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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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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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THE TALE OF THE PIE AND THE PATTY-PAN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316341
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1905. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan. Contained in a grey hinged box with silver title and circular onlay to front. Also includes a grey leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 0723256861. This is copy no. 59. There are a couple of light scuff/scratch marks to top of presentation box else fine. Presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front, small dent to one edge of the box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316340
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1907. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 56 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Tom Kitten. Contained in a brown hinged box with silver title and rectangular onlay to front. Also includes a brown leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 9780723258957. This is copy no. 59. Presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316335
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1906. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 32 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Story of Miss Moppet. Contained in a red hinged box with silver title and oval onlay to front. Also includes a red leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 0723257833. It is unlikely the book has ever been opened (still a very tight binding). The presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. This is copy no. 59. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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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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