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THE TALE OF THE TABBY TWINS
Written by Cecily M. Rutley. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1406448
Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Pale blue boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 14 colour plates, green and white text illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine and board edges browned. Covers grubby. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing and fingering to some pages. Light marks to the margins of a couple of plates and to verso of another. Plates are otherwise in very good condition.
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THIS IS SYLVIA
Written by Sandy Wilson. Illustrated by Sandy Wilson.
Stock no. 1506895
Published by Max Parrish. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost 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. Lilac cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 117 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine and top edges of covers. Odd fox spot to text block. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small chips and tears. Browning to spine, folds and verso. Panels slightly grubby.
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THE TABBY-FUR FAMILY
Written by Tracey May. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell.
Stock no. 1506828
Published by R.A. Publishing Co. Ltd.. circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial stiff card wraps, 9.5 x 7.25", red border to front cover, blue to rear cover. 8 text pages and 8 full-page colour illustrations. Spine very worn, some wear to corners and cover edges. Staples rusty. Covers slightly grubby. Light foxing to inside of covers. Contents clean.
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PUSS IN BOOTS
Written by Charles Perrault. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski.
Stock no. 1506764
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.; Gallery Five Ltd.. 1st 1977. Almost very good condition.

Small format, pictorial boards. Multi-coloured endpapers. Colour and b/w silhouette illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0434956279. Pages rippled. Light stains to bottom edges of first few pages. Spot of surface paper damage to bottom edge of endpaper and pastedown on both endpapers.
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LET'S HAVE A PARTY!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Paul Kaye.
Stock no. 1406288
Published by The Harvill Press. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Another enchanting kitten and puppy book - the third in the series. Green boards. Cute b/w photos. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of hinges are cracked. A little foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn, creased and torn with slight loss to top and bottom of spine and corners. Spine is faded.
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MISCHIEF AGAIN!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Paul Kaye.
Stock no. 1406287
Published by The Harvill Press. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The second book about the irresistible Laughing Kitten. Blue boards. Cute b/w photos. A little bumping to spine and corners. Front board a little bowed. Date stamp crossed out and neat writing to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing to page edges. Couple of hinges beginning to crack. Diustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a couple of small areas of loss to top and middle of spine. Loss has been disguised by coloured paper behind. Small splash mark to bottom of front panel. Some foxing to verso.
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THE LAUGHING KITTEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Paul Kaye.
Stock no. 1406286
Published by The Harvill Press. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A charming story of two mischievous kittens, illustrated by b/w photos. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 8.25 x 5.5". Unpaginated. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine browned and gilt very faded. Board edges a little browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. A little wrinkling to top of last few pages. Some fingering. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears that have been mended on verso with clear tape and some creasing. Spine is browned. Mark to top of front panel. Wrapper is grubby. Includes publisher's news letter.
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JONES OF COLORADO
Written by Ralph Steadman. Illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
Stock no. 1506696
Published by Ebury Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Steadman visits his friend hoping to avoid distractions and finish a new book. Instead, he met Jones and succumbed utterly to the cat's sly charm. He decided to buy a brand-new sketchbook - and this is the result... ISBN: 0091809452. A nice copy contained in a dustwrapper which is just slightly grubby.
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THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1406168
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige boards with red titles and pictorial onlay. Small format. Colour illustrations. 52 pages. Bumping to spine and corners and a small bump to top of rear board. Slight fading to bottom of boards. A couple of hinges are cracked. Contents very good, just an odd fox spot. Price -cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Wrapper is grubby.
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THE MOUSEHOLE CAT
Written by Antonia Barber. Illustrated by Nicola Bayley.
Stock no. 1316306
Published by Walker Books. circa 1990. Fine condition in a fine 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. 2nd printing.
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MEET MY CATS
Written by Lesley Anne Ivory. Illustrated by Lesley Anne Ivory.
Stock no. 1506543
Published by Collins. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Red pictorial glazed boards. Delightful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001837664. Faint line indentation to front cover. Contents clean. Browning to edges of dustwrapper on verso.
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LOUIS WAIN'S ANNUAL 1913
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1406055
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. 1913. Almost very good condition.

Colour pictorial card wraps. Front cover showing a grey cat. Rear cover is advert for books. 6 tipped in colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations - mainly of cats. Spine bumped and worn with small patches of back strip missing from top and bottom. Corners worn and creased. Small piece of surface paper damage to bottom of front cover. Score marks to rear cover. Covers are grubby. Foxing mainly to inner covers and advert pages at beginning and end. Some fingering otherwise contents clean. Colour plates are bright and clean.
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