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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 811763
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1922. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus 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. Covers a little grubby. Joints pulled exposing webbing. First three pages starting to detach from top half. Front hinge also pulled. Contents nice and bright. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss and has a few marks to rear.
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THE BLACK PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 626829
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

This is a book about all sorts of puppy dogs and their games and sports. It may serve to amuse you, but should it fail, well, this is only a puppy dog's tale. Pictorial paper boards, green cloth spine. B/w and full page colour illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. One hinge pulled, a few foxspots and finger marks. 2.25" closed tear to bottom edge of 'up with the lark'. A nice copy.
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SCARLET TO M.F.H.
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 626663
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1933. Very good condition.

A book of fox-hunting with hounds. Written for the novice with information and instruction on some of the things he or she should know before deciding to follow a pack of hounds and some idea of how they are managed in field and kennel. Limited edition of 50 copies. Large format. Vellum spine with gilt title, red cloth covers. B/w illustrations. xii and 151 pages. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin. Copy 26 of 50. All plates present. Modern red covers, original spine retained and a little grubby. Endpapers a little grubby else contents immaculate! A lovely copy. REDUCED FROM £950 GB POUNDS!
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HANDLEY CROSS
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 733782
Published by Edward Arnold. Circa 1911. Almost very good condition.

Two volumes. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates in each volume plus numerous text illustrations. Top edge gilt. Spines and corners bumped. Spines faded with gilt dulled. Gilt vignette to volume 1 is rubbed. Light foxing to contents else clean copies. All plates present.
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FARM BABIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 811762
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards, front cover shows puppy and ducklng with orange title. Cream pictorial endpapers. 24 colour plates. Told from the point of view of Decimus Duckling who goes out to explore the world at large. 'F' in 'Farm' on front cover title is dulled. Inscription in ink to half-title page partly crossed out. One page detached. All plates present. Light offsetting to text pages from the plate opposite. A few fox spots present. Hinges pulled, some cracked. Front hinge cracked, first folio section detached at lower half. One page (VIII) has a closed horizontal tear with no loss. Still a charming copy.
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THE RED PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 595718
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Later edition. Blue cloth, white title to spine, red title and picture of puppy gazing up at rabbit in cage to front. Green floral decorated endpapers. 12 colour plates. Adventures of a cheeky puppy! Top and tail of spine & corners lightly worn. Joints cracked. Small patch of surface paper damage to top corner of front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Slight loss to edge of front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout, small blue crayon mark to plate XI else contents clean. A few closed tears to margins.
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FARM YARD PUPPIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 595720
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards with red title and two black/white/tan puppies running and looking at you to front. B/w white pictorial title page with red title. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Pale green endpapers. Chappie the puppy takes his chum on a mischievous tour of the farmyard. Edges rubbed, corner worn, covers nice and bright. Joints are weak with exposed mull but binding still tight. A few scattered foxspots and margin marks to contents but generally a nice clean copy.
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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 595719
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1922. Slightly better than 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. Corners worn, cloth spine worn with holes and fraying. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Contents clean.
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THE BLACK PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 626881
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1909. Good condition.

This is a book about all sorts of puppy dogs and their games and sports. It may serve to amuse you, but should it fail, well, this is only a puppy dog's tale. Pictorial paper boards, green cloth spine. B/w and full page colour illustrations. Contents detached from covers. Covers scuffed, edges worn. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 2 b/w illustrations have some blue crayon colouring, a few pencil marks. Top & tail of sections worn else text block still tight.
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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379288
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Large format (26.5 x 21cm). Beige pictorial cloth. Colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Endpapers and fly-leafs browned. Some fingering else contents clean. Small closed tear to edge of front free-endpaper. A very nice copy indeed.
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JACK AND JILL
Written by May Byron. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 379298
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 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. Spine slightly bumped. Light rubbing to cover edges. Some foxing and discolouration to front board and light scuffing to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint just starting to crack. Foxing to contents but plates beautifully bright and contents generally clean.
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