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BEASTS ROYAL
Written by Richard Patrick Russ; Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 591740
Published by Putnam. 1st 1934. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, white titles. Colour frontis. 8 b/w plates. Written when Russ was 19 years old, he later wrote under the pseudonym of Patrick O'Brian. Superb Tunnicliffe illustrations. REDUCED PRICE. Top and tail of spine slightly faded. Spine slightly bumped. Last few pages lightly foxed else contents fine. Original brown wrapper with pictorial onlay is price-cut and very slightly nicked at top and tail of spine. A lovely copy of this rare title.

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CAESAR THE LIFE STORY OF A PANDA LEOPARD
Written by Richard Patrick Russ; Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 589147
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is Patrick O'Brian's first book, written when he was still in school, under his real name 'Patrick Russ'. Red cloth with green titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Caesar is a cub in the Tibetan forests; it follows his early wild life, how he became an orphan and also tells of his capture and taming. REDUCED PRICE. Spine and cover edges are faded, with some more fading starting to affect front and back covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. In 2ND issue dustwrapper with colour pictorial onlay to front. The wrapper is showing browning, to same parts that are faded undernath. A few light marks but complete with no tears or chips.

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