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The Natural History of Dogs, volume II [domestic dogs]. The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia Vol X by Lieut. Col. Charles Hamilton Smith Editor: William Jardine

EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1840 A fair copy of the scarcer second volume of Dogs in the original publisher's cloth binding. This volume covers the domestic breeds of dog (as well as some feral) and has additional plates. With 35 hand coloured plates and 4...

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The Natural History of Dogs, Canidae or Genus Canis of authors. Including also the Genera Hyaena and Proteles by Lieut.-Col. Charles Hamilton Smith; Editor: William Jardine

EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1839 A good copy of the first edition of Dogs Volume I - volume IX of Mammalia, Jardine's Naturalist's Library, in the original publisher's cloth binding. This volume covers the wild dogs including wolves and foxes. With...

From E C Books


The American Book of the Dog by SHIELDS, George Oliver

1891 1st ed Book of DOGS Breeding Illustrated Puppies George Shields American A fascinating, late-19th-century illustrated book by George Oliver Shields. Shields published 'American Book of the Dog' to describe and illustrate types and breeds of domestica...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Great Pyrenees Club of America, The: Handbook of Breed History, Being a Chronicle of Breed Events from June 1936 - June 1941 by Frances V. Crane

Great Pyrenees Club, Boston, MA, 1941. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. There are some tears along the creases of a large fold-out breed history. This affects only a small part of the page and 3 photos. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9...

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SILHOUETTE of a Gentleman and his dog by Edouart, Augustin Amant (1789-1861)

1829. Signed Aug. Edouart fecit and dated 1829 lower left. 11 x 7-1/4 inches. Matted. Signed Aug. Edouart fecit and dated 1829 lower left. 11 x 7-1/4 inches. Augustin Amant Edouart was a French-born portrait artist who began making silhoutte portraits i...

From James Cummins Bookseller


British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements by Scott, William Henry

London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1818. First edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. xi, [3], 615, [1] pp. With 34 hand-colored plates, and numerous woodcuts interspersed through text (generally chapter headers and footers). 8vo, 8.75 by 5.5 inches, 22 by ...

From White Fox Rare Books and Antiques



The Artist An original pencil drawing of a Sealyham Terrier in profile facing left, on stiff drawing paper measuring 3" x 3 3/4", SIGNED BY ARTIST lower left. No place, no date, (London), circa 1930. Unframed, unmatted,. Provenance- found laid into an un...

From Dale Steffey Books


MERRY XMAS - DOG WITH BONE by Ylla [Koffler, Kamilla]

Original vintage silver gelatin photograph,image size 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. [24.4 x 19.7 cm.]. Matted to archival standards with a window over-mat, framed and glazed with uv protecting glass, in a pewter colored wooden frame 17 3/8 x 15 1/4 inches. There ...

From Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd


Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes: A Monograph of the Canidae by MIVART, St. George

London: R.H. Porter, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. J.G. Keulemans. Very good hardcover of the first edition. Forty-five hand-colored lithographic plates after J.G. Keulemans, 59 woodcut illustrations. Original brown cloth, teg, bumped...

From Buteo Books


Original watercolour from The Vicar of Wakefield. "The Dog it was that Died" by RACKHAM, Arthur

[c.1929]. ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FROM THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD. Original artwork in ink, pencil and watercolour. Approx. size 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Mounted, glazed and framed. A fine drawing of an Islington gentlemen looking down on a...

From Peter Harrington


A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea by Bell, Thomas

London: John Van Voorst, 1837. First Edition, 1837, in signed Tout Binder half red morocco over marbled boards lined in gilt, five raised bands gilt lined, gilt lettering and tail date, end pages marbled, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, numerous wood-engrav...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Suffolk Sportsman Shewing the Nature of the Various Kinds of Dogs in Use for the Gun and Net, with the Most Rational and Perfect Method of Training Them and Breaking Them; Withthe Most Useful Instructions to Young Sportsmen for Speedily Acquiring .... by Symonds, the Rev. B

London: Thomas Gosden, Sportsman's Repository, 1825. Very good, with wear to extremities. Recased in original boards and new endpapers. Gilt stamped spine. internally fine. Bound in is an 8 page catalogue " of Engravings and Books on Angling and ...

From Renaissance Books


Bringing Up Raffles by Dogs. Robinson, Gertrude

New York: Dutton, 1940. Red cloth, erased marginal scrawl from one page else fine; illustrated dust jacket, slightly worn. Story about a little cocker spaniel who is just discovering the world. Wonderful, detailed and graphically interesting b&w art...

From E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA


Les Races De Chiens Leurs Origines, Points, Descriptions, Types, Qualities Aptituces et Defaults by Bylandt, Comte Henri De

Bruxelles: Impremerie Vanbuggenhoudt Freres, 1897. About fine but for light bumping and wear to extremities, and a binding pagination error. This copy has been rebound in burgundy cloth, with a gilt stamped leather spine. Contents comprise 4 parts, and th...

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