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PONSONBY AND HIS FRIENDS
Written by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1321660
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A True Story About Cats. Green cloth, navy titles. B/w illustrations. 194 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Some slight browning and rubbing to cover edges. Contents lightly browned and a few brown spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with loss and grubby.

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THE CLEAN SWEEP
Written by Racey Helps. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1321659
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. Circa 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tabitha Tabbitail is in a quandary as her special silver spoon, brooch and bracelet go missing! Green cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Some light foxing to covers and contents. Dustwrapper is worn and torn at edges with minimal loss, tape repairs and browning on verso.

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CAT & CANARY
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1321628
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

Tall format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 086264075X. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Light finger creases to pages else contents clean.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1321619
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With: The Pekes and the Pollicles and The Song of the Jellicles. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour pictures throughout. A brilliant new interpretation of three favourite poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. ISBN: 0571138829. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed on verso.

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SEVEN YEARS AND A DAY
Written by Colette O'Hare. Illustrated by Beryl Cook.
Stock no. 1321588
Published by Collins. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

10.75" X 8.5". Glazed pictorial boards. Delightful story of a 'lucky' six toed cat. Illustrated by the distinguished painter, Beryl Cook, who has illustrated a book for first time. ISBN: 0001957457. Slight rubbing to corners. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges, tiny white scratch mark to rear panel.

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THE MOUSEHOLE CAT
Written by Antonia Barber. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1321532
Published by Walker Books. Circa 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A dramatic and moving adventure of Mowzer the cat and the fury of the Great Storm-Cat beautifully illustrated throughout in colour. Plain green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0744507030. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine slightly bumped, light indentation mark to lower edge of front cover. Small patch of erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a small tear to lower edge of front panel.

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THIS IS SYLVIA
Written by Sandy Wilson. Illustrated by Sandy Wilson.
Stock no. 1321513
Published by Max Parrish And Co Ltd. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Her Lives and Loves. By the author of The Boyfriend, a most successful London musical comedy. Sylvia is Sandy Wilson's cat. Or is she? She has known everybody - but everybody - in the theatrical and literary world. Red boards, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 116 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some light foxing to text block. Musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, a few small marks to rear panel. This is the October reprint in same year as first edition.

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THE KITTENS' ABC
Written by Clare Turlay Newberry. Illustrated by Clare Turlay Newberry.
Stock no. 1321476
Published by Hamish Hamilton. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Big cats and little kittens - twenty-six of them; of all kinds, colours and occupations - fill the pages of this alphabet book by an artist famous for her cat drawings. Red cloth with title in blue and green on front cover. Delightful colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light foxing to contents. Stitching is pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Dustwrapper is worn with loss to front panel edges, damp stained to both panels and worn to spine.

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MR. SOLOSKI'S CATS
Written by Joan Lamburn. Illustrated by Tony Stoney.
Stock no. 1321473
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

10 x 7.5". Pink cloth spine with pink and grey patterned boards. B/w pencil drawings of cats. 48 pages. Mr. Soloski had ten little cats. Mr. Soloski got married and, alas!, his wife was not very kind so all ten cats go out into the world to try to find good homes and each has a tale to tell... Spine slightly bumped. Child's writing (inscription and lots of xxxx's) in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby and rubbed/faded to spine.

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ORLANDO THE MARMALADE CAT: A SEASIDE HOLIDAY
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2135102
Published by Frederick Warne. Circa 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. Very large format. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0723236518. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and rear panel; a few marks.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2135101
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1971. 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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ORLANDO AND THE THREE GRACES
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2135100
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

7.5 x 9.25". Pictorial boards. Patterned endpapers. Lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Another adventure of Orlando, the beautiful marmalade cat, his wife, Grace, and their three kittens. A Christmas Day adventure story. ISBN: 0723240035. Wrapper is creased with a few nicks at corners; unevenly faded.

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