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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 2138818
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost 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. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. Fading to cover edges. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; a few marks.

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KIM A SCOTTIE
Written by Barbara Muir. Illustrated by M. Joyce Davies.
Stock no. 2138755
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Some wear and slight scuffing to cover edges. A few marks to outer page edges, but contents are still nice and bright!

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THE MAD DOG
Written by D. Goldsmith. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
Stock no. 2138752
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Randolph Caldecott Picture Book. Card wraps. Full page colour illustrations plus sepia illustration to text. Story in verse. Title page reads: An Elegy On The Death Of A Mad Dog". Sad... Some marks and wear to covers. Some foxing and marks to outer page edges and some page margins.

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TRAMP THE SHEEP DOG
Written by Don Lang. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 2138750
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. Circa 1951. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Story Parade Picture Book. Almost square format. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Some bumping to spine and corners; wear and browning. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some grubby margin marks. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a bit of loss; browned/foxed.

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PUPPY TALES
No author listed. Illustrated by G.W. Backhouse.
Stock no. 2138054
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, small format. A Pixie Book. Bump to base of spine/along front cover. Browning to endpapers and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has closed tear to rear panel.

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MELISANDE
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 2138022
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Memoir of a remarkable operatic soprano (a dog!). B/w drawings. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is in pieces, with loss in places.

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THE PLAGUE DOGS
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by A. Wainwright.
Stock no. 2138017
Published by Allen Lane; Rex Collings. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt titles and black vignettes to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713910550. Name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to pages. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film.

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BIMBO AND TOPSY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Lucy Gee.
Stock no. 2138008
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading and dark brown patches to top and tail of spine. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; foxed with some other marks and wear; tears and chips to top and tail of spine; some tape repairs to verso; a bit of loss.

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STIPS UND FLIPS DAS BRUDERPAAR
Written by Graf Lowenstein; George Jellicoe. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2137476
Published by Artur Wolf. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour and blue and white illustrations. Marks and browning to covers. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout.

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THE HOSPITAL DOG
Written by Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Sara Ogilvie.
Stock no. 1322757
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 2020. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

It is up to Dot the Dalmatian to save the day when one of the patients needs help. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781509868315. Some slight creasing to spine of wrapper.

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FULL CIRCLE: A HISTORY OF THE COLORED BULL TERRIER
Written by David O. Harris.
Stock no. 2136933
Published by David Harris. 1st USA 1990. Very good condition.

A first class history of the colored bull terrier. Imitation green leather cloth boards with gilt titles. B/w photos. 296 pages. SIGNED by author to bottom of title page. Light bumping to spine and corners; small chip, with loss to top of spine. Contents are excellent!

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THE SECOND COLLECTION OF BULL TERRIER TALES
Written by Molly Rosalyn Weeks.
Stock no. 2136931
Published by Bernard Kaymar Ltd.. Circa 1991. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1871285011. Some cover corner creasing.

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