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DOGS
Written by Maurice Wilson. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 2131937
Published by Penguin. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Picture Puffin Book No. 56. Pictorial paper wraps. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Printed by W.S. Cowell. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ROYAL PEKE
Written by Dora Broome. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2131633
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark cream boards, brown title to spine. B/w illustrations. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off. Foxing to wrapper.

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LOST
Written by Dorian Williams. Illustrated by Michael Lyne.
Stock no. 2131627
Published by The Standfast Press. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title to spine; vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950214868. Wrapper spine is faded with small nick to top.

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THE GLAD COMPANION
Written by Geoffrey Brooke. Illustrated by Lucy Dawson.
Stock no. 2131623
Published by Constable. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the author's black and white springer spaniel given to him as an eight month old puppy by a Sikh family while serving in India. Blue cloth, coloured frontispiece of Springer Spaniel. B/w sketches throughout. Foxing throughout, with foxing also to wrapper, which has a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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MELISANDE
Written by Margery Sharp. Illustrated by Roy McKie.
Stock no. 1318458
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Memoir of a remarkable operatic soprano (a dog!). B/w drawings. Spine bumped. Some erased writing to front free-endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn with minimal loss.

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HUNT AND WORKING TERRIERS
Written by Jocelyn Lucas.
Stock no. 1818335
Published by Tideline Books. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w photos. Originally published in 1931, the author gives a true and accurate account of sport in his time. 367 pages includes index. Bumping to lower edge of boards. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF DOGS
Written by Clifford L.B. Hubbard.
Stock no. 1318410
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 8. Fourth Edition. Describes 300 breeds and varieties with 148 illustrations. Red cloth, black titles. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. One joint is cracked. Dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a brown stain to lower half of spine. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear film which is stuck down to wrapper on inside of rear flap.

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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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THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK
Written by Cecil Aldin; P.G. Wodehouse; et al. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318011
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Contributions by Wodehouse and numerous others. 8 colour plates, 7 half-tone plates and 95 b/w drawings. Pink-beige buckram cloth with orange title labels to spine and front cover. Spine very slightly bumped with a tiny bit of wear to base. Top corner of rear cover is slightly darkened. Endpapers are lightly browned and there is light foxing to the prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with loss, large tear to top of front panel and tape reinforcements to edges on verso.

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MUDLARKS
Written by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes; Cynthia Harnett.
Stock no. 1317908
Published by Collins. 1948. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards.. Lovely illustrations in colour and b/w. The story of two children who struggle to obtain sufficient money which will enable them to keep their well-loved dog. Spine and corners bumped worn, covers edge worn. Wear to spine. Slight creasing to front endpapers (binding error). Some light foxing to contents.

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THE LAST MUSTER
Written by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1317840
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with red title to spine. A Selection from the drawings of the last Cecil Aldin. Beautiful b/w doggie illustrations! Spine bumped. Covers grubby. Foxing to contents.

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BONZO'S ANNUAL 1950
Written by Christine E. Bradley. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131249
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. 1950. Good condition.

Pictorial front board shows Bonzo eating grapes with parrot. Cloth spine. Packed full of stories and verses. Colour and two tone illustrations throughout. Spine is browned and spotted. Heavy scuffing and wear to covers. Damp marks to rear cover. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and front endpaper. Damp staining to some page margins. Foxing and browning. A reading copy.

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