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Stories About Dogs: Illustrative of Their Instinct, Sagacity and Fidelity by  Thomas.  Illustrated By Thomas Landseer Bingley - Hardcover - 1875 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

Stories About Dogs: Illustrative of Their Instinct, Sagacity and Fidelity

by Bingley, Thomas. Illustrated By Thomas Landseer

Condition: Good


Boston: G. W. Cottrell, 1875. Undated, ca. 1875. A series of stories told by "Uncle Thomas" about dogs over an eight night period, including tales about dogs in general and also about specific breeds - St. Bernard; Esquimaux Dogs; Newfoundlands; Water-Spaniels; Wild Indian Dogs; Scotch Terrier; English Terrier; Greyhound; Shepherd's Dogs; Bloodhounds; Foxhounds; the Dhole of India; the Dingo of Australia; Mastiffs; Bulldogs; more. Illustrated with seven engraved plates from drawings by Thomas Landseer. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 159 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with some light spotting, light fraying to corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, pages age-toned with occasional light finger soil and foxing, lower edge of front free endpaper chipped, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015967
  • Title: Stories About Dogs: Illustrative of Their Instinct, Sagacity and Fidelity
  • Author: Bingley, Thomas. Illustrated By Thomas Landseer
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. W. Cottrell
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1875
  • Keywords: DOG STORIES LANDSEER ENGRAVINGS CANINE BRAVERY LOYALTY
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Books;
  • Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

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