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1 Acton, C.R. The Dog Owner's Handbook
London Herbert Jenkins 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good + Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Bit of soil at foot of spine, text fine. Dj has chip at upper cover corner 1" x 3/4" and tiny bit of loss at head of spine but all text legible on dj. Rare first edition in jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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An Artist's Models 1st Ed in DJ, Aldin, Cecil
2 Aldin, Cecil An Artist's Models 1st Ed in DJ
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Aldin, Cecil 
Nice copy in blue cloth boards with gilt titles with rubbed tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped, unpriced dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction with loss at head of spine, upper edges of boards and head of frt panel. Rare in any DJ, this one does display well nonetheless. Lovely spaniel bookplate of former owner Jessica D. Harrison on frt pastedn. First Edition. 80 heavy stock leaves with full color plates and tissue-guarded frontis of "Cracker as a Silly Ass", Cecil's own bull terrier. Divided into two classes: Professionals and Amateurs, Cecil has provided us with a lovely range of canine personalities. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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3 American Kennel Club The Bearded Collie AKC Breed Standard Series VHS TAPE
NY The American Kennel Club 1989 VHS Tape Near Fine No Jacket Book VHS 
Excellent VHS tape complete with leaflet laid in w/printed Official Standard for the Bearded Collie published by the AKC. Running time 22 minutes. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Bouvier Des Flandres AKC Breed Standard Series VHS TAPE, American Kennel Club
4 American Kennel Club The Bouvier Des Flandres AKC Breed Standard Series VHS TAPE
NY The American Kennel Club 1987 VHS Tape Very Good No Jacket Book VHS 
Excellent VHS tape complete with leaflet laid in w/printed Official Standard for the Bouvier Des Flandres published by the AKC. Running time 19 minutes. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Kennel Secrets. How To Breed, Exhibit and Manage Dogs, Ashmont
5 Ashmont Kennel Secrets. How To Breed, Exhibit and Manage Dogs
MA Little, Brown & Co. 1922 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Red cloth boards with black spine title. Corners bumped and rubbed, micro splits in cloth on spine ends (not an eyesore). Few light soil spots and general handling soil on boards, One dark spot and 2" tear in cloth at foot of rear board, displays well on the shelf. Heavy book. Rear hinge paper cracked but page block is tight and bright. Replacement paper spine label laid in. 348 pp well illustrated with 63 b/w line drawings and photographs. This comprehensive volume includes: Part 1. - Management. 1. The Natural Diet. 2. Varieties of Animal Foods. 3. Vegetable Foods. 4. Dietary For Puppies. 5. General Dietary. 6. Kennelling. 7. Exercise. 8. The Drinking Water. 9. Washing and Grooming. 10. Troublesome Insects. Part II - Exhibiting. 1. Preparatory Work. 2. The Feeding. 3. Conditioning The Coat. 4. To And From The Show. 5. On The Bench. Part III - Breeding. 1. Selection of Sire. 2. In Season. 3. Before Whelping. 4. Treatment of the Mother. 5. Care Of The New-Born. 6. Earliest Puppyhood. 7. Training. 8. Intestinal Parasites. 9. Potent Worm-Destroyers. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Lost Stolen or Strayed Adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier, Ashmore, Marion; Foreword By Patrick Chalmers; Illust By Cecil Aldin
6 Ashmore, Marion; Foreword By Patrick Chalmers; Illust By Cecil Aldin Lost Stolen or Strayed Adventures of an Aberdeen Terrier
London Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd. 1934 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Aldin, Cecil 
Tight bright copy in green cloth boards, cloth slightly rippled on fore edge of frt board and backstrip. Fep removed, 94pp crisp with foxing on preliminaries with light soil on edges of page block. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that shows loss at tips and soil on white background panel but displays well. Story of a Scottish (Aberdeen) terrier illust by Cecil Aldin. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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7 Atkinson, Eleanor Greyfriars Bobby
Scotland Geddes & Grosset 1999 1855349264 / 9781855349261 Possible First Soft Cover As New No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The story of a Skye terrier and his devotion to his master. After his master died, Bobby took up residence in the cemetery in Greyfriars Kirkyard, for fourteen years by his grave, and when he died he was awarded a statue to honor his loyality. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Atter, Sheila Jack Russell Terriers Today
NY Howell Book House, Inc 1995 0876051948 / 9780876051948 Reprint Hardcover Boards Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Atter, Sheila 
This book is as new save for negligible color loss at the foot of spine. The unclipped dust jacket shows no price and is also beautiful save for micro dent (not a hole) in front hinge area. 192 pages. In this book of the breed, the author traces the Russell's two-hundred-year history, from the Fox terrier bred by Parson Russell to develop the modern Jack Russell. Also features a special study of the working Jack Russell including training techniques; mini-agility techniques; the breed Standard; the Russell in the show ring; much more. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Cattle Dog. 1st ED/HB/DJ, Atwater, Montgomery M.
9 Atwater, Montgomery M. Cattle Dog. 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Random House 1954 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Red cloth hardcover reading copy. Exlib with fragile hinges showing old yellowed tape, all pgs holding fine. Cloth split at foot of frt gutter for 2.5 in. Bit of paper adhered to backstrip rear edge. Tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped, tape marks on shelf worn boards. Pocket pulled but all pp present. DJ flaps trimmed near text on frt flap, rear flap clipped half way vertically taking half of the blurb for an unrelated Walter Farley book discussed there. Old yellowed tape at head of dj but title still legible. See images, displays ok on the shelf, especially from the front despite removed black library tape at edges of panel edges and corresponding filled in colored pencil to cover the paper pulls left when tape was removed. As bad as it sounds, the dj displays well from the front and is exceedingly rare in any condition. A story of the West, of a lone boy and his faithful dog guarding a thousand head of cattle on the range. The dog's breed resembles an Airedale on the front dj art. The dog was the noisiest of the litter, and 16-year-old Don was allowed to take his pick of the litter, he chose Rusty, the one that wouldn't stop barking. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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10 Austin, Norman $ Jean S. The Complete American Cocker Spaniel
NY Howell Book House, Inc 1993 0876051298 / 9780876051290 First Edition Pictorial Boards Very Good + No Jacket Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
VG+ First Edition exlib with rep removed, Tips bumped w/negligible color loss, no major rubbing. 222 pgs. The American Cocker Spaniel: A companion dog par excellence, a peerless show dog and a "get-the-job-done" hunting companion. This is the Cocker's fascinating saga and the reasons for its perenial success. Featured are a study of the breed standard, tips on care and management, a pedigree study, grooming and a sweeping view of the American Cocker Spaniel as a universal favorite. All from two of the breed's most respected authorities. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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11 Bare, Colleen Stanley Sammy Dog Detective. NF 1st ED PB
NY Cobblehill Books 1997 0525652531 / 9780525652533 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
As new save for 1/2" closed tear at foot of front gutter on dj which is now in new mylar and displays beautifully with color photo head shot of Sammy, the German Shepherd K-9 dog that is also a family pet. 30 pgs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Just Dogs. Pencil and Pen Sketches By K.F. Barker. A Book of Delight for Every Dog-Owner. NF HB/DJ, Barker, K. F.
12 Barker, K. F. Just Dogs. Pencil and Pen Sketches By K.F. Barker. A Book of Delight for Every Dog-Owner. NF HB/DJ
CA Caldwell Snyder Publishing 1995 1884495044 / 9781884495045 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Coffee Table Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Gift quality tenth printing. Not exlib. An oversized book nearly 12 in tall that will require add'l postage for priority post or international destinations. A lovely copy in bright and clean light orange cloth with white title on frt bd and backstrip. Professionally reproduced price-clipped dj shows loss at very tips and large chips at spine ends but title remains quite legible, displays well in new mylar. Book has a discreet vintage bookstore stamp on foot of fep, no ownership marks, tears or soil. 151 pp. A sketchbook of dogs that this gifted woman artist has met. Includes most every breed you can imagine and includes full page plates or smaller vignettes that really seem to capture the presence and spirit of the dogs featured. A perfect gift for any animal lover. We gift wrap every book at no charge and place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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I, Bear, Barr, Helen; Kanji-Bear
13 Barr, Helen; Kanji-Bear I, Bear
NZ Plum Press 1996 0473041103 / 9780473041106 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Lovely copy in glossy yellow boards with green cloth spine. Flawless inside. 123pp. Mr. Bear was a very special dog. He greatly enriched the lives of all those he touched, including this veterinarian. Because he was so special to Helen, her family and friends, he will be greatly missed but never forgotten by any of us. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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14 Beamish, de Vic Miss Perfection The Story of an Airedale Terrier
London Hutchinson & Co. Ltd 1932 Third Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Yellow cloth boards with black lettering and Airedale head in lower corner. Text tight and bright, boards bumped and soiled. Spine spotted, foot of page block and rear board has some candy stains but still displays well. Measures 8 1/2" tall at spine, 176 pp. This fabulously readable story, written in first person by Miss Perfection, the Airedale terrier, in her educated, upper crust fashion will delight dog lovers everywhere. The photography in this story cannot be beat! 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Whippet, Bengtson, Bo
15 Bengtson, Bo The Whippet
CA MIP Publishing 1994 0961720468 / 9780961720469 Second Revised Edition Gilt Lettering on Boards Near Fine Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photogaphs 
Taupe hardcover with gold gilt lettering has light scuffing with some color loss from edge of spine along lower edge for 3 1/2" and lower from tip has been bumped with boards showing. Unclipped dj has 1" tear near head of spine which does not affect title and some crinkling with color loss along upper edge. 217 pages are crisp & bright with no tears or writing. A thorough chronology of the breed's history, advice on puppy buying, tips on showing and judging, an authoritative explanation of the breed standard, a detailed overview of the status of the whippet worldwide and much more. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Barkie The Dog. Fine 1964 1st ED/HB/DJ, Benton, Patricia
16 Benton, Patricia Barkie The Dog. Fine 1964 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Frederick Fell Inc. 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good + 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Simon, Christopher 
Gift & collectible quality turquoise background paper covered boards with b/w illustration of a cocker spaniel in a gold oval 'frame'. Endpps have dog footprints across them, 22 pg text flawless save for a light wrinkle that occurred at the printing house, no text obscured. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows some age toning and soil on rear white background panel. No chips, loss, names or tears anywhere. Written in first doggie person about a black and white spaniel and the little girl he 'owns'. Barkie is a cocky Cocker Spaniel who has won many championships. Our bbooks are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Bonnie Bergin's Guide to Bringing Out the Best in Your Dog HB/DJ/1st Ed, Bergin, Bonnie; with Robert Aquinas McNally
17 Bergin, Bonnie; with Robert Aquinas McNally Bonnie Bergin's Guide to Bringing Out the Best in Your Dog HB/DJ/1st Ed
MA Little Brown & Co 1995 0316092843 / 9780316092845 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Brilliant, crisp, unread copy in like dj in new mylar. 268pp. 1st Ed 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Your Welsh Corgi. Cardigan - Pembroke, Berndt, Robert J.
18 Berndt, Robert J. Your Welsh Corgi. Cardigan - Pembroke
VA Denlinger's 1978 0877140529 / 9780877140528 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Lovely glossy illust hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. First edition. 128pp. No narmes, tears or soil. VG reference for the corgi owner. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Best, Soleil and Steve Sparkle and Me and The Case of the Missing Flip-Flops
Bahamas Poochi Productions, Ltd. 2001 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Colorful pictorial paperback has negligible wear. 22 tight pages with crisp text & no tears. A wonderful mystery in which Soleil and Sparkle, two curious Jack Russells, try to solve the disappearance of the Italian flip-flop. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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What Dog Is That?, Blythe, Walter Edward; Kane, Joseph Nathan
20 Blythe, Walter Edward; Kane, Joseph Nathan What Dog Is That?
NY Greenberg 1944 Possible First Hard Cover Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Red hardcover with color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 60pp text illust in b/w. No names, tears or soil. Hinges fine. A book of AKC standards to assist the amateur in identifying several dog breeds. We gift wrap every book at no charge and place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Book images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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