Our Friend the German Shepherd Dog. Rowland Johns. 1933. First American 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. *** Our Friend the German Shepherd Dog. Edited by Rowland Johns. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1933. First American Edition. 88p., pictorial dust jacket, yellow cloth with lilac spine lettering, b&w frontispiece. All about the German Shepherd Dog, from the popular "Our Friend the Dog" series. ¬ì(Known in the U.S. as the Police Dog and in Great Britain as the Alsatian)¬î. Jacket has some light soiling and a small loss at the spine head. Clean boards. Some offsetting to endpapers. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. A few pencil marks in some margins. VG.
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