Dog Books

20931 A Bow-Wow Book. /Stanley Tyreman Berkeley, ill Dean's

A Bow-Wow Book.

Dogs in action: On the cover, the title encircled by a leash and a white and tan Borzoi, Russian Wolfhound, curled around a terrier type dogs with large upright ears, on the back two black and tan puppies with huge feet, pages comprise: 3 bulldogss "Types of English beauty", a Landseer Newfoundland who has just rescued a doll from the ocean, two setters (English?) guarding a dead pheasant, a fox terrier saying "Good Morning" to a horse, 3 intense terriers staring down a hole, two Great Danes "Warranted 'Quiet to Drive'", a spread with hitched "Esquimaux dogs used for Arctic Sledging", The Poodle's Toilet, Greyhounds Racing, four hound puppies up to mischief, and on the last page miserable puppies with bows in a wicker basket "Home From the Wash." Berkeley, an accomplished artist who died as this book was being published, created the famous company logo.

$85.00

 

a day, a dog

A wordless book for children and adults in quick charcoal sketches. A black and white hound is thrown out of a moving car... the book follows his day, from cruelty to chaos to the possibility of love. "Astonishing drawings! Fierce, fleeting images that manage, despite their intense breathlessness, to meticulously tell a tail full of power and honesty. An entirely unique work of art." Maurice Sendak.

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$50.00

 

21474 Martha Speaks Meddaugh Signed by author and Martha

Martha Speaks.

"But there was a problem: now that Martha could talk, there was no stopping her. She said exactly what was on her mind." SIGNED and INSCRIBED with a hairy paw print and a little dog saying ". Woof Woof I mean hi." 

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$55.00

 

21898 In Town ABC Raphael Tuck Publishers, Field and Farm Series

In Town ABC.

Some glimpses of turn of the century dog breeds in this ABC: poodle, bulldogs, terriers, dachshunds, young Saint or Landseer puppy and some sweet kittens, too.

$0.00

 

21884 Gabriel Wrinkles Bloodhound by Doughtie ill Saxon.

Gabriel Wrinkles.

A severe case of hay fever keeps Gabriel from his true calling but one day he heads out anyway. Inspired by 'Po', the family bloodhound and illustrated by the New Yorker cartoonist, Saxon, a neighbor, who must have spent some time with Po to come up with these wonderful, funny dog sketches.

$70.00

 

il primo libro di Susanna by NIcoletta.

Il Primo Libro di Susanna.

Susanna and her little white dog Ucchi and her black bird Nicola go to the zoo. The pets' reactions to each animal are such fun! Very bright, flat sophisticated lithos looking, almost like pochoir but not, on tan card in the style of an early Disney or even Chloe Preston. The first book of a well known Italian illustrator and artist, Colette Rosselli, who went on to illustrate many books, and also, under the pseudonym Donna Letizia, to publish an etiquette advice column for many years. The primo and segundo books were originally written for her daughter. Rare in first edition, il primo libro di Susanna has been frequently reprinted in smaller formats.

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$365.00

 

20386 Storm of Dancerwood by Chipperfield

Storm of Dancerwood.

A story of a magnificent, independent Alsatian (German Shepard) who escapes from his kennel and survives in the wild. Published by Longmans in the following year and then revised by Hutchinson in 1967.

$16.00

 

21005 The Seashore Noisy Book by Brown.

The Seashore Noisy Book.

Little Muffin hears everything, but he had never heard the sea. Adventures follow. "'Ho! Ho!' said the captain as he pulled Muffin out of the water. 'I think I've caught a dogfish this time.' Weisgard's bright angular illustrations of the curious sea creatures go right along with Muffin's inquisitive nature.

$95.00

 

20180 The Pussycat Princess by Anthony, illus photos Frees.

The Pussycat Princess.

"The Pussycat Princess asks and receives from her royal father permission to go out into the world, taking whatever risks may befall, but for one night only." Thirty-two photographs of real puppies and kittens elaborately dressed and posed to illustrate the story. [White 576].

$375.00

 

20968 Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka and a Little Dog by Lindman.

Flicka, Ricka, Dicka and a Little Dog.

The little girls return Mr. Applegate's lost wet dog. He keeps running back to them but Mother says "we must not keep what does not belong to us, though we may want to badly." Happy ending.

$100.00

 

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