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A BUNDLE OF RAGS IN A CYCLONE: THE IRISH WATER SPANIEL
Written by Nick Waters.
Stock no. 1827819
Published by Nick Waters. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A celebration of a unique and versatile dog - a breed now recognised at the very top levels of competition in the show ring, a working gundog; a sniffer dog; an obedience and agility dog, but, above all, a character and companion. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 095346590X. SIGNED by the author (with best wishes) to title page (slightly smudged). Corners lightly bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Pale marks to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is ligthly creased and lightly scuffed.

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SCAMP AND CAROLINE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Pierre Probst.
Stock no. 1327431
Published by Hackett's; Blackie. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Hackett's Little Gift Books. Yellow spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Staples rusty. Covers edge worn, some loss of surface paper covering to lower 2" of spine. Names in belongs to box. Some grubby marks to contents. Front joint cracked.

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THE BEST OF THE BEST: A HISTORY OF THE IGL RETRIEVER CHAMPIONSHIP 1909-2011
Written by Graham Cox; Gareth Davies.
Stock no. 1327284
Published by Pernice Press. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative account of the origins and development of the Championship and also key images of the events of the last 28 years. Blue boards, silver title to spine. A chunky book. 416 pages. ISBN: 9780992627508. Spine and corners bumped. Indentation to lower edge of front cover. Small scratch mark to textblock otherwise contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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DOG PAINTING: THE EUROPEAN BREEDS
Written by William Secord.
Stock no. 1327172
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An historical overview of the extraordinary range of dog painting created in Europe during the nineteenth century. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. 398 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1851492380. Spine and corners bumped else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and cresed, a couple of small tears at edges.

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KEESHONDS OF THE WORLD
Written by Margo Emerson.
Stock no. 1327041
Published by Beech Publishing House. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All aspects of keeping, breeding and showing this likeable dog. Tracing the history and development of the breed and assesses its place in various countries throughout the world. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1852592370. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Contents fine. White dustwrapper has evidence of a label removed to rear panel, is slightly edge worn and has a few scratch marks to edge of rear panel.

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LIVING WITH DEERHOUNDS
Written by Kay Barret.
Stock no. 1326744
Published by Kay Barret. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

Essentially a collection of information that the author has gleaned during her years of living with Deerhounds, from a variety of sources, and from many people. Pictorial cardwraps.B/w photos. ISBN: 0953392309. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Rear cover is lightly scuffed.

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PETERBOROUGH ROYAL FOXHOUND SHOW: A HISTORY
Written by Michael Clayton.
Stock no. 1826787
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of foxhunting's most prestigious show, includes a list of previous champions, judges and Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show Society's current vice-presidents. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781904057888. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little marked and lightly scuffed.

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A BUNDLE OF RAGS IN A CYCLONE: THE IRISH WATER SPANIEL
Written by Nick Waters.
Stock no. 1826636
Published by Nick Waters. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A celebration of a unique and versatile dog - a breed now recognised at the very top levels of competition in the show ring, a working gundog; a sniffer dog; an obedience and agility dog, but, above all, a character and companion. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 095346590X. SIGNED by the author on a compliments slip loosely included. Contents fine. Pictorial dust wrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BLOBBS AT THE STORES
Written by B. Parker. Illustrated by Vernon Stokes.
Stock no. 1325863
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. Circa 1927. Good condition.

Title to cover is 'Blobbs Day at the Stores'. Blobbs has the appearance of an English bulldog. Large format 12" x 10". Buff pictorial boards show Blobbs on weighing scales with his friend Sam. Colour & b/w illustrations. Blobbs and Sam get up to mischief at the sales. Covers are edge worn with chipping to spine. Covers slightly grubby. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. A nice copy of a scarce book.

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BUMBLE
Written by Magdalen Eldon. Illustrated by Magdalen Eldon.
Stock no. 1325846
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Bumble is a Pekingese dog who is half Chinese and half Scottish but has a Devonshire accent! The story of his adventures and the MacMouse family is enchanting. Black and white pictorial boards, cloth spine. Colour pictorial endpapers and beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Spine and corners bumped, corners worn. Some light scuffing to covers. Some foxing else contents clean.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) KEEPS A DOG
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1325735
Published by Country Life. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format, purple pictorial boards, cloth spine. Delightful lithographed colour illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be slightly loose. Heavy foxing to endpapers, some slight foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and torn with some slight loss.

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LIVING WITH DEERHOUNDS
Written by Kay Barret.
Stock no. 1324935
Published by Kay Barret. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

Essentially a collection of information that the author has gleaned during her years of living with Deerhounds, from a variety of sources, and from many people. Pictorial cardwraps.B/w photos. ISBN: 0953392309. Light rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.

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