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PUSS IN BOOTS
No author listed. Illustrated by Karen Avery.
Stock no. 1319590
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1977. Very good condition.

A Peepshow Book. 360 degree book, use the ties to display. Pink glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0701121426. Spine discoloured. Contents fine. Some slight grubby marks to covers.

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DAME WIGGINS OF LEE AND HER SEVEN WONDERFUL CATS
Written by John Ruskin. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Stock no. 2133897
Published by George Allen. 1st 1885. Almost very good condition.

A Humorous Tale Written Principally by a Lady of Ninety. Brown cloth, gilt vignette & title to front. 22 woodcuts. With new illustrations by Greenaway. Nearly 2" split to cloth at base of spine. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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A CATLAND COMPANION
Written by John Silvester; Anne Mobbs.
Stock no. 2133886
Published by Crescent Books. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

US edition. Classic cats by Louis Wain and many others. Pictorial glazed boards, colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0517120259. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and edges.

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CATLAND
Written by Rodney Dale. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2133885
Published by Magna Books. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tells the story of Wain's life. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854229222. Light page browning.

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KITS AND CATS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1319482
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Father Tuck's "Hurrah" series. A tall (15") cardwrap shaped book. 3 colour illustrations (one double-spread) plus b/w text illustrations of cats in Louis Wain's delightful style. 12 pages, unpaginated. Covers are edge worn and slightly grubby. Page browning and a few light marks to contents. Generally a nice copy of a scarce item.

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LOUIS WAIN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry Rountree; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1319478
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Slightly better than good condition.

Brown cloth spine with dark brown title and illustration, pictorial front board. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations (mostly Wain but others also). Spine is grubby. Covers are edge worn and also grubby, a couple of small scratch marks to front cover. New endpapers. Some light foxing. Some colouring to some of the b/w illustrations and some erasing as well. There is a musty (tobbaco?) smell to the contents.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319319
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, spine slightly faded. Barcode label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to page margins/textblock. Generally contents clean.

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PIT-A-PAT
No author listed. Illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship.
Stock no. 1319233
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

A shaped book with pictorial cardwraps and front and rear covers have felt to them (for fur of Pitapat the tabby cat). 10 pages, each with a colour illustration and text. Covers worn and a little grubby. Staples rusty. Some light marks to pages.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319223
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some grubby marks to covers and remains of a barcode label to rear cover. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pale damp(?) stain to lower edges of pages, only affects 2mm (no text or illustrations affected).

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FULL OF FUN
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2132546
Published by Scott & Sleeman. Good condition.

Pictorial boards, blue cloth spine. Front board shows cat at a writing desk with 3 kittens behind. Colour mounted frontis plate, two dogs playing at the sea-side. B/w illustrations throughout, many of cats! 87 pages. 10 x 8". Spine has faded to brown, with some other marks; appears to have been repaired to top and tail at some point. Heavy scuffing and surface paper damage to covers. Corners are bumped and very worn. Joint/hinge between title page and frontis is cracked, showing stitching and webbing. Foxing and browning to pages throughout.

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SMOKE AND FLUFF
Written by W. Perring; A.J. Macgregor. Illustrated by A.J. Macgregor.
Stock no. 1318604
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 7th 1949. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 401. Pale blue boards with square pictorial onlay to front and titles. B/w illustration to endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped, some browning to cover edges. Split to lower 1" of rear edge of spine and some water(?) damage to lower edges of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Some foxing and grubby fingermarks to contents. Price-cut wrapper is worn, torn and creased. Some pulling of hinges causing contents to be slightly loose.

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THE CAT'S PURR
Written by Ashley Bryan. Illustrated by Ashley Bryan.
Stock no. 2131661
Published by Atheneum. Circa 1985. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

American Edition. Green cloth covered boards, titles to spine and front cover. Line drawings throughout. ISBN: 0689310862. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on half-title page. 3rd printing. Names in ink to front endpaper on both sides. Wrapper has loss to base of spine; damp mark to rear panel, which also goes across some outer page edges. Wrapper also has some tears.

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