Sled dogs by Brigid Casey

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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About the Edition

Discusses the evolution of dogs; sled dog breeds, particularly the Eskimo dog, Alaskan Malamute, the Samoyed, and the Siberian Husky, and their uses; and sled dog racing.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementBrigid Casey & Wendy Haugh.
ContributionsHaugh, Wendy.
LC ClassificationsSF428.7 .C37 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171932M
ISBN 100396082254
LC Control Number83014134

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