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18 colour plates, specially drawn for this edition. Dark green cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. 291 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers are slightly bowed and damp stained. New front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents.
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.
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.
A book of fox-hunting with hounds. Written for the novice with information and instruction on some of the things he or she should know before deciding to follow a pack of hounds and some idea of how they are managed in field and kennel. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xii and 151 pages. Covers have some uneven light fading and a few marks. Corners bumped. Bumping to lower corners affects lower corners of contents throughout i.e. small corner creases. Some minor foxspots mainly to endpapers and text block. All plates present.
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.
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.
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.
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. A few grubby marks to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.
Pale yellow cloth boards with black vignette of 'US' to front. Six colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 44 pages. 'A Story in Seven Breaths'. The story of Smut, a little black puppy of the Scotch terrier breed and his six-year old mistress. Corners are a bit bumped. Grubby marks to covers. A few prelim pages are detached, but still present. Some foxing, including to outer page edges.
Full of the finest portraits by pen and pencil of dogs of the most doggy character. Large format. Red cloth, black titles. Numerous charming b/w sketches on cream backgrounds. 116 pages Slight fade mark to rear cover. Couple of knocks along cover edges. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn with pieces of loss - 'repaired' with added white pieces of paper; tape to some edges; some marks.
MY PETS AND THEIR WAYS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; J.H. Hartley; G.F. Christie; Hubert Whatley; et al..
Stock no. 2133290
Published by Henry Frowde; Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.
Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl, two dogs, cat and duck, red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. Short stories and verses. First story is Mischief. 1" tear hole to top of spine; a little fraying to cloth. Chipping and bumping along cover edges and corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Name in ink to belongs to box. Foxing and margin marks throughout. Front joint is partially cracked.
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A book of sporting verse. Red cloth, gilt titles and fox vignette. 4 colour plates and 25 monochrome illustrations. Cover edges are unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has been 'repaired' with some white pieces added for strength. Marks and browning/fading; some pieces of loss.