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1 Apperley, Charles J. Nimrod Abroad (Two Volumes)
London Henry Colburn 1843 First Edition Full Morocco Fine 
8vo. 20.5 by 12.5 cm. ix, 285, [3], viii, 306 pp., with original cloth bindings, including spines, bound into both volumes. Full crushed red morocco bindings by Bickers & Son, London. Minor rubbing along joints. Light age toning of leaves. A fine copy. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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2 Kate Sanborn Educated Dogs of To-Day An Illustrated Record of Canine Intelligence Marking an Advance with the Modern Movement of Man
Boston McGrath-Sherill Press (Printed for private distribution) 1916 First Edition Paper pastedown onto boards Near Fine 
4to. 77pp. With photographic plates. Featured are the Dalmatian, the Mastiff, the Great Dane, the Airedale, etc. The chapter on the use of Airedales during World War One, then ensuing, is particularly interesting, as is the more general discussion of dogs' contributions to the war effort. Clean and tight. Dampstain on rear board, about two by one inch, and a little other minor soiling. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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3 Mahler; Castellan; artists. J. B. Samat, author Les Chiens de Chasse
St. Étienne Manufacture Française d’Armes et Cycles 1938 Cloth Near Fine 
Oblong, 20 by 29.5 cm. 87 pp. Virtually every page has a color plate. The dog plates, 78 in all, each have a tissue guard which contains the explanatory text. In the rear are several chromo plates of firearms -- the company's product line -- and pictures of its plant. This is a clean, bright, lovely copy, with light wear. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Nimrod [Charles Apperley] Nimrod's Northern Tour, Descriptive of the Principal Hunts in Scotland and the North of England; With the Table-Talk of Distinguished Sporting Characters, and Anecdotes of Masters of Hounds, Crack Riders, and Celebrated Amateur Dragsmen.
London Walter Spiers 1838 First Edition Full Morocco Near Fine 
8vo. 22.5 by 15 cm. [4], 427, [5], 8 pp., with original cloth front cover (with gilt image of fox) and spine bound in. Includes errata. Other than a few small rub/abrasion spots, the full straight grain red morocco binding is bright and in fine condition. Gilt turn-ins, marbled paper all impeccable. Clean within. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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5 Nimrod [Charles J. Apperley] Remarks on the Condition of Hunters, The Choice of Horse, and Their Management: In a Series of Familiar Letters, originally Published in The Sporting Magazine between 1822 and 1828 With Notes and a Copious Index
London M. A. Pittman 1831 First Edition Full Morocco Very Good 
4to. 23 by 15 cm. vii, [1], 503 pp. Full crushed red morocco by Riviere & Son. Spine darkened. Light rubbing of joints. Small edge stain on prelim blank, and very minor stain on fore-edge with sliver on a few leaves. Otherwise, age toned, clean. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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6 Noble, Edwin, written and illustrated by; With a Preface by Major Richardson The Dog Lovers' Book
Boston Dana, Estes & Co. Cloth Very Good 
A delightful yet hard-to-find dog book. N.d., circa 1920s. xx, 304 pp. With 24 color plates, and many black and white vignettes as well. Fading and sunning to the cloth. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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7 Spicer, Muriel Handley Toy Dogs How to Breed and Rear Them Being the Life of a Griffon Bruxellois
London Adam & Charles Black 1902 First Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good Minus 
8vo. 17.5 by 9.5 cm. vii. [1], 147, [1], [4] ad pp. With 8 plates from photographs. This is essentially a novelized dog guide, as the author tells the story of the raising of "my little Brussels griffon Jemima." Through the narrative she is furnishing all kinds of information about dogs and their care. Some rubbing to spine lettering and soiling to the boards. Other shelf wear. The leaves within have a waviness or slight warp. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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8 Vyner, Robert T. Notitia Venatica: A Treatise on Fox-Hunting. Embracing the General Management of Hounds and the Diseases of Dogs; Including Distemper and Rabies; Also Kennel Lameness, Its Cause and Cure.
London John Camden 1871 Sixth Edition, Revised, Corrected and Enlarged, with Appendix Full Morocco Very Good Plus 
N.d., 1871. 4to. 25 by 16 cm. xiv, [2], 239 pp. Nine hand-colored plates by Henry Alken and others, with E. Aubry the lithographer. And two other plates. Riviere & Son full crushed red morocco binding, with gilt ornamentation on spine between raised bands. Rubbing to the joints, moderate darkening of the spine. Small stain on fore-edge but not touching any of the pages proper. Otherwise, clean and fresh. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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