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Dane Data Illustrated by Photographs of Outstanding Specimens, Gardner, Albert B.
1 Gardner, Albert B. Dane Data Illustrated by Photographs of Outstanding Specimens
North Hollywood, CA Albert B. Gardner 1936 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Albert B. Gardner & Walter Lanz (Lantz) 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers of the book have some light rubbing and wear, especially the spine joints. The endpapers are illustrated with a picture of a championship winner Great Dane drawn by the author, Albert B. Gardner. Inner front hinges have started to split at both top and bottom edges of book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name inked neatly on the front pastedown. The book includes cartoon drawings by Walter Lantz (name misspelled on title page) the creator of Woody Woodpecker. There are cartoons and drawings by the author throughout the text, along with numerous black and white photographs of championship Great Danes. The book includes sections on: Background, Breeding principles, Brood matron and Puppies, Diet, Standards for the breed, Dane Sense and senses, Schooling and training, keeping a Great Dane, Difficulties with the breed, diseases, housing problems, pictures, dog shows, working groups, long shadow and a breeder's directory. Albert B. Gardner appears to have been a semi-well-known architect in the southern California area in the 1930's (possibly the same Albert B. Gardner who created the Buck Jones house in Sherman Oaks, which was subsequently turned into a dormitory / apartment building for the Mar- Ken school (a school for the children of prominent movie stars). The illustrator, Walter Lantz (the name is curiously misspelled on the title page) is the creator of Woody Woodpecker and other famous cartoons. Overall, this item is a treasure-trove of Southern Californiana while also being a very detailed look at a specific breed of dogs. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Lloyd, Freeman MAN'S OLDEST ALLY, THE DOG Since Cave-Dweller Days this Faithful Friend has Shared the Work, Exploration, and Sport of Humankind
Washington D. C. National Geographic 1936 Magazine Near Fine with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This is a DISBOUND article from National Geographic Magazine. The text pages are clean and bright - tehey do, however, have the necessary staple holes where staples were removed. This article has 14 double sided text pages plus one page which has been copied (it backs the last paragraphs of the previous article and includes two additional black and white photographs of dogs). Included are 11 black and white photographs of a variety of dogs. There are also 8 full color photographic reprints of paintings by Edward Herbert Miner. This article is the first in a series of articles regarding dogs of the world that continues in later publications of the magazine. The article covers many features of dogs in companionship with humans including friendship, genetic tampering to produce certain results (in general), uses for breeds, the universality of dogs as pets and aids to humans, some basic information on different breeds, especially the terriers -- as the paintings by Edward Herbert Miner feature this breed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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