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ROADS AND VAGABONDS
Written by Kenneth Hare. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819579
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title and vignette. Colour frontis. Black and cream illustrations to text. Covers very slightly grubby. Very pale scattered foxspots.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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OLD LONDON COACHING INNS AND THEIR SUCCESSORS
Written by Arthur Groom. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819577
Published by The London Midland & Scottish Railway Company. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

The London Midland and Scottish Railway and Travel and Transport in Four Centuries. With Literary and Historical Notes by Arthur Groom. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 43 pages. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Browning to free endpapers. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present.

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EXMOOR: THE RIDING PLAYGROUND OF ENGLAND
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819576
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. All plates present.

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PREHISTORIC MAN AND BEAST
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819575
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1896. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 10 b/w plates. xxii and 298 pages including index. Top & tail of spine rubbed with slight fraying and loss of cloth, spine lightly browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxspots and pencil annotation to margins. All plates present.

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LOST, STOLEN, OR STRAYED
Written by Marion Ashmore. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819574
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

The adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier. First Cheap Edition. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Green cloth. Covers unevenly faded, slight bubbling of cloth to rear board. Name & address in ink to free front endpaper. Scattered foxing to contents.

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FLAX: POLICE DOG
Written by Svend Fleuron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819573
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'There was dog and not wolf in Flax, He loved human beings, but there must be something genuine abou them-and they must love him. Then he would serve them with the whole of his great dog-heart.' Flax is an Alsation dog. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 full-page b/w illustrations. Damp staining to boards. Endpapers lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss, strengthened to verso at edges with clear tape.

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CHRISTMAS EVE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819572
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Buff/brown boards with red title to front cover, which reads 'An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve'. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 6 tipped-in colour plates. 7.5 x 6". Professionally re-backed with original spine laid down. A few small stains to boards. Name to front pastedown, inscription in ink sideways-on to free front endpaper. Browning to contents. All plates present and clean.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819571
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Browning to endpapers. Neat inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to text block. A few scattered foxspots to contents. All plates present.

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A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819570
Published by William Heinemann. 1911. Almost very good condition.

New and Cheap Edition. Small format, 5.5 x 4.25 inches. Brown cloth spine. Cream pictorial boards. Cute colour illustrations. Cloth spine and corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots. Hinges lightly pulled.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318755
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Covers slightly rubbed. Some surface paper loss to the pictorial onlay to front cover. Front joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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HOW TO DRAW DOGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2132545
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth with dark brown titles. 58 pages. A three page foreword by Aldin's daughter, full of b/w sketches of all kinds of dogs. Spine is faded. Page browning. Wrapper is browned to spine with a few grubby marks; a few chips and tears; a little loss to top of spine and couple of corners.

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