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From Litter to Later On A Puppy Progress Book

By: Lyne, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, The Standfast Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44264

ISBN: 0950214841

Condition: Fine


A large book measuring 12 1/2" tall x 10" wide, 141 tight and bright pages without soil, names or tears. Dk green cloth boards look fab. Un-clipped original DJ in new mylar is sunned on the spine. Not exlib. A beautifully illustrated true account of the progress of a litter of terrier x Sealyham puppies intentionally half bred and reared during the 50s - 60s. Michael Lyne's love of all hounds that hunt by scent or sight has dominated his life and art. View more info

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A Puppy Named Gih

By: Machetanz, Sara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34758

ISBN: 0684130386

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible soft cover in VG+ condition. Two light creases at cover tips, 28 pp text browned but not brittle. No names or tears. Not exlib. Fred Machetanz's duo-tone stipple & crayon art is beautiful, the puppies are adorable. More than suitable for gift-giving. The birth and growth of five Alaskan sled dog puppies who eventually learn to pull. Ghi was not the largest or the strongest but he liked to GO and after an attempt at putting the largest dog in front, who wasn't interested in pulling, Ghi showed the family by chewing himself loose from the rear of the team and running in front. ... View more info

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Great Danes Past & Present

By: Mackenzie, Morell

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Colorado, Donald R. Hoflin: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45570

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous reprint of the 1912 edition quality in shiny red buckram cloth, gilt lettering very bright on front with one rubbed spot, bright on spine, endpps marbled in shades of red and gold, 257 heavy glossy pages. Profusely illustrated. More than suitable for gift giving. Mr. Morell begins with the history of the breed and moves on to discuss buying, breeding, feeding and showing, etc, etc. Over 50 photographs of champion Great Danes of the day. View more info

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Above and Below Ground

By: Massey, Marilyn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Woodluck Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21968

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in rust cloth boards with bright gilt titles. No dj. 188 pp text crisp and unmarked. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. The Jack Russell Terrier in North America. Practical Advice & Training------- Background & History----- and some short stories from other owners. View more info

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Above and Below Ground

By: Massey, Marilyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Woodluck Publications: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46658

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in rust cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Tidy gift dedication on fep, rest of the 188 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Tips and spine ends sharp. Unclipped (and unpriced) photo illustrated dj has light sunning at outer 1.5" of frt board fore edge, some light color loss at extremities. The Jack Russell Terrier in North America. Practical Advice & Training------- Background & History----- and some short stories from other owners. View more info

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Bum My Dog's Tale SIGNED

By: McCabe, Schmucki

Price: $27.00

Publisher: VA, Chapter 1 Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27887

ISBN: 097155160X

Condition: As New


Perfect 1st edition glossy paperback signed to the Fauquier Library but it is not an exlib by author on inside cover. 44 pp cute story of a little white dog. Some of the benefits from the sale of this book went to the Richmond SPCA. View more info

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Sit Ancestral Dog Portraits

By: McCall, Bruce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Workman Publishing Co.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45611

ISBN: 0761125442

Condition: Fine


As new glossy paperback. Crisp, clean and unmarked. 93 pp of super portraits of dogs dressed in people clothing. No names, tears or soil. Gift quality. View more info

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Battersea The Dogs' Home

By: McGibbon, Robin; Long, Bob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Privately Printed: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15577

ISBN: 0563384700

Condition: Fine


Tight bright 1st edition soft cover 160 pp. BBC TV tie in. Inside the world-famous British home for dogs and cats. Linked to a 30-part television series, this book provides insights into the day-to-day running of Battersea Dogs' Home, the celebrated institution which has been taking in unwanted dogs and cats for over a century. It is now a large, modern establishment caring for and treating vast numbers of animals. The book features anecdotes and stories from those who look after the animals at the home, and from people who have adopted one of its dogs or cats. There is also practical advice t... View more info

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Crothers' Brothers and the Presidential Pets

By: Mclean, Chari

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, Denlinger's Publishers Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29189

ISBN: 0877141649

Condition: As New


This is a wonderful children's book about a dog named Crothers who goes on a search for his brothers. He meets other dogs from all over the United States. There are also photographs of some of the "First Pets". Gift quality glossy 1st edition paperback, 64 pp text flawless. Profusely illustrated in b/w with photos and comic style drawings. View more info

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Silver Chief's Big Game Trail

By: Miller, Albert G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Seller Id: R46515

Condition: Very Good


Nice color illustrated hardcover with bumped spine ends showing color loss and fairly sharp tips. Cover shows Silver Chief leading a pack of sled dogs while master cracks a whip overhead further back in the image. No names or soil. Fep torn out, two lines of sticker glue remain on upper tip of half title page. 191 pp text is untrimmed on the fore-edge, and is dyed a plum color at head of page block. Not exlib, no dj. Rear cover lists 23 other action dog tales to interest the reader of this volume. Another in the series of canine adventure stories set in Nova Scotia View more info

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Bulldogs as Pets

By: Miller, Evelyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, T. F. H.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17488

Condition: Very Good


1st edition illustrated paperback with light age spotting on cover, some yellowing of white background frt cover. 18 pp innards fine. Rare Bulldog book with a fabulous cover photo that displays well on the shelf. Incl: History of the Bulldog, Choosing a Healthy Puppy, Male or Female?, Care & Feeding, Paper Training, Grooming, Bathing, Teeth, Ears, Nails, Breeding, What to do if your dog becomes ill, Fleas, Notes. View more info

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JINKI Dingo of the Snows

By: Mitchell, Elyne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson Junior Books Ltd.: 1970

Seller Id: R46917

ISBN: 0090976606

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the first edition hardcover in peach paper covered boards with red title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Fep removed, Ross Primary School stamp on rear end paper and this book was not used much at all. 168 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped (and unpriced) original glossy jacket with wrap around color art. An Aboriginal boy, Koonda, finds a dingo pup, takes him in his arms and names him Jinki, From that moment the pup's mind is imprinted with the picture of Koonda and the boy becomes lord of the young pup's life. Dingo pups stay longer with their parents ... View more info

Here, Tricks, Here!

By: Mitchell, Lebbeus

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43357

Condition: Very Good


Likely first edition hardcover in illustrated textured teal paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Bulldog face illustration and black title on frt board, Begging dog and title in black on book backstrip. Stunning condition boards could be as new. 232 pp text is browned and brittle. Patterned endpapers have no names in the space provided, no soil but there is one 1/8" x 1" chip on fep fore edge. along with three tiny chips on rear end paper fore edge. One page of text has a small dog-eared corner, but no soil. Some micro chips on title page, b/w frontis and followi... View more info

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Elias Vail Trains Gun Dogs

By: Moffit, Ella B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Orange Judd Publishing Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38037

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in splotchy dark green cloth with black type, lower tips are rubbed with board tips just peeking through cloth, foot of spine shows light color loss and left side of darkened spine head has three breaks in the cloth. Owner name is on front paste down otherwise the 219 pages are tight with no tears or writing. Covering the pointing breeds, the spaniels and non-slip retrievers, etc. with plates, including portraits. Solid working copy View more info

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How to Raise and Train an Otter Hound

By: Mouat, Dr. Hugh R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, T.F.H. Publications, Inc: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44305

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback showing light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine that does show one tiny crack in the paper from a sideways bend. No interior markings, 64 pp. text tight, appears unread. Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Contents include: History and Description; Grooming; Care and Training; The New Puppy; Training; Breeding; Care of the Mother and Family; Health; and Showing. View more info

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Dogs In The Family

By: Musgrave, Florence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34018

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover in slightly splotchy taupe colored cloth boards with brown cocker spaniel and title on cover. Tips bumped but not rubbed. 246 pg text crisp, tight and unmarked. Rare title. The pleasant, homey adventures of a family which becomes acclimated to life in the country on a farm with an extensive dog kennel. The Gardens- Mrs. Garden, Win, Boots, Shirley and George are invited to take care of Uncle Jim's farm for ten weeks. Troubles with the dogs- with the Sealyham Mr. Pim whose growing blindness is kept in gnawing secrecy by fifteen year old Win, with the mistr... View more info

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We're Nearly There A Travel Guide to New England

By: New England Airedale Rescue

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, NEAR: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41851

Condition: Fine


Published by The New England Airedale Rescue (NEAR) to raise awareness and funds on the rescue charity. 50 pp spiral bound card cover book with b/w and color photos taken at various spots in New England, all with an airedale (and friend or two). Uncommon Airedale collectible. Suitable for gift giving. View more info

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Good Morning Dogs! SIGNED

By: Newton, Jane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, Royal Publishing Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37114

ISBN: 0931571081

Condition: Fine


Glossy illustrated 1st edition paperback with very light wear to upper tip of frt cover. Signed by author on title page: "To Madison & Braedon, Please Enjoy! Jane Newton". 16 pp story of the author's lonely life in the city who bought a Beagle puppy who became lonely when the author (red haired Martha) went off to teach class. She went to the animal shelter and adopted Ruby, a lively red puppy who grew into a very large dog. Now they have each other for company and enjoy their walks in the city every day. View more info

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Our Dogs

By: Norcott, Maurice Lane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14392

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Slightly soiled boards, text fine. Pencil name/addy on fep. 71 pp. Hilarious views on the different breeds with funny line drawings by 'Trog'. View more info

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The Return of Silver Chief

By: O'Brien, Jack

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Seller Id: R46516

ISBN: 0030356253

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, but copyright 1945 by John C. Winston was the first edition (listed on verso title page). This is volume #3 in the Silver Chief series. Book has no names, tears or soil inside. Head of 211pp text is dyed burgundy. Brown 'tweedy' paper covered boards with small splits in paper at spine ends. 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. ... View more info