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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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OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Stock no. 1319888
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A stunning edition of T.S.Eliot's beloved cat poems. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 64 pages. Lovely colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780571240616. Minimal bumping to spine. Light creasing to wrapper edges.

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CATWITCH
Written by Una Woodruff; Lisa Tuttle. Illustrated by Una Woodruff.
Stock no. 1319827
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st USA 1983. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An exciting, amusing and enchantingly illustrated story of how Jules the tabby kitten becomes a witch, or rather, Catwitch. Large format. Dark blue boards, gilt titles to spine. Red endpapers. Glorious colour pictures. 79 pages. ISBN: 0385188870. Covers bumped/rubbed at edges. Unfortunately a child has written the title and author/artist names on the front cover in large black felt-tip pen. The child has then written their name and address to the front pastedown in the same pen. Foxing to last few pages and verso of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with wear to top and tail of spine.

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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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KITS AND CATS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1319482
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Father Tuck's "Hurrah" series. A tall (15") cardwrap shaped book. 3 colour illustrations (one double-spread) plus b/w text illustrations of cats in Louis Wain's delightful style. 12 pages, unpaginated. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby. Page browning and a few light marks to contents. Generally a nice copy of a scarce item.

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LOUIS WAIN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry Rountree; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1319478
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine with dark brown title and illustration, pictorial front board. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations (mostly Wain but others also). Spine is grubby. Covers are edge worn and also grubby, a couple of small scratch marks to front cover. New endpapers. Some light foxing. Some colouring to some of the b/w illustrations and some erasing as well. There is a musty (tobbaco?) smell to the contents.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319319
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, spine slightly faded. Barcode label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to page margins/textblock. Generally contents clean.

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PIT-A-PAT
No author listed. Illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship.
Stock no. 1319233
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

A shaped book with pictorial cardwraps and front and rear covers have felt to them (for fur of Pitapat the tabby cat). 10 pages, each with a colour illustration and text. Covers worn and a little grubby. Staples rusty. Some light marks to pages.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319223
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some grubby marks to covers and remains of a barcode label to rear cover. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pale damp(?) stain to lower edges of pages, only affects 2mm (no text or illustrations affected).

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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2132546
Published by Scott & Sleeman. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, blue cloth spine. Front board shows cat at a writing desk with 3 kittens behind. Colour mounted frontis plate, two dogs playing at the sea-side. B/w illustrations throughout, many of cats! 87 pages. 10 x 8". Spine has faded to brown, with some other marks; appears to have been repaired to top and tail at some point. Heavy scuffing and surface paper damage to covers. Corners are bumped and very worn. Joint/hinge between title page and frontis is cracked, showing stitching and webbing. Foxing and browning to pages throughout.

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