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The Sportsman's Vade Mecum: Containing Full Instructions in all That Relates to the Breeding, Rearing, Breaking, Kennelling, and Conditioning of Dogs, ... Expressly for the Use of Young Sportsmen

By: "dinks," and Edward Mayhew; Forester, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Stringer & Townsend: 1856

Seller ID: 34447

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 458 pages; HC In original green cloth boards with decoratively gilt stamped spine cloth laid down on a recent rebacking. Original pale yellow endpages intact. Binding snug; contents complete and very neat. Cloth corners lightly bumped; a short, very shallow divot (about 1/2 in length) out of the front edge of the rear board. Rebacked spine has been done professionally but using a rather heavy buckram underneath the original c... View more info

Every Dog Has His Say

By: Anthony, Edward & Morgan Dennis (Illust) & Louis Untermeyer (Intro. )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31795

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages; Soundly bound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Boards lightly to moderately shelf rubbed along lower edge; several pages with finger soiling from prior ownership/reading. Dust jacket complete and bright though with some edge rubbing, several short closed tears and shelf soiling to rear panel; publisher's $3 issue price intact o unclipped front flap. Prior owner name and date penned to front endpage. Illustrated... View more info

The Pointer and His Predecessors An Illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times

By: Arkwright, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bannffshire Scotland, Argue Sporting Agency: 1977

Edition: Second Edition; Facsimile printing

Seller ID: 34426

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Facsimile printing of the 2nd edition from 1906. Tightly bound in red cloth with titles and borders in gilt. Color pictorial dust jacket is lightly shelf rubbed to edges and surfaces. Facsimile reproduced photolithographically, this facsimile reproduces all the original 22 plates and their descriptive text lettered tissue guards included in the 2nd edition. Handsome copy. NF/VG View more info

The Pointer and His Predecessors; An Illustrated History of The Pointing Dog From the Earliest Times

By: Arkwright, William.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Arthur L. Humphreys: 1902

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 34423

Condition: Very Good-


; Tissue guarded photogravure plates on vellum; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 236 pages; One of a deluxe limited edition of 750 copies. Snugly bound in 1/4 heavy cram colored linen spine over green cloth boards, with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Top edge gilt and other edges untrimmed. Lavishly illustrated with 39 photogravure plates after Rubens, Teniers, Wootton, Stubbs, Oudry, Alken, Shayer, G. & M. Earl, and others; printed on vellum with tissu... View more info

Rusty's Travels; a Little Dog's Part in a Vacation

By: Arnold, Nason H. and Griswold Tyng (Illust)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19556

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; In publisher's dark brown cloth with decorative pictorial title designs to cover and spine in black. Binding art design "signed" with Tyng's monogram on the lower front corner of the board. Snug, clean copy; no marks. Cloth a little crimped at spine ends; a tiny nick to the cloth at crown. Expected mild toning to page stock. Solid and neat. VG+ View more info

Cleo for Short

By: Atkinson, Brooks

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York, Howell, Soskin and Co: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18943

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 31 pages; Snug clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Cream linen covered boards with title design in dark brown. Dust jacket sharp edged and clean with just mild handling evidence at edges. Usual mild binder's glue stains in endpage gutters, ubiquitous in books from circa 1936 - 1940's. VG++/VG++ View more info

The Sea Dog

By: Bartlett, Arthur C. & Howard L. Hastings (Jacket Art)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1927

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 35292

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; 1927 Copyright; circa 1930 reprint. Cupples & Leon. HC/DJ. Snugly bound and clean in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket from a painting by Howard L. Hastings. Lower grade paper stock used in the book's production has a uniform moderate halo toning. Dust jacket is bright and clean with just minimal; shelf rubbing evidence to edges. Externally very neat but with expected and ususal toning to page stock. VG/VG++ View more info

Skipper; the Guide Dog

By: Bartlett, Arthur C. (Frontis by Harold Cue)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, W. A. Wilde Company: 1933

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 22644

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages; A wonderfully preserved copy. Bright, snug and very neat in original color pictorial dust jacket. Bound in publisher's ribbed green cloth with color pictorial panel mounted to the front board; bordering in black and title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Text clean, fresh and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly toned and slightly shelf soiled to the white background with small, shallow chips to the corner tips and spine ends.... View more info

Chiens

By: Billy, Andre

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Lausanne, Editions Jean Marguerat: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22837

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 100 pages; Hardcover in original white linen covered boards. Profusely illstd w charming B&W dog photos from pgs 17-100. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise VG. Text in French. View more info

Albert Frederick Hochwalt, a Biography

By: Brown, William F.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Dayton, OH, A. F. Hochwalt Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34433

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 346 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original dust jacket. Mild shelf bump to lower front corners. Dust jacket mildly rubbed at edges with light toning to spine panel and some light shelf soiling to panels. Shallow nicks to jacket at spine ends. Illustrated with b&w photographs. VG+/VG View more info

The Cocker Spaniel, Breeding, Breaking and Handling

By: Bruette, Dr. William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Stackpole Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29994

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC in original textured rust colored cloth. Soundly bound and decent with just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Gilt title lettering dulled but legible at spine; light soiling to cloth at spine. Prior owner name - Keating's Kennels" penned to front end page. Two small circular areas of glue residue to front and rear pastedowns. Solid decent copy. G+ View more info

The American Kennel and Sporting Field.

By: Burges, Arnold

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, D. S. Holmes: 1882

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 34438

Condition: Good+


woodcut B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages; HC 2nd revised and enlarged edition. In original green cloth over beveled edge boards with decorative pictorial vignette and titles in gilt to cover and titles still brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth rubbed with light fray at spine ends and corners. Mild shelf bumping to corner tips. Binding sound but a bit shaken with a few mild instances of gapping between signatures. Prior owner's small bookplate t... View more info

The Twentieth Century Dog; Volume II (Sporting)

By: Compton, Herbert (Ed. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34448

Condition: Good+


B&W Photograph plates; in text drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages; HC in original red cloth with title lettering still brightly in gilt to spine and in black to upper board. This is Vol II only of the 2 volume work; this volume covering the Sporting breeds. Some light to moderate damp spot outlines to cloth boards. Cloth crimped at spine ends and lightly bumped at corners. Endpage joints stressed and cracking but reinforced with archival japanese tissue paper... View more info

Many Dogs There Be

By: Dyer, Walter A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28999

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages; HC in dark brown cloth with title lettering in gilt and dog silhouette in black and gilt to cover and spine; gilt lettering at spine rubbed and somewhat dulled. Soundly bound and clean. Light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges; corners lightly rubbed and spine ends crimped. Prior owner's name penned to front endpage. Sound unmarked copy. G++ to VG- View more info

The Mentor: Our Friend the Dog

By: Dyer, Walter A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Mentor Association: 1918

Seller ID: 34442

Condition: Very Good+


Sepia Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 22 pages; 1916 The Mentor. Volume 6, Number 16. Original periodical retaining original card stock covers, entirely bound in heavy green cloth by the prior owner. Contents clean and neat; slightly trimmed at edges for rebinding. Gilt titling to spine; cover board not titled. Though slightly trimmed, margins are still decent. Latter portion of plates have a very narrow margin at the bottom edge. About 25 pages total with nume... View more info

Four Centuries of Dog Collars At Leeds Castle; A Collection of Dog Collars Presented by Gertrude Hunt in Memory of Her Husband John Hunt

By: Foundation, Leeds Castle

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Leeds, Philip Wilson Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36012

ISBN: 0856670731

Condition: Very Good


Color and b&w photographs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; Oversize oblong format paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright, clean and neat. Mild shelf evidence to covers at extremities. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

English Setter Association of America 1992; It's Fun!

By: Gesele, Lynn (Ed. )

Price: $16.95

Publisher: S. N., English Setter Association of America: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23021

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 368 pages; Oversize hardcover in glossy pictorial boards. Snug, solid and neat. Spine ends lightly crimped. Corners ligthyl bumped. Prior owner's small pictorial name and address stamp to the front endpage; no other marks. Illustrated profusely with B/W photos. VG+... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Old Yeller

By: Gipson, Fred & Carl Burger (Illust. )

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30434

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; Original edition, believed 1st printing. Snugly bound in original black quarter cloth with tweed patterned pale green paper covered boards. Titles brightly in gilt to spine. Light yellow colored pictorial dust jacket retains the 1st issue publisher price of $2.75 to the unclipped top corner of the front flap. Publisher codes 7042A and 7043B to front flap and rear flaps respectively; 4769 to rear panel. Mild and usual toning... View more info

Big Lonely Dog [Nursery Books #4]

By: Harris, Leonore & Dorothy Allen Deets (Illust. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31031

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Color drawings, full page; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1st edition. Snugly bound and very neat in original light blue, pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by color drawings by Dorothy Allen Deets. Front pictorial endsheet with a mild stress crease across the lower front corner. Text, clean, fresh and bright with no marks. Dust jacket has several small chips, nicks and short closed tears at edges. Front flap is price clipped from the top front corner and appea... View more info

Classic Hunting Stories, by America's Premier Writers [with] Pictures of Famous Hunting Dogs Furnished Courtesy of the "American Field."

By: Hazelton, William C. & Thomas Dixon & William C. Hazelton; et. al.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, William C. Hazelton: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34427

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations on glossy plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; 1st edition. HC in original ribbed green cloth with title design brightly in gilt to cover and spine; rules in blind. Inscribed and signed [Dec 25 1940] by F. H. Farnsworth, whose portrait appears as the 2nd illustration after the dedication page. Farnsworth was a highly regarded breeder of Pointers and owner of Citation, a much decorated winner, photo of which faces that of Farnsworth at front. Gi... View more info