Baldy of Nome

By: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Price: $12.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Slightly cocked exlib hardcover reading copy with borrowing slip pulled but pocket and all pages present. Color loss, tape rems and shelf wear on periphery of light green cloth covered boards that have a brown spine title and brown line drawing of a Husky dog on cover. Hinge papers are good, spine cracked at last page with 1" separated from spine at foot of last page. Unclipped dj has no chips or tears, but does have 2 call tags on spine, displays well in new mylar. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. This story of a real Alaska dog, and of how he met his test and made good will delight all who know and love these stout-hearted sled dogs of the Arctic. As a puppy Baldy did not look like much of a dog, but Allen recognized the strength and intelligence that would develop with proper training, food and care. Baldy justified these hopes, and as leader of a famous racing sled team, today he is known and loved throughout the length and breadth of Alaska.

Title: Baldy of Nome

Author Name: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Illustrator: Hood, Egon

Categories: DOGS,

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc.: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 45800

Keywords: Husky, Iditarod, Dog Racing, Alaska Life, Competition, True Dog Story,