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Red cloth spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows a long-haired grey cat. 4 colour plates mounted on grey paper (2 cats, 2 dogs). B/w illustrations throughout, including many cats. Covers are grubby and worn., some surface paper loss to rear edge of spine. Some loss to pictorial onlay. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some damage at both joints where spine has been profesionally relaid? Title-page is missing. Book opens after free-endpaper to frontis and then "Greedy".
Pictorial boards. Front cover shows Fox with cockrel. B/w illustrations throughout. Some cats by Wain. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front cover illustration is still bright. Some slight chipping of paper covering to spine. Small binding error of crease in paper to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of title-page (dated 1909) and one name crossed out and replaced with another. Some slight foxing and fingering to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents.
A friendly sort of book, about Old Stripe (the badger) and his home beneath the Beech Tree, his friends, Potter, Scruff the Fox, Skip Squirrel, and other animal folk who live among quiet woodland paths, old gnarled trees, grassy banks, and the rippling stream. Green cloth. Gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some light browning to top and tail of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Small brown mark to rear pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs on verso, some creases and rear panel slightly grubby.
The collected animal stories of Kyber, 1880-1933. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 206 pages. Translated from the German by Fishwick. ISBN: 0900000007. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with a few small tears at edges.
THE ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TITMOUSE
Written by Reginald Harrison. Illustrated by Reginald Harrison.
Stock no. 1320452
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Small format. Buff boards with black titles and blue Titmouse vignette to front cover. 60 pages. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. Boards are a little warped. Some light foxing. Dustwrapper is grubby with light stains. Loss to wrapper edges and to lower half of spine, extensive tape repairs on verso of wrapper.
Green cloth, dark green title to spine. Translated by Whittaker Chambers. Numerous b/w illustrations, 192 pages. Spine and corners bumped, slight fading at base of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some loss, large tear to rear panel has been tape repaired on verso.
A pig, a hippo and an aardvark and their adventures. Red boards, black title to spine. Two colour and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers a little warped. A few tiny foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with heavy foxing.
B/w illustrations. The story of Seeley, replacing Solomon the much-loved siamese cat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718104331. Spine bumped. Foxspots to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and lightly foxed on verso.
Small, oblong format. Red cloth spine, green pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 47 pages. Covers are edge rubbed. Spine slightly bumped. Prize plate to front pastedown and some ink writing. Joints were broken and have been repaired with masking tape. First page (frontis) is badly creased and torn with slight loss at lower edges (and a tape repair). Some light foxing to contents. Contents are well fingered with light marks at margins.
Cloth spine, pictorial front board showing a variety of animals looking at Raven on fence. 10 colour (chromolithograph) plates plus b/w text illustrations. 212 pages. Professionally re-backed, new spine bumped at head and tail. Covers are worn and grubby, some surface paper loss. New endpapers. Grubby fingermarks and foxing to contents. Lower corner of last page torn off (no text missing).
Green cloth with gilt title to spine and decorations to front and spine, B/w pictorial onlay to front showing ratty and mole by the fireplace. Brown pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Printed on Modigliani insize neve paper. Spine bumped and rubbed. Contained in publisher's original slipcase which is ever so slightly grubby to edges.
Small format. Green boards with red lettering. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 52 numbered pages. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front joint cracked. Some light foxing and grubby fingermarks at page margins.