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Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket
Only slight wear and soil to light brown cloth covered boards ; Black and orange design and titles stamped on front and spine. B&W frontispiece of author and 11 B&W plates. This is a very attractive book. On copyright page appears the date September 1902 with no additional printings mentioned. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 285 pages; "Egerton Young tells the story of the dogs with whom he voyaged across the northern wastes of Canada -- leader dogs, brave dogs, cowardly dogs, sneaky dogs, all beloved by this fearless missionary. Each short chapter is the tale of a different dog, such as the indomitable Voyager, the sneaky Caesar, and wild Kooka. Young describes in fascinating detail the conditions of the mission Indians and the hardships and rewards of travel by dog sled."