Greymist. A Story Founded on an Actual Episode in Field Trials. Albert F. Hochwalt. English Setter. 1925. 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. *** Greymist. A Story Founded on an Actual Episode in field Trials. By Albert F. Hochwalt. New York: Charles Renard Corporation, 1925. 132 + 8p. publisher¬ís adv., brown cloth, 4 illustrations. A story founded on an actual episode in ﬁeld trials which is described in a note on the front ﬂy by ¬ìFrank¬î [Archer?] to ¬ìEnos¬î [Phillips?] as ¬ì... the worst kind of drivel and while Hochwalt may and is a fine ﬁeld trial reporter this sort of ¬ësquish¬í helps neither him nor the ﬁeld trial game¬î. Fiction. Some white spots on front cover. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. Inscribed on front free endpaper as noted above. Interior toned but clean, sound. VG condition.
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