Thanks to Tina Stump for the photos of Lex, her rescue foster dog.

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OUR BOOKS

Please keep in mind that we are a source for old, antique, out-of-print, and rare books.
We have a few "modern" books, but for the most part we don't stock these and will not be replacing them when they are sold.

Our books are divided into several catagories.
You may browse them all, or click on the catagory that interests you:

  1. Non-fiction (with a sheepdog content)
  2. Training sheepdogs (often includes care and management)
  3. Fiction (with a sheepdog content)
  4. James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd
  5. Children's Literature (with a sheepdog content)
  6. Black Bob, the Dandy Wonder Dog
  7. Footrot Flats
  8. The Sheep Industry (often includes a chapter on herding dogs)
  9. Miscellaneous (including books on other breeds of dog)
  10. Border Collie and Sheepdog Ephemera (postcards, prints, etc.)

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NON-FICTION BOOKS WITH SHEEPDOG CONTENT

#00464b thru #00464hA Lifetime With The Working Collies, Their Training and History by Allen, Arthur
Hardcover. Brand new copies from the author's estate, never been read.
Autobiographical, breed history in the USA, training manual. For anyone interested in the history of the Border Collie in the USA, this is the book for you. Photographs of famous dogs, of the author's dogs, and illustrating training.
$15.00


#00142 From the Glens to the Lowlands by Anderson, George Murray
1979 New Horizon, Bognor Regis, W. Sussex; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent
Autobiography of a shepherd, farmer, and breeder of horses, dairy cattle, and Border Collies through nearly 8 decades of the 20th century.
$40.00 SOLD


#00347 Red Sky At Night by Barrington, John
1984 Michael Joseph Ltd., London (First edition)
Hardcover. Excellent
A year in the life of a shepherd in the hills where Rob Roy roamed. One of my favorite books, liberally peppered with lovely drawings by the author, plenty of working sheepdog descriptions, and esoterica such as naming his chapters with North Country sheep-counting terms.
$36.00 SALE $26.00

#00195a One Woman and Her Dog by Billingham, Viv
1984 First Edition, Patrick Stephens, Cambridge
Paper. Very Good -Excellent
Life and times of a 20th century shepherdess: autobiographical, training, judging, trialling, etc.
$25.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00055 Tam, The Life and Death of a Dog by Bowman, Derek
1978 Gordon Wright Publishing, Scotland
Hardcover. Excellent, small tear on dust jacket at back
Diary of a Border Collie x Lab in Edinburgh
$20.00 SOLD

#00055a Tam, The Life and Death of a Dog by Bowman, Derek
1978 Gordon Wright Publishing, Scotland
Hardcover. Excellent, small tear on dustjacket at top spine, otherwise appears new
Diary of a Border Collie x Lab in Edinburgh
$20.00 SOLD

#00046 The Rising Arrow by Call, Hughie
1955 The Viking Press.
Hardcover. Very good, dust jacket a bit worn, pages a bit yellowed, no other damage.
Life on a sheep ranch in Montana in the 1950s
$20.00 SALE $16.00 SOLD


BOOKS BY BARBARA CARPENTER
Barbara Carpenter was a sheepdog trialist who founded and ran the "Ladies Trial" every year at her farm, Pasters Hill House, in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England, where she lived into her nineties, and sadly died in 2013. She was the breeder of Brocken Robbie, a very important sire in the Border Collie pedigree. Her books, The Blue Riband of the Heather (which invokes the ribbon won by the International Sheep Dog Champion each year) and the National Sheepdog Champions, are pivotal works for those interested in the history of the breed.

Left, Barbara Carpenter and her Border Collie, Chip

#00082 The Blue Riband of the Heather by Carpenter, E.B.
Second Edition 1996 Farming Press, Ipswich
Hardcover. Excellent; New
The Supreme Champions (of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland) 1906-1995
$35.00 SOLD

#00082a The Blue Riband of he Heather by Carpenter, E.B.
Second Edition 1996 Farming Press, Ipswich
Hardcover. Excellent; New
The Supreme Champions (of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland) 1906-1995
$40.00 SALE $36.00 SOLD

#00083 The Blue Riband of he Heather by Carpenter, E.B.
Second Edition 1996 Farming Press, Ipswich
Hardcover. Excellent; New
The Supreme Champions (of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland) 1906-1995
$35.00 SOLD

#00084a National Sheepdog Champions by Carpenter, E.B.
1994 Farming Press, Ipswich First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; New
The National Champions of Britain & Ireland 1922-1993
$50.00 SOLD

#00085a National Sheepdog Champions by Carpenter, E.B.
1994 Farming Press, Ipswich First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; New
The National Champions of Britain & Ireland 1922-1993
$50.00 SOLD

#00085b The Border Collie: Basic Training for Sheepwork by Carpenter, E.B.
1982 self published;
Paper. Excellent
A training book for beginners
$10.00 SOLD



#00370 Border Collies by Collier, Margaret
1995 TFH Publications, Neptune, New Jersey
Hardcover. New.
A "breed book" aimed at the pet and show demographic
$18.00 SALE $15.00

#00063 A Guide to Sheepdog Trials in Brit.&Ire. by Collins, Barbara C.
1994 Farming Pres, Ipswich, UK
Paper. Excellent; appears new
Broken down into countries, this valuable book describes most if not all the sheepdog trials, contact information for them, and descriptions of the venues and the trials themselves. For this reason, it is valuable historically. Color photos.
$35.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00063a A Guide to Sheepdog Trials in Brit.&Ire. by Collins, Barbara C.
1994 Farming Pres, Ipswich, UK
Paper. Very good, only slight wear on covers
Broken down into countries, this valuable book describes most if not all the sheepdog trials, contact information for them, and descriptions of the venues and the trials themselves. For this reason, it is valuable historically. Color photos.
$30.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00063b A Guide to Sheepdog Trials in Brit.&Ire. by Collins, Barbara C.
1994 Farming Pres, Ipswich, UK
Paper. Excellent; appears new
Broken down into countries, this valuable book describes most if not all the sheepdog trials, contact information for them, and descriptions of the venues and the trials themselves. For this reason, it is valuable historically. Color photos.
$35.00 SALE $20.00


IrisChika.jpg BOOKS BY IRIS COMBE (1914-2009)
It is with much sadness that I must note the passing of Iris Combe, on February 3, 2009, at the age of 94. Although I met Iris only once, when she came to the USA to judge some collie shows and stayed with me and my husband for a few days so that she could attend an American sheepdog trial, I corresponded with her over the years. Sadly, I had little contact with her in recent years. Iris had been a Border Collie and Rough and Smooth Collie breeder, and conformation judge, for many years. She wrote extensively on all three breeds and continued to write well into her 90's. In particular, her book Herding Dogs covers the history of all the herding breeds as they developed in Britain. Her death is a loss to all of those who called her friend, and I number myself among them. To read more about Iris' life, go to
Rough Collies of Distinction, the web page about the last collie book that Iris wrote, in conjunction with Pat Hutchinson and Dareen Bridge. (Carole Presberg, February 7, 2009)

#00047 Border Collies by Combe, Iris
1978 Faber & Faber, this edition 1983
Hardcover. Excellent, one small tear in dust jacket
Breed book
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00047a Border Collies by Combe, Iris
1978 Faber & Faber, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent, with dustjacket, like new
Breed book
$55.00 SALE $30.00

#00047b Border Collies by Combe, Iris
1978 Faber & Faber, First Edition
Hardcover. EExcellent, with dustjacket.
Breed book
$55.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00047c Border Collies by Combe, Iris
1978 Faber & Faber, this edition (4th) 1986
Hardcover. Very good, very slight wear on covers
Breed book
$35.00 SALE $30.00

#00048 Herding Dogs by Combe, Iris
1987 Faber & Faber
Hardcover. Excellent, new
Origins and development in Britain
$40.00 SOLD

#00049 Herding Dogs by Combe, Iris
1987 Faber & Faber
Hardcover. Excellent, new
Origins and development in Britain
$40.00 SOLD

#00372 Rough Collies of Distinction by Combe, Iris, Dareen Bridge, & Pat Hutchinson
First edition, 2001, self published by the authors
Hardcover. Excellent, appears new.
A pictorial record of influential British rough collies from 1860's to the present day. There are 125 photographs of dogs, with their pedigrees, and 25 "principal sire and bitch line" pedigree charts in the appendices. The introduction is a history and development of the collie breed (from the working collies of the 19th century), and each individual dog is presented with its own history. A magnificent, large format volume, and probably the last for author, breeder, and show judge, Iris Combe, as she is currently in her mid-90s.
$75.00 SOLD


#00380 Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover and Other West Highland Chronicles by Cregeen, Eric R.
First Edition 2004 by John Donald Publishers, Edinburgh.
Hardcover. Excellent, new with dusjacket.
The oral traditions of the West Highlands of Scotland.
$50.00 SOLD

#00043 On Man and His Dog by Drabble, Phil
1989 Guild Publishing, London
Harcover. Excellent, dust jacket
The making of the TV show on sheepdog trialing
$20.00 SALE $18.00

#00043a On Man and His Dog by Drabble, Phil
1989 Guild Publishing, London
Harcover. Excellent, like newdust jacket
The making of the TV show on sheepdog trialing
$20.00 SALE $18.00


#00338 The Adventures of Bro & Tracy by Fay, Joyce
1993 Harper Colins, 2005 second edition by Joyce Fay and autographed by the author
Hardcover. Brand new
Photographer Joyce Fay produced a light-hearted, yet serious (a la William Wegman) book on the Southwest, with her two sheepdogs, Bro and Tracy, as the focal point of the gorgeous scenery that forms their backdrop. Siblings Bro and Tracy are probably Navajo sheepdogs, but for all intents and purposes, they could be docked, smooth-coated Border Collies. Joyce donates ten percent of the retail price of each book to Bro & Tracy Animal Welfare, Inc.
$20.00 SALE $18.00

#00339 The Adventures of Bro & Tracy by Fay, Joyce
1993 Harper Colins, 2005 second edition by Joyce Fay and autographed by the author
Hardcover. Brand new
$20.00 SALE $18.00 SOLD

#00340 The Adventures of Bro & Tracy by Fay, Joyce
1993 Harper Colins, 2005 second edition by Joyce Fay and autographed by the author
Hardcover. Brand new
$20.00 SALE $18.00

#00341 The Adventures of Bro & Tracy by Fay, Joyce
1993 Harper Colins, 2005 second edition by Joyce Fay and autographed by the author
Hardcover. Brand new
$20.00 SALE $18.00

#00342 The Adventures of Bro & Tracy by Fay, Joyce
1993 Harper Colins, 2005 second edition by Joyce Fay and autographed by the author
Hardcover. Brand new
$20.00 SOLD


#00331 Three Sheep and a Dog by Gordon, John
1998 Reed Books, Aukland
Paper. Excellent
This book "celebrates the practical and colourful way of life that is sheepdog trialling" in NZ
$15.00 SOLD


BOOKS BY ERIC HALSALL
Eric Halsall was an agricultural journalist and a sheepdog trials commentator who presented the British television program, One Man and His Dog, for many years. He was devoted to the breed and although he did not trial himself he was a fixture at the trials in Britain, and owned herding dogs. Halsall's books are a must for understanding the history of the breed in trialling.

#00179 Sheepdogs, My Faithful Friends by Halsall, Eric
Orig. 1980; this edition (second edition)1996, Farming Press, Ipswich.
Hardcover. Excellent; appears new.
History of and anecdotes about Border Collies, shepherds, trialists, trailing and farming in Britain
$30.00 SALE $15.00

#00179d Sheepdogs, My Faithful Friends by Halsall, Eric
Orig. 1980 by Patrick Stephens; this second edition published 1996 by Farming Press, Ipswitch
Hardcover. Excellent, brand new, never been read
History of and anecdotes about Border Collies, shepherds, trialists, trailing and farming in Britain
$30.00 SALE $15.00 SOLD

#00179a Sheepdogs, My Faithful Friends by Halsall, Eric
Orig. 1980; this paperback edition 1995 Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough
Paper. Good. Some wear on covers.
History of and anecdotes about Border Collies, shepherds, trialists, trialling and farming in Britain
$15.00

#00179b Sheepdog Trials by Halsall, Eric
1982 First Edition, Patrick Stephens, Cambridge
Hardcover. Excellent
History of and anecdotes about sheepdog trials in Britain
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00179c Sheepdog Trials by Halsall, Eric
1982 First Edition, Patrick Stephens, Cambridge
Hardcover. Excellent, like new with protected dustjacket
History of and anecdotes about sheepdog trials in Britain
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00179e Gael, Sheepdog of the Hills by Halsall, Eric
1985 Patrick Stephens Ltd., Wellingborough, UK.
Hardcover. Appears new with dustjacket.
This is more a naturalist's description of the countryside, but it is also a tribute to Halsall's beloved Shetland Sheepdog, Gael, and her herding abilities.
$30.00 SALE $20.00


#00065 Kelpie and Cattle Dog: Aus. Dogs at Work by Hamilton-Wilkes, Monty & David Cumming
1967 Angus & Robertson Publishers, London, Sydney, etc. This edition 1982 revised.
Hardcover. Excellent, slight dent in one corner of cover
History and training
$45.00 SOLD

#00065a Kelpie and Cattle Dog: Aus. Dogs at Work by Hamilton-Wilkes, Monty & David Cumming
1967 Angus & Robertson Publishers, London, Sydney, etc. This edition a 1985 reprint of the 1982 revised edition
Hardcover. Excellent, slight wear in one corner of cover
History and training
$45.00

#00065b Kelpie and Cattle Dog: Aus. Dogs at Work by Hamilton-Wilkes, Monty & David Cumming
1967 Angus & Robertson Publishers, London, Sydney. First edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, looks brand new except for slight wear and tear on dustjacket which is now protected
History and training
$65.00 SALE $55.00 SOLD

#00381 Old Working Dogs by Hancock, David
1984 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent.
Shire Albums packs a lot into a little book. History of the working breeds in Britain, including the herding breeds. Many black and white photographs.
$12.00 SOLD

#00114 The Hill Shepherd by Hart, Edward
1977/79 David & Charles, Newton Abbot, London, North Pomfret VT
Hardcover. Excellent; like new.
Description of the life of a hill shepherd in Britain with a chapter on shepherd's dogs
$30.00 SALE $27.00

#00114a The Hill Shepherd by Hart, Edward
1977/79 David & Charles, Newton Abbot, London, North Pomfret VT
Hardcover. Excellent; like new.
Description of the life of a hill shepherd in Britain with a chapter on shepherd's dogs
$30.00 SALE $27.00

#00114b The Hill Shepherd by Hart, Edward
1977/79 David & Charles, Newton Abbot, London, North Pomfret VT
Hardcover. Excellent; like new.
Description of the life of a hill shepherd in Britain with a chapter on shepherd's dogs
$30.00 SALE $27.00

#00116 Working Dogs by Hart, Edward & Audrey
1984 B.T. Batsford Ltd., London
Hardcover. Very good; some wear on cover
Color photos throughout with a chapter on farm dogs, the BC getting the bulk of text in that chapter, as well as in others.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00060 Dogs in Britain by Hubbard, Clifford L. B.
1948 Macmillan and Co. Ltd., London, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent: like new
A description of all native breeds and most foreign breeds in Britain. Includes sections on the origin & classification of dogs; breeding, training & management; diseases & ailments; appreciation & uses. The section on breeds & varieties is extensive with dogs classified into groups. The "Sheepdog Group" includes the "Cumberland Sheepdog" and the "Welsh Sheepdog", both similar to the Border Collie, but it does not include the Border Collie. $50.00 SALE $35.00


#00329a A Shepherd's Life by Hudson, W.H.
Orig. 1910, this edition 1926 Methuen & Company, Ltd., London
Hardcover. Very Good. Little wear on covers, binding is tright, pages in excellent conditon with very little yellowing.
Written in the first person, this is the story of the author's account of a shepherd on the downs of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. It is written from the perspective of a naturalist, full of observations and deatiail, yet a wonderfully readable story.
$75.00 SOLD

#00329b The Illustrated Shepherd's Life by Hudson, W.H.
Orig. 1910, this edition first published 1987 by The Bodley Head, this edition published 1993 by Bracken Books.
Hardcover. Very Good. Little wear on covers, binding is tright, pages in excellent conditon with very little yellowing.
Written in the first person, this is the story of the author's account of a shepherd on the downs of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. It is written from the perspective of a naturalist, full of observations and deatiail, yet a wonderfully readable story. This edition has the additon of many beautiful old photographs and new color paintings.
$45.00 SOLD


#00186 Australian Barkers and Biters by Kaleski, Robert
Orig. published 1914; this edition 1933, The Endeavour Press, Sydney
Hardcover. Excellent, only some fading on spine of dust jacket.
The history and description of Australian dogs, including purpose-bred dogs, like the Barb, a cross between a smooth Border Collie and a Kelpie, bred specifically for herding in bush conditions.
$250.00 SOLD

#00018 Lessons From a Sheepdog by Keller, Phillip
1983 World Books, Waco, TX; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent. Dustjacket very slightly torn.
Spiritual view of working with a sheepdog.
$20.00 SALE $15.00 SOLD


#00150 Sheep Dogs, Their Breeding, Maintenance, and Training by Kelley, R.B.
1947 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good, protected dust jacket shows a little wear.
From a geneticist's point of view
$95.00 SOLD

#00151 Sheep Dogs, Their Breeding, Maintenance, and Training by Kelley, R. B.
4th edition 1958 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London
Hardcover. Very good, no dust jacket
From a geneticist's point of view
$75.00 SALE $60.00

#00152 Sheep Dogs, Their Breeding, Maintenance, and Training by Kelley, R. B.
3rd edition 1949 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London
Hardcover. Good; wear and staining on dust jacket
From a geneticist's point of view
$80.00 SALE $60.00

#00153b Sheep Dogs, Their Breeding, Maintenance, and Training by Kelley, R. B.
4th edition 1958 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London
Hardcover. Very good, dust jacket shows wear & tear.
From a geneticist's point of view
$75.00 SALE $60.00

#00153a Sheep Dogs, Their Breeding, Maintenance, and Training by Kelley, R. B.
4th edition 1958 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London
Hardcover. Very good, dust jacket shows wear & tear.
From a geneticist's point of view
$75.00 SALE $60.00


#00377 The Dogs of Windcutter Down by Kennard, David
2005 by Headline Book Publishing, a first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, new with dustjacket.
A description of a modern shepherd's life in Devon, England, and the Border Collies that help him with his flock.
$25.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00377a The Dogs of Windcutter Down by Kennard, David
2005 by Headline Book Publishing, a first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, new with dustjacket.
A description of a modern shepherd's life in Devon, England, and the Border Collies that help him with his flock.
$25.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00377b The Dogs of Windcutter Down by Kennard, David
2005 by Headline Book Publishing, a first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, new with dustjacket.
A description of a modern shepherd's life in Devon, England, and the Border Collies that help him with his flock.
$25.00 SOLD SALE $20.00

#00377c A Shepherd's Watch by Kennard, David
2005 by Headline Book Publishing, a first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, new with dustjacket.
A description of a modern shepherd's year in Devon, England, and the Border Collies that help him with his flock.
$25.00 SOLD

#00377d A Shepherd's Watch by Kennard, David
2005 by Headline Book Publishing, a first edition.
Paper. Excellent, new, only slightly bent at leading corners of covers.
A description of a modern shepherd's year in Devon, England, and the Border Collies that help him with his flock.
$25.00 SALE $20.00


#00129 South African Sheepdogs, Training & Trials by Kingwill, Con & Brenda Munitich
1985 Wescot Printing Co. Ltd., Ladysmith, S.A.
Hardcover. Excellent; like new with just a little "rippling" on the dust jacket
The training and history of sheepdogs in South Africa.
$75.00 SOLD

#00054 The Versatile Border Collie by Larson, Janet
1987 Alpine Publications, Inc., Loveland, Colorado
Hardcover. Excellent, some staining on top edge
Breed book including history and training
$40.00 SALE $20.00

#00005 Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men by McCaig, Donald
1991 The Lyons Press, New York, New York.
Paper. New
Biographical, search for a BC in Scotland
$25.00 SALE $12.50

#00005a Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men by McCaig, Donald
1992 Harper Perennial edition.
Paper. Very good.
Biographical, search for a BC in Scotland
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00006 Eminent Dogs, Dangerous Men by McCaig, Donald
1991 Edward Burlingame Books,
Hardcover. Excellent; New
Biographical, search for a BC in Scotland
$25.00 SALE $12.50




A 19th century painting hanging in the Cluanie Inn near Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland.
Artist unknown. (Photograph by Carole L. Presberg, 4 October 2006)

#00022a Sheep Dogs and their Masters by McCulloch, John Herries
Orig. 1938; this edition (second edition) 1946 The Moray Press, Edinburgh & London
Hardcover. Good; dust jacket missing. Very little ware on covers. Pages in good condition except for staining.on some. Heavy staining inside covers, boards slightly warped.
True stories and anecdotes, photographs
$115.00 SALE $85.00

#00023a Sheep Dogs and their Masters by McCulloch, John Herries
Orig. 1938; this edition (second edition) 1946 The Moray Press, Edinburgh & London
Hardcover. Good; dust jacket in good cond. but heavily discolored. No ware on covers at all, binding tight, boards straight. Pages in good condition except for staining on some. Heavy staining inside covers.
True stories and anecdotes, photographs
$120.00 SALE $85.00

#00024 Sheep Dogs and their Masters by McCulloch, John Herries
Orig. 1938; this edition (second edition) 1946 The Moray Press, Edinburgh & London
Hardciver. Very good; protected dust jacket slightly stained.
True stories and anecdotes, photographs
$125.00 SALE $85.00

#00024b Sheep Dogs and their Masters by McCulloch, John Herries
Orig. 1938; this paperback edition with some modern additions 1994, Toft East Publishing, Lunenburg, Massachusetts.
Paper. Very good; a minor stain on front cover, writing inside back cover
True stories and anecdotes, photographs
$15.00


#00330 The Story of Scotch by Mills, Enos A.
Orig. 1909, this edition 1916 Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York
Hardcover. Very Good. Some slight wear on spine.
Lovely story of a Border Collie who belonged to Enos Mills, a naturalist living in the Rocky Mtns of Colorado in the very early 20th century.
$60.00 SALE $42.00 SOLD

#00130 The British Sheepdog by Moorhouse, Sydney
1950 H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd., London. A first edition.
. Excellent; some minor spotting on covers; no dust jacket, but a plastic cover.
About Border Collies, sheepdog trials, training, and shepherding in Britain. A classic.
$125.00 SALE $70.00

#00130a The British Sheepdog by Moorhouse, Sydney
1950 H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd., London. A first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent; some minor spotting on covers and edges of book; no dustjacket.
About Border Collies, sheepdog trials, training, and shepherding in Britain. A classic.
$125.00 SALE $70.00

#00088 Annual Sheep Show and Sheep Dog Trials by N.S.W. Sheepbrdrs Assoc.
1936 New South Wales Sheepbreeders' Association
Paper. Good. Some wear and tear evident.
Official Catalogue 1936--Valuable as history
$45.00 SOLD SALE $30.00

#00087a Farm Dogs by Nathan, S.M.
1964, Evans Brothers Ltd. for National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs
Hardcover. Excellent.
History, care, training, breeding farm dogs; "Rough collie" is the Border Collie in this little book, and herding training and sheepdog trials are explained.
$24.00 SOLD

#00015 One Man and His Dogs by Niall, Ian
1976 William Morrow and Co. Inc., New York
Hardcover. Very good, dust jacket slightly ragged
Autobiographical, with 2 chapters on sheepdogs
$15.00 SALE $12.50 SOLD

#00080a Working Dogs by Odell, Carol
1966 Angus and Robertson, London & Melbourne; this edition 1968
Hardcover. Good; dustjacket has some tears, cover is very slightly worn on corners, and the front page (inside cover) is cut out, but pages in excellent condition otherwise.
Three sections on Sheep-dogs, guide-dogs, and husky-dogs. Sheepdog section describes the working of a Border Collie. Australian.
$20.00 SOLD

#00145 Jack, A True Story of A Clever NZ Farm Dog by Parker, G.H.
1937 The Aukland Sundy School Union, Aukland, NZ
Paper. Good. Some fading, wear, and staining on the covers; pages are yellowed but otherwise in good condition.
Mr. Parker taught his Border Collie to do all sorts of clever tricks which demonstrated Jack's intelligence. People used to come to the farm to see demonstration of Jack's abilities. The book, written from the dog's viewpoint, includes letters of appreciation and authenticity!
$30.00 SOLD

#00195 Whistle While You Work by Parkes, Viv Billingham
1998 Atlantic Publishing, North Yorkshire
Paper. Excellent; appears new
Life and times of a 20th century shepherdess: autobiographical, training, judging, trialing, etc.
$25.00 SALE $12.50 SOLD

#00185 The Australian Kelpie by Parsons, Tony
1986, this edition 1992, Viking O'Neil, Penguin Books Australia, Ltd.Victoria
Hardcover. Excellent, seems new.
History, breeding, care, and training, very complete volume.
$65.00 SOLD

#00134a Heather Jean, The Working Sheep Dog by Pasco, Luke J.
1937 The Sheep Breeder, Inc., Chicago; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; cover and spine are faded with slight wear on edges of spine; otherwise in excellent condition.
History, management, and training of Border Collies; sheepdog trials. A classic.
$90.00 SALE $75.00

#00135 Heather Jean, The Working Sheep Dog by Pasco, Luke J.
1937 The Sheep Breeder, Inc., Chicago
Hardcover. Very good; slight wear on ends of spine; some staining on pages, otherwise in excellent condition.
History, management, and training of Border Collies; sheepdog trials. A classic.
$90.00 SALE $75.00

#00062 Sheepdogs (Hill Farming & Sheepdogs) by Pennefather, G. Lionel
1976 Self published and Very Rare.
Paper. Very good, some staining on covers.
Biographical, historical, descriptive, advisory. A very thorough discourse in a very small package
$95.00 SOLD

#00349 I Went a'Shepherding by Perry, Richard
First published 1944; this edition (3rd) 1948 by Lindsay Drummond Ltd., London
Hardcover. Good. Dustjacket with a little wear & tear, minor staining on the bottom of the covers; pages in very good condition with just a little fading.
A naturalist and his wife spend a year in the West Highlands and Islands of Scotland in the early years of WWi to experience the life of a shepherd.
$30.00 SALE $18.00

#00081 Wild Dogs, Working Dogs, Pedigrees & Pets by Pollard, Jack (editor)
1968 Lansdowne Press Pty. Ltd.
Hardcover. Excellent, like new, with a few very small tears in the protected dust jacket
A major collection of stories, essays, poems, etc. on dogs down under, many of herding dogs.
$55.00 SALE $30.00


#00180 Collies and Sheep-Dogs by Puxley, W. Lavallin
1949 Williams & Norgate Ltd. London
Hardcover. Very good; wear & tear on dust jacket.
The various types of sheepdogs used in Britain, and what makes them useful for their various jobs.
$65.00 SALE $55.00

#00181 Collies and Sheep-Dogs by Puxley, W. Lavallin
1949 Williams & Norgate Ltd. London
Hardcover. Very good; no dust jacket, slight wear & staining on covers only
The various types of sheepdogs used in Britain, and what makes them useful for their various jobs.
$65.00 SALE $55.00

#00182 Collies and Sheep-Dogs by Puxley, W. Lavallin
Orig.1948; this printing 1949 Williams & Norgate Ltd. London
Hardcover. Fair; wear/tear/stains on dust jacket; very slight wear on covers; binding ok except between pps 62 & 63.
The various types of sheepdogs used in Britain, and what makes them useful for their various jobs.
$60.00 SOLD

#00183 Collies and Sheep-Dogs by Puxley, W. Lavallin
1948 Williams & Norgate Ltd. London (First edition)
Hardcover. Very good; no dust jacket; very little wear on covers; very light staining on edges of pages.
The various types of sheepdogs used in Britain, and what makes them useful for their various jobs.
$65.00 SALE $55.00


Theworkingbc.jpg Left is Barney, who belongs to Megan Price of Yorkshire, England. Besides being handsome, Barney has good taste in literature.

#00359 The Working Border Collie by Quarton, Marjorie and Carole L. Presberg
1998 T.F.H. Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey
Hardcover. Brand new. The history and culture of the Border Collie with an extensive section on the Border Collie in America.
$35.95 SOLD

#00359a The Working Border Collie by Quarton, Marjorie and Carole L. Presberg
1998 T.F.H. Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey
Hardcover. Brand new. The history and culture of the Border Collie with an extensive section on the Border Collie in America.
$35.95 SOLD

#00359b The Working Border Collie by Quarton, Marjorie and Carole L. Presberg
1998 T.F.H. Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey
Hardcover. Brand new. The history and culture of the Border Collie with an extensive section on the Border Collie in America.
$35.95 SALE $30.00

#00359c The Working Border Collie by Quarton, Marjorie and Carole L. Presberg
1998 T.F.H. Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey
Hardcover. Brand new. The history and culture of the Border Collie with an extensive section the Border Collie in America.
$35.95 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00359d The Working Border Collie by Quarton, Marjorie and Carole L. Presberg
1998 T.F.H. Publications Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey
Hardcover. Brand new. The history and culture of the Border Collie with an extensive section on the Border Collie in America.
$35.95 SALE $30.00


#00199 A Dog's Life: Working Dogs in NZ by Redwood, Miriam MacGregor
1980 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Sydney, London (first edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; with dust jacket also in ex. cond.
A history and description of working (herding, etc.) dogs in NZ.
$40.00 SOLD

#00199a A Dog's Life: Working Dogs in NZ by Redwood, Miriam MacGregor
1980 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Sydney, London (first edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; with protected dustjacket also in exc. cond.
A history and description of working (herding, etc.) dogs in NZ.
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00199b A Dog's Life: Working Dogs in NZ by Redwood, Miriam MacGregor
1980 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Sydney, London (first edition)
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacket slightly torn; edges of covers slightly worn.
A history and description of working (herding, etc.) dogs in NZ.
$30.00

#00044 The Complete Book of Australian Dogs by Sanderson, Angela
1981 The Currawong Press, this edition 1987
Hardcover. Excellent, slight tear on bottom of dust jacket
All breeds originating in Australia, so no BC
$60.00 SALE $50.00

#00194 Sheepdog Glory by Saunders, Roy
1957 The Coundry Book Club, London
Hardcover. Very good; the dust jacket is stained and a bit torn, some staining on the covers; pages in excellent condition.
True story of Border Collie puppy Toss, and the author's experiences training him to become a true working sheepdog.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00193 Sheepdog Glory by Saunders, Roy
1957 The Coundry Book Club, London
Hardcover. Good; no dust jacket; covers are stained and spine is faded, edges of pages dirty, but pages are otherwise in good condition.
True story of Border Collie puppy Toss, and the author's experiences training him to become a true working sheepdog.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00193a Sheepdog Glory by Saunders, Roy
1956 Andre Deutsch Ltd., London; a first edition
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacket stained but not torn; covers and pages are in very good condition.
True story of Border Collie puppy Toss, and the author's experiences training him to become a true working sheepdog.
$75.00 SALE $55.00

#00121 Sheep Dog Trials Program 1956 by Scottish Daily Express (pub.)
1956 Scottish Daily Express for International Sheep Dog Society
Paper. Excellent
Program of an ISDS trial taking place in Edinburh on June 23, 1956; centerfold has diagram of the courses, the back the program listing two singles trials and two doubles; only 11 handlers are listed, including T Longton and J Gilchrist.
$30.00 SOLD

#00197 Travels with a Collie by Smith, Doris Sawyer
1967 The Naylor Company, San Antonio, TX (First Edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; only slight wear on protected dust jacket.
The author's account of her travels in the USA with her Border Collie, Vallient (Vally) who she rescued at 6 m.o. and nursed back to health.
$35.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00335 (The) Observers (Book of) Dogs by Sutton, Catherine G.
1945 Frederick Warne & Co.; this revised edition 1987, Bloomsbury Books, London
Hardcover. Excellent: like new.
Describes 160 breeds and varieties (recognized by the Kennel Club (UK)), including a good description of the Border Collie.
$5.00 SOLD

#00198 Isolation Shepherd by Thomson, Iain R.
1983 Bidean Books, Inverness
Paper. Excellent; shows it's been read, but no other wear and tear.
The author's account of a vanishing Highland lifestyle, including descriptions of working with herding dogs and of droving.
$40.00 SOLD

#00198a Isolation Shepherd by Thomson, Iain R.
1983 Bidean Books, Inverness
Paper. Excellent; shows it's been read, but no other wear and tear.
The author's account of a vanishing Highland lifestyle, including descriptions of working with herding dogs and of droving.
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00333 The Shepherd's Year by Thorpe, Denis and Alan Dunn
1979 First Edition, David & Charles, North Pomfret, Vermont
Hardcover. Excellent
In photographs.
$35.00

#00383 The Drovers by Toulson, Shirley
1980 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent.
Shire Albums packs a lot into a little book. The history of droving in Britain, includes references to the dogs used by drovers.
$12.00

#00332 Far Eastern US International Sheep Dog Trial Program 1968 by Unknown
1968 Unknown
Paper. Excellent
An incredible piece of history with ads and biographies of famous trialists of the day including Carroll Shaffner, Lewis Pulfer, George Conboy, Henry Kuykendall, Lewis Pence, Bill McMichael, HaroldMiller, Arthur Allen, Jim Shearer, etc.
$45.00 SOLD

#00075 The Border Collie in Australasia by Vidler, Peidje
1983 Gotrah Enterprises, Australia; First Edition
Hardcover. Good. Small tear in dust jacket, slight staining on bottom edge of covers, pages in very good condition.
Part I. Extensive history of the BC in Aus & NZ; Part II. Training and Maintenance
$80.00 SOLD

#00035 The Wisest Dogs in the World by Wentworth-Day, J.
No publisher/date.
Hardcover. Good, dust jacket shows much wear
Story of the Longshaw Sheepdog Assoc. UK
$70.00 SALE $55.00

#00036 The Wisest Dogs in the World by Wentworth-Day, J.
No publisher/date.
Hardcover. Good, no dust jacket, some warping of covers.
Story of the Longshaw Sheepdog Assoc. UK
$70.00 SALE $55.00

#00034 The Wisest Dogs in the World by Wentworth-Day, J.
No publisher/date.
Hardcover. Good, dust jacket shows wear; some staining inside covers; pages in good cond.
Story of the Longshaw Sheepdog Assoc. UK
$70.00 SALE $55.00

#00120 The Sheep-Dog by Whyte, William
No date but inscription inside front cover implies prior to 1933 Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.
Hardcover. Good; binding loose; covers show wear and staining; some staining on pages but pages otherwise in good condition.
Judging, conducting trials, training in NZ
$135.00 SALE $100.00

#00120a The Sheep-Dog by Whyte, William
No date but inscruption inside front cover inplies prior to 1929 Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd.
Hardcover. Good; binding loose; covers show wear; minor staining on some pages but pages otherwise in good condition.
Judging, conducting trials, training in NZ
$70.00 SOLD

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SHEEPDOG TRAINING BOOKS
These, for the most part are old, out-of-print, or rare. We know there are many, many training books available today, but we do not stock them. Our interest in training books is purely from the historical viewpoint of a collector.


#00136 Rearing & Training a Sheep Dog by Broad, E.G.
1948 New Zealand Department of Agriculture, this edition 1954
Stapled. Excellent; staples rusty but no stains
A pamphlet; the dog pictured is a Border Collie
$60.00 SOLD

#00146 The Shepherd's Guide by Greig, Dr. J. Russell
1985 Robert Young & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Paper. Good; some wear on covers
A guide to the diseases of sheep and the care and training of sheepdogs
$35.00 SALE $25.00


#00161 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
No date; second printing of first edition; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Very good; slight wear on protected dust jacket
Training and management of sheep dogs
$75.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00162 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
No date; second printing of first edition; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Very good; slight wear on dust jacket
Training and management of sheep dogs
$75.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00163 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
Orig. 1949, second edition 1956, this edition (third) 1967; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Very good, slight wear on dust jacket, fading on covers
Training and management of sheep dogs
$55.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00164 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
No date; second printing of first edition; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Good, protected dust jacket has some staining, fading; covers slightly worn on edges.
Training and management of sheep dogs
$60.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00165 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
Orig. 1949; this edition (second) 1959; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Excellent, little or no wear on either dust jacket or covers
Training and management of sheep dogs
$65.00 SOLD

#00166 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
Orig. 1949, this edition (second) 1956); Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Good; much wear & tear on dust jacket, dust jacket glued to covers damaging covers; pages are in excellent cond.
Training and management of sheep dogs
$60.00 SALE $45.00

#00167 the Shepherd's Dogs by Hartley, C.W.G.
No date; first edition; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Australia and New Zealand
Hardcover. Good; no dust jacket, some fading & wear on covers.
Training and management of sheep dogs
$75.00 SOLD


#00465b thru e Stockdog Savvy by Hartnagle-Taylor, Jeanne Joy and Ty Taylor
2010 Alpine Publications, Inc., Crawford, Colorado.
Paper. New, straight from the publisher, still in their plastic wrappers.
Herding training book, an all-breed approach. An excellent book, well written, and a very good choice especially for the beginning handler.
Retails for $29.95, we have it for $23.16.

#00189 The Farmer's Dog by Holmes, John
1960 Popular Dogs, London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; wear & tear on dust jacket; some minor staining on beginning pages.
Herding training book, long the "bible" in the 60s & 70s
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00189a The Farmer's Dog by Holmes, John
First published 1960 Popular Dogs, London; this edition 1966
Hardcover. Excellent; no dustjacket; slight white stains on front cover.
Herding training book, long the "bible" in the 60s & 70s
$30.00 SOLD

#00190 The Farmer's Dog by Holmes, John
Revised edition 1963, Popular Dogs, London
Hardcover. Excellent; no dust jacket
Herding training book, long the "bible" in the 60s & 70s
$30.00 SOLD

#00057 Sheep Dog Training Explained by Hunter, R.G.
1983 Self published
Paper. Very good
Training methods of Ian Hunter
$50.00 SALE $40.00 SOLD


#00100 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, very little wear
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SOLD

#00101 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SOLD

#00102 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SOLD

#00103 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00104 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00105 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00106 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00107 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00108 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
Orig. 1978, this edition 1989 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks.
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Sheepdog training book
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00109 Sheepdogs At Work by Iley, Tony
1978 Dalesman Books, Clapham, Yorks. First Edition
Paper. Good, some wear on covers
Sheepdog training book
$35.00 SALE $30.00


#00371 A Way of Life, Sheepdog Training, Handling and Trialling by Jones, H. Glyn
1987 Farming Press Ltd., Ipswichj, UK, this edition 1988
Hardcover. Excellent, appears new.
A history of the breed, autobiography, and training book by the renound Welsh sheepdog trialist, H. Glyn Jones.
$45.00 SALE $35.00

#00369b thru hTraining A Stockdog--For Beginners by Karrasch, R.J. "Dick"
1985 by R.J. Karrasch, Vandiver, Alabama.
Paper. New, in excellent condition
A small book packed with all the useful information a beginner needs by the late American triallist, Dick Karrasch, with clear illustrations by Jim Tucker and Calvester Johnson. We have 9 copies available.
$9.00 ea. SALE $7.00 ea.

#00129a South African Sheepdogs, Training & Trials by Kingwill, Con & Brenda Munitich
1985 Wescot Printing Co. Ltd., Ladysmith, S.A.
Hardcover. Excellent; like new with just a little "rippling" on the dust jacket
The training and history of sheepdogs in South Africa.
$75.00 SALE $50.00 SOLD

#00352 Training and Working Dogs For Quiet Confident Control of Stock by Lithgow, Scott
1981 by U. of Queensland Press; this edition 1991
Paper. Excellent; possibly never read; just some minor dirt stains around edges of book.
$20.00 SOLD

#00117a Your Sheep Dog and It's Training by Longton, Tim and Edward Hart
1969 Alan Exley Ltd., Netherfield, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; some fading on spine; very minor staining inside front cover.
Classic training manual for working sheep dogs. This is the original book that eventually grew into the classic The Sheep Dog and It's Work and Training
$40.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD

#00117b The Sheep Dog and It's Work and Training by Longton, Tim and Edward Hart
1976 David & Charles, London; this, the sixth printing, 1981.
Hardcover. Excellent, like new
Classic training manual for working sheep dogs.
$30.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD


#00122 A Practical Guide to Handling Dogs & Stock by Mills, A.R, W.V. McIntyre, & S.F. Herbert
1964 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne
Hardcover. Very good; dust jacket a bit worn
Title self explanatory; Australia & New Zealand.
$50.00 SOLD

#00122a A Practical Guide to Handling Dogs & Stock by Mills, A.R, W.V. McIntyre, & S.F. Herbert
1964 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacket a bit worn
Title self explanatory; Australia & New Zealand.
$50.00 SALE $40.00

#00001 The Farm Dog, A Beginner's Guide by Quarton, Marjorie
Self published.
Paper. Good, some staining at top edge.
Small book on how to buy/care for farm dog
$9.00 SALE $7.00 SOLD

#00184 Practical Stockdog Training by Scott, Bill
None
Stapled. Good
Companion guide to the Practical Stockdog Training video.
$5.00 SALE $3.00 SOLD

#00003 Sheepdog Training, An All Breed Apprch by Taggart, Mari
1986 Alpine Publications, Colorado.
Hardcover. Very good, slight warping to pages
Training book
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00355 Working Sheep Dogs, Management & Training by Templeton, John
1988 The Crowood Press; this edition 1995
Hardcover. Excellent, brand new. A training book from a well known and respected sheepdog trialist.
$35.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

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FICTION WITH SHEEPDOG CONTENT

#00187 Cattle Dog by Atwater, Montgomery M.
1954 Random House, New York, First Edition
Hardcover. Fair; some wear & tear on protected dust jacket; top edge of book dirty; some pages looked nibbled in their upper front corner.
Fiction: "A story of the West...of a lone boy and his faithful dog guarding a thousand head of cattle on the range."
$60.00 SOLD

#00187a Cattle Dog by Atwater, Montgomery M.
1954 Random House, New York, First Edition
Hardcover. Fair; Was a library book; cover is stained, a little beat-up at corners, and repaired at spine; binding is tight but pages 21/22 and 23/24 are torn away from binding at top; some minor staining on some pages.
Fiction: "A story of the West...of a lone boy and his faithful dog guarding a thousand head of cattle on the range."
$60.00 SOLD


#00138a Taff the Sheepdog by Berrisford, Judith M.
1949 University of London Press Ltd., London; First Edtion
Hardcover. Good. No dustjacket. Some staining on front cover, but little wear, boards only very slightly warped. Binding is tight and pages are in excellent condition with only minor staining on some pages.
Taff, a sheepdog, goes from small pup to trials champion, with many adventures in between. Illustrated by G.W.Barrington, Taff is portrayed as a black and white collie of the original Lassie type. Interestingly, this volume was owned by a boy in Scotland who printed in pencil inside the cover: "STUART LAUCHLAN, P7, COMRIE PRIMARY SCHOOL"
$40.00 SALE $32.00 SOLD

#00138b Taff the Sheepdog by Berrisford, Judith M.
1949 University of London Press Ltd., London; First Edtion
Hardcover. Excellent, like new, with only some extremely minor staining on top edge of book and a few pages; dustjacketin excellent condition.
Taff, a sheepdog, goes from small pup to trials champion, with many adventures in between. Illustrated by G.W.Barrington, Taff is portrayed as a black and white collie of the original Lassie type.
$50.00 SALE $32.00

#00139a Taff the Sheepdog by Berrisford, Judith M.
1937 Hodder & Stoughton; this edition 1971 University of London Press Ltd., London
Hardcover. Very good; no dustjacket so minor staining on covers and front board very slightly warped, otherwise in excellent condition.
Taff, a sheepdog, goes from small pup to trials champion, with many adventures in between. llustrated by G.W.Barrington, Taff portrayed as black/white collie of Lassie type.
$40.00 SALE $32.00

#00140a S.O.S. for Sheepdog Taff by Berrisford, Judith M.
1963 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London; first edition.
Hardcover. Excellent; dust jacket has little wear
Taff has to fetch help when his master is swept away by a flooded river. This one, illustrated by David Rook, has Taff looking more like a Border Collie
$60.00 SALE $32.00 SOLD

#00141a Son of Taff by Berrisford, Judith M.
1959 U. of London Press Ltd., London; first edition.
Hardcover. Very good; protected dustcover has slight wear and tear, and a child has colored a small portion of the frontispiece illustrations with colored pencils--but she stayed in the lines!
Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam. When three children are trapped in a pot-hole, Glen has to live up to his sire's reputation and help rescue them.
$40.00 SALE $32.00 SOLD


#00374 Rab and His Friends by Brown, Dr. John
First published 1906; this edition 1934 by Everyman's Library/Dent/Dutton, London/New York.
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacket intact with only slight wearing on edges; binding tight; pages in excellent condition with only some staining on the edges.
A collection of short stories about dogs, several about sheepdogs, including one very lovely one about a working collie who steals off periodically to work sheep in the stockyards.
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00374a Rab and His Friends by Brown, Dr. John
First Edition,1902 by Rand, McNally & Company, London, New York, Chicago.
Hardcover. Very good; no dustjacket, but only slight wear on the covers and spine. This edition has a picture of Dr. Brown as frontispiece, a dedication to Dr. Brown by Robert Louis Stevenson, and is illustrated by Angus MacNonall.
A collection of short stories or essays about dogs, several about sheepdogs, including one very lovely one about a working collie who steals off periodically to work sheep in the stockyards.
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00037 The Island of Sheep by Buchan, John
1936 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition
Hardcover. Good. Binding inside covers loosish
Fiction
$75.00 SALE $60.00

#00037a The Island of Sheep by Buchan, John
1936 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition
Hardcover. Very Good. Binding tight, pages excellent, was a library book.
Fiction.
$75.00 SALE $60.00

#00038a The Island of Sheep by Buchan, John
1936 Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London; this edition 1938 Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, London, etc.
Paper. Good. Slight wear and tear on covers.
Fiction. This book was made into a TV series in England in the '80s
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00119 Treasury of Great Dog Stories by Caras, Roger (Ed.)
1987 Dutton, New York; this edition 1993 Galahad Books, New York.
Hardcover. Excellent. Like new. No wear on dust jacket.
29 dog stories by great author's such as John Muir, O. Henry, Albert Payson Terhune, Zane Grey, Eric Knight, and others.
$30.00 SALE $15.00

#00032 Dusty by Davison, Frank Dalby
1946 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London, this a 1972 edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, dust jacket & pages show no wear
Fiction, story of an Australian Kelpie
$40.00 SALE $35.00

#00033 Dusty by Davison, Frank Dalby
1946 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London. First Edition
Hardcover. Very Good; no dust jacket, cover slightly worn, pages show little or no wear.
Fiction, story of an Australian Kelpie
$60.00 SALE $32.50

#00033a Dusty by Davison, Frank Dalby
1946 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London. First Edition
Hardcover. Good; no dustjacket, some slight wear on covers; discoloring of edges.
Fiction, story of an Australian Kelpie
$45.00 SALE $32.50

#00033b Dusty by Davison, Frank Dalby
1946 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; no dustjacket, some slight wear on edges of covers; very slight staining on edges of book and some pages.
Fiction, story of an Australian Kelpie
$45.00 SALE $32.50

JimmyMender.jpg #00465a/b/c Jimmy Mender and His Miracle Dog by Dirks, Leland
2012 Leland Dirks. Paperback. Brand new.
$15.00 includes shipping for these books only, of which $10 will go to New England Border Collie Rescue.

#00045 Dog of the Storm by Dudley, Ernest
1979 Frederick Muller Ltd., London; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; dust jacket
Fiction? Story of a deaf sheepdog.
$30.00 SOLD


#00096 Tail Up, The Story of "Manna", Personality Dog by Evans, Sylvia
1944 Self published?
Hardcover. Very good.
True? stories written from the point of view of Manna, a kelpie.
$55.00 SOLD

#00095 Flash, the Sheep Dog by Fidler, Kathleen
1965 Lutterworth Press, this edition 1986 Canongate Publishing Ltd., Reading UK
Paper. Poor. The back cover and corner of the last 15 pages have been chewed by a dog. The story is still completely readable.
Fiction; Tom is an orphan who goes to live on his uncle's farm, where he finds a new home and a wonderful sheepdog who become a champion.
$10.00 SOLD



#00154 A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1937 George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, Bombay, Sydney, First Edition
Hardcover. Good; some staining/fading on covers; binding a bit loose in some places; pages in good condition.
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$45.00 SALE $25.00

#00154a A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1937 George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, Bombay, Sydney, First Edition
Hardcover. Very Good; dust jacket heavily worn and stained, torn in places; but the book itself is in excellent condition.
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00155 A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1937 George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, Bombay, Sydney, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00155a A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1936 The John C. Winston Company, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent, like new.
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$50.00 SOLD

#00155b A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1936 The John C. Winston Company, First Edition
Hardcover. Very good. Minor fading on spine, extremely minor staining on front cover and around edges of book
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$45.00 SALE $25.00

#00155c A Dog At His Heel by Finger, Charles J.
1936 The John C. Winston Company, First Edition
Hardcover. Good. Some fading and wear on corners of covers and spine; staining on edges of book, inside covers, and on some pages. Otherwise pages in good condition. Was a library book. The loose cover was repaired.
Fiction. The story of Jock, an Australian sheep-dog and what befell him and his companions on a Great Drive
$30.00 SALE $25.00


#00348 Kelley of the Triune by Georgetta, Clel
1979 Venture Publishing Company, Ltd., Reno, Nevada.
Hardcover. Excellent--brand new with protected dustjacket.
A true story (but written in a "fictional" way) of a Border Collie pup owned by the author when he farmed sheep and cattle in Nevada.
$40.00 SOLD

#00345 Great Working Dog Stories by Goode, Angela & Mike Hayes
First published 1990 by the Australian Broadcasting Company. This is the 6th reprinting in 1993.
Paper. Very good. A collection of stories sent into a radio program in Australia by the owners of the working dogs.
$20.00 (I will sell the pair (00345 and 00346) for $35.00)
SALE $16.00 (the pair for $30.00)

#00346 More Great Working Dog Stories by Goode, Angela
1992 by the Australian Broadcasting Company.
Paper. Very good. A collection of stories sent into a radio program in Australia by the owners of the working dogs.
$20.00 (I will sell the pair (00345 and 00346) for $35.00)
SALE $16.00 (the pair for $30.00)


#00157 Watch, Shepherd of the Range by Hastings, Howard L.
1939 Cupples & Leon Company, New York. First edition.
Hardcover. Good; some fading/staining on covers, pages in excellent condition except for tear on bottom of Foreword page.
Fiction; the adventures of a working sheepdog in the American West. Illustrated by the author.
$35.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00157a Watch, Shepherd of the Range by Hastings, Howard L.
1939 Cupples & Leon Company, New York. First edition.
Hardcover. Good; some fading/staining/wear on covers, but pages in excellent condition and binding is tight.
Fiction; the adventures of a working sheepdog in the American West. Illustrated by the author.
$25.00 SOLD

#00158 Watch, Shepherd of the Range by Hastings, Howard L.
1939 Cupples & Leon Company, New York. First edition.
Hardcover. Very good.
Fiction; the adventures of a working sheepdog in the American West. Illustrated by the author.
$40.00 SALE $20.00

#00158a Watch, Shepherd of the Range by Hastings, Howard L.
1939 Cupples & Leon Company, New York. First edition.
Hardcover. Very good. Little wear on covers except for a "wound" where a sharp object hit in the middle of the front cover. Binding is tight and pages are in excellent condition.
Fiction; the adventures of a working sheepdog in the American West. Illustrated by the author.
$35.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00159a Watch, Shepherd of the Range by Hastings, Howard L.
1939 Cupples & Leon Company, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good. A little ware/staining on covers Binding is tight and pages are in excellent condition.
Fiction; the adventures of a working sheepdog in the American West.
$35.00 SALE $20.00


#00188a Kelpie, a Scottish Sheepdog by Knowles, Cecilia
1958 Evans Brothers Limited, London; First Edition
Hardcover. Good. Some staining on front cover, book slightly warped.
Fiction: The story of a Border Collie trained to be a working sheepdog; training instructions are given in detail in this book as the author intends it to be used as a training manual as well.
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00094 Towser, Sheep Dog by Lamond, Henry G.
1955 E.P. Dutton and Co. Inc, New York
Hardcover. Excellent; protected dust jacket
Fiction; takes place on an Australian sheep station at the turn of the 20th century. Towser was a real dog, owned by the author.
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00094a Towser, Sheep Dog by Lamond, Henry G.
1955 E.P. Dutton and Co. Inc, New York
Hardcover. Very good; was a library book.
Fiction; takes place on an Australian sheep station at the turn of the 20th century. Towser was a real dog, owned by the author.
$35.00 SALE $30.00

#00094bTowser, Sheep Dog by Lamond, Henry G.
1955 E.P. Dutton and Co. Inc, New York
Hardcover. Good; was a library book; cover beat-up
Fiction; takes place on an Australian sheep station at the turn of the 20th century. Towser was a real dog, owned by the author.
$30.00 SOLD

#00029 Beth, A Sheep Dog by Lewis, Ernest
A First Edition, 1934 E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Hardcover. Good, some staining and damage to covers, pages in good condition.
Fiction, takes place in the Pennines in England
$65.00 SALE $45.00

#00029a Beth, A Sheep Dog by Lewis, Ernest
A First Edition, 1934 E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Hardcover. Good, some staining and damage to covers, pages in good condition.
Fiction, takes place in the Pennines in England
$65.00 SALE $50.00

#00029b Beth, A Sheep Dog by Lewis, Ernest
First published 1934, this edition 1985 by Boydell and Brewer, Ltd., Suffolk, UK
Paper. Excellent, looks like it hasn't even been read; slight yellowing around edges of book.
Fiction, takes place in the Pennines in England
$25.00 SOLD

#00029c Beth, A Sheep Dog by Lewis, Ernest
A First Edition, 1934 E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York
Hardcover. Good, some wear on covers, binding is tight, pages in good condition.
Fiction, takes place in the Pennines in England
$65.00 SALE $45.00

#00012 A Place by the Fire by MacKellar, William
1966 Weekly Reader Book Club, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent
Fiction, a boy saves an elderly sheepdog from being put to sleep.
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00012a A Place by the Fire by MacKellar, William
1966 Weekly Reader Book Club, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Good. small tear on protected dustjacket, slight wear on edges of cover; black marker line on bottom of book. Pages in good cond.
Fiction, a boy saves an elderly sheepdog from being put to sleep.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00012b A Place by the Fire by MacKellar, William
1966 Weekly Reader Book Club, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good.
Fiction, a boy saves an elderly sheepdog from being put to sleep.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00007 Nop's Trials by McCaig, Donald
1984 Lyons & Burford, New York, New York
Paper. Good, some puckering on cov.
Fiction, about a BC stolen and recovered
$13.00 SALE $12.50

#00008 Nop's Trials by McCaig, Donald
1984 Lyons & Burford, New York, New York
Paper. Excellent: New
Fiction, about a BC stolen and recovered
$25.00 SALE $12.50

#00021a Midget, The Tale of a Border Collie by McCulloch, John Herries
1976 Robert Dinwiddie & Co. Ltd., Dumfries; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; some minor wear on spine.
Fiction, with many true facts about BCs by the man who knew so much about them.
$95.00 SOLD

#00030a Tat, the Story of a NZ Sheep Dog by McNaughton, Neil
1970 Collins Bros. & Co. Ltd., Aukland, NZ; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; some wear & tear on dustjacket
Fiction, takes place in South Island, NZ
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00030b Tat, the Story of a NZ Sheep Dog by McNaughton, Neil
First published 1970 William Collins, Aukland, NZ; this edition 1974 by Fontana Silver Fern, Auckland and London.
Paper. Very good; some wear on cover
Fiction, takes place in South Island, NZ
$15.00 SALE $10.00 SOLD

#00091 Chummy, The Story of a Champion by Munitich, Brenda
1986 De Jager-Haum, Pretoria; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; no dust jacket, some staining on covers
Fiction: a young girl is given a Border Collie pup to train for "jumping" (obed/agility), but she gives the dog to a sheep farmer because of his strong herding instincts.
$30.00 SOLD

#00092 Tuff Guy by Munitich, Brenda
1992 De Jager-Haum, Pretoria
Paper. Excellent
Fiction; Tuff Guy is a dolphin, the sheepdog is Buddy, and there is magic going on.
$20.00 SOLD

#00344 The Galloway Shepherd by Niall, Ian
First published 1970 by William Heinemann Ltd.; this edition 1971 by Readers Union Ltd.
Hardcover. Excellent, appears new, with a dustjacket.
A series of anecdotes about a sheep farmer from the area in which the author grew up, the "Gallowa' Hills" in southwest Scotland.
$40.00 SOLD


#00004 Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898 by Doubleday, Page & Co. This is a Garden City Publishing later edition, illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse with some color illustration, including a painting of Bob on the cover. Bob looks like a Border Collie-type dog in this edition, possibly a blue merle.
Hardcover. Fair, binding loose, some staining
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir
$45.00 SALE $30.00

#00004a Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898 by Doubleday, Page & Co. This is a Grosset & Dunlap later edition, illustrated. Bob looks like a Border Collie-type dog in this edition, possibly a blue merle.
Hardcover. Fair; binding tight, but cover in poor condition with staining and much wear; pages in good condition but very yellowed and darkened on edges.
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00004c Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898 by Doubleday & McClure Co. This edition 1904 by Doubleday, Page & Co.
Hardcover. Very good; the rear joint is starting to crack but the rest of the book is in very good condition; Illustrated by 24 black and white photographs by A. Radclyffe Dugmore. which are all in place and tight.
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir.
$30.00 SOLD

#00004d Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898 by Doubleday & McClure Co. This edition published during WWII by Grosset & Dunlop by arrangement with Doubleday, Doran & Co.
Hardcover. Good; binding , some wear on edges; pages yellowed to some extent. Black and white llustrations throughout the book.
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir.
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00004e Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898, this edition 1900, both by Doubleday & McClure Co.
Hardcover. Good; binding very slightly loose, very slight wear on covers; pages slightly yellowed; some pages ragged at bottom edge; no pages torn or missing.
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir.
$15.00.


#00201 Toby on the Sheep Drive by Phelps, Margaret
1949 MacCrae Smith Company, Philadelphia
Hardcover. Very good; appears brand new, but some light pencil writing on a few pages
Fiction: A 13 year boy hires on for a sheep drive in Arizona, and his adventures.
$30.00 SOLD

#00202 Six and Silver by Phipson, Joan
1954 Angus and Robertson, Sydney, London (first edition)
Hardcover. Very good; some wear & tear on the protected dust cover, some minor staining on the covers, pages in ex. cond.
Fiction: Five young people and a guide go on a camping expedition to the Karkoo Ranges of Australia, and with them comes Silver, a sheep-dog, who "has a more important part to play than any of them when calamity overtakes them..."
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00001a No Harp Like My Own by Quarton, Marjorie
1989 Fontana/Collins. Paper. Good, some wear due to reading.
A young man leaves his home in Ireland for the sheep farms of Yorkshire, and there he must overcome some hardship, with the help of Border Collie, Meg. A modern tale.
$6.00 SALE $4.00

#00192 Craig of the Welsh Hills by Saunders, Roy
1958, this edition 1960, Oldbourne, London
Hardcover. Very good; some fading and staining on spine.
Fiction: Craig, a sheep-dog, escapes into the hills during a car accident and becomes a rough killer. Illustrated by the author.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00192a Craig of the Welsh Hills by Saunders, Roy
1958, this edition 1960, Oldbourne, London
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacet shows minor wear; cover and pages in good cond. except for some staining and small holes on pages 11 through 15 from removed staples that were in the margins.
Fiction: Craig, a sheep-dog, escapes into the hills during a car accident and becomes a rough killer. Illustrated by the author.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00192b Craig of the Welsh Hills by Saunders, Roy
1958 Oldbourne, London, first edition
Hardcover. Good; protected dustjacet shows minor wear and tear; cover and pages in good cond. except for some staining on the end papers and edges.
Fiction: Craig, a sheep-dog, escapes into the hills during a car accident and becomes a rough killer. Illustrated by the author.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00200 Old Ramon by Schaefer, Jack
1960 Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Paper. Excellent (front page loose)
Fiction: Old Ramon is a shepherd of the Plains who takes in a boy and teaches him everything he knows, including herding with dogs.
$15.00 SOLD

#00366 One Dog And His Man by Silvey-Jex Partnership, The
1999 by Dalesman Press; this edition 2005.
Paper. Excellent, appears brand new.
Cartoons of shepherd, sheep, and sheepdog.
$5.00 SALE $2.50

#00366a One Dog And His Man by Silvey-Jex Partnership, The
1999 by Dalesman Press; this edition 2005.
Paper. Excellent, appears brand new.
Cartoons of shepherd, sheep, and sheepdog.
$5.00 SOLD


#00168 Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1967 Harvill Press Ltd. London; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; like new, with protected dust jacket
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00168a Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1967 Harvill Press Ltd. London; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; very slight wear on protected dustjacket
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00168b Rex by Stranger, Joyce
Originally1967 Harvill Press Ltd. This edition (7th paperback) 1982 Corgi Books, London
Paper. Excellent; may not have been read at all.
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00170 Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1968 The Viking Press, New York
Hardcover. Good; dust jacket very worn & torn; some fading/puckering on spine; covers in good cond., pages in ex. cond.
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00170a Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1968 The Viking Press, New York
Hardcover. Very good; some wear & tear on dustjacket
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$35.00 SALE $25.00

#00171 Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1967 Harvill Press Ltd. London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; dust jacket very worn & torn; covers, pages, binding all in ex. cond.
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00171a Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1967 Harvill Press Ltd. London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; dustjacket stained and worn; covers, pages, binding all in ex. cond.
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00171b Rex by Stranger, Joyce
1967 The Viking Press
Hardcover. Excellent; dustjacket with slight tears on front; otherwise in like new condition.
Rex is born in the wild and is trained to be a champion sheepdog by the man that finds him.
$15.00

#00172 Flash by Stranger, Joyce
1976, this edition 1978, Corgi Books, London
Paper. Very good
Fiction: an orphan boy adopts a runt Border Collie, and is then separated from him.
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00172a Spy, The No-Good Pup by Stranger, Joyce
1989 J.M. Den & Sons Ltd., London, first edition, signed by author. Beautiful ly illustrated by Terry Riley
Hardcover. Excellent condition, like new with protected dustjacket
Fiction: Spy, an intelligent but sometimes wayward sheepdog born on a smallholding in Wales, has to prove his worth.
$50.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD

#00172b Spy, The No-Good Pup by Stranger, Joyce
1989 J.M. Den & Sons Ltd., London, first edition. Beautiful ly illustrated by Terry Riley
Hardcover. Excellent condition, like new with protected dustjacket
Fiction: Spy, an intelligent but sometimes wayward sheepdog born on a smallholding in Wales, has to prove his worth.
$50.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD


#00077 Sit, The Jolly Collie Book by Woods, G.E.
1989 Browns, Glendale, Isle of Skye
Paper. Excellent
Humor/cartoons
$6.00 SOLD

#00078 The Crofter's Cartoon Book, Vol. I by Woods, G.E.
1988 Browns, Glendale, Isle of Skye
Paper. Excellent
Humor/cartoons
$6.00 SOLD

#00079 The Crofter's Cartoon Book, Vol. II by Woods, G.E.
1989 Browns, Glendale, Isle of Skye
Paper. Excellent
Humor/cartoons
$6.00 SOLD

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JAMES HOGG, THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD
Because of his involvement with the shepherd's dog in his work as a shepherd, and his devotion to his working collies, Hector and Sirrah, both of whom he wrote about extensively, describing their personalities and working style in great detail, James Hogg is an icon in the history of the Border Collie. Although his works are much reprinted, these particular books are the genuine articles, the antique, out-of-print, and rare volumes of his work. We hope to find more of these books in the future.

#00110 Memorials of James Hogg edited by his daughter, Mrs. Garden.
1887 by Alexander Gardner, Paisley, second edition.
Hardcover. Fair. There is some wear on the edges of the spine and covers; the cover is a little loose; the frontisepiece, which has a signed lithographic portrait of James Hogg is completely loose; the pages are in good condition.
These are a collection of letters and memorials written to and about James Hogg, and edited by his daughter.
$150.00 SOLD

#00111 The Poems of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1887 Walter Scott, London and Newcastle-on-Tyne
Hardcover. Good; some wear, some pages have not yet been cut; front edges of pages a bit ragged; binding inside front cover a bit loose.
Selected poems
$150.00 SOLD

#00112 The Works of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd: Tales and Sketches by the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1878 William P. Nimmo, London and Edinborough
Hardcover. Good; a little warping; cover and binding show some wear; pages in very good condition.
Includes three works: "the Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Fanatic"; "Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of an Edinburgh Baillie"; and "Julia M'Kenzie"
$150.00 SALE $75.00 SOLD

#00112a The Works of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd: Tales and Sketches by the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1878 William P. Nimmo, London and Edinborough
Hardcover. Good; a little warping; cover and binding show some wear; pages in very good condition.
Includes the Life of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd; and five works: "The Brownie of Bodsbeck"; "The Wool-Gatherer"; "The Surpassing Adventures of Allan Gordon"; "A Tale of Penland"; and "Ewan M'Gabher".
$150.00 SALE $75.00 SOLD

#00112b The Works of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd: Tales and Sketches by the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1878 William P. Nimmo, London and Edinborough
Hardcover. Good; cover shows some wear; binding loose but intact; pages in very good condition.
Includes three works: "the Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Fanatic"; "Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of an Edinburgh Baillie"; and "Julia M'Kenzie"
$150.00 SALE $75.00

#00112c The Works of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd: Tales and Sketches by the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1878 William P. Nimmo, London and Edinborough
Hardcover. Good; cover shows some wear; binding loose but intact; pages in very good condition.
ncludes three works: "the Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Fanatic"; "Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of an Edinburgh Baillie"; and "Julia M'Kenzie"
$150.00 SALE $75.00

#00113 The Tales of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
No date; Hamilton, Adams and Co. London, and Thomas D. Morison, Glasgow; Library Edition, Eildon Series.
Hardcover. Good; some wear on spine; binding loosened inside covers; some yellowing at page borders; but overall in good cond.
Includes many of the Ettrick Shepherd's tales, including "The Hunt of Eildon" and "The Shepherd's Calendar" (itself containing 19 short stories or essays, including a tale called "The Shepherd's Dog"). Classic, classic, classic.
$80.00 SOLD

#00113a The Tales of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd by Hogg, James
1886; Hamilton, Adams and Co. London, and Thomas D. Morison, Glasgow; Library Edition, in two volumes, this being Volume I.
Hardcover. Good; spine a little loose but intact; cover in good condition; pages slightly yellowed but otherwise good. Includes many of the Ettrick Shepherd's tales, including "The Brownie of Bodsbeck" and "The Wool-Gatherers", "A Shepherd's Wedding", and so on.
$40.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE WITH SHEEPDOG CONTENT
There is much overlap between this section and the one on fiction with sheepdog content. Most of the books in this section are for younger children than the ones in the section above, but they appeal equally to collectors.

#00056 The Monday Sheepdog by Baker, Ivy
1987 Angus & Robertson Publishers, London
Paper. Excellent; brand new, hasn't been read
Children's lit. A boy and his sheepdog in Aus.
$15.00 SOLD


#00010 A Dog For Davie's Hill by Bice, Clare
1956 the MacMillan Co., New York, 1957 Children's Book Club edition
Hardcolver. Good. Dustjacket a little worn.
Fiction. Davie gets a dog from an old beggar and turns him into a champion sheepdog.
$30.00 SALE $15.00 SOLD

#00010 A Dog For Davie's Hill by Bice, Clare
1956 the MacMillan Co., New York, 1957 Children's Book Club edition
Hardcolver. Good. Dustjacket missing; slight wear on edges of covers; binding tight and pages in good condition but very yellowed.
Fiction. Davie gets a dog from an old beggar and turns him into a champion sheepdog.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00009 A Dog for Davie's Hill by Bice, Clare
1956 the MacMillan Co., New York, 1957 Children's Book Club edition
Hardcover. Excellent. Protected dust jacket a little worn.
Fiction. Davie gets a dog from an old beggar and turns him into a champion sheepdog.
$30.00 SALE $15.00 SOLD

#00009a A Dog for Davie's Hill by Bice, Clare
1956 the MacMillan Co., New York, 1957 Children's Book Club edition
Hardcover. Excellent. Dustjacket in perfect condition. Pages a little yellowed and smelling from mildew, but otherwise appear untouched.
Fiction. Davie gets a dog from an old beggar and turns him into a champion sheepdog.
$30.00 SALE $15.00


#00050 Shadow, the Sheep-Dog by Blyton, Enid
4th edition 1947 George Newnes Ltd., London
Hardcover. Very good, no dust jacket, slight wearing on bottom of spine, crayon markings inside back cover.
Children's lit. Story of a boy and his dog.
$30.00 SOLD

#00061 Chalou by Carlson, Natalie Savage
1967 Harper & Row, New York & London, illustrated by George Loh; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good. Very slight wear on cover.
Children's lit. Chalou is a livestock guardian dog in France in this Lassie-come-home-type story.
$20.00 SALE $10.00

#00064 Private Pepper Comes Home by Cavanah, Frances & Ruth Cromer Weir
Orig. 1945; this edition 1947 Albert Whitman & Co. Chicago.
Hard. Very good. Very slight wear on edges of spine.
Children's lit. Pepper, a sable Collie, returns from the war and is reunited with his family.
$35.00 SOLD


#00039 Jock's Island by Coatsworth, Elizabeth
1963 The Viking Press, New York; First Edtion
Hardcover. Good, some repair done, protected dust jacket in good cond.
Children's lit., story of a loyal collie on Tristan de Cunha during a volcanic eruption.
$40.00 SALE $30.00 SOLD

#00039a Jock's Island by Coatsworth, Elizabeth
1963 The Viking Press, New York; First Edtion
Hardcover. Very Good, no dustjacket.
Children's lit., story of a loyal collie on Tristan de Cunha during a volcanic eruption.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00040 Jock's Island by Coatsworth, Elizabeth
1963 The Viking Press, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent. Dustjacket shows minimal wear
Children's lit., story of a loyal collie on Tristan de Cunha during a volcanic eruption.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00041 Jock's Island by Coatsworth, Elizabeth
1963 The Viking Press, New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent. Dustjacket shows minimal wear
Children's lit., story of a loyal collie on Tristan de Cunha during a volcanic eruption.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00042 Jock's Island by Coatsworth, Elizabeth
1963 The Viking Press, New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent. No dust jacket, but same painting on cover as on the dust jackets of others.
Children's lit., story of a loyal collie on Tristan de Cunha during a volcanic eruption.
$40.00 SALE $30.00


#00143 Double or Nothing by Erickson, Phoebe
1958 Harper & Brothers, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Fair. Lots of scribbling in the front and back of the book, and a couple of pages look nibbled. Wear on the spine. Pages are in good cond. however.
The delightful story of two children who discover a pair of runaway Border Collies and the adventures they have luring them in.
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00095a Turk, the Border Collie by Fidler, Kathleen
First published in 1975; this edition 1993 by Canongate Press Ltd, Edinburgh.
Paper. Excellent. A "Lassie-Come-Home-type" of story, Turk is sent away after his master dies, but he runs away and tries to get home again. Based on a true story. Illustrated by Mary Dinsdale. $10.00 SALE $5.00

#00356 Charlie and Tess by Hall, Martin
Original 1995 by Magi Publications, London; this edition 1996 by Little Tiger Press, WI
Hardcover. Excellent--brand new.
Delightfully illustrated by Catherine Walters, this book is about an orphan lamb, Charlie, raised by the farm's Border Collie, Tess. A la Babe, Charlie still thinks he's a sheepdog after he grows up and eventually, with the skills he learned from Tess, he saves the day.
$30.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD

Right, an 1882 print of a child feeding a lamb with two sheepdogs watching.

#00384 Farm Animals by Helweg, Hans
1978 by author; this (abridged) edition 1983 Random House Inc., New York.
Paper. Very good.
Little illustrated booklet describing farm animal; has a black/white collie on the last page.
$3.00 SALE $1.50

#00059a Only One Woof by Herriot, James
1985 St. Martin's Press, New York, illustrated by Peter Barrett. Originally published in 1974.
Hardcover. Excellent
Children's lit. A Border Collie who never barked
$15.00 SOLD

#00059b Only One Woof by Herriot, James
1985 St. Martin's Press, New York, illustrated by Peter Barrett. Originally published in 1974.
Paper. Excellent
Children's lit. A Border Collie who never barked
$12.00

#00375 Babe, the Sheep-Pig by King-Smith, Dick
First published 1983; this edition, published as a tie-in with the movie, 1995 by Puffin (Penguin) Books, London; illustraded by Mary Rayner.
Paper. Good; some creasing at the covers and spine. Babe is brought home as a piglet for Christmas dinner, but learns to make himself useful and save his life.
$4.00

#00375a Babe, the Sheep-Pig by King-Smith, Dick
First published 1983; this edition, published as a tie-in with the movie, 1995 by Puffin (Penguin) Books, London; illustraded by Mary Rayner.
Paper. Very Good. Babe is brought home as a piglet for Christmas dinner, but learns to make himself useful and save his life.
$5.00 SOLD

#00016 The Day Patch Stood Guard by Laird, Elizabeth
1990 Tambourine Books, NY
Hardcover. Excellent, dust jacket, plastic cover over it
Children's lit, delightful story of a BC and her relationship to a red tractor. Lovely watercolor illustrations by Colin Reeder
$40.00 SOLD


#00025 Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
Orig.1938, this edition 1943 Grosset & Dunlap, New York.
Hardcover. Good, no dust jacket.; some wear at corners of the covers.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00025a Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
1938 Grosset & Dunlap, New York, first edition.
Hardcover. Very good, no dustjacket.; slight wear at corners of the covers, slight scratching on front cover; pages in excellent cond.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00026 Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
Orig.1938, this edition 1943 Grosset & Dunlap, New York.
Hardcover. Very good, some staining on protected dust jacket
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$35.00 SALE $25.00

#00026a Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
Orig.1938, this edition 1943 Grosset & Dunlap, New York.
Hardcover. Excellent. Appears new. Protected dustjacket.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00027 Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
Orig.1938, this edition 1943 Grosset & Dunlap, New York.
Hardcover. Good. No dust jacket, some wear at corners of covers.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00027a Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
1938 Grosset & Dunlap, New York,. first edition
Hardcover. Fair-good. No dustjacket, but plastic cover protector; some wear at corners of covers. Some staining and/or tearing on some pages.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$25.00

#00028a Tramp, the Sheep Dog by Lang, Don
Orig.1938, this edition 1943 Grosset & Dunlap, New York.
Hardcover. Very good. No dustjacket. Slight wear on corners of covers, and staining only inside covers. Pages are in very good cond.
Children's lit. Tramp is described as a cross between a collie and a terrier who learns to herd sheep. He could be an airdale, also used for herding. There is a collie, Ruff, his best friend. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
$30.00 SALE $25.00


#00093 Clarence Turns Sea Dog by Lauber, Patricia
1959 Coward-McCann, Inc., New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Good, some staining, protected dust jacket.
Children lit. Clarence is a terrier. These are his adventures on Cape Cod
$20.00 SALE $10.00

#00334 Floss by Lewis, Kim
1992 First Edition, Candlewick Pres, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Hardcover. Excellent
Floss, a young Border Collie, loves to play soccer with kids in the park in the town where she grew up, but is sent to become a sheepdog on a farm. Beautifully illustrated.
$25.00 SALE $20.00

#00334a Floss by Lewis, Kim
1992 Walker Books Ltd., London. This is a tiny edition, possibly made for small children, but in every other way like the full-sized edition.
Excellent, brand new.
Floss, a young Border Collie, loves to play soccer with kids in the park in the town where she grew up, but is sent to become a sheepdog on a farm. Beautifully illustrated.
$7.50 SALE $5.00

#00334b Just Like Floss by Lewis, Kim
2000 Walker Books Ltd., London.
Paper. Excellent, like new.
When Floss, a Border Collie, has puppies, the farmer says his children can keep one. But which should they choose? They like them all, but only one, Sam, is just like Floss. As usual, with Kim Lewis books, this one has gorgeous illustrations.
$10.00 SALE $7.50


MyNameIsCap.jpg This charming book was written
by wildlife rehabilitater T Martino
and illustrated by her mother, Sylvia Martino.
Proceeds from the sale of this book
go to benefit:
WooltownLogo2.jpg
My Name Is Cap may be purchased at the Wolftown website
or by emailing T at Wolftown@centurytel.net.



#00013 A Dog Like No Other by MacKellar, William
1965 David McKay Co. Inc., New York First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; some staining; protected dust jacket
Fiction; an odd-looking dog becomes a champion sheepdog
$40.00 SOLD


#00019 High Whistle Charley by McGiffin, Lee
1962 E.P.Dutton & Co., Inc., New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good, some staining, protected dust jacket in excellent condition.
Fiction. Story of sheep droving in the US West.
$40.00 SOLD

#00020 High Whistle Charley by McGiffin, Lee
1962 E.P.Dutton & Co., Inc., New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good, some staining, protected dust jacket in excellent condition.
Fiction. Story of sheep droving in the US West.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00020a High Whistle Charley by McGiffin, Lee
1962 E.P.Dutton & Co., Inc., New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good, no dustjacket , very slight wear on corners of covers, pages in excellent condition.
Fiction. Story of sheep droving in the US West.
$40.00 SALE $25.00


Right, an 1887 print by Holmes.

#00118 Three and Ma Kelpie by McGuire, Frances Margaret
1964 Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., Australia, First Edtion
Hardcover. Excellent, protected dust jacket good cond.
Children's lit. Story about a real kelpie in Aus.
$40.00 SOLD

#00092a Ric, Rags and Plum Duff by Munitich, Brenda
1989 De Jager-Haum, Pretoria
Paper. Excellent--brand new. Ric and Rags are Border Collies, Plum Duff is a pig, who, a la Babe, refuses to be outdone by either humans or dogs. Signed by the author AND pawprinted by Ric.
$15.00 SOLD

#00002 Larry and the Sheep Dog by Newman, Bill
1977 Norqueen House, Australia; First Edtion
Harcover. Excellent
Children's lit. Little boy and his Kelpie in Aus.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00004b Bob, Son of Battle by Ollivant, Alfred
Original publication date 1898 by Doubleday, Page & Co. This is a Grosset & Dunlap later edition, illustrated.
Hardcover. Good. The spine is coming away from the cover at the bottom, which can be easily repaired, and the corners show some wear, but otherwise the book is in excellent cond.
Fiction, story of Bob, the Grey Dog of Kenmuir. This particular version is adapted and abridged by Olive Price for children, and is illustrated by Mort Kunstler. Bob is a blue merle collie, and Red Wul is a sable collie.
$20.00 SALE $15.00 SOLD

#00148 Ship's Dog by Palmer, Robin
Orig. 1943; this edition 1958 Whitman Publishing Co., Racine, WI
Hardcover. Very good; some wear & tear on spine, staining on covers; pages in very good cond.
Children's Lit: Columbus is a black & white "something like a collie...only much smaller". Illustrations show him as a collie. He lives on the docks until Tom & his dad take him on board their sailboat.
$30.00 SALE $27.00

#00137 Rusty the Sheep-Dog by Pilgrim, Jane
No date, Brockhampton Press Ltd., Leicester
Paper. Fair, pages in good condition but only stapled together
Children's lit. A red/white sheepdog of the BC-type (but with a shaggy face) rescues a doll for his friend, Joy. For young children.
$15.00 SALE $12.00

#00137a Rusty the Sheep-Dog by Pilgrim, Jane
No date, Hodder & Stoughton, Leicester
Paper. Good, Slight staining on some pages.
Children's lit. A red/white sheepdog of the BC-type (but with a shaggy face) rescues a doll for his friend, Joy. For young children.
$15.00 SALE $12.00

#00363 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Potter, Beatrix
No date, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.
Hardcover. Good; dustjacket, now protected, is slightly torn, stained, and marred with ink; pages in excellent condition except for one ink mark on p. 13.
Classic Potter in the original small format that Potter intended. Why is it here? Because Kep, the Border Collie, is the real hero of this story.
$15.00 SALE $12.00

#00364 The Fairy Caravan by Potter, Beatrix
First published 1929, this edition 1985 by Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., London
Hardcover. Excellent with protected dustjacket
A full-length fairy tale, somewhat unusual for Potter, about a guinea pig that runs away with a travelling circus. Why is it here? Because there are working sheepdogs and descriptions of herding and wool processing in this delightful book, written somewhat late in life by Potter, after she had bought her own sheep farm in the Lake District of England.
$30.00 SOLD

#00196 Lamb Drover Jim, The Champion Sheepdog by Rayner, Shoo
1988 Bedrick/Blackie, New York, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; new or like new
Children's lit.; Jim falls asleep and all the sheep get out and he must round them up. Sweet story with delightful cartoon-style illustrations.
$30.00 SALE $28.50

#00196a Lamb Drover Jim, The Champion Sheepdog by Rayner, Shoo
1988 Bedrick/Blackie, New York, First Edition, signed by author with a drawing
Hardcover. Excellent; new or like new
Children's lit.; Jim falls asleep and all the sheep get out and he must round them up. Sweet story with delightful cartoon-style illustrations.
$60.00 SALE $45.00

#00125 Ducks and Drakes by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1942, this edition 1945 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow
Hardcover. Very good; some wear, tear & staining on protected dust jacket; pages in vg cond.
Children's lit. Story of three children from London who are sent to live on a farm. There is a Border Collie in this delightfully illustrated story.
$85.00 SOLD

#00125a Ducks and Drakes by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1942 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; some wear and tear on dustjacket, pages.
Children's lit. Story of three children from London who are sent to live on a farm. There is a Border Collie in this delightfully illustrated story.
$75.00 SOLD

#00126 Two and a Bit by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1948 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow
Hardcover. Good; some wear, tear & staining on dust jacket; covers a bit warped; pages in good cond.
Childrens lit. Story of two children whose father runs a boarding kennel. Lots of dogs, but no BC
$65.00 SOLD

#00127 Bob-Tail Pup by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1944, this edition 1947 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow
Hardcover. Very good. Some wear on covers, pages in excellent condition.
Children's lit. Story of two shepherd's children and an Old English Shepherd pup. There are working Fell Collies (Border Collie type dogs) on the farm, but the OES learns to herd sheep.
$95.00 SALE $60.00

#00127a Bob-Tail Pup by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1944, this edition 1947 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow
Hardcover. Very good. Some wear on covers, pages in excellent condition.
Children's lit. Story of two shepherd's children and an Old English Shepherd pup. There are working Fell Collies (Border Collie type dogs) on the farm, but the OES learns to herd sheep.
$95.00 SALE $60.00

#00127b Bob-Tail Pup by Stokes, Vernon, and Cynthia Harnett
1944, this edition 1947 Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London and Glasgow
Hardcover. Very good. Some wear on covers.
Children's lit. Story of two shepherd's children and an Old English Shepherd pup. There are working Fell Collies (Border Collie type dogs) on the farm, but the OES learns to herd sheep.
$75.00 SOLD

#00385 Jed, the Shepherd's Dog by Turnbull, Agnes Sligh
A first edition; 1957 Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston
Hardcover. Very good. Dustjacket has some tears, and there is writing inside the front cover; binding and pages are in excellent condition.
Children's lit. The story of a Scottish family and their sheepdog, Jed, who is on hand to rescue one or another of the children when he is needed, herd the sheep, and of course, win the sheepdog trial.
$40.00 SALE $20.00

#00368 Bryn by Weston, Robert
1994 Brynhaven Books, Ludlow, UK.
Paper. Very good; just a little bruising on corners.
The adventures of a young Border Collie. Nicely illustrated by Marie Sutton.
$6.00 SOLD

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BLACK BOB, THE DANDY WONDER DOG
These books, the Black Bob Annuals, are all antique, out-of-print, rare, and quite sought after. We are pleased to be able to offer them to you at a very good price, and will be looking to increase our inventory of them in the future. Some of them, unfortunately, come through with their covers and/or binding in very poor condition. Despite that, the pages are all in good to excellent condition except for some yellowing.

The illustrations in these books (which appear on the inside and outside of both front and back covers and throughout the volume) are amazing! They are not credited but are generally attributed to Lancashire artist, Jack Prout, who worked at Thomson & Co. on their popular children's comic strip periodical, The Dandy, in which Black Bob was a regular feature. Black Bob is a collie-type dog, however, in at least one of the volumes it is said that "Bob is a Border collie, handsome in his black and white coat, and so wise in the ways of sheep and men that he handles the great flocks, which are in the charge of his bearded master, with seldom a word...to direct him." Bob has many adventures (not all in the sheep pasture or even in the Selkirk, Scotland area, where he lives). He is often a hero and always saves the day.

Anyone who collects books on collies or Border Collies will want to own them. All of the volumes have several adventure stories, some in detailed comic book style, and some as illustrated short stories. There is no publication date in any of them (but they were published between 1950 and 1965), or any numbering system to identify one issue from another, except for the color of the covers and binding. We put the color of the covers and binding in the descriptions so that you can check to see if you already have an edition, since there is no other name on these books but simply "Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog". These are the ones that we have at the moment.



BB00066a.jpg BB00066aBack.jpg BB00066aInside.jpg #00066a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (red cover/blue spine), D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1953. Hardcover. Fair-poor; binidng broken, boards warped; covers warn on edges; all edges of pages stained; some pages stained; otherwise pages in good condition.
$30.00 SALE $28.00 SOLD




BB00067b.jpg BB00067bBack.jpg #00067 Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (cream cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good. Slight wear on spine.
$60.00 SALE $50.00 SOLD

#00071a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (cream cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1961. Hardcover. Good. Spine slightly torn but not broken. Slight warping of boards. Slight staining on some pages but pages otherwise in very good condition.
$60.00 SALE $45.00

#00072a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (cream cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1961. Hardcover. Very good; some wear and tear on spine, very slight staining on some pages but otherwise pages in very good condition.
$60.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD



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#00067a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (blue cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1957. Hardcover. Fair; binidng broken but together, boards warped; covers warn on edges; all edges of pages stained; some pages stained; otherwise pages in good condition.
$35.00 SOLD

#00068a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (blue cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1957. Hardcover. Excellent; only some slight wear on corners of covers.
$70.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00069 Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (blue cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1957. Hardcover. Fair. Spine and front and back covers worn around edges, crayon marks on and inside front cover but pages in good condition.
$35.00 SALE $32.00 SOLD

#00069a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (blue cover/red spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1957. Hardcover. Good; spine torn but not broken, some wear on edges of covers; slight staining on some pages but otherwise pages in very good condition.
$60.00 SALE $45.00



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#00070a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (yellow cover/blue spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1959. Hardcover. Very good; some wear on spine and edges of covers; slight staining on some pages but otherwise pages in very good condition.
$65.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD



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#00071 Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (orange cover/blue spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1950. Hardcover. Good. Spine and front and back covers worn around edges.
$45.00

#00072 Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (orange cover/blue spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1950. Hardcover. Fair-Good. Spine and front and back covers worn around edges.
$40.00 SALE $35.00 SOLD

#00073a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout (orange cover/blue spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1950. Hardcover. Excellent; only some slight wear and staining on covers.
$70.00 SALE $45.00 SOLD

#00074a Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout
(orange cover/blue spine). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1950. Hardcover. Good. Spine cover missing, but spine not broken and boards flat. Slight staining on some pages but otherwise pages in excellent condition.
$60.00 SALE $45.00



BB00074.jpg BB00074Back.jpg BB00074Inside.jpg #00074 Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog by Jack Prout
(red cover/tall format). D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. and John Leng & Co. Ltd. London, Glasgow, Manchester, 1965. Hardcover. Fair. Spine torn in two places. Binding coming away at bottom, some crayon coloring inside; but otherwise, covers and pages in good condition. This one is different from the others in that it is in a tall format instead of the long-width format.
$36.00 SALE $28.00 SOLD



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Black Bob was first debuted in The Dandy in issue 280 (November 25, 1944). The stories appeared regularly until July 1982. It also ran as a strip in The Weekly News from 1946 to 1967. Eight Black Bob Annuals were published at irregular intervals from 1950 to 1965. We've had six of them for sale. There were two more that we have not had in the store yet, but hope to at a later date. One, in 1951 (above, left and center), had the same blue cover as the 1957 edition, so the only way to distinguish them were by the pictures on the back, which were different. The other, the 1955 edition (above, right), had a red cover like the 1953 book, but Bob was featured in a different pose. (Thanks to Gary Brady and Tony's Trading for some of the information used in this article.)


BestOfBlackBob.jpgIn June 2010, Geddes & Grosset/Waverley Books published a new edition of Black Bob to coincide with The Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland. They named it The Very Best of Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog and we are thrilled to have ten copies available for sale. It is a beautiful volume, with an introduction full of old photographs and history.

#00466a-j The Very Best of Black Bob, The Dandy Wonder Dog (red cover/purple spine). Waverly Books, Glasgow, and DC Thomson & Co., Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. New. 208 pps.
Retail is $16.00 but we are able to sell it at $12.00. This is an amazing price for any hardcover book today



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FOOTROT FLATS
We have a lot of these great cartoon books by New Zealander Murray Ball and have lowered the price of them for our Grand Opening. If we don't have ones that you are looking for, please let us know and we will try to acquire them for you.


#00205a The Ballad of Footrot Flats by Ball, Murray
Hodder Moa Beckett
Paper. Excellent, appears new
Large format cartoon book featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$60.00 SOLD


#00206 The Pocket Footrot Flats: It's A Dog's Life by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent (new)
Cartoon collection featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$9.00 SOLD

#00207 The Pocket Footrot Flats: Let Slip the Dogs of War! by Ball, Murray
1992 Orin Books, Victora, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Cartoon collection featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$9.00 SOLD


#00208 Footrot Flats Collector's Edition by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Hardcover. Excellent
Cartoon collection featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$30.00 SALE $25.00


#00209 The Footrot Flats Weekender 1 by Ball, Murray
1985 Imprint Australia
Paper. Fair. Some buckling and pages sticking together.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$6.00 SALE $5.00

#00210 The Footrot Flats Weekender 1 by Ball, Murray
1985 Imprint Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00

#00211 The Footrot Flats Weekender 1 by Ball, Murray
1985 Imprint Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $10.00 SOLD

#00212 The Footrot Flats Weekender 1 by Ball, Murray
1985 Imprint Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SOLD

#00213 The Footrot Flats Weekender 2 by Ball, Murray
1989 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SOLD

#00214 The Footrot Flats Weekender 5 by Ball, Murray
1995 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SOLD

#00215 The Footrot Flats Weekender 6 by Ball, Murray
1996 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Excellent, appears brand new
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SOLD


#00227 Footrot Flats 1 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $10.00


#00228 Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00229a Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Ltd. NZ
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00229b Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Ltd. NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00230 Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Fair
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$10.00 SALE $9.00

#00231 Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00232 Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd., NZ
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00233 Footrot Flats 2 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00234a Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00234b Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Excellent.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00235 Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd, NZ
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00236 Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00237 Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd, NZ
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00238 Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00239 Footrot Flats 3 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00240a Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Very Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00240b Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00241 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Very Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00242 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Very Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00243 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Very Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00244 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
no publication information
Paper. Fair
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$10.00 SALE $9.00

#00245 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00246 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00247 Footrot Flats 4 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00248 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00249 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
1981 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00

#00250 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd., NZ
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00251 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00252 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00253 Footrot Flats 5 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00


#00254 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd. NZ
Paper. Fair-good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$11.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00255a Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00255b Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00256 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00257 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00258 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00259 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00260 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00261 Footrot Flats 6 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00262 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00263 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd. NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00264 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
No date; INL Print Ltd. NZ
Paper. Fair-good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$11.00 SALE $9.00

#00265 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00266 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00267 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
1982 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00268 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
1982 INL Print Ltd. NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00269 Footrot Flats 7 by Ball, Murray
No date, INL Print Ltd.NZ
Paper. Fair-good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$11.00 SALE $9.00


#00270 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00271 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00272 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00273 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1983 INL Print Ltd.,NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00274 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00275 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00276 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1983 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00277 Footrot Flats 8 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00


#00278 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00279 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00280 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 INL Print Ltd., NZ
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00281 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00282 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00283 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00284 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00285 Footrot Flats 9 by Ball, Murray
1984 INL Print Ltd., NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00286 Footrot Flats 10 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00287 Footrot Flats 10 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00288 Footrot Flats 10 by Ball, Murray
1984 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00289 Footrot Flats 10 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00290 Footrot Flats 10 by Ball, Murray
1985 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00


#00291 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00292 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00293 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00294 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00295 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00296 Footrot Flats 11 by Ball, Murray
1986 Imprint Limited NZ
Paper. Fair-good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$11.00 SALE $9.00


#00297 Footrot Flats 12 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00298 Footrot Flats 12 by Ball, Murray
No date, Imprint Ltd., NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00299 Footrot Flats 12 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00300 Footrot Flats 12 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00301 Footrot Flats 12 by Ball, Murray
1987 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00302 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SOLD SALE $9.00

#00303 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00304 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00305 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00306 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00307 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00308 Footrot Flats 13 by Ball, Murray
1988 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00309 Footrot Flats 14 by Ball, Murray
1989 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00310 Footrot Flats 14 by Ball, Murray
1989 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00311 Footrot Flats 14 by Ball, Murray
1993 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00312 Footrot Flats 14 by Ball, Murray
1989 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00


#00313 Footrot Flats 15 by Ball, Murray
No date; Imprint Ltd, NZ
Paper. Good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00314 Footrot Flats 15 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Fair-good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$11.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00315 Footrot Flats 15 by Ball, Murray
1990 Imprint Ltd., NZ
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00316 Footrot Flats 15 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Very good.
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$13.00 SALE $9.00

#00317 Footrot Flats 15 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Good
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$12.00 SALE $9.00


#00318 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00319 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00320 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00321 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00322 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00323 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00324 Footrot Flats 16 by Ball, Murray
1990 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD


#00325 Footrot Flats 21 by Ball, Murray
1994 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00326 Footrot Flats 21 by Ball, Murray
1994 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00

#00327 Footrot Flats 21 by Ball, Murray
1994 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SALE $9.00 SOLD

#00328 Footrot Flats 23 by Ball, Murray
1996 Orin Books, Victoria, Australia
Paper. Excellent
Collection of cartoons featuring a Border Collie herding dog in New Zealand
$14.00 SOLD


#00204 Footrot Flats: The Making of the Movie by Stevens, Lesley
1986 Magpie Productions Ltd., NZ
Paper. Good; cover and corners show wear
About the making of the Footrot Flats movie
$15.00 SALE $13.50

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BOOKS ON THE SHEEP INDUSTRY
We hope to expand our inventory of sheep books in the future. Many of these books have sections or chapters on herding with dogs.

At left, "Shepherdess" by A.W. Bouguereau.

#00053 Report for The Year 1877 by Agriculture, Commissioner
1878 Commissioner of Agricultrue, Washington, D.C., one edition only printed
Hardcover. Fair, biding a bit loose, spine worn and coming loose, covers tired, pages in good condition.
Reports from a variety of Ag-related depts.
$50.00 SALE $30.00

#00362 The Woollen Industry by Aspin, Chris
First published 1982, this edition 1985 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury (UK).
Paper. Very good, very slight wearon cover.
A history and description of the wool industry in Britain, including a chapter on feltmaking.
$8.00

#00362a The Woollen Industry by Aspin, Chris
First published 1982, this edition 1985 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury (UK).
Paper. Very good, some wearon cover.
A history and description of the wool industry in Britain, including a chapter on feltmaking.
$6.00 SOLD

#00052 Lecture on Sheep Farming in NZ by Buchanan, Prof. R. Ogilvie
1954 The Wool Education Society
Paper. Good, some rust stains at staples
Small treatise on sheep farming in NZ in '50s
$18.00 SALE $15.00

#00052a Lecture on Sheep Farming in NZ by Buchanan, Prof. R. Ogilvie
1954 The Wool Education Society
Paper. Excellent, like new.
Small treatise on sheep farming in NZ in '50s
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00031 Sheep & Sheepmen of Canterbury by Crawford, Sheila S.
1949 Simpson & Williams, Ltd., Christchurch, NZ; First Edition
Hardcover. Good, dust jacket /maps very slightly torn
History of the sheep industry in NZ
$50.00 SALE $30.00

#00360 Angora Goats the Northern Way by Drummond, Susan Black.
1985, this edition 1991 by the author, Stony Lonesome Farm, Freeport, Michigan.
Paper. Excellent, like new.
Covers all aspects of raising Angora goats on a small scale, from history through marketing mohair.
$15.00 SALE $10.00

#00097 Sheepfarming for Profit by Du Faur, Ralph
1966 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Auckland, Sydney; First Edition
Hardcover. Very Good/Excellent; some staining/wear on dust jacket only.
16 chapters on management of a sheep farm at all levels of production in New Zealand.
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00098 Sheep Production by Fraser, Allan
1947 Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., second edition 1950
Hardcover. Very good; much wear on dust jacket only; pages in very good condition.
19 chapters on management of a sheep farm at all levels of production in Britain
$50.00 SALE $25.00

Left, "Sheep At Pasture" by Thomas Sidney Cooper 1803-1902

#00115 Sheepkeeping on a Small Scale by Hart, Edward
1979; Third edition 1982; Thorsons Publisher Ltd., Wellingborough, Northamptonshire UK
Hardcover. Excellent; some light staining on covers
"Sound advice on Home Wool Production"
$15.00 SALE $12.00

#00099 Australian Sheep & Wool by Hawkesworth, Alfred
1911 William Brooks & Co., Ltd., Sydney, Third Edition
Hardcover. Good; covers show much wear; some loosening at binding; but pages are in good condition.
Chapters cover wool production and wool breeds in Australia. Of equal interest are the advertisements. Black and white photographs.
$45.00 SALE $35.00

#00144 Feeds and Feeding, A Hand-Book for the Student and Sockman by Henry, W.A.
Orig. 1898, 1910, this edition 1913, self-published by the author.
Hardcover. Good. Cover shows wear and staining, but the binding is tight and pages in good cond.
Chapters on plant growth, animal nutrition, and feeding farm animals, including horses, cows, pigs and sheep.
$40.00 SALE $20.00

#00382 British Sheep Breeds by Henson, Elizabeth
1986 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent.
Shire Albums packs a lot into a little book. Description of the sheep breeds in Britain including their fleece characteristics. While no specific reference is made to herding dogs, the photo on the cover is of a shepherdess herding a flock of Border Leicester sheep with two Border Collies.
$12.00 SALE $10.00

#00123 Shepherding Tools and Customs by Ingram, Arthur
1977 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent, some staining on covers
Shire Album 23 packs a lot into a little book including a chapter on shepherd's dogs.
$12.00 SOLD

#00123a Shepherding Tools and Customs by Ingram, Arthur
1977 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent, like new.
Shire Album 23 packs a lot into a little book including a chapter on shepherd's dogs.
$12.00 SALE $10.00

#00123b Shepherding Tools and Customs by Ingram, Arthur
1977 Shire Publications Ltd., Aylesbury
Paper. Excellent, some staining on covers
Shire Album 23 packs a lot into a little book including a chapter on shepherd's dogs.
$12.00 SALE $10.00

#00361 Goat Husbandry by Mackenzie, David
First published 1957, this revised edition (5th) 1993 by Faber & Faber Ltd., London.
Paper. Very good; slight creasing on spine indicative of having been read; covers/pages in excellent condition except for slight yellowing of pages.
A classic of the genre, covers all aspects of goat farming in Britain, including a chapter on mohair (angora goats).
$18.00 SALE $9.00

#00014 British Pure-Bred Sheep by National Sheep Breeder's Association (publisher)
1952 National Sheep Breeder's Assicuation, London
Paper. Good
Sheep breeds catalog
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00367 The Practical Shepherd by Randall, Henry S.
1863 D.D.T. Moore, New York; this is the 13th edition, published 1885 or earlier.
Hardcover. Fair to good; cover stained and worn, binding loose but no pages missing; heavy staining inside covers, light staining on some pages, but pages generally in very good condition. History of sheep breeds in the USA, breeding, improvement, management, care and treatment; there is a chapter on sheepdogs. Many woodcut illustrations. A classic. An interesting addition which actually helps date this edition is a letter found inside, dated 1885 and written on Acheson, Topeka, and Santa Fe stationary by a woolman to his cousin. It is written on 2 pages, both sides, but unfortunately is incomplete as it appears that there were more that have gone missing, so there is no signature; however, it is still a very interesting bit of history and was found with the book and will go with the book.
$50.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD

#00051 Lecture on Sheep & Wool from the Hills by Roberts, Prof. E.J.
1955 The Wool Education Society
Paper. Good, some rust stains at staples
Includes section on sheepdogs
$20.00 SALE $18.00


Left, "Sheep in an Extensive Landscape" by Thomas Sidney Cooper 1803-1902

#00176 Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (first edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; covers look almost new, pages are only slightly yellowed
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00176a Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (first edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; covers look new, some wear on protected dustjacket; pages are only very slightly yellowed; faint pencil mark on p. 117.
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$40.00 SALE $25.00 SOLD

#00176b Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (first edition)
Hardcover. Good; spine faded, small stains on both back and front covers; pages slightly yellowed, with a stain on pages 20/21 indicative of something being stored there for a while; otherwise pages in excellen condition.
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00177 Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (first edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; very slight staining on back cover
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00177a Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (first edition)
Hardcover. Very good; covers slightly faded, pages slightly yellowed, with a stain on page 23
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$35.00 SALE $25.00

#00178 Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (First Edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; some glue stains inside front and back covers from where a cellophane dust jacket was glued; otherwise book is in excellent condition inside and out.
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00178a Of Sheep and Men by Robertson, R. B.
1957 Alfred A. Knopf, New York (First Edition)
Hardcover. Excellent; spine slightly faded, pages very slightly yellowed.
A city doctor and his photographer wife live for a year in the Scottish Borders on a sheep farm and write about their experiences.
$40.00 SALE $25.00


#00378 Pastoral Dreams by Schorsch, Anita
1977 by Universe Books, New York.
Paper. Very good; slight wear on dustjacket.
History of pastoral themes in art, poetry, and literature. Black and white and color photos.
$15.00 SALE $10.00

#00076 The Sixty Million Muster by Sutherland, Temple
1966 A.H. & A.W. Reed, Wellington, Auckland, Sydney. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; dust jacket; slight staining on edges.
The history of the sheep industry in NZ; autobiographical and anecdotal.
$40.00 SALE $30.00

#00089 Australian Farming 1788-1965 by Wadham, Samuel
1967 F. W. Cheshire, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent, some wear on protected dust jacket
Australian agriculture history, including sheep industry
$40.00 SALE $30.00

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MISCELLANEOUS,
INCLUDING BOOKS ON OTHER BREEDS OF DOG

We have a number of books in this catagory now, and we will continue to carry books on other herding breeds, including the Terhune books. But in the future, when we've sold out our non-herding breed books, we will not continue to stock them unless we see a large interest in this type of book.

#00128 The Control of Rabies in Animals & Man by Pitman-Moore Co. (pub.)
1948? Pitman-Moore Co. a Division of Alied Laboratories Inc., Indianapolis.
Excellent
Pamphlet on rabies with photo of a rabid BC on front.
$15.00 SALE $10.00 SOLD

#00132 For the Love of a Dog by Brown, Darren (ed.)
1999 Wilderness Adventures Press, Belgrade, Montana
Hardcover. Excellent, like new, dust jacket. in perfect cond.
A selection of classic bird dog stories
$20.00 SALE $10.00

#00463 The Case of the Iceland Dogs by Cheney
1977 Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good. Some small tears in protected dust jacket, but pages are like new.
Children's lit. An boy runs away from the city to his uncle's farm to be with his Icelandic sheepdogs
$40.00 SALE $34.00

#00086 Starlight, the Brumby by Ferns, Ann
1983 Golden Press Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Auckland.
Hardcover. Good, with a couple of breaks in the spine
Children's lit. Brumbies are Australian feral horses, much like the American Mustang. This is the story of one such colt and his taming.
$12.00 SALE $9.00

#00058 Jock of the Bushveld by Fitzpatrick, Sir Percy
1927 Longmans, Greed and Co. Ltd., New York, Toronto, etc. First Edition
Hardcover. Very good. Some wear on spine.
Fiction. Story of a bull terrier in South Africa
$95.00 SALE $45.00

#00156 Skipper my Chum and Other True Dog Stories by Fletcher, Lionel B.
1935 The Lutterworth Press, London; First Editon
Hardcover. Fair; some staining/fading on covers; writing inside front cover; binding loose at front; most pages in good condition, a few stained; a couple gouged at binding.
22 dog stories; Skipper is a kelpie
$30.00 SOLD

#00156a Skipper my Chum and Other True Dog Stories by Fletcher, Lionel B.
1946 The Lutterworth Press, Fourth Edition
Hardcover. Good; some fading on spine, wear on covers; otherwise in very good condition.
22 dog stories; Skipper is a kelpie
$20.00 SALE $16.00 SOLD

#00149 The Corgi by Gray, Mrs. Thelma
1952 W. & R. Chambers Ltd., London and Edinburgh, first edition
Hardcover. Excellent; some fading on spine, some staining inside both covers
History of the breed, description and history of both types (Pembroke and Cardigan), standards, breeding, care and training
$125.00 SALE $70.00

#00149a The Corgi by Gray, Mrs. Thelma
1952 W. & R. Chambers Ltd., London and Edinburgh, first edition
Hardcover. Good; some staining and warping of cover boards; otherwise in very good condition.
History of the breed, description and history of both types (Pembroke and Cardigan), standards, breeding, care and training
$90.00 SALE $70.00

#00365 The Good Shepherd by Gunnarsson, Gunnar
1940 by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, first edition. A shepherd in Iceland, accompanied by his Icelandic sheepdog and a wether (castrated ram)makes his annual trek into the mountains to rescue sheep that have been missed in the autumn gathering.
$45.00 SALE $22.50

#00353 The Return of the Native by Hardy, Thomas
Orig. 1878; this American edition 1917 Charles Schribner's Sons
Hardcover. Very good; some staining on front cover and spine, but almost no wear; pages in excellent condtion. Thomas Hardy's greatest tragic masterpiece. Hardy country is sheep country.
$50.00 SALE $25.00

#00343 The High Pasture by Hamden, Ruth
Published 1964 by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. First edition.
Hardcover. Very good; slight staining on covers and edges of book.
A coming of age story about a boy and his dog in the American West. Lobo (the dog) looks like a German Shepherd.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00191 Shag, the Story of a Dog by Hinkle, Thomas C.
Orig. 1931; 6th printing 1966 Scholastic Book Services, New York, London, Ontario
Paper. Fair-good; some wear & staining on covers; pages slightly yellowed and warped.
Shag is supposed to be a Scottish staghound, but turns out to be a valuable wolfhound; these are his adventures on a cattle ranch.
$12.00 SALE $6.00

#00335a Observer's Book of Dogs by Hubbard, Clifford L. B.
1945 Frederick Warne & Co.; this revised edition 1961
Hardcover. Good. Plastic dust jacket, some staining on covers and inside back cover, spine coming away at back cover, but pages in good cond.
A description of all the breeds recognized by the British Kennel Club at the time. Not divided into groups like the later edition: breeds listed alphabetically. No Border Collie. (See Observers Dogs by Sutton, Catherine G., above, for an updated version of this book that does include the Border Collie and is divided into groups.
$25.00 SALE $15.00

#00335b Observer's Book of Dogs by Hubbard, Clifford L. B.
1945 Frederick Warne & Co. (possibly the 1st edition, but no date).
Hardcover. Very Good. No dust jacket.
A description of all the breeds recognized by the British Kennel Club at the time. Not divided into groups like the later edition: breeds listed alphabetically. No Border Collie. (See Observers Dogs by Sutton, Catherine G., above, for an updated version of this book that does include the Border Collie and is divided into groups.)
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00376 Observer's Book of Dogs by Lampson, Sonia
Originally published1945, authored by Clifford L.B. Hubbard; this edition 1969 by Frederick Warne & Co.
Hardcover. Excellent, like new. Intact dustjacket. A description of all the breeds recognized by the British Kennel Club at the time. Not divided into groups like the later edition: breeds listed alphabetically. No Border Collie.
$25.00 SALE $20.00

#00133 North Star by King, Rufus
1925 G. Howard Watt, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good, binding tight, some light staining on the edges of the book.
Fiction. A German Shepherd in a Lassie-Come- Home-type story that takes place in Alberta
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00350 Lassie Come-Home by Knight, Eric
Original story published 1938, this edition published by Hold, Rinehart and Winston, New York. There is no date, but the illustrations are copyrighted 1954 (uncertain). Illustrated by Lilian Obligado
Hardcover. Excellent, like new.
This is the original story: Lassie is sold and returns to her orig. owner over harsh country and with many adventures along the way.
$30.00 SALE $20.00

#00350a Lassie Come-Home by Knight, Eric
Original story published 1938, this edition copyright 1940, John C. Winston Co. Illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse.
Hardcover. Good; some wear on covers, pages and beautiful black and white illustrations in good condition.
This is the original story: Lassie is sold and returns to her orig. owner over harsh country and with many adventures along the way.
$25.00 SALE $20.00

#00090 Valiant Comrades by Knight, Ruth Adams
Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. Garden City, NY 1943
Hardcover. Good, dust jacket missing
Fiction based on fact, story of dogs of war
$30.00 SOLD

#00337 The Working Trial Dog by Lewis, Peter
1977 Popular Dogs Publishing Company Ltd., London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; some wear on dustjacket.
Training for obedience trials in Britain. Lots of photo illustrations with two different dogs, a GSD and a Border Collie.
$20.00 SALE $15.00

#00131 The Call of the Wild and The Sea Wolf by London, Jack
No date; International Collectors Library
Hardcover. Excellent; minor staining inside both covers; pages in excellent condition.
Fiction; two classic stories.
$15.00 SALE $10.00

#00013a Davie's Wee Dog by MacKellar, William
First published 1957 by McGraw-Hill, this edition 1965 The Bodley Head Ltd. llustrated by Barry Wildinson.
Hardcover. Very good; some staining; protected dustjacket. Not about a Border Collie but a small terrier-type. Davie pays sixpence for a puppy but his father won't let him keep it. Only a miracle can intervene.
$15.00 SALE $10.00

#00011 Come, Jack! by McCulloch, Robert W.
1948 Hammond, Hammond & Co. Ltd., Londong
Hardcover. Good, some staining on edges
Fiction. Dog hero stuff. GSD not BC
$15.00 SALE $10.00

#00092b The Scar by Munitich, Brenda
1987 by Tefelberg Publishers Ltd., Cape Town; this edition (4th) 1989
Paper. Excellent, brand new
South Aftican writer Brenda Munitich writes a story about a boy who survives a plane crash on a hill sacred to the Zulu. Even though Ms Munitich breeds BCs, there are none in this book.
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00092c The Jabulani Mystery by Munitich, Brenda
1988 by Daan Retief Publishers, Pretoria
Paper. Excellent.
South Aftican writer Brenda Munitich writes a story about a white boy and a black boy who get together from need and learn from each other. There is a scene in Chapter 5 of two Border Collies, Buddy and Tot, herding sheep.
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00017 The Return of Silver Chief by O'Brien, Jack
1943 John C. Winston Co., Toronto.
Hardcover. Very good, dust jacket tattered.
Fiction. The story of a husky/sled dog.
$25.00 SALE $18.50

#00203 The Popular Collie by Osborne, Margaret
1957 Popular Dogs, London; First Edition
Hardcover. Very good; some staining and wear & tear on protected dust jacket; covers in excellent condition; some staining on edges of pages but pages in very gd-ex cond.
History, breeding, care and management of the standard or "Lassie" collie.
$45.00 SALE $35.00

#00467 Scottish Chiefs by Porter, Jane (1776-1850)
First published 1856 by Derby and Jackson; this edition has no date or publisher, but the date is estimated at ca. 1905
Hardcover. Good, binding loose inside front cover, but intact and tight on outside; there are no pages missing; slight bending of the covers in the lower front corners; this is a very old book and the pages are slightly yellowed and somewhat brittle; one page had been dog-eared and that corner broke and was mended with Scotch tape.
Romantic fiction based on the history of Robert the Bruce and William Wallace.
$35.00

#00336 A Dog for a Day by Severn, David
1965 Hamish Hamilton, Ltd. London, First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent.
Children's lit: A boy and his dog (not a sheepdog).
$15.00 SALE $12.50

#00379 The British Dog, Its History from Earliest Times by Ritchie, Carson I.A.
1981 by Robert Hale Ltd., London, a First Edition.
Hardcover. Excellent, appears new with intact dustjacket.
Title is self-explanitory: begins with the Stone Age and goes through the 19th century.
$35.00 SOLD

#00354 The Classic Encyclopedia of the Dog by Shaw, Vero
Originally published 1879-1881 by Cassell, Petter, Galpin, London. This edition 1984 by Crown Publishers, New York.
Hardcover. Excellent condition with a protected dustjacket. The history, lore and description of over 60 breeds popular in the Victorian era, including chapters on care and management, and veterinary care in that era. It includes 28 color plates and 93 wood engravings.
$85.00 SALE $65.00

#00147a British Dogs by Smith, A. Croxton
1945 Collins, London
Hardcover. Very good; little wear & tear on protected dust jacket
History of British breeds recognized by the Kennel Club at the time of writing.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00147b British Dogs by Smith, A. Croxton
1945 Collins, London
Hardcover. Very good; little wear & tear on protected dust jacket; some staining inside covers.
History of British breeds recognized by the Kennel Club at the time of writing.
$40.00 SALE $25.00

#00147c British Dogs by Smith, A. Croxton
1945 Collins, London; this edition, 1946
Hardcover. Excellent
History of British breeds recognized by the Kennel Club at the time of writing.
$35.00 SOLD

#00147d British Dogs by Smith, A. Croxton
1945 Collins, London; this edition, 1946
Hardcover. Good, only some wear and tear on dustjacket and edges of covers.
History of British breeds recognized by the Kennel Club at the time of writing.
$30.00 SALE $25.00

#00124 The Drawing & Painting of Dogs by Stokes, G. Vernon
No date, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia
Hardcover. Very good; some wear on covers; wear & tear on dust jacket, which is missing it's illustration; pages are in very good cond.
A very detailed how-to book with dozens of detailed illustrations.
$75.00 SOLD

#00173 The Way of a Dog by Terhune, Albert Payson
1932 Grosset & Dunlap, New York
Hardcover. Very good; slight wear on covers; scribbling on page 279.
15 stories of Grey Dawn and other collies.
$50.00 SALE $20.00

#00174 Buff: a Collie by Terhune, Albert Payson
1921 Grosset & Dunlap, New York; First Edition
Hardcover. Good; wear & tear on dust jacket; dirt & staining on edges of book; fading on spine; pages in good condition.
The strange adventures of a collie and his master.
$50.00 SALE $20.00

#00174b Buff, a Collie by Terhune, Albert Payson
1921 Grosset & Dunlap, New York
Hardcover. Good; no dustjacket, slight wear on covers, binding tight, no pages missing, pages slightly yellowed.
The strange adventures of a collie and his master.
$15.00.

#00175 Lad: a Dog by Terhune, Albert Payson
Orig. 1919; this edition 1970 E.P.Dutton & Co., Inc.
Hardcover. Good; protected dust jacket in good cond. and so covers in good cond.; inside covers in poor cond.; slight warping of pages but otherwise in good cond. Belonged to a school library.
Lad of Sunnybank Farm was a real collie belonging to Terhune, and this is his story.
$25.00 SALE $20.00 SOLD

#00173a The Heart of a Dog by Terhune, Albert Payson
1928 Doubleday, Doran & Company
Hardcover. Poor: serious buckling due to water damage, but all pages are intact, as are all the beautiful color plates by Marguarite Kirmse.
Put together as a single book with chapters, but each chapter is really a short story about a number of different collies.
$25.00 SALE $20.00

#00186 The Hidden Life of Dogs by Thomas, Eliz. Marshall
1993 Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, New York ; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; like new.
A delightful book on the consciousness of dogs
$25.00 SALE $12.50

#00186a The Hidden Life of Dogs by Thomas, Eliz. Marshall
1993 Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, New York ; First Edition
Hardcover. Excellent; brand new.
A delightful book on the consciousness of dogs
$25.00 SALE $12.50

#00351 Rex by Waldo, Fullerton
1932 by Cupples & Leon Company, USA.
Hardcover. Good. Slight wear on edges of covers; very slight staining on a few pages; binding tight.
Story of a "Belgian Police Dog".
$25.00 SALE $20.00

#00373 The Story of Lassie: His Discovery and Training from Puppyhood to Stardom by Weatherwax, Rudd B. and John H. Rothwell
No date, but prior to 1951 (there is a date--1951--written in pen instide) by W.H.Allen, London. Hardcover. Good. Binding is mostly tight but coming away at the back cover; some fading on covers; some staining on pages and edges; otherwise in very good condition.
This is the true story of the collie that played Lassie in the movies. Everyone knows, right, that Lassie was actually played by a male collie named Pal? Rudd Weatherwax was his owner and trainer.
$20.00 SOLD

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BORDER COLLIE AND SHEEPDOG EPHEMERA
(INCLUDING PRINTS, POSTCARDS, PHOTOS, ETC.)

We will continue to add antique and contemporary prints to this section, which will eventually also include old postcards, photos, and other items. Currently, we have two items for sale in this catagory:


#00357 The Twa Dogs by Landseer, Sir Edwin
Undated. The image itself is 8 3/4" x 10 3/4" with a margin all around. It has the caption "The Twa Dogs". Ready for matting and framing.
Excellent condition.
A beautiful engraved print of Sir Edwin Landseer's illustration to Robert Burn's poem, "The Twa Dogs". It shows Caesar, a so-called Landseer Newfoundland (the type named for Landseer because the artist depicted this type of dog in many of his paintings), and Luath, a working collie named for Burn's own collie, who appears as a smooth-coated dog in Lanseer's portayal.
$40.00 SOLD



#00358 A Sheepdog's Life by Graves, Valerie
Undated. The image itself is 7" x 9", carefully matted in a 13" x 15" matte, numbered within a limited edition of 50 and signed by the artist.
A beautiful portrait of a ticked Border Collie named Josie, with a sheep herding scene surrounding her. Valerie Graves is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico.
We are all sold out of these beautiful matted prints. We will be looking into getting more.
$35.00 ea. ALL SOLD


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