Dog Heroes. True Stories of Canine Bravery. Peter Shaw Baker. 1935. First Edition. 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 Heroes. By Peter Shaw Baker. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1935. 1st ed. 256p., olive cloth with black lettering and illustration, 8 color and 16 b&w photogravure. 25 true stories of canine bravery. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. A nice, clean interior. VG+
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