Verlag des 'Sportblatt' Kern & Birner, 1904. First Edition. Ephemera. Item #167906
Portfolio of 141 loose black-and-white plates with photo reproductions showing Open Class Winners of Hunting and Luxury Dogs from the 1904 Exhibitions. Text in German. Depicts 38 breeds including Dachshund, Fox Terriers, Setters, Basset, St. Bernard, Collie, Bulldog, Doberman Pincher, Airdale, Bull Terriers, Mastiffs, and King Charles. Each plate with details on the dog and breeder. First edition (first printing). Most plates fine with some a bit soiled and dog-eared. Missing two plates (6j and 20j). In the publisher's illustrated green portfolio with one inside flap detached but present, and a few frayed tears to cloth edges. Sticker of the Institut International de Bibliographie pasted to cover verso. Spotting to cover and flaps.