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JOHN AND ME & THE DICKERY DOG
Written by Marion St. John Webb. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 2134725
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

Blue and gold mottled boards, light blue cloth spine. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded with a few marks. Wear and bumping to cover edges; a few chips. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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PONTO PAGES FROM THE DIARY OF A PET DOG
Written by Kate J. Fricero. Illustrated by Kate J. Fricero.
Stock no. 2134713
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth spine, brown boards, yellow pictorial onlay to front cover. Delightful full-page colour illustrations in french-fold format. Stapled binding. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.5". Heavy wear to corners, with some chipping; bumping. Scuff and other marks to covers, with uneven browning to rear cover. Foxing to outer page edges and paler throughout internal pages. Grubby marks to pages, but illustrations are still nice and bright.

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NO-SITCH: THE HOUND
Written by Phil Stong. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1321144
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st USA 1936. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners slightly worn and edges lightly rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.

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FIELD BABIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134322
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Large format 11.25" x 8.75". Beige boards, orange titles, puppy sat by squirrel to front cover. Beige illustrated endpapers. Light tan title page. 24 full page colour illustrations with orange border. Pup is turned out of doors where he meets field babies. Chipping and wear to cover edges and corners; some loss of top paper layer. Foxing throughout.

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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134320
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Extracts from the diary of a Mongrelian named Gibus, so-called, says his master, because his face reminds him of his opera hat when it is shut up! Large format. Light brown pictorial cloth. Delightful and amusing colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which is browned and also has some margin chips and tears. A few gatherings are pulled - with a few leaves starting to come loose next to spine - some are torn. One page has large tear, but does not obstruct text on either side.

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THE STAFFORDSHIRE TERROR
Written by Patricia Beatty.
Stock no. 2134298
Published by William Morrow & Company. 1st USA 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A gripping novel, set in present day California, involves a girl's love for her pet and the netherworld of fighting dogs for sport. Blue boards, black title to spine. American edition. ISBN: 0688222013. Pale foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few tiny edge-chips.

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JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD
Written by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. Illustrated by E. Caldwell.
Stock no. 1320480
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Colour frontis. B/w plates and text illustrations. 474 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight scuffing to cloth. Name and address in ink to half title-page. Endpapers browned. Page 35/6 has lower corner torn off (slight loss to margin illustrations only, not text). A few light foxspots to contents. A nice copy of the first issue of the first edition (first issue points present: dung beetle is shown to be pushing dung with front legs on pgs 65, 337 & 457 and horse is being dragged up a vertical cliff on pg 316).

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SAID THE DOG TO THE CAT
Written by Martin Armstrong. Illustrated by F. Stocks May.
Stock no. 1320476
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, green title to spine and vignette to front cover. 183 pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with chips to top and tail spine. Rear panel of wrapper is slightly grubby.

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RENNI THE RESCUER
Written by Felix Salten. Illustrated by Sheila Dunn.
Stock no. 1320455
Published by The Commodore Press. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Dog of the Battle Field. Blue cloth, dark blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges. Light foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with just a little loss to spine ends.

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BIRTHDAYS FOR ROBIN
Written by Helen Sewell. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 1320438
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Robin wants a dog for his birthday.... Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to every page. A picture book for small children. Covers are edge rubbed and a bit grubby. Light page browning and a very light musty smell to contents.

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MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320430
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Mrs Armitage and Breakspear the dog go surfing! Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046292. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A tiny indentation to rear cover. Contents fine.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319979
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Reset edition. Glazed pictorial boards. "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! ISBN: 0224619276. Slight wear to spine and corners. Remains of a small sticky label to rear cover. Small name in red biro to front free-endpaper. Light finger creases to page margins else contents clean.

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