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C. Fred’s Story: A Dog’s Life. by  C. Fred. Edited Slightly by Barbara Bush (George Bush) Bush - Signed First Edition - 1984 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 82391)

C. Fred’s Story: A Dog’s Life.

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C. Fred’s Story: A Dog’s Life.

by Bush, C. Fred. Edited Slightly by Barbara Bush (George Bush)

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New York: Doubleday, 1984. First edition of First Lady Barbara Bush's children's book about the adventures of White House dog C. Fred Bush. Large octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs throughout. Inscribed by Barbara Bush, "To Edna Pryn - With love and affection to a dear friend - Warmly - Barbara Bush" and President George Bush, "With love, George Bush," and with a paw print stamp in the likeness of C. Fred's paw. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Dust Jacket design by David Gatti. Jacket photograph by Cynthia Johnson.


On Nov 1 2008, Cinnamon said:
I absolutely loved the book--I am a big fan of the Bush Family and this story about a dog which I also love just warmed my heart!

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C. Fred’s Story: A Dog’s Life.
Bush, C. Fred. Edited Slightly by Barbara Bush (George Bush)
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second hand
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New York
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Barbara Bush, C. Fred's Story: A Dog's Life., George Bush Signed
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.


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