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A SPORTING GARLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1711743
Published by Sands & Co.. Circa 1902. Poor condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Green front board with white banner to left edge. A delightful selection of colour plates throughout contents. Binding weak with 3 plates and rear endpaper detached. Believed to be complete. Detached plates are also have some loss to margins and generally browned. Front endpaper creased. Front joint almost broken. Spine has some splitting and fraying to top and tail. Board edges worn.
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FORTY FINE LADIES
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1109160
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1929. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 250 copies. White vellum spine, burgundy cloth, gilt titles. Large format. B/w and two tone illustrations. Top edge gilt. Verses to do with fox-hunting which have appeared in Punch previously . SIGNED by author and illustrator. This is copy no. 96. Vellum spine is grubby. Some foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Contents are very nice!
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ZOO BABIES
Written by G.E. Farrow. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2114158
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green boards with red titles and picture of a bear to front cover. Full page two and three colour illustrations. Spine is faded, with chipping. Bumping and wear to edges. A few marks to covers. Some grubby margin marks and foxing.
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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2113069
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Almost very good condition.

Large format (29 x 25.5cm). Brown cloth spine, blue pictorial boards - front shows black silhouettes of Jack and Jill (dog and cat) in front of full white moon. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 short chapters each with a colour plate. Book has been rebacked, with original spine and endpapers laid down. Some scuffing to covers; with marks. Bumping to cover edges. Foxing and some grubby marks.
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PICKLES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2110088
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Rest of covers are green cloth with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates by Aldin, telling the story of Pickles the puppy. A few small marks to covers. Couple of tiny holes to spine; a little fraying to cloth. Front joint is partially cracked. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some foxing; mostly to endpapers and prelims. Guards at gutter edges are worn in places and coming unglued. Plate XII has a green scuff vertically to verso (not affecting the illustration). Plate XVI is edge-worn. A few small closed edge tears to margins. Rear endpaper has been repaired at edges with magic tape.
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FORAGER HIS ADVENTURES
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1105953
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1912. Good condition.

Happy Family Series No. 6. Brown boards, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Title on cover is 'Cecil Aldin's Happy Family'. 8 x 7.5 inches. Joints badly cracked showing webbing. Lacks front endpaper. Rear endpaper detached and torn with loss. Three pages with an edge tear. Spine slightly split and worn at base. Corners rubbed. Covers grubby. Colour plates bright.
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GYP'S HOUR OF BLISS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1305264
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1919. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth spine. Buff boards with blue title and white vignette of Gyp (a young white Aberdeen terrier) to front cover. 15 colour illustrations and b/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn, cover edges rubbed. Some browning/foxing to endpapers. Two leaves have small patches of damage to them. A couple of hinges are cracked. Some fingering to contents but generally clean. Dustwrapper is a bit grubby, is edge chipped and rubbed and has a large closed tear to rear panel which has been repaired.
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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1302906
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Black cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Six colour plates plust 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. Spine slightly frayed at top and bottom. Corners just a little worn and edges slightly rubbed. Covers slightly grubby. Joints cracked. Some light fingering else contents clean.
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SLEEPING PARTNERS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1302901
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sleeping Partners A Series of Episodes. A series of plates by Aldin featuring what appear to be a Irish Wolfhound and a terrier. Large format. Blue boards, light blue titles. Spine bumped, corners slightly rubbed. Rear free-endpaper is creased. White pictorial wrapper is browned and foxed with slight wear to spine and corners and just a little bit grubby on rear panel.
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BERKSHIRE VALE
Written by Wilfrid Howe-Nurse. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1302874
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Limited to 250 copies signed by the author and artist. Poems about Berkshire. Very large format (15.5 x 11.25"). Cream cloth with gilt title to front cover. 42 pages. Lovely tinted illustrations. SIGNED by the author and the artist. Copy no. 188. Spine and corners are slightly bumped. Cream covers are ever so slightly grubby (hardly noticeable). Foxing throughout else contents clean.
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SLEEPING PARTNERS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1801153
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Sleeping Partners A Series of Episodes. A series of plates by Aldin featuring what appear to be a Irish Wolfhound and a terrier. Large format. Blue boards, light blue titles. Corners bumped. Endpapers a little grubby/foxed. Contents beautifully bright and clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss.
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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1701041
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1914. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format (26.5 x 21cm). Beige pictorial cloth. Colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Spine and edges are browned. Contents clean and bright.
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