New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, probably first or early (1959, DM 1sts cannot be determined for this time period); green cloth boards with red dogs and his bone, in white jacket with Gabriel lurking behind a tree, green titles, large photo of 'Po. Picture book Hardback.
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.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, but small 1960 bird sticker w pull tear on ep, tight, straight, clean, tiny bumps to extrems, in darkening, clean jacket with creased top edge and top corner tears of about a half inch, half inch closed tear on bottom back; unclipped 2.75. Item #21884