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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1324586
Published by Jarrolds. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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 with some light damp staining to corners and a small hole to top of spine. Tiny white mark to rear cover. Name and price in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss to spine and crease/tears to rear panel.

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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DOGS OF CHARACTER
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323933
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

How to care for your dog. Illustrated with delightful sketches of all sorts of dogs on cream background. Brown cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. vii & 116 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small mark to top corner of front cover. Inscription in ink to front fre-endpaper and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Some foxing to contents.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323856
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Good condition.

Beige cloth. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. Wonderful! Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are a little grubby and spine is slightly faded and foxed. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some hinges cracked and some light foxing to contents.

Price: £48.00 £40.80.

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LOST, STOLEN OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1323771
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1931. 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. Corners are bumped. Covers are grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1322839
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.

Price: £24.00 £20.40.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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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.

Price: £85.00 £72.25.

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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.

Price: £40.00 £34.00.

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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.

Price: £20.00 £17.00.

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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.

Price: £200.00 £170.00.

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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.

Price: £400.00 £340.00.

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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.

Price: £90.00 £76.50.

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