From Cuba with Love: Pedigree Book of the Havanese. Judi D. Bradley. 2003. 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. *** From Cuba with Love, Pedigree Book of the Havanese. No place. No publisher (the compiler [ - ?]) no date (2003 - ?) 402p., white wraps in heavy laiminate, with black lettering and color illustration on front, black plastic spiral binding. Privately published? Includes a list of 72 imports from Belgium (1); Canada (8), Cuba (24); Denmark (5); Finland (5); France (9); Germany (7); Holland (28); Hungary (28); Spain (11); Sweden (9); Switzerland (1) and Great Britain (11). Also pedigrees of 608 champions, lists of Top Producer Sires (31) and Dams (55); Obedience and Agility titles (39); Canadian Champions 2000-2003 - 55; Canadian Obedience and Agility titled dogs - 2; Top Producing Canadian Sires and Dams - 86; Obedience and/or Agility titled Havanese. Heaps of detailed data in an unsophisticated, spiral plastic bound book. Hundreds of pedigrees of champions. An impressive work which wants far more explanation. List of top producing sires and dams. The result of a great deal of effort which does not explain itself. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front inside cover. Some pencil notation on table of contents. VG+ condition.
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