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.
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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.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1982. Illustrated by David J. Passalacqua. 179 pages, slim 8vo, gilt stamped brown leather, all edges gilt, dark blue silk moire endpapers. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. A fine copy aside for tiny scuffs on spine bands. 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature series.
London: Privately Printed. Illustrated. 44 pages (some glue discoloration on title page from old revised address sticker since removed), pictorial boards (several very small tears to upper edge of wrapper). London: Privately Printed, circa 1980. Scarce. A very good(+) copy with revised price sticker on front cover.
1990. This 6.5 x 9-inch production cel depicts a playful Pluto in motion with his tongue hanging out and smile on his face. No date, circa 1990. Matted (several small smudges) and set in black metallic frame measuring 14 x 18 inches. Accompanied by the original graphite line drawing of Pluto highlighted in red pencil, as used to create the original animation production cel. The drawing is mounted on the back of the frame behind glass -- an adorable combination.....
1990. This 7 x 9.5-inch production cel depicts Pluto getting ready to jump in the air. No date, circa 1990. Matted and set in black metallic frame measuring 14 x 18 inches. Accompanied by the original graphite line drawing of Pluto highlighted in red pencil, as used to create the original animation production cel. The drawing is mounted on the back of the frame behind glass -- an exceptional combination in very good(+) condition.
Rare over-sized matte-finish promotional photograph c. 1920's of Strongheart, 10.5" x 13", with the addition of an authentic cast of his paw print in India ink. The holograph identification marking "Strongheart His Mark" is in the hand of Jane Murfin, a screenwriter for First National Films who is credited with purchasing the dog from its original American owners. Condition: All four corners have different stages of minor chipping or fraying - far from the image and paw print. Also, there.....
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.