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THIS IS SYLVIA
Written by Sandy Wilson. Illustrated by Sandy Wilson.
Stock no. 1814136
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. 116 pages. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-torn and browned.

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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. 116 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 KITTEN PILGRIMS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1505951
Published by James Nisbet & Co.. circa 1892. Slightly better than good condition.

Or Great Battles and Grand Victories. Brown boards with gilt title block, gilt and black vingette. B/w frontis and illustrations throughout. 118 pages plus book lists. 7.5 x 5". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint stains only visible at certain angles. Most hinges cracked. Personal library label to front pastedown and ink inscription to front endpaper. Half-title browned. Light browning and a few marks to contents.

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MR. TWINK AND THE JUNGLE GARDEN
Written by Freda Hurt. Illustrated by Nina Scott Langley.
Stock no. 1311027
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. 122 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, small piece missing to top edge of slightly grubby rear panel and small ink tick mark to title list on rear panel. Spine of wrapper is slightly browned.

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CAESAR THE LIFE STORY OF A PANDA LEOPARD
Written by Richard Patrick Russ; Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 819198
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

This is Patrick O'Brian's first book, written when he was still in school, under his real name 'Patrick Russ'. Red cloth with green titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Caesar is a cub in the Tibetan forests; it follows his early wild life, how he became an orphan and also tells of his capture and taming. Covers unevenly faded with a few light marks. A few pale foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Else a clean copy.

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CAESAR THE LIFE STORY OF A PANDA LEOPARD
Written by Richard Patrick Russ; Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated by Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 589147
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is Patrick O'Brian's first book, written when he was still in school, under his real name 'Patrick Russ'. Red cloth with green titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Caesar is a cub in the Tibetan forests; it follows his early wild life, how he became an orphan and also tells of his capture and taming. REDUCED PRICE. Spine and cover edges are faded, with some more fading starting to affect front and back covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. In 2ND issue dustwrapper with colour pictorial onlay to front. The wrapper is showing browning, to same parts that are faded undernath. A few light marks but complete with no tears or chips.

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THE BOOK OF THE CAT
Written by Mabel Humphrey. Illustrated by Elisabeth F. Bonsall.
Stock no. 626069
Published by Lawrence and Bullen. Circa 1901. Fair condition.

Very large format. 15 x 14". Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Beautiful full-page colour illustrations plus b/w chapter headers. Covers worn and grubby. Front joint broken, rear joint holding (just) - would benefit from being reattached to covers. Staples rusty. A few small grubby marks to margins but overall contents are lovely. REDUCED FROM £240.

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CATONINETALES A DOMESTIC EPIC
Written by Hattie Brown; W.J. Linton. Illustrated by Hattie Brown; W.J. Linton.
Stock no. 577749
Published by Lawrence and Bullen. 1st 1891. Almost very good condition.

A Domestic Epic. Natural hessian binding. W.J. Linton writing under the pseudonym of Hattie Brown. Edition limited to 330 copies. Poetry about cats. B/w end-of-chapter drawings. Copy no. 27. Covers soiled. Endpapers browned. Pages unopened at top. One page has a closed margin tear.

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PETER A CAT O' ONE TAIL AND TEUFEL THE TERRIER
Written by Charles Morley. Illustrated by Louis Wain; J. Yates Carrington.
Stock no. 577477
Published by Pall Mall Gazette. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

Two books bound in one. Peter is the story of Louis Wain's own cat with b/w illustrations. Teufel is Carrington's dog and is illustrated in b/w by Carrington. Pages: 88 (Peter) + 90 (Teufel). Blue cloth. Gilt title on spine is 'Peter - Teufel'. REDUCED FROM £480. Peter is 1st edition 1892. Teufel is 4th edition 1891. Covers unevenly faded. Corners bumped and worn. One inch split to top of spine. Small marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few margin marks and scattered foxing. Contents generally clean. A decent copy of this scarce early Wain, rare with additional title.

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CATONINETALES A DOMESTIC EPIC
Written by Hattie Brown; W.J. Linton. Illustrated by Hattie Brown; W.J. Linton.
Stock no. 615425
Published by Lawrence and Bullen. 1st 1891. Very good condition.

A Domestic Epic. Natural hessian binding. W.J. Linton writing under the pseudonym of Hattie Brown. Edition limited to 330 copies. Poetry about cats. B/w end-of-chapter drawings. Copy no. 251. Slight browning of spine and covers. Offsetting to endpapers. An amusing little book.

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