Mr. Jorrocks' Lectors from Robert Surtees' Handley Cross. G. D. Armour Illustrations. 1924. New 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. *** Mr. Jorrocks¬í Lectors from Robert Surtees¬í HANDLEY CROSS. London: T. N. Foulis Ltd., 1924. 145p., red cloth with gilt spine lettering, top edges tinted red, 25 color illustrations by G. D. Armour, O.B.E., (1864-1949). Contents: "A Sporting Lector"; "Another Sporting Lector"; "The Lector Resumed"; "Another Sporting Lector". Spine faded. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. Interior with light age- toning. Otherwise clean and sound. VG+ condition.
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