11 x 9 18". Unpaged (about 90pp), with 44 b/w portraits of dogs by Laelia Goehr, and accompanying text by Vita Sackville-West. Internally very good except for a previous owner's rubber stamp on the endpaper, bound in black cloth stamped gilt, and a dustjacket with several narrow chips and tears. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: FACES / PROFILES OF DOGS
Publication Date: 1962
Edition: First American edition.
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. First edition. Hardcover. 44 pp. Very good, in a very good price clipped jacket. Book is slightly bowed, has a touch of edge wear, and bumped top corners. Front board has a small bump on the top edge. Rear pastedown is wrinkled. Jacket has moderate edge wear, tears, and a chipped spine. Front panel has slight creasing at the bottom edge. Seller Inventory # 051800
Book Description Harvill Press, London, 1961. Brown cloth in dust jacket. Photographs by Laelia Goehr (illustrator). (unnumbered) Pp.B&w frontis, b&w photo illus. throughout Previous owner's name to front pastedown, otherwise vg in tattered dust jacket repaired with tape. Seller Inventory # 25663
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, NY, 1962. Hardcover. Goehr, Laelia (Photographer) (illustrator). Approx. 90 p. Includes illustrations. 44 full-page portraits of dogs of different breeds accompanied by text. From Wikipedia: "The Hon. Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 2 June 1962), usually known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English poet, novelist, and garden designer. A successful and prolific novelist, poet, and journalist during her lifetime she was twice awarded the Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature: in 1927 for her pastoral epic, The Land, and in 1933 for her Collected Poems today she is chiefly remembered for the celebrated garden at Sissinghurst she created with her diplomat husband, Sir Harold Nicolson. She is also remembered as the inspiration for the androgynous protagonist of the historical romp, Orlando: A Biography by her famous friend and admirer, Virginia Woolf, with whom she had a brief affair. Laelia Goehr She published three books: Faces with Vita Sackville-West, Musicians in Camera with text by John Amis and A Little Tiger with text by Elspeth Huxley. Her photos have exhibited over the world." Good in poor dust jacket. DJ, in plastic sleeve, missing significant portions at the edges. Presumed first U.S. Edition/first printing. Seller Inventory # 70394
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Later Edition. ISBN Hardback. Very Good condition book, with some browning to edges of interior pages, slight bumps and rubs to cover corners, in a Good to Very Good Condition dustjacket with minor chips, small closed tears, rubs and creases to edges, one-inch closed tear on top edge of back jacket, heavy browning to jacket edges, laminate slightly peeling along edges of front jacket. We have placed dustjacket in a brodart protective cover and it looks much better than described. Tight, sound, unmarked copy, except for grease pencil price on inside front jacket flap. No statement of later printing on copyright page. Slight smoky (pipe tobacco) odor. Seller Inventory # 6502741