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SAND-HOPPERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824202
Published by Collins. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Doggle (a mongrel) is the hero of the story. Cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Reprint. Cloth spine browned to top & tail. Corners of boards rubbed, some browning to board edges. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn and browned to spine, rear panel is grubby.

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DUCKS AND DRAKES
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1824201
Published by Collins. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Three children are sent to stay on a farm where they find Mother Hubbard and subsequently a little farm of their own. Brown cloth, white titles. Large format. Attractive colour and b/w illustrations. Fading to top and lower edge of front board. Large gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few chips and closed tears, fading to spine, and a few marks.

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BOB-TAIL PUP
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Cynthia Harnett; Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1824200
Published by Collins. 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A charming tale of a bob-tail pup, called Grey Lass, who is so earnest in her attempts to be a good sheep-dog that she collects the sheep when they are not wanted! Large format. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations of Old English Sheepdogs. Reprint. Cloth spine faded. Boards slightly bowed. Light rubbing to board edges. A few minor foxspots present. Title page and first page of story detached (appear as if they were never bound in). Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a couple of closed tears and a small chip, a few minor foxspots, some blue pencil marks to rear panel.

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JUNK, THE PUPPY
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 2135896
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperboards showing puppy in dog kennel. B/w illustrations of cute little pup. Grubby marks to covers. Bumping and chipping to corners. Front joint is partially broken at top of pages; binding starting to become weak. Marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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JUNK, THE PUPPY
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1315705
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperboards showing puppy in dog kennel. B/w illustrations of cute little pup. Spine bumped, faint pink title written to spine. Covers slightly grubby and corners worn. Tiny patch of surface paper damage to rear cover. Some light foxing and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper.

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PRETTY PUSSY'S PLAY BOOK
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang. Illustrated by Millicent Sowerby; Vernon Stokes; Lilian A. Govey; et al..
Stock no. 1505378
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. circa 1920. Almost very good condition.

Mrs. Strang's Play Books series. Unbreakable Books. 9 x 7.5". Pictorial boards show kittens and puppy to front, cow and cats to rear. Board pages, 10 illustrations internally including inside covers with two lines of text below each, 4 are by Sowerby. Pages bound with strips of tape. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby. Name and price in pencil to top margin on inside of front cover. Grubby marks to margins. Illustrations still bright.

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GETTING TO KNOW DOGS
Written by Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 2113775
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

All the necessary information and guidance for the boy or girl who is bent on acquiring the best friend and comrade a human can have outside his own kind. Beige cloth, green titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. Small piece of sticky label to front endpaper, with surface paper damage, where rest has been removed. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with creasing and foxing; some long tears have repairs to verso; loss to a few corners and top of spine.

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GETTING TO KNOW DOGS
Written by Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1402327
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

All the necessary information and guidance for the boy or girl who is bent on acquiring the best friend and comrade a human can have outside his own kind. Beige cloth, green titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers a little faded at edges. Top edges are a little foxed. Inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to endpapers otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with several tears. Small piece missing from spine which is browned. Panels are grubby. Couple of tape repairs to verso plus a couple of white labels at spine, one which covers the missing piece.

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BANJO THE PUPPY
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1201143
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1938. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial paper boards. Cream cloth spine. Beautiful pencil drawings throughout. 52 pages. 12.25 x 9 inches. Large format. The story of Banjo the puppy and his exploits. Endpapers lightly foxed else contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn with some loss.

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SAND HOPPERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1201136
Published by Collins. 1st 1946. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. Green cloth, white titles. Doggles, a mongrel, is the hero of the story. Front panel of wrapper is stuck to front pastedown (actually looks very nice).

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MOUNTAINEERS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1201030
Published by Collins. 1945. Slightly better than very good condition.

George rescues Dumpling (the bulldog-hero of the story) from Miss Martha - the "Dragon" - to whose cottage in the Lake District George is evacuated. Large format. Blue cloth, red titles. Beautiful colour and b/w illustrations. Spine faded. Top corners just very slightly rubbed. Front panel of pictorial dustwrapper pasted inside front cover. Contents fine.

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