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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1321401
Published by Jarrolds; Boots the Chemists. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 18 tipped-in plates in colour, specially drawn for this edition. Published for Boots The Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light scratch marks to covers and browning to spine. Foxing and a musty smell to contents. Plates present and fine.

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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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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319375
Published by Jarrolds. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers are slightly bowed and damp stained. New front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents.

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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319359
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319354
Published by William Heinemann. 1909. Good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Rebacked with matching cloth, new cream endpapers. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Plates fine. Some browning and foxing but contents generally clean.

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A SPORTING GARLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133296
Published by Sands & Co.. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Green front board with white banner to left edge. A delightful selection of colour plates throughout contents. Damp staining and browning to covers - mostly to banner on left hand side. Scuff marks to covers; some foxing. Bumping to corners; chipping and wear to cover edges. Creasing, chipping and browning/foxing to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks. One plate (A Likely Spot) is detached, but still loosely inserted.

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PICKLES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133295
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Pickles the puppy who is always getting into a pickle! Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Green cloth covers with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates. Spotting to covers. Bumping to covers. Some hinges are pulled; a few gatherings are detached/stitching is broken. Chipping to page edges; a little loss; foxing. Wrapper is badly creased and torn with some loss; most of picture to front is complete.

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MERRY AND BRIGHT
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133294
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Delightful full-page colour illustrations of doggies. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks/browning to covers. 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. 2133293
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1914. Very 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. A few grubby marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133292
Published by Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.

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MY PETS AND THEIR WAYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; J.H. Hartley; G.F. Christie; Hubert Whatley; et al..
Stock no. 2133290
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl, two dogs, cat and duck, red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Short stories and verses. First story is Mischief. 1" tear hole to top of spine; a little fraying to cloth. Chipping and bumping along cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and margin marks throughout. Front joint is partially cracked.

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