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Faithful Friends: Dogs in Life and Literature by  Frank (editor) JACKSON - First US Edition - 1997 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 50688)

Faithful Friends: Dogs in Life and Literature

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Faithful Friends: Dogs in Life and Literature

by JACKSON, Frank (editor)

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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN 10
0786704586
ISBN 13
9780786704583
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New York: Carroll & Graf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. First US Edition. Hard Cover. 0786704586 . First US edition of a work first published in the UK by Robinson Publishing Ltd. Per the jacket flap, this work is ". . .a superb collection of the wonderfully diverse and prolific observations that have been recorded about dogs and their relations with us through the ages." With a brief foreword by HRH Prince Michael of Kent and a preface by editor Frank Jackson. --- In textured red paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine; satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. With color E. E. Marshall painting "Three Dogs" to cover. --- With a small chewed spot to tail of spine, else a clean, bright, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped jacket with small creases and scratches, else bright and intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. ; x, 533 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
50688
Title
Faithful Friends: Dogs in Life and Literature
Author
JACKSON, Frank (editor)
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First US Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0786704586
ISBN 13
9780786704583
Publisher
Carroll & Graf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1997
Keywords
0786704586

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