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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, Susan Orlean
141 Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend
Susan Orlean
New York Simon & Schuster 2011 1439190135 / 9781439190135 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean gray boards with white spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 325 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A big-hearted account of all the many incarnations of Rin Tin Tin, showing us the ever-changing role of American dogs in times of war and peace. This book is for anyone who has ever had a dog or loved a dog or watched a dog on television or thought their dog could be a movie star. In short - everyone. - Ann Patchett 026125

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Amber, A Very Personal Cat, Taber, Gladys
142 Amber, A Very Personal Cat
Taber, Gladys
Philadelphia / New York Lippincott 1970 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean amber yellow cloth boards with blind-stamped impression of a cat on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with charming photographs. 154 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top corner of rear panel, shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024809

Price: 25.00 USD
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143 Hey Pup, Fetch It Up!: The Complete Retriever Training Book
Tarrant, Bill
Sun Trails Pub 1979 0-933936-00-1 / 9780933936003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Jacket Lou Schifferl 
Very clean black cloth baords with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on back corner of front free endpaper. 499 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear and wrinkle at upper spine corner extending into front top panel (1"), two small closed edge tears at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Dogs. 010596

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Tellington TTouch: A BreakthroughTechnique to Train and Care for Your Favorite Animal, Tellington-Jones, Linda
144 The Tellington TTouch: A BreakthroughTechnique to Train and Care for Your Favorite Animal
Tellington-Jones, Linda
New York Viking 1992 0670825786 / 9780670825783 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with ivory cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings. 277 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025213

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My Friend the Dog, Terhune, Albert Payson
145 My Friend the Dog
Terhune, Albert Payson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Marguerite Kirmse, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped border decoration, portrait of collie on cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight corner wear. No fading. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on half-title page. Beautiful color frontis illustration of collie (small "Trixie" is penned in margin). 317 pgs. with illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dogs. 015440

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146 Cougar
Thomson, Peter
Chicago/New York Follett Publishing Co. 1968 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Brendan Lynch, Illustrator 
Very clean brown boards with cougar illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Brendan Lynch. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about a boy who adopts an orphaned cougar kitten and returns it to the wild. Collectible quality. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008069

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Tales of an Empty Cabin, Wa-sha-quon-asin (Grey Owl)
147 Tales of an Empty Cabin
Wa-sha-quon-asin (Grey Owl)
London Lovat Dickson Ltd. 1936 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Second printing, October 1936 (stated). Brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light soiling, light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 335 pages. A wonderful book on nature, Native American folklore, and appreciation of wilderness. 024741

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A Back-Fence Story - The Adventures of a Family of City Cats, Walker, Augusta
148 A Back-Fence Story - The Adventures of a Family of City Cats
Walker, Augusta
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket David Stone Martin, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with green cloth spine, bright gold cat decoration on cover, green and gold metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Cute cat bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by David Stone Martin. 145 pages + note about the author. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This engaging chronicle concerns three generations of cats and their provider Ann, a single woman with a ground floor apartment and a back yard. Reluctant at first to take in the little gray tramp who is looking for a home to have her kittens in, Ann develops into agenuine cat lover who understands the nature of her felines. 025459

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Bumper the White Rabbit and His Friends, Walsh, George Ethelbert
149 Bumper the White Rabbit and His Friends
Walsh, George Ethelbert
Philadelphia John C. Winston Company 1922 First Thus Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Edwin John Prittie, Illustrator 
Decorated cloth binding - tan cloth boards with green and orange decoration, green lettering on cover and spine. Quite clean, no fraying. Binding is tight and square; front hinge has small scrape (half of a dime in size) which reveals a bit of webbing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Edwin John Prittie. 133 pages + two one-page intros to other stories in this series. From the Twilight Animal Series for Boys and Girls ages 4 to 10 years. 024835

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Mysteries of Natural History, Watson, E. L. Grant
150 Mysteries of Natural History
Watson, E. L. Grant
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1937 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold bird in corner of front boardl, gold lettering on spine. No frayinbg or wear, some fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Barbara Greg. 244 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping at spine ends, several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 24 strange episodes of nature -- the devices of certain animals for self-preservation, defense, or gratification -- the persistence of others in attempting what Nature has doomed them never to achieve -- the beneficial affinities of various insects or of plants and insects -- the fantastic parallels with human activity - the behavior or some creatures at birth or death, apparently fraught with significance far beyond our understanding -- such are Mr. Watson's themes. 025654

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The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs, Watson, Lyall
151 The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs
Watson, Lyall
Washington DC Smithsonian 2004 1588342166 / 9781588342164 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. 68 photographs and illustrations, most in full color. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023396

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152 The Odyssey of an Animal Collector
Webb, Cecil S.
New York/London/Toronto Longmans, Green & Co. 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne 
Clean rust-orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 368 pgs. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011212

Price: 14.00 USD
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Dog Days Other Times: Other Dogs, White, Stewart Edward
153 Dog Days Other Times: Other Dogs
White, Stewart Edward
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1930 Early printing Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Early printing in original dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with orange lettering and running dog design on cover, orange lettering on spine. A few tiny spots of white paint to upper edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with bright orange illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner first name printed at top edge of front free endpaper. 285 pages. Dust jacket is clean but tattered, with large edge chips and 1" piece missing at top of spine, some background fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stewart Edward White introduces us to a delightful gallery of dog personalites who have enriched his life. 025068

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154 Caw-Taw: The Story of a Rook
Wilson, Katharine M.
London Hutchinson & Co. Chestnut Library Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Len Fullerton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 86 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Len Fullerton. Clean dustjacket has very slight browning to spine, is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7" x 8-1/2". Children's. 014828

Price: 15.00 USD
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This Is Sylvia, Wilson, Sandy
155 This Is Sylvia
Wilson, Sandy
Dutton 1955 Stated First Edition Cloth Bds Very Good Good+ Jacket Illus & decs by the author 
VG in Chpped DJ. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Cats. 000157

Price: 10.00 USD
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156 This is Sylvia
Wilson, Sandy
New York E. P. Dutton 1955 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Sandy Wilson, Illustrator 
Clean green/brown cloth boards with red oval cat illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 125 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Dustjacket is not price clipped, bright, with a few faint brown spots, no chips, two closed tears to rear panel (1" and 2-1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 010757

Price: 15.00 USD
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Safari South America, Wood, Christina
157 Safari South America
Wood, Christina
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0-8008-6945-1 / 9780800869458 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Nancy Lou Gahan, Illustrator 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers. 224 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Lou Gahan. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author embarks on a wild life rescue mission in South America to help save several thousand wild animals trapped by the rising waters of a hydroelectric dam. 8vo. South America. 013114

Price: 15.00 USD
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Strange Dwellings - Being A Description of the Habitations of Animals, Wood, J. G.
158 Strange Dwellings - Being A Description of the Habitations of Animals
Wood, J. G.
London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1882 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
New Edition (1882) abridged from 'Homes Without Hands' with lovely illustrations by W. F. Keyl, J. B. Zwecker, and E. Smith. Dark green silk cloth boards with beautiful gold decoration (swallows soaring around a roof on cover with spider web border design, spider web decoration on spine). No fraying or fading, a few small scattered bubbles to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with gilt edges all around. Clean floral endpapers, with 1883 school award prize plate on front pastedown. No writing or marks. 411 pages with index. An amazing book on the homes of animals and insects and how they are constructed, with marvelous detailed illustrations. In protective removable mylar cover. 025324

Price: 60.00 USD
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Two Gentlemen and A Lady, Woollcott, Alexander
159 Two Gentlemen and A Lady
Woollcott, Alexander
New York Coward McCann 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Edwina, Illustrator 
Clean yellow boards with blue-green cloth spine, black lettering on cover and spine, illustration of dog on cover. Faint browning to board edges, light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated blue-green endpapers with small previous owner name neatly penned on diagonal near gutter; slight browning to endpapers in gutter area; slight browning to rear endpapers from enclosed newspaper clippings on dogs. 121 pgs. with charming illustrations throughout by Edwina. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some overall light dust soiling, some browning to spine, 1" deep chip at top spine edge, small chip at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A reformed dramatic critic writes delightfully of three dogs, a canary, a parrot, and one Persian cat. 8vo. Animals. 015148

Price: 100.00 USD
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