Dog And Gun: A Few Loose Chapters on Shooting. Johnson J. Hooper. 1882. Rare Antique 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. *** Dog and Gun; A Few Loose Chapters on Shooting. By Johnson J. Hooper. New York: Orange Judd Company, 1882. 12mo., 105 + 3p. publisher¬ís adv., green cloth. ¬ìAmong which will be found some anecdotes and incidents¬î, as well as how to choose a good gun, its charging, Setters and Pointers, ﬁeld training, shooting, quail, mallard, woodcock, partridge and snipe as well as the treatment of distemper. The author ¬ìof Montgomery¬î Originally published 1856. Spine has darkened and titles can barely be read. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. Interior has some light, occasional foxing. VG condition.
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