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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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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.
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MUDLARKS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1317908
Published by Collins. 1948. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards.. Lovely illustrations in colour and b/w. The story of two children who struggle to obtain sufficient money which will enable them to keep their well-loved dog. Spine and corners bumped worn, covers edge worn. Wear to spine. Slight creasing to front endpapers (binding error). Some light foxing to contents.
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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1950
Written by Christine E. Bradley. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131249
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1950. Good condition.

Pictorial front board shows Bonzo eating grapes with parrot. Cloth spine. Packed full of stories and verses. Colour and two tone illustrations throughout. Spine is browned and spotted. Heavy scuffing and wear to covers. Damp marks to rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Damp staining to some page margins. Foxing and browning. A reading copy.
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THE BONZOOLOO BOOK
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131238
Published by Partridge. Circa 1930. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows cat and dog laughing! Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Only a working copy! SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS. Scuffing and creasing to covers; loss to onlay on front. Grubby marks to covers. Binding is weak; some pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 10 plates - 1 is torn, with loss, 1 has been coloured in. Foxing and margin marks. Some page margin tears.
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SAVING SINBAD!
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2131152
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A doggy-eyed view of life in a busy Cornish fishing village. ISBN: 1842700081. SIGNED by author to verso of front endpaper, which has some light edge-creasing. A few small knocks to cover edges.
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LONG EARS AND TAILSPIN IN CANDY LAND
Written by Roger S. Baum. Illustrated by Mary Ann Farmer.
Stock no. 2131118
Published by Exposition Press. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth with gilt titles B/w illustrations. American edition. SIGNED by author, with a dedication to Dustin Hoffman. Bumping to spine and corners. a few marks to covers. Contents are very good.
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NEIGHBOURS
Written by Lucy Dawson. Illustrated by Lucy Dawson.
Stock no. 2131065
Published by Collins. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

12 Beautiful colour plates plus 72 b/w drawings of dogs and cats. Yellow cloth, brown title to spine. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and unevenly faded; some foxing; nicks to corners.
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PUFF AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Katharine Macquoid. Illustrated by W.J. Morgan.
Stock no. 2131054
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and two colour decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Margin tear, with small loss to edge of front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Margin marks.
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THE FIRST DOG
Written by Jan Brett. Illustrated by Jan Brett.
Stock no. 1817625
Published by Harcourt, Inc. Circa 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An exciting tale of adventure in prehistoric times, the author convincingly portrays the growth of the warm bond between man and animal that must, long, long ago, have resulted in the first domesticated dog. Large format. Beige cloth boards with black title to spine. Full colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0152276505. Reprint, 'K' printing.
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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2130773
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1931. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. Orange cloth, black titles and vignette of Scottie dog to front. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. 97 pages. Spine faded. Bumping to corners. Some marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are still very good.
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