. Crossed out inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Light foxing and light marks to contents, illustrations bright.
Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.
Beige cloth with orange titles, illustration of 3 puppies to the front (one sitting on cushion). 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to lower 2" of rear edge of spine. Some grubby marks to front cover. Name, date and a couple of initials in ink to front free-endpaper. Light damp stain to top of inner margins of front endpapers and to top corner of rear free-endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby fingermarks to contents.