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I ONLY HAVE TO CLOSE MY EYES
Written by Kenneth Williams. Illustrated by Beverlie Manson.
Stock no. 1826627
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Accompanied by his cat, a small boy dreams up wonderful worlds in which he plays many roles - among them the king of the castle, an explorer in a jungle and the ringmaster of a circus. Glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Large colour illustrations with smaller b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0460061755. Spine lightly faded, worn to top & tail with slight loss to surface paper, boards appear slightly scuffed. Corners lightly rubbed.Endpapers a little rubbed. Contents otherwise clean.

Price: £84.00 £71.40.

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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1325854
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1916. Good condition.

Nister No. 2000. Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover depicting cat with kittens. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations every page, mostly of cats. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge rubbed/worn. Some light scuffing to the covers. Inscription in ink (dated 1916) to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to pages. Some light page browning throughout. Some page corner tips lightly creased.

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1325735
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be slightly loose. Heavy foxing to endpapers, some slight foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn with some slight loss.

Price: £120.00 £102.00.

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DADDY CAT
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1325677
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1915. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, dark green paper boards with pictorial onlay to front. 35 colour illustrations including half-title page and title page. All about 'Daddy Cat'. Covers are worn with some creasing and some slight surface paper damage. Spine bumped and rubbed. Contents are well fingered with creases and some small tears. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to lower margin of frontis (doesn't actually affect the illustration). Overall a good reading copy of a scarce Wain book.

Price: £425.00 £361.25.

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OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Julia Sarda.
Stock no. 1325605
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st thus 2021. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. 81 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780571346134. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 1325425
Published by George Allen. 1st 1885. 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. 3rd issue of first edition. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and marked. Front joint is cracked, hinges pulled showing stitching beneath but binding still tight. This is a well loved edition and the pages are quite grubby in places.

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MR MISTOFFELEES WITH MUNGOJERRIE AND RUMPELTEAZER
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1325036
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An exuberant interpretation of two poems from Eliot's classic "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 057115347X. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents bright and clean. Dustwrapper is complete and bright.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1325034
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Very good 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. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is price-cut.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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MR MISTOFFELEES WITH MUNGOJERRIE AND RUMPELTEAZER
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1324628
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exuberant interpretation of two poems from Eliot's classic "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats". Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 057115347X. Minimal bumping/rubbing to corners. Foxing to endpapers. Some fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at corners.

Price: £34.00 £28.90.

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I ONLY HAVE TO CLOSE MY EYES
Written by Kenneth Williams. Illustrated by Beverlie Manson.
Stock no. 1324349
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Accompanied by his cat, a small boy dreams up wonderful worlds in which he plays many roles - among them the king of the castle, an explorer in a jungle and the ringmaster of a circus. Glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Large colour illustrations with smaller b/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0460061755. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Barcode label stuck to rear cover.

Price: £84.00 £71.40.

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NICHOLAS THOMAS AND TIMOTHY No. 4
Written by Kitty Styles. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee.
Stock no. 1324074
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fourth book of adventures. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Light foxing to textblock. Small brown spot affecting page margins. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with loss at base of spine and a couple of small pen marks to front panel.

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NICHOLAS THOMAS GETS INTO TROUBLE BOOK 2
Written by Kitty Styles. Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee.
Stock no. 1324073
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The 2nd Book of Adventures containing, Nicholas Goes to The Sea, The Concert at Catleigh on Sea and The Clown Who Came To Stay. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown (some smudging of ink), name and address in belongs to box on same page. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased.

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