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Journey of Tapiola, Nathan, Robert
41 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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42 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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43 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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44 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
45 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Famous Dog Stories, Page Cooper (Editor)
46 Famous Dog Stories
Page Cooper (Editor)
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Diana Thorne, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean deep red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Diana Thorne. 336 pages. Scarce dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small shallow edge chip at base of rear panel, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The heros of these 25 tales and sketches include not only dogs of questionable heritage. The aristocracy is also represented by the Russian wolfhound, spaniel, white West Highland terrier, sheep dog, bull terrier, Alaskan Malamute, and many others. Nice, collectible first edition. 026226

Price: 85.00 USD
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47 The Thinking Dog's Man - With a letter from John Steinbeck explaining why he could not write an introduction for this book
Patrick, Ted
New York Random House 1964 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Roy McKie, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean blue-green boards with blind stamped illustration of a dog with his paws on a man's shoulders, clean unfaded maroon cloth spine. No bumping or wear. A hint of fading to boards. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow top-stained page edges. Endpapers have very slight foxing; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Roy McKie. 150 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, small pea-sized dhip at upper spine corner, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about the mystique of the relationship between man and his dog. 018576

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Thinking Dog's Man: The Mystique Ofthe relationship Between man and his Dog, Patrick, Ted (with a Letter from John Steinbeck Explaining Why he could Not Write an Introduction for This book)
48 The Thinking Dog's Man: The Mystique Ofthe relationship Between man and his Dog
Patrick, Ted (with a Letter from John Steinbeck Explaining Why he could Not Write an Introduction for This book)
New York Random House 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Roy McKie, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green boards with blind-stamped illustration on cover (dog with his paws on a man's shoulders), clean burgundy cloth spine with bright gold lettering. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Stated First Edition. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 150 pgs. illustrated with delightful line-drawings by Roy McKie. Introductory letter by John Steinbeck. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped (just a tiny edge of price mark showing), two small edge chips and small closed edge tear. Photo of author and his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Dogs. 013324

Price: 25.00 USD
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Rescue Ink, Rescue Ink
49 Rescue Ink
Rescue Ink
New York Viking 2009 0670021164 / 9780670021161 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by all of the RESCUE INK team on the front free endpaper. In clean unchipped, unworn dust jacket. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with full color photographs. 244 pages. Dust jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story about a unique group of ten guys ("Rescue Ink") whose sole mission is to rescue helpless, abandoned, and abused animals. Using their combined 1700 pounds of muscle, Joe, Johnny O, Batso, Big Ant, G, Angel, Eric, Des, Bruce and Robert take an "in your face" approach to confronting animal abusers. 023768

Price: 35.00 USD
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50 Wild Dog: The Story of Jerry and His Canadian Husky
Rietveld, Jane
New York/Chicago/Toronto Wilcox & Follett Co. 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white illustration on cover, white lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge wear, chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written for boys and girls ages 9 t 14, the story of a boy and his Canadian Husky. 8 Vo. Dogs. 013397

Price: 15.00 USD
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51 Write About Dogs
Ryan, Keith
Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada Keith Ryan Publishing 1999 0968392210 / 9780968392218 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author on half-title page. Clean gray boards with clean black spine, unchipped silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; binding is tight (very slight hint of lean), no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 288 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about a beautiful dog and a beautiful woman, with ideas about marriage, animals, and inner peace. 018837

Price: 20.00 USD
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Dog Training By Amateurs: A Handbook of Instruction for All Sportsmen, Sharpe, R.
52 Dog Training By Amateurs: A Handbook of Instruction for All Sportsmen
Sharpe, R.
London Country Life Ltd. 1955 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of sunning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 115 pgs. 8vo. Hunting. 012773

Price: 15.00 USD
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Short Leash, Shurtleff, Bertrand
53 Short Leash
Shurtleff, Bertrand
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Early Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ("Best Wishes - Bert Shurtleff) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 270 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, two tiny closed edge tears at top of rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful author-signed copy in excellent original dustjacket. 8vo. Dogs. 013554

Price: 50.00 USD
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54 Puzzled Souls
Slosson, Annie Trumbull
Philadelphia The Sunday School Times Co. 1915 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gilt lettering on cover, black cloth spine with gold lettering. Very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Frontis photo of beautiful dog "Kado" with tissue guard. 130 pgs. 12mo. Dogs. 005089

Price: 10.00 USD
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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, Susan Orlean
55 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lollypop - The True Story of A Little Dog, Sutton, Margaret and Pelagie Doane
56 Lollypop - The True Story of A Little Dog
Sutton, Margaret and Pelagie Doane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket Pelagie Doane, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean illustrated boards with blue cloth spine. Very slight hint of surface wear to bottom edges. Binding is tight, pages are clean (slight age-toning). Illustrated by Pelagie Doane. Previous owner inscription dated 1940 neatly penned on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very light soiling, edge wear and a few very small edge chips, closed edge tears, small spot of rubbing at left edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025177

Price: 35.00 USD
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57 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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Buff: A Collie, Terhune, Albert Payson
58 Buff: A Collie
Terhune, Albert Payson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean reddish brown cloth boards with two running collies on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has small chips at spine corners, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Dogs. 010735

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dog of the High Sierras, Terhune, Albert Payson
59 Dog of the High Sierras
Terhune, Albert Payson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Green tweed boards with illustration of two running collies on front board, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper). 210 pages. Clean illustrated jacket has small v-shaped chip at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026053

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Friend the Dog, Terhune, Albert Payson
60 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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