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THE WHITE KITTEN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318331
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Cloth spine. 12 red, white and black plates, other b/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners worn. Endpapers have been replaced with white 'shiny' paper. Foxing else contents clean.
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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

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.
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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318012
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

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.
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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.
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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130753
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

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! Bumping to corners. Spine is browned. Small tear in cloth near base of spine. Damp mark across top edge of rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing throughout. Edge creasing to a couple of plates. One plate has been torn out, with jagged edge and taped back in with sticky tape.
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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2129858
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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! Browning and a few dark spots to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and margin marks to pages (including some plate pages). Wrapper is torn and chipped, with loss to top and tail of spine and corners; a few edges; also grubby with some scuffing and wear.
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SLEEPING PARTNERS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2128682
Published by Souvenir Press. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Cracker and Micky: Two Dogs with a Tale. A Series of Episodes. Cracker: a comical white bull terrier with a fetching black patch over one eye. Micky: a huge Irish Wolfhound - Cracker's stooge and, more importantly, his mattress. Small oblong format. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. A series of poses in order to achieve the most satisfying state of slumber. ISBN: 0285635921. Light wear to top and tail of spine. Contents are fine!
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MRS. TICKLER'S CARAVAN A STORY FOR CHILDREN
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2128641
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Mr. Tickler led a hard life - he was never allowed inside Mrs. Tickler's beautiful caravan because he snored all night and sneezed all day! Then he bought a Magic Handkerchief at the fair... Delightful pastel colour illustrations. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Blue cloth spine. 91 pages. Some light bumping and wear to corners. Small dent along bottom edge of front cover. Some fading to rear cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.
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THE WHITE PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2128226
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Square format. Green cloth spine, grey boards with red title and white puppy illustration to front. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. A day in the life of a little white puppy. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping along cover edges. A little fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine, where there are a few chips. Joints are a bit cracked. Heavy foxing to some pages; other pages have lighter foxing, with some browning. Very cute pictures!
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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127831
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Some browning to spine. Page edge browning; a few foxspots.
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THE TWINS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127770
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Large format. 24 gorgeous colour plates. The story of Snip and Snap, two spaniel puppies. Grey paperboards with colour onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of splits to spine, which is also grubby, with a little fraying to top and tail. Some scuffs and surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Damp marks to edges of rear covers, but only goes through a little to rear endpapers. Damp marks also to corners of front cover. Page browning, with the odd foxspot. Hinges are pulled in places, so that binding is starting to weaken, a few magic tape repairs. Illustrations are still wonderful!!
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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127769
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards, black title and illustration of mongrel puppies behind bars to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine has completely faded to brown and has splits and chips, with some loss and fraying to cloth. Chipping along cover edges. Bumping to corners. A little bowing to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; odd foxspot. Contents are still generally very good.
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