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FIELD BABIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134322
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Large format 11.25" x 8.75". Beige boards, orange titles, puppy sat by squirrel to front cover. Beige illustrated endpapers. Light tan title page. 24 full page colour illustrations with orange border. Pup is turned out of doors where he meets field babies. Chipping and wear to cover edges and corners; some loss of top paper layer. Foxing throughout.

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A SPORTING GARLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133296
Published by Sands & Co.. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Green front board with white banner to left edge. A delightful selection of colour plates throughout contents. Damp staining and browning to covers - mostly to banner on left hand side. Scuff marks to covers; some foxing. Bumping to corners; chipping and wear to cover edges. Creasing, chipping and browning/foxing to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks. One plate (A Likely Spot) is detached, but still loosely inserted.

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PICKLES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133295
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Pickles the puppy who is always getting into a pickle! Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Green cloth covers with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates. Spotting to covers. Bumping to covers. Some hinges are pulled; a few gatherings are detached/stitching is broken. Chipping to page edges; a little loss; foxing. Wrapper is badly creased and torn with some loss; most of picture to front is complete.

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MERRY AND BRIGHT
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133294
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Delightful full-page colour illustrations of doggies. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks/browning to covers. Foxing throughout.

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US
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133292
Published by Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

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. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.

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SPOT: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133285
Published by Houlston & Sons. 1894. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks, including red 'damp' mark to covers. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Front endpaper has a couple of tears with small chip of loss. Damp staining to some edges of page margins.

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THE GREAT ADVENTURE
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819648
Published by Humphrey Milford. 1st 1920. Fair condition.

A parody of Alice set in Bunnyborough. Large format. Grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards with orange title to front. Pictorial endpapers. 17 colour plates including title page. Boards marked, edge-worn. Front joint split, cords still holding. Rear joint starting to crack. A few scattered foxspots and browning to page edges. Some hinges pulled. Binding is still generally tight. All plates present.

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THE RED PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819646
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Green/grey cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show the red puppy with white bow and red title to front. 12 colour plates. The adventures of a cheeky puppy! Boards edge-rubbed and worn at corners, a few marks. Front joint cracked but binding holding. Crossed out inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Light foxing and light marks to contents, illustrations bright.

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THE HAPPY ANNUAL
Written by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; John Hassall.
Stock no. 1318020
Published by William Heinemann. 1907. Almost very good condition.

Very large format (14 x 10"). Pictorial paperwraps showing Miss Muffet with cobweb and spider. Colour illustrations throughout. SIGNED by Cecil Aldin on small piece of white paper which has been tipped onto the title-page. Cover edges are slightly worn, splits to spine. There is some loss to the top edge of the rear cover. Some light stains and creases to covers. Some light fingermarks to page margins and some light foxspots but generally contents are clean.

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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318012
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with orange titles, illustration of 3 puppies to the front (one sitting on cushion). 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine and corners bumped and worn, split to lower 2" of rear edge of spine. Some grubby marks to front cover. Name, date and a couple of initials in ink to front free-endpaper. Light damp stain to top of inner margins of front endpapers and to top corner of rear free-endpaper. Some light foxing and a few grubby fingermarks to contents.

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THE TWINS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127770
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Large format. 24 gorgeous colour plates. The story of Snip and Snap, two spaniel puppies. Grey paperboards with colour onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of splits to spine, which is also grubby, with a little fraying to top and tail. Some scuffs and surface paper damage to onlay to front cover. Damp marks to edges of rear covers, but only goes through a little to rear endpapers. Damp marks also to corners of front cover. Page browning, with the odd foxspot. Hinges are pulled in places, so that binding is starting to weaken, a few magic tape repairs. Illustrations are still wonderful!!

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THE MONGREL PUPPY BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2127769
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1912. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, buff paper boards, black title and illustration of mongrel puppies behind bars to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Life and adventures of a mongrel pup! Spine has completely faded to brown and has splits and chips, with some loss and fraying to cloth. Chipping along cover edges. Bumping to corners. A little bowing to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning; odd foxspot. Contents are still generally very good.

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