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The Modern Mexican Charro

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pemex Travel Club: 1965

Seller ID: 23246


Staplebound pamphlet (11x22 cm), pp. 24. Pink paper wrappers, black and white photos throughout. Binding is frail, with large closed tear along spine. Extensive information about the horsemen of Mexico, including costumes, lassoing, scoring, and "the perfect mount." View more info

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Border Collies in America

By: Allen, Arthur N.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McLeansboro, Ill., Arthur N. Allen: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23245


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 56. Staplebound paper wrappers, black and white photos throughout. Wrappers have slight dinginess. Allen imported border collies from Britain to such an extent that he had an impact on the American breed. He was a charter member of the North American Sheep Dog Society (and later its president), and his dog Rock appeared in two Walt Disney movies. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

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Wild Waterfowl and its Captive Management, Vol. II

By: American Game Bird Breeder's Federation

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, American Game Bird Breeder's Federation: 1974

Seller ID: 16058


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 136. Unknown printing. Red boards with gilt titling, black swan motif on upper board. Color, black and white photos throughout. No jacket, boards have moderate wear along spine and at corners. Bookplate on rear pastedown, former owner's name on first leaf. View more info

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Guinea Fowl of the World

By: Belshaw, R.H. Hastings

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Liss, Hampshire, Nimrod Book Services: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16052


Octavo (25 cm), pp. 192. Pictorial jacket, blue boards with gilt titling. Includes 16 page color photo section, black and white photos, index. Jacket has light edge wear, boards with slight corner wear. Former owner's name on half title page. Believed to be the first book to give comprehensive treatment to the subject of guinea fowl. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Working Border Collie: A Handbook for Trainers and Handlers

By: Clement, J.H. and F.D. Clement

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McLeansboro, IL, North American Sheep Dog Society: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23268


Quarto (29 cm), pp. 1a, 1b, 2-32, 7, [1]. In blue pastic binder, one-sided typewritten pages. Includes chapters on choosing a dog, basic obedience, herding sheep, cattle and poultry, and advance training. Front plastic cover is dog-eared. Frequently referred to in lists of border collie literature, but only four copies in OCLC. First Edition. View more info

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World Atlas of Dog Breeds

By: De Vito, Dominique

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Neptune City, NJ, TFH Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 17864


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 959. 6th edition. Pictorial boards, no jacket as issued. Includes sections on "About the Dog," "Care and Training," "Breed Profiles," and appendices with bibliography, glossary and index. Gift quality copy. View more info

Amazing Animal Stories From Crow: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife

By: Johnson, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Coral, FL, Direct Impressions: 2008

Seller ID: 12110


Octavo (21.5 x 28cm), pp. 96. Full-color photographs throughout. Signed by author on title page. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Cover shows some minor rubbing, edges and corners are lightly worn. View more info

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Manstopper: Training a Canine Guardian

By: McMains, Joel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Howell Book House: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24137


Presentation copy, inscribed to Montana author Jo Sykes: "Dear Jo- If I've learned anything about writing, I have you, James Lee Burke and Tom Clancy to thank. Joel." Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 244. Pictorial boards, no jacket. Letter with envelope laid in: addressed to Sykes, with a handwritten note at the top from McMains, the body of the letter consisting of an email from a former student of McMains who was struggling with a deaf dog. First Edition. View more info

Advanced Obedience: Easier Than You Think

By: McMains, Joel M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Howell Book House: 1993

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10152


Octavo (24cm), pp. 221. Inscribed and signed by author "To Jo, You've helped me keep on track, and I thank you more than words, inherently frail, can express" on front free endpaper. Light wear at corners, no dust jacket First Edition. View more info

A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money and Luck

By: Smiley, Jane

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2004

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11042


Octavo (22cm), pp. 287. Red boards with brown quarter cloth binding and silver lettering on spine, deckle edge. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Common Sense Grouse and Woodcock Dog Training

By: Strickland, Roy W. and John L. Rogers

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Rockford, Michigan, Roy Strickland: 1981

Seller ID: 24509


Third printing. Staplebound octavo (21 cm). pp. 82. Pictorial wrappers, black and white photos scattered throughout. Possibly signed by author (writing is hard to decipher). Wrappers have light wear and soiling. Only two copies of this grouse-hunting dog classic in Worldcat. Strickland was notable for, among other things, believing that pointing dogs should be raised indoors with their human family: "You'll go a long way toward training him simply by being with him. ... View more info