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TOM PUSS IN NURSERY RHYMELAND
Written by Marten Toonder. Illustrated by Marten Toonder.
Stock no. 1321152
Published by Marks and Spencer Limited. Circa 1948. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Bright colour pictures throughout. Covers are edge worn with slight loss of surface paper at corners. Tiny hole to front edge of spine. Spine bumped at top and tail. Grubby fingermarks to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents.

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THE DANDY LION
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2134718
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Nister No. 584. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial paper covered boards shows Fully clothed Dandy Lion in top hat with a billboard in the background. Colour frontis of 'The Stork and the Owl'. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp mark down edge of rear cover. Some scuffing. Award plate to front pastedown. Page browning; some other marks to pages.

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TOM PUSS TALES
Written by Marten Toonder. Illustrated by Marten Toonder.
Stock no. 1321108
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1948. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine and pictorial front board. 16 colour plates. Plus two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers lightly rubbed. Larges "T41" written in black biro to front free-endpaper and half title-page. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Vertical crease to centre of half title-page. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout.

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THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING CAT
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by J. Abbey.
Stock no. 1320719
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The second adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Who stole the valuable cat? How did it go? How could Luke be cleared of the blame? How could they get the better of old Clear-Orf? Red boards, black titles and magnifying glass vignette. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Top edge of textblock is slightly grubby else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with minimal loss, vertical crease to centre of spine. Pencil scribbles and tick marks to title list on rear flap of wrapper.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE, THE CLEVER CATS, & C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320522
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Coloured picture book for the nursery. 11.5 x 8.5". Blue decorated cloth. 16 colour illustrations. Printed one side on untearable paper. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Light damp stain to top 2" of rear cover. Endpapers browned. New front free-endpaper. Foxing and some grubby fingering, showing mainly on unprinted sides of pages. Small ink mark to one page (unprinted).

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LOUIS WAIN'S PAINTING BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1320521
Circa 1912. Good condition.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows a long-haired grey cat. 4 colour plates mounted on grey paper (2 cats, 2 dogs). B/w illustrations throughout, including many cats. Covers are grubby and worn., some surface paper loss to rear edge of spine. Some loss to pictorial onlay. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some damage at both joints where spine has been profesionally relaid? Title-page is missing. Book opens after free-endpaper to frontis and then "Greedy".

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SAID THE DOG TO THE CAT
Written by Martin Armstrong. Illustrated by F. Stocks May.
Stock no. 1320476
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, green title to spine and vignette to front cover. 183 pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with chips to top and tail spine. Rear panel of wrapper is slightly grubby.

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THE NEW BOY
Written by Doreen Tovey. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1320444
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. The story of Seeley, replacing Solomon the much-loved siamese cat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718104331. Spine bumped. Foxspots to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and lightly foxed on verso.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319979
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Reset edition. Glazed pictorial boards. "Pet wanted for three kittens. Must be Clean, Honest and Loving. Apply... Orlando." Bill the black poodle proves to be more than a handful of trouble for the Orlando Family! ISBN: 0224619276. Slight wear to spine and corners. Remains of a small sticky label to rear cover. Small name in red biro to front free-endpaper. Light finger creases to page margins else contents clean.

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PUSS IN BOOTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Avery.
Stock no. 1319590
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1977. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. 360 degree book, use the ties to display. Pink glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0701121426. Spine discoloured. Contents fine. Some slight grubby marks to covers.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2133897
Published by George Allen. 1st 1885. Almost very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Brown cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts. With new illustrations by Greenaway. Nearly 2" split to cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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A CATLAND COMPANION
Written by John Silvester; Anne Mobbs.
Stock no. 2133886
Published by Crescent Books. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

US edition. Classic cats by Louis Wain and many others. Pictorial glazed boards, colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0517120259. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and edges.

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