Size: 9 inches tall by 6¼ inches wide
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: The Viking Press Inc.
Author: Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth
by Elizabeth Coatsworth
Illustrated by Lilian Obligada
Jock; a border collie, coal - black, except for a narrow white streak down his face and a white ruff and paws; tended the sheep of Old Tom. Tom sent Jock up to the high pastures after two missing sheep; when Jock returned, he found the entire island village was deserted, except for livestock and cats. All the other dogs had been shot. All of the people were gone. What is his duty as the lone dog on the island? Written at the upper elementary level, for grades four to six.
First published in 1963 by The Viking Press, Inc.; New York, NY; NO edition stated, or ISBN, but the Library of Congress catalog card number is 63-18371; printed in the U.S.A. by The Murray Printing Company. This pictorial Reinforced Library Binding, hard cover book, with a black, red, and blue picture, on a light-sea-green background, measures 9 inches tall by 6¼ inches wide by ½ inch thick; with 75 numbered pages.
CONDITION: USED. This book is Ex-Library, so it has all of the usual stamps, and marks, with a pocket on the rear end paper. Covers have a few very small, hardly noticeable, light soil spots. Corners are bumped, and moderately worn. Spine head, heel, and edges are worn, but not frayed. Spine is faded. Some of the inside pages have soiled areas, but are still quite readable. This firmly bound book is in GOOD overall condition.
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