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ALL ABOUT SEMOLINA SILKPAWS
Written by Gladys Williams. Illustrated by Ronald Ferns.
Stock no. 1503946
Published by Methuen Children's Books Ltd.. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

All the adventures of the best-loved cat in Catstown brought together in one book plus seven new stories. Red cloth, black titles to spine. Charming illustrations in b/w and colour. 214pp. 8.75 x 6.5". ISBN: 0416673104. Spine and corners bumped. Front and rear endpapers are MISSING. Tape residue to both pastedowns. Loss of surface paper on rear pastedown. Small brown mark affects prelims, another to text block affects about 15 page corners. A few marks to contents. Dustwrapper has masking tape along top and bottom edge on verso. Some edge wear and chipping, cracking to laminate on spine and small patch of surface paper damage. Foxing to tops of flaps.

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THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1403424
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. circa 1947. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Brown boards, pictorial onlay to front, dark brown titles 84 pages. 5.75 x 4.25". Colour plates. Spine and corners a little bumped. Board edges are a little browned. A few hinges are lightly pulled. Small piece of surface paper damage to top of pages 54 and 55 (both pages blank). Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with tears and creases. Large piece missing from bottom of rear panel as well as loss to top and bottom of spine. Large tear to front panel has been mended with sellotape which is now browned. Bottom corner of front flap has been cut off. Wrapper browned and a bit grubby.

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CHRISTOPHER CRICKET ON CATS
Written by Anthony H. Euwer; Wallace Irwin. Illustrated by Anthony H. Euwer.
Stock no. 2115787
Published by The Little Book Concern. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile reproduction of the Second Edition. With Observations and Deductions for the Enlightenment of the Human Race From Infancy to Maturity and Even Old Age. Humorous verse and prose. Brown pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0946014051. Some light wear to cover edges.

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A PEEP INTO CAT-LAND
Written by Aimee De V. Dawson; et al. Illustrated by Constance E. Howell.
Stock no. 1314249
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st 1890. Very good condition.

Life sketches by Howell with descriptions by Dawson and others. Cloth spine, pale green pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 32 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Corners worn. Covers have a few light scratch marks at edges. Endpapers lightly browned. Grubby fingermarks to page margins otherwise contents clean.

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THE THREE WHITE KITTENS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1314230
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperwraps. 4 full-page chromolithograph illustrations. Printed one side only. New staples along spine edge. Covers slightly grubby. Some slight colour transfer from the illustrations but otherwise the contents are clean.

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PUSSIES AT MISCHIEF
No author listed.
Stock no. 1314228
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial paperwraps. 4 full-page chromolithograph illustrations. Printed on one side only. New staples along spine edge. Covers slightly grubby. Some slight colour transfer from the illustrations but otherwise the contents are clean.

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GROWLTIGER'S LAST STAND AND OTHER POEMS
Written by T.S. Eliot. Illustrated by Errol Le Cain.
Stock no. 1314217
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With: The Pekes and the Pollicles and The Song of the Jellicles. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Superb colour pictures throughout. A brilliant new interpretation of three favourite poems from Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. ISBN: 0571138829. Dustwrapper is price-cut and just a little rubbed at top and tail of spine.

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PUSS IN BOOTS
Written by John S. Goodall. Illustrated by John S. Goodall.
Stock no. 1503692
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glorious colour illustrations with half-pages which cleverly change the scene. No text but references to the pictures at the beginning of the book. Glazed boards. 7.25 x 10 inches. ISBN: 0233985964. Slight wear to top of faded spine. Contents clean.

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KING OF THE VAGABONDS
Written by Colin Dann.
Stock no. 1503636
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sammy is curious to explore beyond the boundaries of the garden and he has an unusual curiosity about his father. Does the band of wild, vagabond cats hold the answer. Blue boards with silver titles to spine. 155 pages. ISBN: 0091719607. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight fading to base of spine.

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DEAN'S GIFT BOOK OF PUSSY AND PUPPY NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Grahame Johnstone; Janet Grahame Johnstone.
Stock no. 1403233
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

White boards, gilt titles. Pink illustrated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. 11 x 8.75". Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to board edges and covers. Small white mark to top of front endpaper. Some foxing and a few marks mostly to page edges otherwise contents generally clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with small tears to either side of top of spine. Small hole to bottom of front panel. Score marks to both panels.

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ORLANDO THE MARMALADE CAT A TRIP ABROAD
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1503584
Published by Country Life. 1946. Slightly better than good condition.

The second adventure of Orlando the Marmalade Cat. Orlando makes an accidental trip to France! Large format. Blue pictorial card wraps. Beautiful colour lithographic illustrations throughout. 1" split to base of spine. Covers are creased and worn, also slightly grubby. Small tear and crease to bottom inside corner of title page. Bottom edges of pages are fingered and there are a few grubby fingermarks but generally the contents are clean.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) BUYS A FARM
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1503583
Published by Country Life. 1st 1942. Fair condition.

Yellow pictorial card wraps. Large format. 32pp. Beautiful colour lithographic illustrations throughout. Lower half of spine is split and binding has broken so split is visible right through book. Top 2" of spine also split. Covers are creased and grubby with tears. Name and some scribble in crayon to inside of front cover. Light stain visible on inside of rear cover. Pages 7 to 12 have some loss from inside edge by split. Some margin tears, creases and marks to contents. Book has been well read.

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