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1 Knight, Ruth Adams A Friend in the Dark - The Story of a 'Seeing Eye' Dog
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1937 First edition Hardcover VerVery Good + good Jacket Morgan Dennis 
A heartwarming story about the relationship between a blind person and his guide dog. Written by an American in 1937, this was less than 10 years since the first guide dog was brought to America, from Switzerland, and the start of the American seeing eye dog programme. There is an introduction by Morris Frank, who brought that first dog to the States. Illustrated throughout with wood-cuts and it also contains 8 black and white photos of guide dogs and their owners doing various activities. The rear flap of the dust jacket is an application form to join as a junior member of the Seeing Eye - send in a dollar and you get a bronze membership button and the new bulletin! Blue cloth boards with paste down illustration of dog on upper board and paste down title and vignette on backstrip. vii, 65 plus eight pages. 25x19 cm. Small strip loss across bottom of dustjacket [see photo] and a few chips to edges [now in archival cover]. Minor rubbing to board corners and top / tail of backstrip; inscription to ffep. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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