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NOS BEBES CHIENS
Written by Yvonne Ostroga. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 1318634
Published by Librairie Hachette. Circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, grey boards with colour illustrations. Blue pictorial endpapers. 12 colour pictures plus b/w text illustrations. Unpaginated. Covers grubby. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Some page browning. Foxing to contents. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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MR. TOMPKINS HAS A BUSY DAY
Written by M. Joyce Davies. Illustrated by M. Joyce Davies.
Stock no. 1818920
Published by Standard Art Book Co. Ltd.. Circa 1948. Good condition.

Small oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Delightful colour and b/w illustrations of Mr. Tompkins the wire-haired fox terrier. Board edges rubbed, top & tail of spine worn, rear board scuffed. Endpapers missing. Joints pulled. Some light colouring to b/w illustrations. Fingering to margins. A few closed margin tears.

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RAGS AND TUPPENCE
Written by Lewis Dutton. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield.
Stock no. 1318558
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

Cloth spine and paper boards, red titles and vignette to front. Delightful colour plates & b/w text illustrations of terriers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers are a bit grubby. Name plate to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges and some margins.

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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 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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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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THE BONZOOLOO BOOK
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131238
Published by Partridge. Circa 1930. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows cat and dog laughing! Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Only a working copy! SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS. Scuffing and creasing to covers; loss to onlay on front. Grubby marks to covers. Binding is weak; some pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 10 plates - 1 is torn, with loss, 1 has been coloured in. Foxing and margin marks. Some page margin tears.

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SAVING SINBAD!
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2131152
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. A doggy-eyed view of life in a busy Cornish fishing village. ISBN: 1842700081. SIGNED by author to verso of front endpaper, which has some light edge-creasing. A few small knocks to cover edges.

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