Dog Books

Books primarily about dogs.
The Story of Woofin-Poofin written and illus by Marguerite Buller. 1929, 1st.

The Story of Woofin-Poofin.

How a little Staffordshire dog finds his true master and home, with plays along the way from the toyshop to the home of the charwoman's son. Large flat pictures in beautiful colours.



Old Mother Hubbard Charles E. Graham & Co, Childland Booklet Series 0903,

Old Mother Hubbard

The dog as a fat Victorian gentleman, supplied by Mother Hubbard with every luxury of the East.




Beautiful Joe, an autobiography.

Beautiful Joe, an autobiography.

"My name is Beautiful Joe, and I am a brown dog of medium size. I am called Beautiful Joe, but not because I am a beauty..." One of the great dog stories, inspired by Black Beauty. An attractive copy of this plea for kindness to animals. This is the original, unabridged, and pretty gruesome, text. Contains a frontis photo of Marshall Saunders with a dog in her lap (not Joe). A nice copy with interesting plates, not the Phoenix edition. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Wonders of Animal Instinct.

Wonders of Animal Instinct.

Almost fifty essays about the instincts and intelligence of birds, reptiles and mammals, illustrated with engravings. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



In the Reign of Coyote: Folklore from the Pacific Coast.

In the Reign of Coyote: Folklore from the Pacific Coast.

In this retelling, Indian servants on a large ranch across the bay from San Francisco tell the stories to little Dona Juanita and Don Antonio. Sources cited in the preface for the tales of different Native American tribes of Alta&Baja California. Note: This book has been SOLD.



The French Boy.

A delightful fantasy in photographs by Maurois' son, about a young boy who wishes to be a dog and gets his wish. He becomes a handsome Irish Setter and goes around with the family dog, a Cocker Spaniel. A picture of French daily life in the 50's.



Old Man Coyote by Bayliss/E. Warde Blaisdell, ill. 1908

Old Man Coyote.

Adaptions of Coyote trickster/creator stories from authoritative sources with lighthearted pictures. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.



Little Dog by Deihl. In Box.

The Little Dog that Would Not Wag His Tail.

Noodles insisted that wagging his tale was just silly nonsense, even though mother said it was Good Manners. So cute!
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Down Huckleberry Hill by Weisgard.

Down Huckleberry Hill.

Track the woes of the dog-catcher's van as it tears down the hill, and down the page, scattering all before it. The young reader can help out "Catch the mustard jar if you want some on your hot dog!" Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



Dog of Flanders by Ouida.

A Dog of Flanders.

Includes The Dog of Flanders, about a dog's faithfulness despite ill treatment, The Nurnberg Stove, about two children's love for their old stove, In the Apple-Country,The Little Earl. The less common British edition with a lovely front board design. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



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