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1 Anthony, Edward & Morgan Dennis (Illust) & Louis Untermeyer (Intro. ) Every Dog Has His Say
New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages; Soundly bound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Boards lightly to moderately shelf rubbed along lower edge; several pages with finger soiling from prior ownership/reading. Dust jacket complete and bright though with some edge rubbing, several short closed tears and shelf soiling to rear panel; publisher's $3 issue price intact o unclipped front flap. Prior owner name and date penned to front endpage. Illustrated throughout with charming and striking drawings of vatious breeds by Dennis. VG-/VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Arnold, Nason H. and Griswold Tyng (Illust) Rusty's Travels; a Little Dog's Part in a Vacation
Boston Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; In publisher's dark brown cloth with decorative pictorial title designs to cover and spine in black. Binding art design "signed" with Tyng's monogram on the lower front corner of the board. Snug, clean copy; no marks. Cloth a little crimped at spine ends; a tiny nick to the cloth at crown. Expected mild toning to page stock. Solid and neat. VG+ 
Price: 24.95 USD
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3 Atkinson, Brooks Cleo for Short
New York Howell, Soskin and Co 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Fritz Kredel 
Dust jacket; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 31 pages; Snug clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Cream linen covered boards with title design in dark brown. Dust jacket sharp edged and clean with just mild handling evidence at edges. Usual mild binder's glue stains in endpage gutters, ubiquitous in books from circa 1936 - 1940's. VG++/VG++ 
Price: 23.50 USD
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4 Bartlett, Arthur C. (Frontis by Harold Cue) Skipper; the Guide Dog
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1933 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages; A wonderfully preserved copy. Bright, snug and very neat in original color pictorial dust jacket. Bound in publisher's ribbed green cloth with color pictorial panel mounted to the front board; bordering in black and title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Text clean, fresh and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly toned and slightly shelf soiled to the white background with small, shallow chips to the corner tips and spine ends. Dust jacket art and frontis by Harold Cue. Handsome copy. NF/VG 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Billy, Andre Chiens
Lausanne Editions Jean Marguerat 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 100 pages; Hardcover in original white linen covered boards. Profusely illstd w charming B&W dog photos from pgs 17-100. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise VG. Text in French. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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6 Bruette, Dr. William The Cocker Spaniel, Breeding, Breaking and Handling
New York Stackpole Sons 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC in original textured rust colored cloth. Soundly bound and decent with just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Gilt title lettering dulled but legible at spine; light soiling to cloth at spine. Prior owner name - Keating's Kennels" penned to front end page. Two small circular areas of glue residue to front and rear pastedowns. Solid decent copy. G+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Bullard, Marion; Hale, Bruce Co-Pilot Trott
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by Bruce Hale 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages; 1st edition is soundly bound in original light blue cloth with pictorial design and title-lettering in dark blue to front cover and spine. Cloth rubbed at tips and spine ends; cloth at spine moderately toned. Light spotting and mottling to the cloth boards. Gift inscription penned to front endpaper. Illustrated from drawings by Bruce Hale. Uncommon. G+ 
Price: 39.00 USD
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8 Dyer, Walter A Many Dogs There Be
New York The Century Co. 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages; HC in dark brown cloth with title lettering in gilt and dog silhouette in black and gilt to cover and spine; gilt lettering at spine rubbed and somewhat dulled. Soundly bound and clean. Light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges; corners lightly rubbed and spine ends crimped. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage. Sound unmarked copy. G++ to VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Dyer, Walter A The Mentor: Our Friend the Dog
NY Mentor Association 1918 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Sepia Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 22 pages; 1916 The Mentor. Volume 6, Number 16. Original periodical retaining original card stock covers, entirely bound in heavy green cloth by the prior owner. Contents clean and neat; slightly trimmed at edges for rebinding. Gilt titling to spine; cover board not titled. Though slightly trimmed, margins are still decent. Latter portion of plates have a very narrow margin at the bottom edge. About 25 pages total with numerous small sepia toned photos of breed examples - along with five single page plates. Contents VG+ in an as new recasing. Uncommon 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Foote, John Taintor Pocono Shot
New York D. Appleton and Company 1924 Second Printing Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 143 pages; HC in original green cloth with title lettering and dog motif in gilt to cover; lettering at spine dulled and indistinct. Snugly bound with cean unmarked contents. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges; spine ends and corners lightly rubbed and light bump to upper spine edge. Superficial foxing to endpages and pastedowns. Solid unmarked copy. G+ 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11 Gesele, Lynn (Ed. ) English Setter Association of America 1992; It's Fun!
S. N. English Setter Association of America 1992 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations & Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 368 pages; Oversize hardcover in glossy pictorial boards. Snug, solid and neat. Spine ends lightly crimped. Corners ligthyl bumped. Prior owner's small pictorial name and address stamp to the front endpage; no other marks. Illustrated profusely with B/W photos. VG+... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 16.95 USD
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12 Gipson, Fred & Carl Burger (Illust. ) Old Yeller
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Burgur 
Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; Original edition, believed 1st printing. Snugly bound in original black quarter cloth with tweed patterned pale green paper covered boards. Titles brightly in gilt to spine. Light yellow colored pictorial dust jacket retains the 1st issue publisher price of $2.75 to the unclipped top corner of the front flap. Publisher codes 7042A and 7043B to front flap and rear flaps respectively; 4769 to rear panel. Mild and usual toning in the gutters of the endpages from period binder's glue; text bright and clean with Burgur's handsome illustrations . No marks. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with shallow nicks and superficial loss at spine ends' spine panel with a whisper of sunning. Light shelf soiling to jacket surfaces. Though no statement of 1st edition is present on the copyright page, the jacket points to a 1st printing; we have yet. in some 20 years, to see a copy with a statement of 1st edition. 1956 Newberry Honor Book and the basis for one of the most loved Dog movies of all time. VG/VG 
Price: 200.00 USD
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13 Harris, Leonore & Dorothy Allen Deets (Illust. ) Big Lonely Dog [Nursery Books #4]
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1943 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Color drawings, full page; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 1st edition. Snugly bound and very neat in original light blue, pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by color drawings by Dorothy Allen Deets. Front pictorial endsheet with a mild stress crease across the lower front corner. Text, clean, fresh and bright with no marks. Dust jacket has several small chips, nicks and short closed tears at edges. Front flap is price clipped from the top front corner and appears to have had the front most inch neatly trimmed either as a printer defect or as the sresult of an unexplainable action by the original owner. The flap is trimmed close up against the text of the text describing the narrative of the book. Still a very handsome and neat copy, uncommon in dust jacketed 1st edition examples. Lovingly illustrated Great Dane book for young ones. VG++/VG- 
Price: 110.00 USD
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14 Herbert, Henry William Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States and British Provinces of North America, in Two Volumes . ..new Edition, Containing Numerous Corrections and Additions with Illustrations from Nature, and a Brief Memoir of the Author.
New York W. A. Townsend 1860 Revised Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Woodcuts; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 2 volumes, complete. Xlvi + 366 p. ; vi +383 p. In original heavy red cloth with decorative borders and rules to boards in blind; pictorial title designs to spines and vignettes to boards in gilt. Both columes with rubbing and light to moderate fray to cloth at spine ends. Lighter rub to cloth over spine edges and at corners. Volume II has a 3 inch closed tear in the cloth over the front spine edge and light abrasions/brusing to the front corners of the cover board; front endpage joint same volume is partially split and tenuous. Text blocks sound with a signature or two in both volumes starting a little at the front edge. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis from woodcuts and 8 internal plates each volume. Prior owner names and dates in neat manuscrip to the endpages of both volumes. Generally sound and decent example. G+ ... Oversize book/set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 79.50 USD
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15 Holly, Christine and Harry Hull (Illust) Dogs! Dogs! Dogs!
Akron, OH Saalfield Publishing 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Square format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Charming juvenile dog book with lovely color illustrations by Harry Hull. Constructed as an illustrated verse riddle book. Each recto page has a flap-fold; the unopened surface contains the verse describing charachter points of a breed. Opened the flap reveals the color illustration of the breed described. In original color pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is rubbed at edges with a few small chips and several closed edge tears. Light shelf rub to board edges and spine ends. Each page has a folding flap; in a few instances there is stress and partial cracking along the fold. We have mended one such fold with minimal application of archival japanese tisue paper. Several other of the fold should also be so mended; we will do so if instructed by purchaser. Manuscript in a child's hand inside the front cover describes the chicken pox related event which occasioned the book's being given as a get-well gift. Uncommon title, especially so in condition and retaining the dust jacket. VG/VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Jackson, Gabrielle E. Little Comrade, the Story of a Cat And Other Animal Stories
New York J. F. Taylor & Company 1903 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 192 pages; HC in publisher's original decorative green cloth. Decorative flourishes and title design stamped in yellow and a lighter green. Sound but worn with rubbing and stress to cloth at edges and corners. Joints a little tender; rear endpage has a partial split. Prior owner name penned less than neatly to the front endpage. Occasional finger soiling and a few scattered splotches in the text. G+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Judy, Will Don't Call a Man a Dog
Chicago Judy Publishing Company 1949 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; Inscribed and signed by Judy on the front flyleaf. Soundly bound and clean copy in original pebbled red cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Dust jacket is complete but has a swath of damp evidence along the front edges of the cover panels and flaps. No evidence of damp to boards or contents. Cream colored jacket lightly toned and slightly shelf soiled. Illustrated throughout from b&w drawings by various hands. Unfortunate damp staining to jacket at front edges but otherwise solid and neat. VG+/Fair+; Signed by Author 
Price: 27.50 USD
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18 Lamond, Henry George Towser, Sheep Dog
New York E. P. Dutton and Company 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A solid, snug copy; no marks. Light blue cloth boards a little faded at edges and spine. Brightly illustrated dust jacket has a apir of stress creases to the top and bottom edges of the front panel and is just very slightly sunned at spine. Light shelf soiling to the whites of the rear panel. Mild shelf rub to flap fold edges and spine ends. Text bright, clean and unmarked. Uncommon in dust jacket. VG/VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Lane, Charles Henry All about Dogs; A Book for Doggy People
London & New York John Lane 1900 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ Illustrated by R. H. Moore 
Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 399 pages; HC in pictorial tan cloth; top edge gilt. 1st edition. Illustrated with 87 drawings by R. H. Moore showing the "celebrated champions of our time." Front edge untrimmed; some pages opened roughly at front edge. Tan cloth moderately shelf soiled but pictorial design to front board and title design at spine remain bold. Light stress to cloth at spine ends and corner but not frayed or rubbed through. Light to moderate foxing to prelim pages. A light, unifrom halo toning to the pages. Profusely illustrated from drawings of contemporary turn-of-the-century show champions. G+. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 Lang, Don and Kurt Wiese (Illust. ) Tramp The Sheep Dog
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1943 reprint Hardcover Very Good- 
Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Square format HC in original color pictorial paper covered boards. Light shelf/handling rub to boards at edges and a mild stress chip across the spine edge. Soundly bound and clean with no marks. Expected light toning to page stock. Two pages observed with a mild closed tear at edge. VG- 
Price: 9.00 USD
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