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Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition in good dustwrapper (dw; Some mild light foxing spots, Not price clipped.) Some minor fading to boards else cloth clean and smart. Endpapers clean. Some minor light foxing spots to half-title and main title page. Authors dedicatory inscription and signature to halftitle “Sylvia Walker, with love from the author, Gwednoline Wingfield-Digby.” With loose inscribed notepaper “Van Zaandam Kennels.” Inside pages all very clean and tight and unmarked. Else a very clean and tight, rare 1st edition copy. 76pp. Illustrated with many B&W photographs. Memoirs of a breeder and trainer of the Keeshond breed. The author introduced the breed into this country and, over a period of seventy years, bred and trained them at Sherborne Castle. Also known as the Dutch barge dog. The book contains personal reminiscences as well as records of the breeding.
Title: My Life with Keeshonden. SIGNED COPY.
Publisher: Abbey Press, Sherborne. 1969 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83805
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::DOGS GWENDOLEN WINGFIELD-DIGBY, My Life with Keeshonden, dogs, breeder, trainer, Keeshond, Sherborne Castle, first, 1st edition, dustwrapper, signed, pedigree, 1969