By Elsa and Ellic Howe
London   Chapman & Hall
10" by 7.5" 132pp.
A lovely copy of this first edition study of the history of Pekingese dog breed, with illustrations.
By Elsa and Ellic Howe

1954 Pekingese Scrapook

London   Chapman & Hall
10" by 7.5" 132pp.
A lovely copy of this first edition study of the history of Pekingese dog breed, with illustrations.
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this volume exploring the history of Penkingese dogs. One of the fullest and most popular accounts of the history of the breed in China and the West, ideal for breeders and dog lovers. Written by Elsa and Ellic Howe. With a frontispiece and eight full page plates as well as numerous illustrations in text. Collated, complete. 

With a price-clipped dust wrapper.

Condition

In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally lovely with only minor shelf wear and a minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities, minor marking to the boards. The dust wrapper is price clipped and sound with some shelf wear and chipping, the minor closed tear and a minor loss to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean. With a frontispiece and eight full page plates as well as numerous illustrations in text. Collated, complete. 

Near Fine

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