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BILL SIGGERS HE WHACKED THE BLOODY LOT
Written by Robert E. Heal.
Stock no. 1819154
Published by Breachurst Limited. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition.

Written by Robert Heal as told to him by Bill Siggers, lover of dogs, especially Great Danes. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 319 pages. SIGNED by the author (All the best) to title page. Very light (minor) creasing to covers and rubbing to corners. Small top corner crease throughout (again, minor).

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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 YEARS
Written by Joyce Cosme-Collis.
Stock no. 1819153
Published by Felix Cosme. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Biography of a Kennel Club judge. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780956332417. SIGNED by the author (Best Wishes) to front endpaper.

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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2132546
Published by Scott & Sleeman. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, blue cloth spine. Front board shows cat at a writing desk with 3 kittens behind. Colour mounted frontis plate, two dogs playing at the sea-side. B/w illustrations throughout, many of cats! 87 pages. 10 x 8". Spine has faded to brown, with some other marks; appears to have been repaired to top and tail at some point. Heavy scuffing and surface paper damage to covers. Corners are bumped and very worn. Joint/hinge between title page and frontis is cracked, showing stitching and webbing. Foxing and browning to pages throughout.

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HOW TO DRAW DOGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2132545
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with dark brown titles. 58 pages. A three page foreword by Aldin's daughter, full of b/w sketches of all kinds of dogs. Spine is faded. Page browning. Wrapper is browned to spine with a few grubby marks; a few chips and tears; a little loss to top of spine and couple of corners.

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RAGS AND TUPPENCE
Written by Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield.
Stock no. 1318558
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Cloth spine and paper boards, red titles and vignette to front. Delightful colour plates & b/w text illustrations of terriers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers are a bit grubby. Name plate to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges and some margins.

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DOGS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2131937
Published by Penguin. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Picture Puffin Book No. 56. Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Printed by W.S. Cowell. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ROYAL PEKE
Written by Dora Broome. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2131633
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark cream boards, brown title to spine. B/w illustrations. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off. Foxing to wrapper.

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LOST
Written by Dorian Williams. Illustrated by Michael Lyne.
Stock no. 2131627
Published by The Standfast Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title to spine; vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950214868. Wrapper spine is faded with small nick to top.

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MELISANDE
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 1318458
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Memoir of a remarkable operatic soprano (a dog!). B/w drawings. Spine bumped. Some erased writing to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with minimal loss.

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HUNT AND WORKING TERRIERS
Written by Jocelyn Lucas.
Stock no. 1818335
Published by Tideline Books. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w photos. Originally published in 1931, the author gives a true and accurate account of sport in his time. 367 pages includes index. Bumping to lower edge of boards. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF DOGS
Written by Clifford L.B. Hubbard.
Stock no. 1318410
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 8. Fourth Edition. Describes 300 breeds and varieties with 148 illustrations. Red cloth, black titles. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. One joint is cracked. Dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a brown stain to lower half of spine. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear film which is stuck down to wrapper on inside of rear flap.

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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318012
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with orange titles, illustration of 3 puppies to the front (one sitting on cushion). 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to lower 2" of rear edge of spine. Some grubby marks to front cover. Name, date and a couple of initials in ink to front free-endpaper. Light damp stain to top of inner margins of front endpapers and to top corner of rear free-endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby fingermarks to contents.

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