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BUNNYBOROUGH
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1322839
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1946. Very good condition.

Reissue of 1919 edition. Yellow cloth. Colour illustrations of Bunny Rabbits. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink (pink ink) to half-title page. Joint between frontis and hinge cracked (almost broken). Contents are otherwise bright and clean.

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TIME I WAS DEAD: PAGES FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2137496
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Larger format. Red leather spine with gilt title. Red cloth covers. Limited edition to 100 copies numbered and signed by the author. Colour and b/w plates and illustrations. SIGNED by author to verso of title page. This is Copy No. 23. Some wear to cover edges; a little fading. A couple of grubby, what look like finger marks to rear cover. Foxing and browning to varying degrees throughout the book.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2136222
Published by Jarrolds. Almost very good condition.

18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of small splits to spine; a little fraying to cloth. Browning and foxing; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges, but some to pages internally.

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THE JOKER AND JERRY AGAIN
Written by Eleanor Helme; Nance Paul. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2135781
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Grey cloth, red title to spine. Two-tone frontis and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Staining to covers with other grubby marks. Bookplate with name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some margin marks to pages. A reading copy.

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BLACK BEAUTY
Written by Anna Sewell. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1321401
Published by Jarrolds; Boots the Chemists. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 18 tipped-in plates in colour, specially drawn for this edition. Published for Boots The Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Some light scratch marks to covers and browning to spine. Foxing and a musty smell to contents. Plates present and fine.

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FIELD BABIES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134322
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Almost very good condition.

Large format 11.25" x 8.75". Beige boards, orange titles, puppy sat by squirrel to front cover. Beige illustrated endpapers. Light tan title page. 24 full page colour illustrations with orange border. Pup is turned out of doors where he meets field babies. Chipping and wear to cover edges and corners; some loss of top paper layer. Foxing throughout.

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THE DOG WHO WASN'T WHAT HE THOUGHT HE WAS
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2134320
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Extracts from the diary of a Mongrelian named Gibus, so-called, says his master, because his face reminds him of his opera hat when it is shut up! Large format. Light brown pictorial cloth. Delightful and amusing colour plates plus a few b/w text illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which is browned and also has some margin chips and tears. A few gatherings are pulled - with a few leaves starting to come loose next to spine - some are torn. One page has large tear, but does not obstruct text on either side.

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OLD MANOR HOUSES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319359
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Grey cloth with gilt title and decoration to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby with a few light marks. Front joint cracked, rear joint just starting to crack. Some light foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.

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BACHELORS AND A BACHELOR'S CONFESSIONS
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1319354
Published by William Heinemann. 1909. Good condition.

Small format. Grey boards, colour pictorial onlay to front. 3 tipped-in colour plates. B/w illustrations. Rebacked with matching cloth, new cream endpapers. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Plates fine. Some browning and foxing but contents generally clean.

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A SPORTING GARLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133296
Published by Sands & Co.. Good condition.

Large oblong format. Green cloth spine. Green front board with white banner to left edge. A delightful selection of colour plates throughout contents. Damp staining and browning to covers - mostly to banner on left hand side. Scuff marks to covers; some foxing. Bumping to corners; chipping and wear to cover edges. Creasing, chipping and browning/foxing to front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks. One plate (A Likely Spot) is detached, but still loosely inserted.

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PICKLES
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133295
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Pickles the puppy who is always getting into a pickle! Large format. Brick red cloth spine, with gilt title. Green cloth covers with orange and gilt titles. 24 delightful colour plates. Spotting to covers. Bumping to covers. Some hinges are pulled; a few gatherings are detached/stitching is broken. Chipping to page edges; a little loss; foxing. Wrapper is badly creased and torn with some loss; most of picture to front is complete.

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MERRY AND BRIGHT
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2133294
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Brown boards with large pictorial onlay to front. Delightful full-page colour illustrations of doggies. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks/browning to covers. Foxing throughout.

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