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The Dog Owner's Handbook

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15568

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with black title spine. A bit of soil at foot of spine, 142 pp text fine. Dj has chips at front cover upper tip, head of spine and along both dj flap folds. No names or soil in text. Written by a well known author on the subject, Acton has penned 10 other books on dogs, hounds and foxhunting. Every aspect of the dog in sickness and in health is concisely dealt with and has been set out alphabetically for easy reference. "Almost a pocket encyclopaedia". View more info

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Kennel Secrets How To Breed, Exhibit and Manage Dogs

By: Ashmont

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44631

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in red cloth boards with black spine title. Corners bumped and rubbed, micro splits in cloth on spine ends. Few light soil spots and general handling soil on boards, One dark spot and 2" tear in cloth at foot of rear board, still 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 ... View more info

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The 18th Annual Waltham/OSU Symposium for the Treatment of Small Animal Diseases October 15-16, 1994

By: Bonagura, John D., DVM, MS; et al

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CA, Waltham USA, Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28221

ISBN: 000893777X

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear & soil from storage, internally as new. 128 pp well illustrated with b/w photos, graphs and charts. Contents include: Physical Diagnosis of the Cardiovascular System/ Echocardiography: Some Practical Considerations/ Congestive Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Implicatoins/ Congestive Heart Failure Treatment Modalities: Recent Studies Utilizing Enalapril Maleate/ Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs: Diagnosis and Long-Term Management/ The Pathophysiology and Treatment of Mirtal Regurgitation in the Dog/ Systemic Hypertension in the Dog - Fact of Fiction?/ Radiographc... 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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Terribly Wonderful. A Mr. Poggle and Scamp Book

By: Gregory, Valiska

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Four Winds Press/ Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7689

ISBN: 0027381102

Condition: Fine


Lovely little 1st edition glossy hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible handling marks, no tears, chips or major soil. Text flawless. When Scamp loses his voice, Mr. Poggle prescribes plenty of sunlight, books, and warm blankets to make him feel better. View more info

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The Tibetan Terrier A Complete and Reliable Handbook

By: Keleman, Anne

Price: $8.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42344

ISBN: 0793807824

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright glossy 1st edition hardcover in fine unclipped dj. 92 pp with note on illust fep and rear dj flap. Well illust in color photos. Offers the most current information about the care and training of this unique and intelligent dog. View more info

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Oliver's Lucky Day

By: McBrier, Page

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Troll: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 4186

ISBN: 0816705380

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with barely brushed extremities from storage. one faint crease on lower fore-edge of frt cov, Text clean. 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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Stable Secrets: Or Puffy Doddles, His Sayings and Sympathies

By: Mills, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, and Tyler: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44440

Condition: Good


Solid but grubby 1st edition (1863) hard cover rebound with orig boards and blue cloth backstrip. Publishers adverts no longer at endpps, Bound tightly in first 2/3 of text. 112 pp with plain brown endpps. Illust by Phiz (frontispiece plus two more plates, no tissue guards. Good copy of an uncommon novel of horse racing. 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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Ajax and the Haunted Mountain

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46815

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality1st edition, non-exlib hardcover in yellow/white paper/cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends, four tips still fairly sharp. One tidy name on fep and head of dj frt flap. No tears or soil in the tight 135 pp text. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar has color loss and small chips at spine ends and frt tips, along with a 2" x 1" chip at foot of frt panel. Title faded off the dj backstrip, author and publisher name still legible. One summer the heat was stifling at the cattle station. Mary was pale and listless, and her three beloved dogs - Ajax, the wild, golden, hal... View more info

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Sergeant's Dog Book A Ready Reference For The Care Your Dog Deserves

By: Polk Miller Products & Sergeant's Dog Care Products

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Polk Miller Products Co.: 1950

Seller Id: 45704

Condition: Very Good


Lovely, lightly soiled 1950 paperback with a handsome Edwin Megargee signed Great Dane portrait on pretty blue background. Digest size booklet shows light surface soil and a bit of color loss along stapled spine edge. Tight and bright 37 pp stapled text is unmarked but there is one 1/2 inch closed tear and a crease on the fore edge of page 28. Lithography by The Regensteiner Corp. Chicago, IL. A really useful booklet for novice dog owners gives a solid run-down on the basics of canine care. Includes choosing a healthy dog, grooming, training, ailments, poisonings and accidents. Illustrated... View more info

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The Horse and Dog, Not As They Are, But As They Should Be Old and Erroneous Theories Relative to the Management of the Horse Brought Face to Face with the Facts of the Nineteenth Century

By: Sample, H. (Hamilton)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: England, Privately Published:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 34884

Condition: Fair


Pretty and detailed gold gilt horseshoe, dog, and man with whip in hand training horse to stand on a block on frt board, gilt title to spine. Dark green 'pebbled' ruled cloth with floral patterned designs blindstamped in corner is a rebind. Original cloth cut and placed in appropriate spots on covers and backstrip. Rear hinge cracked and re-glued in the past. Spine cocked, cloth rubbed at tips, spine ends and board feet. 120 illustrations on 280 pages, no loose leaves. Book is an early rebind using original pine green and boards. No date, circa 1880. All there but not pretty. The Titl... View more info

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Miniature Pinscher a Comprehensive Guide to Owning and Caring for Your Dog

By: Schwartz, Charlotte

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NJ, Kennel Club Books: 2003

Edition: Revised

Seller Id: 32361

ISBN: 1593783019

Condition: As New


Revised as new hardcover. 158 pp text fine. Traces the history of the breed, describes breed standards, discusses care and grooming requirements, and includes information on training. View more info

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Your Bird Dog and You

By: Seminatore, Mike; as told to John M. Rosenburg

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NJ, A.S. Barnes: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43983

ISBN: 0498018601

Condition: Fine


First edition, first printing. Rust paper covered boards with white titles on backstrip. Sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. 160 crisp and unmarked pp. Includes: Outlaws and Naturals/ Getting Started/ Early Field Training/ Advanced Field Training/ Getting Your Dog "Finished"/ Curing Faults/ Raising, Releasing, and Recalling Game Birds/ The Origin and Development of Field Trials/ The Rudiments of Field Trials/ The Horse in Field Trials/ Running in Field Trials/ Judging Field Trials/ Breeding/ Health Care/ Questions & Answers/ Pointing Breeds/ Appendix/ Index. View more info

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Bo The Famous Retriever SIGNED

By: Simmons, Lynn Sheffield

Price: $7.00

Publisher: TX, Argyle Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28539

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing presentation copy: signed by author on fep: ' To Austin, Best Wishes Lynn Sheffield Simmons Christmas 2002'. Glossy yellow illustrated hardcover with lightly bumped tips. No rub through. Synopsis: Bo, the Famous Retriever is about a six-month-old black Labrador retriever left in Mrs. Barnett's care while her son is in Alaska. The adorable Lab makes dramatic changes in the woman's life. He acquaints her with four energetic teenagers who help the senior citizen try to adjust to her new lifestyle. Mrs. Barnett quickly handles the pup's habit of chewing up shoes and running off with ... View more info

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Hounds & Dogs Their Care, Training & Working For Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Hawking, Police Purposes, etc, etc. The Lonsdale Library Volume XIII (13)

By: Smith, A. Croxton (Editor), et al

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44679

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in light tan cloth with tan buckram cloth backstrip with gilt titles. Tips and spine ends fairly sharp, lightly brushed. 318 pp text fine save for small split starting at foot of rep. Page block holding fine. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dj displays beautifully in new mylar with only light wear around the picture of a pack of Basset hounds on the spine. Collectible and gift quality volume for any dog lover. Includes 110 b/w illustrations. Founder's intro by The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., G.C.V.O., D.L. View more info

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Happy Returns

By: St. Vincent, Isobel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson's Books for Young People: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10784

Condition: Good +


Cloth rubbed and soiled, large ink spot on rear cover, bit of ink at head of text block, book a bit wobbly, dedication on fep. 100 p. Cute b/w illustrations, and four full page color plates in the vg 98 pg text. John and Jean go to live in the country, and on their ninth birthday, are given a pony. They learn to ride and how to care for both their pony and their other pets: a kitten, rabbits, a hen and a puppy. Based on the author's own experiences. View more info