WHITE MONARCH AND THE GAS-HOUSE PUP

By: Kirk, Ralph G

Price: $74.94

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Book Condition: Near Fine


113 pages; Frontispiece illustation of dog fight with tissue guard and three additional plates by William A. Kirkpatrick. OCLC: 4273940 Original owner's name in pencil on ffep (dated 1924), otherwise quite clean an tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with white lettering and image of a pit terrier on front board. A tiny bit of rubbing at spine ends. Corners square and cover bright. Two pieces of the dustjacket (front panel and front flap) were laid-in and are now in mylar cover to protect them and the book. Small bookstore ticket at rear - Priscilla Guthrie's Book-Shop/William Penn Place/Pittsburgh. Story involves the competitive relationship between two pit terriers and their respective owners from different sides of the track, culminating in a dramatic five hour fight between the dogs. Though best known for his canine stories, Ralph G. Kirk also wrote a couple film screenplays in the 1920s. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: WHITE MONARCH AND THE GAS-HOUSE PUP

Author Name: Kirk, Ralph G

Categories: Literature, Decorative Bindings, Literature, Sports and Games, Antiquarian Books, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, & Company: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 41523

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