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The Modern Mexican Charro
1 The Modern Mexican Charro
Pemex Travel Club 1965 Staplebound Fair 
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." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Border Collies in America, Allen, Arthur N.
2 Allen, Arthur N. Border Collies in America
McLeansboro, Ill. Arthur N. Allen 1965 First Edition Staplebound Near fine 
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. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Wild Waterfowl and its Captive Management, Vol. II, American Game Bird Breeder's Federation
3 American Game Bird Breeder's Federation Wild Waterfowl and its Captive Management, Vol. II
Salt Lake City, UT American Game Bird Breeder's Federation 1974 Hardcover Good 
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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Guinea Fowl of the World, Belshaw, R.H. Hastings
4 Belshaw, R.H. Hastings Guinea Fowl of the World
Liss, Hampshire Nimrod Book Services 1985 0947647201 / 9780947647209 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Very good 
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. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Working Border Collie: A Handbook for Trainers and Handlers, Clement, J.H. and F.D. Clement
5 Clement, J.H. and F.D. Clement The Working Border Collie: A Handbook for Trainers and Handlers
McLeansboro, IL North American Sheep Dog Society 1959 First Edition Plastic Very good 
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. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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World Atlas of Dog Breeds, De Vito, Dominique
6 De Vito, Dominique World Atlas of Dog Breeds
Neptune City, NJ TFH Publications 2009 0793806569 / 9780793806560 Hardcover Fine 
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. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Johnson, Brian Amazing Animal Stories From Crow: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife
Cape Coral, FL Direct Impressions 2008 0615243568 / 9780615243566 Paperback Very good 
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. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Manstopper: Training a Canine Guardian, McMains, Joel
8 McMains, Joel Manstopper: Training a Canine Guardian
New York Howell Book House 1998 0876051441 / 9780876051443 First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed
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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 McMains, Joel M. Advanced Obedience: Easier Than You Think
New York Howell Book House 1993 0876055226 / 9780876055229 First edition Hardcover Very good Signed
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Smiley, Jane A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money and Luck
New York Knopf 2004 1400040582 / 9781400040582 First edition Hardcover Near fine near fine Signed
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. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Common Sense Grouse and Woodcock Dog Training, Strickland, Roy W. and John L. Rogers
11 Strickland, Roy W. and John L. Rogers Common Sense Grouse and Woodcock Dog Training
Rockford, Michigan Roy Strickland 1981 Staplebound Very good 
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. Dogs love companionship and get lonely easily." 
Price: 250.00 USD
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