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1. Louis Wain Christmas Greeting Card
Louis Wain Christmas Greeting Card
Illustrator Louis Wain.
1921, Alphalsa Publishing Co. Ltd.
8.5cm x 14cm.
A 'Louis Wain' Christmas Greeting card.
Featuring two black cats, sprigs of holly and horseshoes, and a short rhyme.
Lettering and illustration is in red and black.
'Louis Wain' at lower right.
'Alpha', logo for the Alphalsa Publishing Company, at lower left.
Card marked by publisher as 'No. 632'.
Card is addressed to 'Master B Lewis' but has not been stamped.
Card bears the message 'Pat's best wishes to Bengy, Xmas 1921'.
Very good condition.
#101541   £35.00   
2. Louis Wain's Little Soldiers by May Crommelin
Louis Wain's Little Soldiers
By May Crommelin
Illustrator Louis Wain.
1st edition, circa 1916, Hutchinson.
Quarto.
Beige pictorial glazed boards.
Red lettering on covers.
Black lettering on spine.
94 pages.
39 illustrations by Louis Wain (red, black and blue) both full page and in the text.
The Little Soldiers are cats, the hero of the story is Tommy Catkin, who rises through the ranks to captain, and marries the King's daughter.
Boards generally clean and firm, occasional spotting.
Closed tear in paper of upper board, 9 cm. from lower edge.
Spine has been professionally relaid.
New endpapers.
Half title foxed and slightly chipped at edges.
Neat gift dedication on reverse of frontispiece.
Pages are white and clean, occasional wear at edges.
Good condition.
#98228   £225.00   
3. Such Fun
Such Fun
Illustrator Louis Wain.
Circa 1910, Rapael Tuck and Sons.
Paperback.
Quarto.
Brown pictorial covers.
Red cloth spine.
Covers heavily worn at edges.
Back cover slightly soiled.
Spine strip a little faded, and reinforced with tape at top rear edge.
Inner hinges reinforced.
Some faint foxing to endpapers.
Marks on endpapers where pencil scribble erased.
Contents generally clean, but intermittent fingermarking to lower edge of pages throughout.
Reading condition.
#106175   £75.00