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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

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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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

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Working Dogs of the World.

By: Hubbard, Clifford Lionel Barry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson.: 1947

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114531


In generally clean - but edge-worn (just rubbed, NO damage) blue boards, with gilt titling which is slightly rubbed but all lettering clear to the spine. Corners and head/tail of spine lightly bumped. NO dust jacket. Page fore-edges all lightly, but uniformly, toned 'cream' with age. Some very light, pale yellow (foxing) spots to the front and rear endpapers. (vii + 1) + 240pp. A former owners' name on the top of the front pastedown endpaper, o/w internally Very Clean, T... View more info

Guard Dogs. Boxers - Alsatians - Bull Mastiffs.

By: John Watson Mac Innes

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd. ,: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113090


Red cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine and front board. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The boards are clean and tight. The dustjacket is not price clipped, and is 98% complete, but has some chipping to the top edges/corners, a long crease across the inner front flap, a sliver of loss to the blank top of the d/j spine/corners, and the whole jacket is somewhat grubby and discoloured, with some light marks/stains here and there. The page fore-edg... View more info

Supplication of the Black Aberdeen

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1927

Edition: 13th Imp

Seller ID: 107400


With original decorative gift label - not written on. Lovely black and white terrier illustrations, Attractive sewn decorative covers, few small tears to edges of covers and pages, 4pp, unpaginated. NO MARKS OR INSCRIPTIONS. EXCELLENT. CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "a poem with sketches of a terrier in the text,"; 107400; 8vo View more info

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Lovely Ladies

By: Leman Martin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7018


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No dustjacket probably as issued. Covers are Near fine with a little very slight storage wear - smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light, also a VERY slight 'lean' to the book - all negligible. Page fore-edges very slightly 'toning' with age. Unpaginated. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. Illustrated throughout in colour. More unusual Leman illustrations of mainly Nude/Semi-Nude Ladies... with t... View more info

The Teeny Weeny Cat Book

By: Leman, Martin

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110352


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket - illustrated with a Martin leman cat. The d/j is not price clipped with the slightest of wear - all negligible. NO Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " Traditional nursery rhymes about cats, including both well-known and less familiar ones, are accompanied by Martin Leman's delightful paintings of cats." ; 0.39 x ... View more info

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Kaspar. Prince of Cats

By: Morpurgo, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Harpercollins Children's Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113947


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key = 1. FINE Blue boards with a Bright Silver Cat blind stamped to the front cover and bright silver titling/decoration to the spine. The dustjacket is NOT Price clipped. NO INSCRIPTIONS OR MARKS. A MINT condition Book in a MINT Dustjacket, which is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover. Delightful Colour illustrations decorating the dustjacket, the endpapers, and throughout the book... View more info

Our Dogs. A Weekly Journal Devoted Solely to Dogs. No. 1663. Vol. LXV. Friday, November 12, 1926. The Leading Kennel Organ.

By: Our Dogs - Various Contributers.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Manchester, 'Our Dogs' Publishing Co. Ltd. ,: 1926

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 113304


A large format ORIGINAL VINTAGE DOG Journal'/Magazine measuring 14" x 10". In the original publishers' pictorial paper covers - an illustration of a pair of (? Old English Sheepdogss/) centre front. The spine has been covered, quite neatly, with light masking tape, and there are a few edge chips/tears to the covers and in the text, from nearly 100 years of storage! - the masking tape is a NEAR match to the white/cream base colour of the covers, and is printed/ill... View more info