Pedigree Dogs As Recognised By The Kennel Club. C. C. Sanderson. 1927. 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. *** Pedigree Dogs as Recognized by the Kennel Club. Edited by C. C. Sanderson. London: T. Werner Laurie, Ltd., 1927. 8vo., 362p., blue cloth with gilt lettering, light blue endpapers, 143 illustrations. Prototype of AKC¬ís Pure-Bred Dogs , the forerunner of their long and continuing series, The Complete Dog Book. Individual breed articles by various breed fanciers¬ó accompanied by breed standards. Jones¬í4 N¬∫ 2762. Spine faded, bottom front tip bumped, Mr. Fretwell's bookplate on front fixed endpaper, some occasional light foxing to interior pages, VG.
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