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DOGS: THEIR SAGACITY, INSTINCT AND USES with Descriptions of Their Several Varieties.

Pardon, George Frederick

Published by James Blackwood, Paternoster Row, London, 1857
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Light brown hardcover binding shows wear to boards, cocked spine, bumped corners. Stain on back cover, rubbing. Gilt title on spine very faded. Front hinge just beginning to crack; back hinge cracked but binding secure. Crack before first chapter with binding threads showing. Pages yellowing with foxing but overall clean. Name with February 1858 date on title page. 306 pages plus 2 pages of advertisements. George Pardon dedicated this title to Prince Alfred. 6 great illustrations by Harrison Weir including Deerhound, Greyhound, Irish Greyhound, Newfoundland, Water Spaniel, King Charles, Italian Greyhound, Shepard, Esquimaux (Eskimo Dog), Poodle, Spaniel, Foxhound, Staghound, Bloodhound, Pointer, Setter, Harrier, Mastiff, Bulldog, and Scotch and English Terriers. Numerous line drawings amongst the text. Chapters include: About Dogs In General, History and Zoological Classification of The Dog, Various Kinds Of Wild Dogs, Chapters IV - XX Covers the breeds listed above( also the Drover's Dog, The Lapland Dog, The Barbet, Cur, Pointer, Otter-Hound, Beagle, The Shock-Dog and Turnspit), Instinct In Dogs, and Miscellaneous Anecdotes Of Dogs. Good copy of scarce and interesting title. Bookseller Inventory # 011480

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Publisher: James Blackwood, Paternoster Row, London

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Weir, Harrison

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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