The Dog Owner's Guide and Who's Who in Dogdom. T. M. Corbett. c.1937. 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. *** The Dog Owner¬ís Guide and Who¬ís Who in Dogdom. Compiled by T. M. Corbett. Idle, Bradford, UK: Watmoughs Limited, n.d. [1937? 1st ed?]. 271p., burgundy cloth with gilt lettering, b&w illustrations. How to start a kennel, whelping, rearing, feeding, etc.; trimming, training; Kennel Club rules and regulations; breed standards for all breeds; list of judges, breeds they are approved for, and their addresses; lists of canine clubs, their secretaries and addresses; supplier and breeder advertising, etc.; with thumb index. Covers rubbed. Tips rubbed and bumped. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front fixed endpaper. Wanting front flyleaf. Thumb index toned. Interior otherwise quite clean. VG condition.
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