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MR. SOLOSKI'S CATS
Written by Joan Lamburn. Illustrated by Tony Stoney.
Stock no. 1321473
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

10 x 7.5". Pink cloth spine with pink and grey patterned boards. B/w pencil drawings of cats. 48 pages. Mr. Soloski had ten little cats. Mr. Soloski got married and, alas!, his wife was not very kind so all ten cats go out into the world to try to find good homes and each has a tale to tell... Spine slightly bumped. Child's writing (inscription and lots of xxxx's) in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby and rubbed/faded to spine.

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BOY & GOING SOLO
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1321433
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Bright yellow boards with dark titles to spine. B/w photos to endpapers and contents. An autobiographical account 1916-1941. 410 pages. 9.5 x 6.5". ISBN: 0224032844. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of small marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is lightly edge creased and faded to spine and edges.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2135101
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1971. Very good condition.

Reset edition. Glazed pictorial boards. "Pet wanted for three kittens. Must be Clean, Honest and Loving. Apply... Orlando." Bill the black poodle proves to be more than a handful of trouble for the Orlando Family! ISBN: 0224619276. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Illustrations are still lovely and bright!

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GREAT NORTHERN?
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2134721
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1947. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed title to front cover. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 351 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to outer page edges. Front joint is cracked. A few marks to contents, otherwise generally very good.

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THE ROALD DAHL TREASURY
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake; Raymond Briggs; Babette Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1321016
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, yellow title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046918. 5th printing of this edition. Minimal bumping to spine and light rubbing to corners. Tiny dent to top edge of rear cover. Dustwrapper is fine.

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CASSANDRA DARKE
Written by Posy Simmonds. Illustrated by Posy Simmonds.
Stock no. 1320955
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 2018. Nearly fine condition.

A graphic novel. Pictorial boards. 94 pages. ISBN: 9780224089098. 5th printing. Minimal bumping to corners. Contents fine.

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THE WONDERFUL STORY OF HENRY SUGAR AND SIX MORE
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1320485
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Seven short stories about people with peculiar and unlikely powers... Something secret, something not quite familiar - something that just as it seems to have escaped your grasp, settles lingeringly, delicately in the mind. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. 249 pages. Cream endpapers. ISBN: 0224015478. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to spine.

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MRS ARMITAGE AND THE BIG WAVE
Written by Quentin Blake. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320430
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Mrs Armitage and Breakspear the dog go surfing! Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0224046292. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. A tiny indentation to rear cover. Contents fine.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319979
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Reset edition. Glazed pictorial boards. "Pet wanted for three kittens. Must be Clean, Honest and Loving. Apply... Orlando." Bill the black poodle proves to be more than a handful of trouble for the Orlando Family! ISBN: 0224619276. Slight wear to spine and corners. Remains of a small sticky label to rear cover. Small name in red biro to front free-endpaper. Light finger creases to page margins else contents clean.

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YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
Written by Ian Fleming.
Stock no. 2134200
Published by The First Edition Library; Jonathan Cape. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth with silver title to spine and gilt writing to front cover. Facsimile of the first edition. Small crease to top of wrapper spine. Original slip case is near fine.

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THUNDERBALL
Written by Ian Fleming.
Stock no. 2134195
Published by The First Edition Library; Jonathan Cape. Circa 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine and blind decoration to front cover. Facsimile of the first edition. A few light marks to outer page edges. A couple of tiny nicks to top corner of front panel. In original slip case which has same illustration as the dustwrapper to one side; near fine; a few light marks and a couple of small knocks at edges.

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ESCAPE TO PERSIA
Written by Katharine Hull; Pamela Whitlock. Illustrated by Pamela Whitlock.
Stock no. 1319756
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge worn.

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