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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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THE GRAPHIC STORY READER BOOK 1
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1317963
Published by William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 144 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 2 full page colour illustrations by Louis Wain. Numerous illustrations by Cecil Aldin and others. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Grubby fingermarks to contents and endpapers lightly browned.

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LITTLE FOLKS 1888
Written by Theo Gift; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Walter Crane; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1317887
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1888. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictiorial front board shows a boy and a girl ice-skating. Serial stories are: Little Oddity and King Penguin Land. Chromolithograph and tinted plates, b/w text illustrations. Covers are worn, grubby and foxed. Spine bumped. Front joint is partly broken. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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OUR DARLINGS
No author listed. Illustrated by Edith Farmiloe; Harry B. Neilson; Louis Wain.
Stock no. 1817642
Published by John F. Shaw. 1910. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards with decorations to spine & front, pictorial onlay to front cover shows two children playing in a rock pool. Bevelled edges. Mounted colour plates plus full-page colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 336 pages plus four pages publisher adverts 'Autumn Announcements'. Boards rubbed and browned with some fraying to cloth. Front endpaper is missing. Contents have grubby finger marks mostly to margins.

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LITTLE FROLIC
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; Agnes Richardson; Hilda Cowham; et al..
Stock no. 1317799
Published by Juvenile Productions Ltd.. Circa 1937. Good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine showing chubby children illustrated by Agnes Richardson. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "Pups in a Pickle". Covers are worn, slightly grubby and scratched. Inscription in ink on belongs to page (name in belongs to box and "from Glyn 13/11/37" below). Foxing to contents.

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PRETTY PICTURES FOR LITTLE FOLKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2130449
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1898. Good condition.

Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover. B/w photos. Scarce item. Spine is bumped and browned. Some marks to covers. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing; binding is starting to weaken. Staples have rusted; showing through to pages.

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A RIDE TO PICTURELAND
Written by Dorothea Moore; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Joyce Lankester Brisley; Audrey J. Watson; Harry B. Neilson; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 2129171
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front cover shows a young woman driving with a dog in the passenger seat. First story is 'Great-Great-Grandmother's Christmas' by Moore. Colour plates and line drawings. Spine is faded, browned and has split to base; some chipping. Scuffing marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Title page is MISSING! A few hinges are pulled. Browning to outer page edges and some page margins, which also have a few small tears. A reading copy.

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CATS AND KITTENS
Written by Mabel Mackintosh. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2128233
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1928. Very good condition.

Larger format. Card wraps. Colour pictures to inside front and rear covers. Rest of illustrations are black an white. Easy-to-read text. A thin book - not too many pages long. Shows distinctive Wain cat depictions. Wear to spine. Creasing to cover corners. A few light foxspots. Name in ink to top of title page.

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JOLLY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Chris G. Temple; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 2127788
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards show children drawing on blackboard. First story is "The Elf-Girl and the Prince". Pretty colour plates by Temple. B/w illustrations throughout including one small picture by Wain featuring 3 cats in the sea. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is creased with a few large tears and chips; only a little loss to a couple of corners and top of spine.

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THE MONKEY THAT WOULD NOT KILL
Written by Henry Drummond. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2127783
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Includes two stories "The Monkey That Would Not Kill" and "Gum". Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 16 full-page b/w plates. 115 pages, all edges gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some browning and wear to spine. Uneven fade marks to edges of rear cover. Name to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. A few grubby marks.

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THE KINGS AND THE CATS
Written by John Hannon. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2127497
Published by Burns & Oates. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Munster Fairy Tales For Young And Old. 3 stories. Green cloth, gilt title and border. Attractive b/w plates, some cats but not in Wain's usual anthropomorphic style. xiii + 78 pages. What appears to be 'repairs' to top and tail of spine. A few small splits/nicks to spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Uneven fading to covers. Corners are bumped, with wear. A couple of score marks to rear cover. Margin tear to front endpaper, which also has a couple of partially erased children's names. Foxing. B/w illustration to page 54 has some colouring to it.

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STORY LANDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 2124885
Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa 1920. Good condition.

Card wraps. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover, showing a boy climbing over a stile. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story/rhyme is 'Compulsory Education'. Heavy creasing and foxing and wear to covers. Presentation plate is stuck to inside front cover. Grubby marks and foxing to pages.

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