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THE CHURCH MICE ADRIFT
Written by Graham Oakley. Illustrated by Graham Oakley.
Stock no. 1323644
Published by Templar Publishing. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Modern Classics series. When Sampson the cat and his friends the mice are forced out of the church by a nasty group of rats, they must come up with a cunning plan - with a very sticky ending! Pale blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781848770621. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is rubbed to spine and corners and slightly scuffed at spine edges.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1323638
Published by The Penguin Group. 1st PB 1992. Almost very good condition.

Picture Puffin edition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. "Pet wanted for three kittens. Must be Clean, Honest and Loving. Apply... Orlando." Bill the black poodle proves to be more than a handful of trouble for the Orlando Family! Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0140543031. Crease to lower corner of front cover, slight wear to top corner. Contents fine.

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LOUIS WAIN'S ANNUAL FOR 1902
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1323625
Published by A. Treherne & Co. Ltd.. 1902. Fair condition.

The 2nd Louis Wain annual. Pictorial paper wraps. 112 pages. B/w cat illustrations throughout, plus pages of fascinating advertisements. Rear cover is MISSING. Front cover and rear page edge chipped. Staples rusty, tape marks to spine. Stain edge of front cover and also to margins of first 15 pages. Some page corner tips creased.

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THE CATS' CONCERT
Written by M.A. Hoyer.
Stock no. 1323554
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

No. 1396. Small format (3.75 x 3.25"), cloth spine with cream pictorial front board. 4 colour illustrations and a few b/w text illustrations. Wear to corners of front cover with slight loss of surface paper. Light page browning.

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THE TALE OF TOM KITTEN
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1323454
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Brown boards, white titles. Pictorial onlay to front board. 84 numbered pages. A nice, bright copy with a small mark to front free-endpaper and some foxing to textblock. In original glassine wrapper (which is slightly too short for the book).

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) THE FRISKY HOUSEWIFE
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1824060
Published by Country Life. 1st 1956. Good condition.

Orlando aquires a shop... First title on rear cover published by John Murray is Orlando, and the Three Graces. Orange pictorial boards. Price to lower front is 9s 6d net. Fabulous colour lithographs. Boards worn at corners, spine split to top and tail with slight loss. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Boards a little grubby. A few marks and small foxspots to contents. Binding is tight.

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THE SLY OLD CAT
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1323398
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1971. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An intriguing tale of an unusual tea party, where the hostess is a sly old cat and the guest an unassuming rat. Beatrix Potter wrote and illustrated this story in 1906 and now for the first time it appears as a book. White pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 34 pages. ISBN: 0723214204. Minimal bumping to spine. Small bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly darkened else contents fine. Dustwrapper has a few small creases to front panel.

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CHIRRUPY-CHIRPY
Written by Grace Couch. Illustrated by Grace Couch.
Stock no. 1323343
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Apricot the kitten gives Mr. Chirrupy Chirpy (a chaffinch) a great shock andd suffers a penalty which stops him bouncing for good. Oblong format, 6.5x 9". Pale blue boards with picture to front. Orange cloth spine. Colour illustrations throughout. Spne and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly slightly with edge creases and two larger tears to front spine edge.

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DEEP SEA MOKEY
Written by Grace Couch. Illustrated by Grace Couch.
Stock no. 1323342
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format, 6.5 X 9". Green paperboards with pictorial front board. Orange cloth spine. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. The underwater adventure of a little toy donkey. Some light foxing to rear cover. Small white mark to lower edge of front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small brown marks to top edge of most pages. Stitching has been pulled causing contents to be loose. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tears, some light browning and foxing and verso very browned.

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THE RAINBOW CAT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Rose Fyleman.
Stock no. 1323232
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt titles. Page edges untrimmed. 119 pages plus 8 page catalogue to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock.

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THE CARAVAN CAT
Written by Freda Hurt. Illustrated by Nina Scott Langley.
Stock no. 2140671
Published by The Epworth Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red & yellow mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few small edge-chips and nicks; some foxing.

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ORLANDO THE JUDGE
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 2140594
Published by John Murray. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A marmalade cat who has the strangest adventures - having to be a Judge for instance when he not only looked very handsome in his wig but was also very wise! Oblong format. Brown pictorial boards showing Orlando in his Very Grand Wig. Gorgeous colour and b/w pictures throughout. 30pp. 7.25 x 8.75". ISBN: 0719505917. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges. Child's name and date in pencil crayon to front pastedown. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips/nicks and marks; closed tear to rear panel.

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