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The Pastor's Dog, Heavey, Jean
21 The Pastor's Dog
Heavey, Jean
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. No other marks. Pages and edges are clean. 155 pgs. with illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny edge chips, 1" piece missing at spine base, small chip at center spine fold edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A warm and friendly story about a boy, a dog and a pastor, for dog lovers of any age. 8vo. Dogs. 016353

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22 Know Your Dog
Hickey, John Hosford and Priscilla Beach
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1947 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with stamped red lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faded spine, two very small spots (pea size) on back panel, 1/4" loss at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A history of the breeds, authoritative information on selecting, training and caring for your dog. 8vo. Dogs. 011637

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The Dog Who Looked Around - The World Through a Dog's Eyes, Hyams, Leonard
23 The Dog Who Looked Around - The World Through a Dog's Eyes
Hyams, Leonard
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs-Merrill Company 1939 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition in beautiful condition. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped cream lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief neatly penned inscription on front free endpaper dated 1939. No other marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Unpaginated. A wonderful book for children of all ages - a story of the world as seen through the eyes of a wire-haired terrier. Scarce. 025072

Price: 40.00 USD
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Kennel Building & Plans, Judy, Will
24 Kennel Building & Plans
Judy, Will
Chicago Judy Publishing Company 1968 Seventh (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean bright orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 112 pgs. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with a few very tiny edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 32 chapters covering all phases from location, drainage, and zoning laws to fencing, heating, storage, ventilation and exercise. 6" x 9". Dogs. 017074

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A Friend in the Dark - The Story of a "Seeing Eye" Dog, Knight, Ruth Adams
25 A Friend in the Dark - The Story of a "Seeing Eye" Dog
Knight, Ruth Adams
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1937 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Morgan Dennis, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, clean unchipped paste-on title label on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Morgan Dennis. 65 pages + 8 glossy black & white photo illustrated pages at rear of book showing seeing-eye dog at work. Dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, very small chips at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021630

Price: 30.00 USD
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Brave Companions, Knight, Ruth Adams
26 Brave Companions
Knight, Ruth Adams
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1945 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver line decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (a brown shadow from offset of rear dj flap on rear endpaper); no names, writing or bookplates. Color frontispiece by Lynd Ward. 215 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at top spine corners, a little wear to dustjacket paper at two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about two great dogs and a boy who loved and worked with them both. Valor, a magnificent shepherd K-9 dog that was his comrade-in-arms, had saved Lt. Thomas Tolbert's life with her own in the Pacific. And it was Valor's puppy, Joey, that comforted Tom during the long days in the hospital afterward. Back home in the States, Tom learned that he was blinded for life. His adjustment was a bitter one until he found Joey again in the training quarters for Seeing Eye dogs. 021616

Price: 150.00 USD
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Soldiers Sailors and Dogs, Kyne, Peter B.
27 Soldiers Sailors and Dogs
Kyne, Peter B.
New York H. C. Kinsey & Co. 1936 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in bright unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 274 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), tiny bit of wear to corners, a few very short closed edge tears. Small number written on spine, no other marks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Semtimental remincense of the author's days in the Field Artillery, with some humorous fun as he pokes fun at a hard-boiled top sergeant of the regular army confronted with a drafted conscientious objector. He writes of dogs, bird dogs and Airdales which are almost human in their faithful devotion. 021184

Price: 75.00 USD
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Love is a 4 Legged Word, Leeds, Robert X.
28 Love is a 4 Legged Word
Leeds, Robert X.
Nevada Epic Publishing Co. 2001 0-9674025-2-2 / 9780967402529 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 286 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Robert Leed's quest to make pet boarding a more pleasant experience for pets by starting The American Pet Motel. 8vo. Dogs. 016595

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Mystery of Dog Flip, Lenotre, Therese
29 The Mystery of Dog Flip
Lenotre, Therese
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1939 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Fritz Eichenberg, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing of this very scarce book in its original unclipped dust jacket. Clean rose cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers (small white polka dots on blue background) free from any names, writing or marks -- some browning to endpapers. Illustrated with adorable drawings by Fritz Eichenberg. Translated from the French by Simone Chamoud. 190 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has small edge and corner chips, short closed edge tears with some edge creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pedigreed show dog is lost at the great international Dog Show in Paris. His trusted guardians -- Toppy, an adventurous French schoolboy and Monsieur Popotte, an absent-minded stamp collector -- set out in pursuit. The breathless chase takes them from Paris to Vienna, on to Budapest and then Bombay. There the exceedingly funny adventures become the more exciting ones of detecting the stolen dog. Their troubles have only begun and it takes all their ingenuity to get Flip safely back to Paris by way of Hongkong and the Sahara. 024859

Price: 100.00 USD
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30 White Fang
London, Jack
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1933 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with dog illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small inscription on front free endpaper (classic bookplate will be provided in case you wish to cover). 276 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 007097

Price: 10.00 USD
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For the LIfe of Your Dog, Louganis, Greg and Betsy Sikora Siino
31 For the LIfe of Your Dog
Louganis, Greg and Betsy Sikora Siino
New York Pocket Books 1999 0-671-02450-7 / 9780671024505 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Clean, crisp as new book with clean, unchipped, unclipped dustjacket. A very thorough and well-written book on caring for your dog--clear, sensible instructions on training, feeding, exercising, breeding and more.Dogs. 002440

Price: 10.00 USD
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Ranger: A Dog of the Forest Service, Meek, S. P.
32 Ranger: A Dog of the Forest Service
Meek, S. P.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 STATED FIRST EDITION Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with illustration of dog on cover (red line drawing). Red lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very tiny corner chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lovely, collectible quality book--a story about a Labrador Retriever and his work in the U.S. Forest Service. 8vo. Dogs. 013875

Price: 125.00 USD
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Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine, Miscellaneous
33 Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine
Miscellaneous
Pittstown, NJ Main Street Press 1986 1-55562-002-7 / 9781555620028 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean and bright full-color stiff wraps--a parody of "Vogue" with dogs as models. No chipping or creasing. Unread condition. 96 pgs. with full color and black & white layouts. 8-1/2 x 11". Humor. 007291

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Cocker Spaniel: Companion, Shooting Dog and Show Dog, Moffit, Ella B.
34 The Cocker Spaniel: Companion, Shooting Dog and Show Dog
Moffit, Ella B.
New York Orange Judd Company 1947 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with light soiling, very light edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An enlarged edition, generously illustrated with photos of champion spaniels, and the addition of a supplemental list of Cocker Spaniel bench show and field trial champions with number, sire, dam, year of birth, owner and breeder, bringing the list of champions to January 1946. Every phase of the Cocker Spaniel as a shooting dog in addition to his value as a companion is fully treated, with valuable information on training, standard for type, and standard for field trial. 8vo. Dogs. 017310

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Goldfish Under the Ice, Morley, Christopher
35 The Goldfish Under the Ice
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Stated First edition Hardcover Good+ No Dustjacket Kurt Weise, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with small illustration of dog on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Sunning to spine and edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers, with faint previous owner name on front free endpaper. 69 pgs. with illustrations by Kurt Weise. No dustjacket, but enclosed in removable protective mylar. A charming story about a dog named Frisky. 018156

Price: 15.00 USD
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Journey of Tapiola, Nathan, Robert
36 Journey of Tapiola
Nathan, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1938 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Georg Salter, Illustrator 
Gray cloth boards with illustrated cover. Slight sunning to spine, very slight wear to top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean decorated endpapers. 121 pgs. Front section of dustjacket only enclosed. 8vo. Fiction. 011279

Price: 12.00 USD
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37 Spike of Swift River
O'Brien, Jack
Philadelphia/Toronto The John C. Winston Co. 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket Kurt Weise, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean, beautifully illustrated endpapers. Small piece of clear tape on front fixed endpaper (we left it rather than to lift it off and risk damage). Color frontis illustration and drawings by Kurt Weise. 274 pgs. 8vo. Dogs. 011312

Price: 15.00 USD
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38 Bob Son of Battle
Ollivant, Alfred
New York Grosset & Dunlap Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with illustration of running dog on cover, dark brown lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight bump to one corner, otherwise almost no wear to this book. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names or bookplates inside. Pages and edges are bright. 306 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket with beautiful collie on front, light wear and small closed tears at top & bottom of spine, light wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful book. Illustrated. 8vo. Dogs. 004810

Price: 14.00 USD
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39 Bob Son of Battle
Ollivant, Alfred
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name and date 1947 on front fixed endpaper. 306 pgs. Illustrated chapter headings. Clean dustjacket has some closed edge tears, tiny chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Dogs. 009181

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Popular Collie, Osborne, Margaret
40 The Popular Collie
Osborne, Margaret
Arco Publishing 1962 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs throughout the book. Introduction by Percy Roberts. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has surface wear at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, slight wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A library in miniature about Collies written by one of the foremost experts on the breed who also has a nice style of writing and a strong sense of humor. Entertaining as well as instructive. 025189

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