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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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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319359
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.

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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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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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FARM YARD PUPPIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819647
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1911. Good condition.

Chappie takes his friend Chips on a tour of the Farm Yard. Grey pictorial cloth with orange titles. Front cover shows the dogs and a sleeping pig. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards faded and dampstained. New endpapers. Foxing throughout and grubby marks to content.s Chapter headers have been coloured in with paints which have imprinted on facing blank page.

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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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TIME I WAS DEAD: PAGES FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819643
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, colour plates and b/w illustrations. Mostly about fox hunting. Spine browned with foxing. A few marks to covers. Rear cover has a few impact points. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots throughout. All plates present.

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EXMOOR: THE RIDING PLAYGROUND OF ENGLAND
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819576
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Exmoor is the land of the horseman and the walker. Little known paths and bridle paths, tracks one comes across when hunting with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds. Contents include chapters on 'The Wild Red Deer', 'Moorland Hacking', 'Some Exmoor Inns' all of great interest to Exmoor. Cream cloth with brown titles and vignettes. 5 b/w plates plus b/w illustrations and two sketch maps (folding). Boards lightly browned. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots mainly to prelims. All plates present.

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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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