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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1323638
Published by The Penguin Group. 1st PB 1992. Almost very good condition.

Picture Puffin edition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. "Pet wanted for three kittens. Must be Clean, Honest and Loving. Apply... Orlando." Bill the black poodle proves to be more than a handful of trouble for the Orlando Family! Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0140543031. Crease to lower corner of front cover, slight wear to top corner. Contents fine.

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SAND-HOPPERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824202
Published by Collins. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Doggle (a mongrel) is the hero of the story. Cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Reprint. Cloth spine browned to top & tail. Corners of boards rubbed, some browning to board edges. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn and browned to spine, rear panel is grubby.

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BOB-TAIL PUP
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Cynthia Harnett; Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1824200
Published by Collins. 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming tale of a bob-tail pup, called Grey Lass, who is so earnest in her attempts to be a good sheep-dog that she collects the sheep when they are not wanted! Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations of Old English Sheepdogs. Reprint. Cloth spine faded. Boards slightly bowed. Light rubbing to board edges. A few minor foxspots present. Title page and first page of story detached (appear as if they were never bound in). Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a couple of closed tears and a small chip, a few minor foxspots, some blue pencil marks to rear panel.

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NOTHING BUT DOGS
Written by K.F. Barker. Illustrated by K.F. Barker.
Stock no. 1824199
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth, green titles. 100 superb b/w illustrations of a variety of dog breeds. The book helps pet-owners and particularly children to understand their dogs better. Spine slightly browned. Contemporary inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Text block browned. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, chip to top of spine affecting OGS of Dogs in title, surface paper loss to lower edge of rear panel and rear panel is grubby. Musty odour present.

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THE TALE OF A DOG
Written by M.A. Hoyer.
Stock no. 1323553
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

No. 1396. Very small square format. 3.75 x 3.25 inches. 4 full-page colour illustrations. Blue cloth spine, cream pictorial boards. Slight wear to cover edges and light scuffing to rear cover. Light page browning.

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MAX AND RUFUS
Written by Joan Drescher. Illustrated by Joan Drescher.
Stock no. 1323486
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A dog, Rufus, and his boy, Max, agree to change places for a while. Oblong format. Burnt orange cloth with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0395324351. A few small foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed. Remains of a small white label to top corner of front panel (partial removal has caused very slight surface paper damage).

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COURTNEY
Written by John Burningham. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1824105
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. When the children bring Courtney home he's just a loveable scruffy old dog. But the mongrel-that-nobody-wants has the most amazing talents! ISBN: 0224038680. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to verso of front endpaper. Small bump to bottom edge of boards. Boards just slightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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AMBROSE
Written by Joan Balfour Payne. Illustrated by Joan Balfour Payne.
Stock no. 1824090
Published by World's Work. 1st 1959. Very good condition.

Ambrose is a cute hairy little dog. Matt pictorial boards. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. Spine & corners of boards rubbed and worn, small split to top rear edge of spine. Contetns clean.

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RAGS, M.D.
Written by Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield.
Stock no. 1323392
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1933. Good condition.

The charming story of two young dogs and their irrepressible spirits! B/w illustrations throughout with 2 delightful full page colour plates. Illustrated end papers. Peach boards with red title strip. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Spine bumped. Corners worn. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown and ink spots to endpapers. Foxing to contents.

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DOGS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1323322
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book 56. Oblong format, paperwraps. Colour and b/w lithograph illustrations throughout. Some browning to cover edges. Staples rusty. Some pale browning to contents.

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THE KENNEL CLUB'S ILLUSTRATED BREED STANDARDS FOURTH EDITION
No author listed.
Stock no. 2140746
Published by Ebury Press. 1st thus 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition. The Official Guide to Registered Breeds. Large format. Pale green cloth with silver title to spine. Full revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive 'standards' for each of the 205 pure breeds of dog now recognised by the Kennel Club and provides pictures of a further five recognised breeds. ISBN: 9780091928544. Bump to top of spine. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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SIGHTHOUNDS: THEIR FORM, THEIR FUNCTION AND THEIR FUTURE
Written by David Hancock.
Stock no. 2140730
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book for those fascinated by dogs that can run fast - really fast! Covering both British and foreign breeds. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781847973924. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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