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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1816662
Published by The Boydell Press. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Green boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. A few grubby marks to text block. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.

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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.

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A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127839
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1926. Almost very good condition.

Or The Angel In The House. New and Cheap Edition. Brown cloth spine with cream paper boards with red title and vignette of dog. Full page illustrations by Aldin. A delightful canine diary! Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wrinkling to covers. Inscription in ink to fron tendpaper. Some foxing throughout.

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THE TWINS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127770
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Large format. 24 gorgeous colour plates. The story of Snip and Snap, two spaniel puppies. Grey paperboards with colour onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of splits to spine, which is also grubby, with a little fraying to top and tail. Some scuffs and surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Damp marks to edges of rear covers, but only goes through a little to rear endpapers. Damp marks also to corners of front cover. Page browning, with the odd foxspot. Hinges are pulled in places, so that binding is starting to weaken, a few magic tape repairs. Illustrations are still wonderful!!

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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127769
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards, black title and illustration of mongrel puppies behind bars to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine has completely faded to brown and has splits and chips, with some loss and fraying to cloth. Chipping along cover edges. Bumping to corners. A little bowing to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; odd foxspot. Contents are still generally very good.

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A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1816546
Published by William Heinemann. 1914. Very good condition.

New and Cheap Edition. 5.5" x 4.25". Brown cloth spine with cream paper boards with red title and vignette of dog. Full page illustrations by Aldin. A delightful canine diary! Boards lightly rubbed. Browning to contents. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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WHAT-A-MESS
Written by Frank Muir. Illustrated by Joseph Wright.
Stock no. 2127667
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

The story of 'Prince Amir of Kinjan' - better known as 'What-a-Mess' - the Afghan hound puppy. Large format. White glazed pictorial boards. Colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0510225098. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. Some dent marks along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few to page margins, along with a few small grubby marks.

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THE THREE JOVIAL PUPPIES
Written by E.D. Cuming. Illustrated by J.A. Shepherd.
Stock no. 2127501
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, dark pictorial covers. Colour illustrations and rhymes. A tale of three foxhound puppies. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping to cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Foxing and some page browning. Appears to rear joint has been repaired.

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ESCAPE TO THE DOWNS
Written by Hester Knight. Illustrated by Raoul Millais.
Stock no. 2127238
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with white title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some foxing.

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POO & PUSHTI
Written by Kathleen Nixon. Illustrated by Kathleen Nixon.
Stock no. 1816410
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1959. Almost very good condition.

Pindi Poo, the little black Dachshund puppy, was sitting in the garden waiting for her friend Pushti, the Siamese kitten, to come and play with her. Pushti lived with his mother and his two sisters but wished he lived with Poo instead so you can imagine how delighted they were when Poo's mistress arranged for Pushti to live with Poo for good... Cream boards, red titles & vignette of Poo & pushti to front. Charming b/w & colour illustrations. Boards a little grubby, red scribble to lower edge of rear board. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers. Loss to lower corner of front endpaper and a 1.5" tear. Contents clean with a little creasing.

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WALT DISNEY'S 101 DALMATIONS
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2127211
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Adapted by Arthur Groom. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Featuring characters from the Disney film, based on the book 'The hundred and one dalmatians' by Dodie Smith. Colour illustrations. Some bumping, wear and fading to spine.

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