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Image for Woofus The Woolly Dog  A Fuzzy Wuzzy Book

Woofus The Woolly Dog A Fuzzy Wuzzy Book

By: Curry, Jane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WI, Whitman Publishing Co,: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44336

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely illust glossy salmon and aqua background hardcover with a a fuzzy illustration of what looks like an unclipped standard poodle on the cover. Title page also has a fuzzy head shot and pages throughout likewise. Internally tight and bright with no names or tears. NOT exlib. Gift quality book in a professionally reproduced dust wrapper with light handling soil 1.5 in closed tear at head of front flap fold and a crescent shaped chip on head of rear panel. Being a copy, the dj is not fuzzy but appears to be, it reproduced beautifully and is now in new mylar to protect dj and book. 28 pp. Som... View more info

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Swift Lightning

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: R46513

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, first two dates on verso title page are 1919 and 1926 by Cosmopolitan Book Corp. Tidy gift dedication on fep is dated Dec 25th, 1929. Also present is a b/w equine bookplate on frt pastedown, and a Christmas greeting and paper gift tag pasted on fep: To Papa from Fannie B. Ruled red cloth with bold black title on frt board and back strip. Spine ends and upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp, but both show a tiny 1/16 - 1/4" rub through the cloth on lower point of boards. Black solid line rules the outside of frt board. Board tips are bu... View more info

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Kazan The Wolf Dog

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Seller Id: R46514

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, first two dates on verso title page are 1914 (copyrights obtained by The Bobbs-Merrill Co.,) and renewed by Ethel M. Curwood in 41. No names, tears or soil inside. Head of 244 pp text is dyed burgundy. Brown 'tweedy' paper covered boards with small split in paper at spine head. Story title and decorative edging on backstrip title. Famous Dog Stories and G, D, with a thistle flower separating these two initials are all that is decorating the front tweedy paper covered boards. Spine ends and upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp. Unclipped (... View more info

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Ugly A Hospital Dog Told By Himself And Recitations and Readings

By: Dabbs, George II. R., M.D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Charles William Deacon & Co.: 1902

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 34900

Condition: Good


Nice solid copy in soiled cream linen cloth boards. 200 pp text crisp and unmarked. Part 1 has the reminiscences of a very talented bulldog with privileged access to wards and beds in a pre-E-coli. age. Part 2 is an assembly of short essays by a gifted and prolific writer on diverse subjects. View more info

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Baldy of Nome

By: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Price: $12.00

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

Seller Id: 45800

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... View more info

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The Complete Irish Setter

By: Denlinger, Milo G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, Denlinger: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22544

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in burgundy cloth boards with gilt titles and setter head portrait in gilt on frt board. Corner clipped fep, else tight and bright. 128 pp without names, tears or soil. Illustrated endpps. Standards, breed history, conformation, cartoons, etc. View more info

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Berliner Schnauzen (Berliner Snouts)

By: Dewhirst, Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Germany, Pig Pen Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42810

ISBN: 3000020144

Condition: Near Fine


Orange illust hardcover with bumped tips and bumped spine ends, upper tip lightly rubbed. Not exlib. 70 pp text in German and in English. Well illust in b/w photos. A rare book of humorous dog photographs and captions. View more info

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The Lion Dog of Peking: Being The Astonishing History of The Pekingese Dog

By: Dixey, Annie Coath

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc: 1931

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 38177

Condition: Good +


First US edition hardcover in pale blue cloth sunned on periphery and backstrip. 245 pages are tight but are yellowed from age. The romantic and interesting history of the Pekingese dog. View more info

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BORU The Story of an Irish Wolfhound

By: Dunn, J. Allan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller Id: R46520

Condition: Very Good


This is a factual story. A nice color illustrated hardcover with bumped spine ends showing color loss and fairly sharp tips. Grey cloth covered boards display well despite some very faint splotchyness on periphery and some rubbing at head of spine cloth. One tidy, 1967 gift presentation on fep, 195 pp text is untrimmed on the fore-edge, and is dyed a faint pink color at head of page block. Not exlib. Price-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper shows BORU scrapping with a bald eagle. BORU is a real dog, presented by a man who knows and loves dogs and who can make them live in the pages... View more info

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Barker's Grub Easy, Wholesome Home Cooking For Your Dog SIGNED

By: Edalati, Rudy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Three Rivers Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27062

ISBN: 0609804421

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback, signed presentation copy, author signed: "To Duffy and his family. Enjoy! Rudy Edalati" on fep. Crisp uncreased paperback 208 pp. Canine cooking that will leave them begging for more. View more info

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Dogsteps Illustrated Gait at a Glance SIGNED

By: Elliott, Rachel Page

Price: $37.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1974

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22025

ISBN: 0876055196

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover signed by author, not to anyone in particular, just "Best Luck! Rachel Page Elliott". 95 pp text is crisp and unmarked. This book is especially aimed for the layman, with clear and easy-to-understand drawings. Study of this material will aid all in recognizing what is good and what is faulty action, and the application of what is learned should produce rewarding results for the conscientious dog breeder. View more info

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Ghost Dog of Killicut

By: Ellis, Mel

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Four Winds Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38839

Condition: Good


2nd printing hardcover has tape residue on boards from dj, bumped tips and spine ends, upper tip of first two pages clipped. Unclipped dj has diagonal creases, ex lib stickers and has color loss but shows well in new mylar. 135 tight pages has ex lib stamps, card pocket, spotting & stains from age. A thoroughly absorbing tale of adventure and suspense, with a surprise twist at the end. View more info

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A Dog Day

By: Emanuel, Walter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Wiliam Heinemann: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27871

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover in fab condition. Smaller format measures 5" x 6.5". Lovely ecru boards with beige cloth spine and red titles with cute Aldin illustration on cover. Book is now in a flexible, removable plastic cover to protect. Bookplate on fep. 60 heavy cardstock pages sewn in binding. Spine cracked at one spot but all pages holding fine. Story of a dog's adventures hour by hour and his mischief and trouble making. View more info

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A Dog Day

By: Emanuel, Walter

Price: $47.00

Publisher: London, Wiliam Heinemann: 1904

Seller Id: 39001

Condition: Good +


1904 Large format, very early edition measures 11 inches tall x 8 1/2 inches wide. Boards soiled, corners rubbed with loss of paper at extremities, especially fore-edge of frt board. Spine of backstrip rubbed with chipped outer paper at head and foot showing sewn packets. 58 pp text tight with one short closed tear to fore edge of one page (doesn't affect the illustration, only in margin). Filled with cute Aldin illustrations. Still displays ok on the shelf. Rare large, early edition first published in 1902, with a new edition the following year. 1904 brought three new cheap editions of wh... View more info

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Derry of Totem Creek

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Seller Id: R46507

Condition: Fair


Solid reading copy hardcover in turquoise colored cloth covered boards with black titles. Heavy shelfwear at bottom of spine and board feet with cloth loss at spine edge, tips bumped and rubbed, Illustrated endpapers fore and aft, front end paper soiled. 252 pp text is tight and bright. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar looks fab. It is a professional reproduction that displays very well from any side. A third volume in the author's Derry anthology, about an Airedale terrier that lived in the wild west. View more info

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Derry's Partner

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: R46508

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in turquoise colored cloth covered boards with black titles on frt board and spine. Small 'ding' in foot of rear board, former owner's tasteful bookplate on illustrated frt pastedown. Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed through. 268 tight & bright pages without writing or tears. A delightful story of a pedigreed Airedale and Mac, his canine friend who was half Newfoundland and half husky. This tale recounts their adventures with their master, Ed Sibley as they live in the wilderness of the great untamed Northwest. View more info

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Derry Airedale Of The Frontier Famous Dog Stories

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller Id: R46509

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful copy in beige 'tweedy' paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on fep, text tight and bright. Original, unclipped (and unpriced) color illustrated DJ in new mylar has a closed tear at foot of both panels, one at the upper fore-edge of rear panel and small chips at tips. 253 pp. Derry was a finely bred airedale belonging to Ed Sibley of Twin Forks in the wide open country of the Northwest. As a young dog he was rather inclined to disobedience and wildness, qualities that disappointed his master, who had hoped to make a companion of him in that rou... View more info

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The Lost and Found Puppy

By: Flynn, Mary Jane, M.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WA, Storytellers, Inc: 1991

Seller Id: 45812

ISBN: 0962307262

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback has light color loss at tips and along spine edge. 1" bit of clear tape over foot of spine, 46 pp text clean, no names, or tears, and some wrinkles from thumbing. When a puppy is abandoned by its owners on a deserted country road, he wanders into the city in search of a new home. He is welcomed at an animal shelter, and soon a little girl finds him and adopts him. View more info

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Linda's Champion Cocker

By: Ford, Marcia

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Avalon Books: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25984

Condition: Fair


First edition exlib hardcover in orange cloth boards show rubs at tips and along shelf edges. Text tight w/usual exlib marks. All 220 pages present, pocket pulled. Some writing (class of '76 - good book) on some pages not interfering with read. Solid first edition in VG dj with sunned spine and small chips at extremities. Mystery fiction story involving a Blonde Cocker Spaniel show dog, a dog groomer, dog breeder and a Dalmatian. View more info

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Practical Dog Breeding and Genetics

By: Frankling, Eleanor; Introduction by Percy Roberts

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller Id: 21311

Condition: Very Good +


Black hardcover boards with silver titles. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, bit of light soil on foot of page block, and light foxing on endpps only. Price clipped dj in mylar has a 1.5 in closed tear at head of frt panel but still displays well with an adorable vintage photo of a Dalmatian puppy sitting in the cup of an old dime store scale on a kelly green background. 190 pg foundation work on the subject of dog breeding. A complete revision of the authors first printing plus a new and lengthy section added on simple genetics, the study of which is admittedly not easy, the author has explain... View more info