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THE SHIP'S CAT
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Alan Aldridge.
Stock no. 2139978
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures and Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on The Spanish Maine. Narrated in verses with 'Divers Cunning and Fantastical' full colour pictures. Glazed pictorial boards. Large format. ISBN: 0224014412. Spine is faded and bumped to top. Foxing and some page browning; heaviest to prelims and last few pages.

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THE PUSSY CAT WILLUM BOOK
Written by William Nicholas.
Stock no. 2139976
Published by Daily Mirror. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to laminate on spine. Some browning. Heavy foxing and browning to outer page edges and a few pages to book.

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TOM AND THE PRETTY PERSIAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2139964
Published by Purnell. Circa 1974. Almost very good condition.

A Shape Book. Card wraps. Colour illustrations. Tom and Jerry characters. ISBN: 0361027427. Some wear to covers; small stain to one edge. Remains of old label to bottom of front cover. A bit of creasing.

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THE ADVENTURES OF MOG
Written by Judith Kerr. Illustrated by Judith Kerr.
Stock no. 1323027
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three stories featuring the delightful cuddly tabby cat. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0001937782. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light browning to spine and cover edges. Contents are fine.

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THE LAUGHING KITTEN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Paul Kaye.
Stock no. 2139709
Published by The Harvill Press. 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very 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. Browning to cover edges. Ink stamps to prelim pages and to front panel of wrapper Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is also creased with some grubby marks.

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DICK WHITTINGTON
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Ionicus.
Stock no. 1322943
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Fairy Tales in Pictures Number Two. Small oblong format. Red pictorial paper boards. Two illustrations and text below per page. Corners lightly rubbed, rear cover a little grubby. Contents clean.

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MY BOOK OF KITTENS AND PUPPIES
Written by Ivy L. Wallace. Illustrated by Racey Helps.
Stock no. 1322923
Published by Peter Haddock. Very good condition.

A Big Time Wonder Book Read With Me. Red pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0710503687. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Pale page browning else contents clean.

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NIGHT OF THE MICHAELMAS MOON
Written by Erik Hutchinson. Illustrated by Alan Howard.
Stock no. 1322922
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. A drama of cat and bird life set against the magnificent background of the spires and roofs of London. Covers edge rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with tear to top front corner (repaired on verso).

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THE ADVENTURES OF DUDLEY AND GILDEROY
Written by Marion B. Cothren; Algernon Blackwood. Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky.
Stock no. 2138746
Published by Faber & Faber Ltd.. 1st 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Adapted from Algernon Blackwoods story. Yellow cloth with blue titles and vignette. B/w text illustrations to contents. 35 pages. Some browning to spine and edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and very faded to edges; some grubby marks; edge-tears and nicks; foxing in places; some loss to top and tail of wrapper spine.

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LOUIS WAIN'S ANNUAL
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2138094
Published by Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1901. Good condition.

Edited by Stanhope Sprigg. The first Louis Wain annual. Pictorial paperwraps depict black cat with white paws positioned between two floral displays watching a trio of mice and skipping rope. Many b/w illustrations of anthropomorphic cats in Wain's comical style. 2nd edition of the 1st annual. Original spine is MISSING; has been rebacked with original front and rear covers laid onto new spine. Many tape mark repairs to edges of both covers; foxed and creased with some chipping and pieces of loss. However, contents are generally still very good, especially for this age; some foxing/browning.

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TOM PUSS AT THE PANTO
Written by Marten Toonder. Illustrated by Marten Toonder.
Stock no. 2138088
Published by Birn Brothers Ltd.. Circa 1950. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Full-page and text illustrations in colour throughout. A book of short stories featuring Tom Puss, his friends and pantomime characters. Spine is browned. Wear and scuffing to covers, especially at edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks and browning.

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BIMBO AND TOPSY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lucy Gee.
Stock no. 2138008
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading and dark brown patches to top and tail of spine. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; foxed with some other marks and wear; tears and chips to top and tail of spine; some tape repairs to verso; a bit of loss.

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