Adrift On An Ice-Pan. Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell. 1947. Dog Sled. Newfoundland. Rare Dog Book. Francis P. Fretwell Collection.

Adrift On An Ice-Pan.  Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell.  1947.  Dog Sled.  Newfoundland.  Rare Dog Book.  Francis P. Fretwell Collection.

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Adrift On An Ice-Pan.  Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell.  1947.  Dog Sled.  Newfoundland.  Rare Dog Book.  Francis P. Fretwell Collection.
Adrift On An Ice-Pan.  Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell.  1947.  Dog Sled.  Newfoundland.  Rare Dog Book.  Francis P. Fretwell Collection.
Adrift On An Ice-Pan.  Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell.  1947.  Dog Sled.  Newfoundland.  Rare Dog Book.  Francis P. Fretwell Collection.
Adrift On An Ice-Pan.  Sir Wilfred Tomason Grenfell.  1947.  Dog Sled.  Newfoundland.  Rare Dog Book.  Francis P. Fretwell Collection.

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One of the many books from the Estate of Francis P. Fretwell that we will be selling. The library is the largest privately owned collection of dog books in the world. Mr. Fretwell was the owner of Monfret Kennels, which bred champion standard poodles. He was former president and governor of the Poodle Club of America, and the Italian Greyhound Club of America. He also served as a delegate to the American Kennel Club for decades. His wonderful collection of books has been carefully maintained. *** Adrift On An Ice-Pan. By Wilfred T. Grenfell. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. Thirty- third Impression. 69p., cream dust jacket with blue illustration and lettering, original light navy blue cloth with navy blue lettering and decoration, frontispiece plus 7 additional b&w photographic illustrations. Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, a medical missionary, was traveling by dog team in Newfoundland in 1908 to meet a patient . . . when he took a short cut, he became stranded on an ice pan. An exciting story of exploration and survival. Jacket has very light smudging. Price-clipped. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. Interior very clean and sound. VG+ to NF condition.

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  • FF5027
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  • 1947
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  • Width: 4.5 inches
  • Height: 7.5 inches
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  • VG+ to NF
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