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HOUNDS an Account of the Kennels of Great Britain with Some Record of Make, Shape and Pedigree

By: Acton, C. R.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heath Cranton Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106899


Boards slightly stained, edgeworn, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, bright gilt titling to spine, foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges, black/white frontispiece, 63 black/white photographs,268pp, sound, tight.; 106899; 8vo View more info

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Fairyland Tales . The Kiddies' Favourite Paper. No757. A Snow-Fight in Cat Town.

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Leng & Co Ltd: 1937

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9895


One of a series of charming small 1930s children's magazines. Covers in full colour generally VG Minus, but with rusting staples, some slight edgewear/tears, and browning/light foxing (light brown spots/patches) to the rear covers and to the (cheaper) text block paper. This issue has the most delightful CAT cover. See Images - This is the first story in the book. Each magazine with a series of tales featuring many of the same characters in both text with illustrations fo... View more info

Print By Arthur Baker - 'Our Dogs'

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Boy's Own Paper:

Seller ID: 106758


no date 1890/1910?. Large fold out Coloured print (glazed colour - similar to a chromolithograph) of various breed of DOGS in a barn - entitled 'Our Dogs'. Blank edges slightly chipped, 2 creases along picture where it has previously been folded. Colours bright. No other marks. One of those lovely coloured prints that were in 'The Boys Own Paper', 'The Boys Own Annual', and other similar turn of the century publications.; 106758; Approx 33 cm x 30 Cm View more info

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Fairyland Tales. The Kiddies' Favourite Paper No. 624. The PICCANINNIES' PICNIC .

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Leng & Co. , Ltd. ,: 1934

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113463


One of a series of charming small 1930s children's magazines. Covers in full colour generally VG Minus, but with rusting staples, one 2cm tear to the fold of the spine, and very slightly grubby to the rear covers. The (cheaper) text block paper is uniformly but lightly browned as usual, but o/w, apart from the odd 'spot/mark' internally VERY GOOD. This particular issue has the most delightful - if very un-PC - cover - The PICCANINNIES' PICNIC. This is the first story in ... View more info

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PUPPYKIN

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113584


Lovely period childrens 'Puppy' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the ends of the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated in b/w and the same primary colours (as on the covers) on alternate pages. 15 page... View more info

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BUNNYKIN

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Vernon House, London, George Lapworth & Co. , Ltd. ,: (1944)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113585


Lovely period childrens 'Bunny' tale. Stapled paper wraps. Staples are rusty, and some light 'rubbing' to the spine. Otherwise this is old shop stock that was never sold and is in Excellent condition apart from the staples and two staple 'marks' on the rear cover from another book. NO date but most of the books I had from this 'buy' were from the 1920s/1940s. The covers are printed in bold primary colours, and the inside is illustrated in b/w and the same primary colours... View more info

The Beagle Handbook Giving the History, Points and Breeding of the Show Dog, and a Section on the Hunt and the Pack

By: Appleton, Douglas H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson and Watson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106627


No 25 in the Dog Lover's Library, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, spine a little dulled, boards sl. stained, scattered foxing to endpapers. The History, Points and Breeding of the Show Dog, with a section on Hunting - the Beagle both as a show dog and as a field dog. 162pp, black/white frontispiece and illustrations, internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT in an EXCELLENT, Very Clean, Bright Dustwrapper.; 106627; 8vo View more info

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Whirligig Pictures . (A Book of Transformation Pictures)

By: Bingham Clifton (with Verses by)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: c.1890s

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 111718


Green cloth backed spine and pictorial paper covered boards, with a lovely chromolithograph illustration of three (dressed) Kittens skipping with skipping ropes, to the upper cover and with a plain back. . No Date given but this is an Original late Victorian Transformation title - so c.1890s. The edges of the boards are scuffed, in places through to the cardboard. The rear board had some markings and is a bit grubby. A former owner has provided New plain cream endpapers.... View more info

Dogs and I

By: Cox, Major Harding

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON & Co:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004885


Faded spine blending to boards, corners and head/tail of spine knocked. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Light foxing. Hinges sound. Repaired tear to last page of text and free endpaper otherwise internally VERY GOOD, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. No date, (c 1923) 290pp. Offsetting to rear endpapers. Illustrated in black and white. "with frontispiece and 73 other illustations"; 004885; 8vo View more info

Ordinary Cats

By: Duff Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd. ,: 1951

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113092


Khaki cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The boards are generally very clean and tight. The dustjacket is Not price clipped, and is complete, but has some slight chipping and a few 'closed' tears to the edges/corners, etc. The whole jacket is lightly grubby and discoloured, with some light marks/stains here and there, but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Nea... View more info

Children's Road Safety Poster.

By: Eulalie

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Loxley Bros Ltd:

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 002885


no date, circa1946. Full colour illustration of a cat peering around a corner while a mouse walks in front of a poster reading 'cross where the road is clear.' Issued by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, London. Slightly creased/crumpled at edges. A few edge repairs with clear archival tape to blank reverse, few light brown marks also to reverse. PRETTY SCARCE. BRIGHT AND CLEAN.; 002885; 50 Cm x 76 Cm View more info

Know Your Dog. An Owner's Guide to Dog Behaviour in Association with the RSPCA

By: Fogle, Dr Bruce

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1992

Edition: BCA Edition

Seller ID: 001171


Illustrated half title. Previous owners inscription on e/p. Colour frontispiece. 128 pp. Over 350 specially commissioned full colour photographs capture canine behaviour helping you to observe, analyse, understand and know your dog with a fresh insight. The author is an internationally known animal behaviourist, veterinary surgeon, writer and broadcaster. Tight and bright. ; 001171; 4to View more info

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Cat in the Manger (SIGNED Copy)

By: Foreman, Michael

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Andersen Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 113784


SIGNED in ink by the AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR - MICHAEL FOREMAN - on the copyright page above the publishing details. Very good glazed pictorial boards (hard cover) with a small white round sticker (removable) on the front cover stating 'Signed copy' printed in black. Oblong format 11 x 10" with 24 pages. 2nd impression of the 1st edition, 2000. NO other Inscriptions or Marks. All pages clean and illustrations bright. Boards sharp-cornered, clean and bright. "A long ti... View more info

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The Goblin's Moonlight Walk

By: Gulston, Josepha Heath (Talbot Gwynne)

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Derwen Mansion, Llandeilo, South West Wales, Privately Printed,: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113746


Original Pictorial Card Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition 1844. Privately Printed 1844. 4to, 9 pp + (1) pp, plus 6 plates printed on tinted paper, drawn and lithographed by the author, pagination of the illustrations corresponds to the relevant page in the text. Title-page printed in red and black on glazed paper, original black printed, lithographed, pictorial (front cover only) card wraps, gilt edges. The spine is fragile but holding (old 1840s glue! ). As far ... View more info

Anturiaethau Tintin; Y Cranc a'r Crafangau Aur ('The Crab with the Golden Claws' - in Welsh)

By: Herge

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Gwasg Y Dref Wen: 1978

Edition: 1st Welsh Language Edition

Seller ID: 110871


This is the first Welsh Language edition of 'The Crab with the Golden claws'. Pictorial boards. The head/tail of the spine is bumped, a small surface rub, with loss, to the bottom edge of the rear cover, and there is some VERY SLIGHT fading to the base colour at the edges. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are No Inscriptions, but there is a stamp to the blank reverse of the front free endpaper = 'Dyfed County Library', which itself is overstamped with an oval 'Ca... View more info