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New York: Hodder & Stoughton. 24 color plates + illustrated title page, pictorial endpapers and illustration on the front cover. Large 4to, green cloth backed boards, tips and edges rubbed. New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [ca. 1910]. First American edition. Scarce. Very good (+). The adventures of twin puppies.
London. Tinted lithograph. Image measures 12.5" x 16.75". In this print, a young and old fallow buck lay in a grassy field, with the young buck, distinguishable by his spots, resting his head on the stomach of the older deer. Fallow deer are native to Europe, and the sight is one that would not have been uncommon in the countryside of England, where the print was likely published circa 1840. The deer's antlers and fur have been rendered with exquisite.....
Paris: Domino Press, 1934. Illustrated with colored lithographs by Fedor Rojankovsky, beautifully printed by Mourlot Freres. Tall slim 8vo, colored pictorial wrappers and glassine covering. Paris: Domino Press, (1934). First Edition. A fine copy with un-opened pages. Scarce. Number 126 of a small issue, numbered and signed by the artist.
New York: Stokes, 1921. Illustrated with 7 color plates and 80 in black & white. 205 pages. Short 4to, original orange cloth with brown printed paper wrappers mounted onto covers (paper on front panel is quite tattered; spine ends somewhat rubbed. New York: Stokes, (1921). First American edition. Internally clean and tight but overall about a very good copy of this unusual book.
New York: Derrydale, 1938. Foreword by Freeman Lloyd and illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse with 12 b/w plates of dogs. 160 pages. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth. New York: Derrydale Press, (1938). Limited edition -- one of 950 printed, this one stamped "office copy." Pages a bit toned at edges, still a very good(+) copy.
New York: Macmillan, 1904. Frontispiece with lettered tissue guard and 29 black & white illustrations, Tall 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco (small chip on spine), marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut, New York: Macmillan, 1904. Limited Numbered Edition. Number 57 of 100 copies on large paper. The American Sportsman's Library.
1955. 1 page, 8 x 5 inches, no date, no place, circa 1955. Written on pink stationery featuring a photo of author's poodle in costume with a printed paw-print signature. This enthusiastic letter extolls the virtues of dogs, especially poodles, and wishes the recipient joy with her new puppy. The printed motto "'Bestest' Every Day and Every Night!" appears at the bottom. Two horizontal folds; near fine condition.
London: James Linnell, 1806. Original aquatint. Page measures 15" x 17.5". Beautiful aquatint engraved by William Ward (engraver to the Duke of York) in 1806 after painting by George Morland. Three dogs make their way through a forest scene. After George Morland (British, London 1763 -1804, London).