The World Around Us #1 - The Illustrated Story of Dogs
(September 1958)

Gilberton, 1958 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
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On-sale Date
1958-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gilberton World-Wide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Classics Illustrated Publication
Editing
Roberta Strauss

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1958 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Illustrated Story of Dogs (Table of Contents)

The World Around Us / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart] (signed)
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Ernie Hart [as E. H. Hart] (signed)
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The Illustrated Story of Dogs (Table of Contents: 1)

The World Around Us / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Moustache (Table of Contents: 2)

Heroic Dogs / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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George Evans
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Moustache
Synopsis
True story of Moustache, a black poodle who took
part in Napoleon's campaigns
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Balto (Table of Contents: 3)

Heroic Dogs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Balto
Synopsis
True story of Balto, a husky sled dog who trekked
six hundred miles through a blizzard to deliver a
diptheria vaccine.

Indexer Notes

Adapted into an animated motion picture, in 1995,
by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment

Bob of Carmel (Table of Contents: 4)

Heroic Dogs / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Bob of Carmel
Synopsis
True story of Bob of Carmel, a courageous German
shepherd
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How the Dog Began (Table of Contents: 5)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dogs of War / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Chips (Table of Contents: 7)

Dogs of War / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Chips
Synopsis
True story of Chips, the son of a husky and a collie-German shepherd cross, who was chosen to
lead the first K-9 detachment to cross the Atlantic Ocean during the Allied invasion of
Africa during World War II

Andy (Table of Contents: 8)

Dogs of War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Andy
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True story of Andy, a Doberman Pinscher who served as a scout dog on the Solomon Islands in
World War II

Peefka (Table of Contents: 9)

Dogs of War / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Peefka
Synopsis
True story of Peefka, a German shepherd who led
infantry patrols through the Italian mountains in
World War II

Sandy (Table of Contents: 10)

Dogs of War / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Sandy
Synopsis
True story of Sandy, a big, black German shepherd who served as a messenger dog with the marines in the New Britain campaign in the Pacific in World War II.
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Bruce (Table of Contents: 11)

Dogs of War / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Bruce; Silver
Synopsis
True story of Bruce and Silver, two German shepherds who saved two American soldiers in a
foxhole, on Luzon in the Philippine Islands during
World War II

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 12)

Canine Clippings / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Working Dogs (Table of Contents: 13)

Breeds / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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St. Bernard; German Shepherd; Boxer; Alaskan
Malemute; Great Dane; Doberman Pinscher; Collie;
Eskimo
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Sporting Dogs (Table of Contents: 14)

Breeds / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever; Golden Retriever; English Setter; Irish Setter; Pointer
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Hounds (Table of Contents: 15)

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Saluki; Dachshund; Basset; Beagle; Bloodhound;
Afghan Hound; Irish Wolfhound; Greyhound
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Terriers (Table of Contents: 16)

Breeds / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Wire-haired Fox Terrier; Smooth-haired Fox Terrier; Bedlington; Sealyham; Airedale
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Toy Dogs (Table of Contents: 17)

Breeds / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Pekingese; Poodle; Long-haired Chihuahua; Mexican
Hairless; Pomeranian
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Non-Sporting Dogs (Table of Contents: 18)

Breeds / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Keeshond; Chow-Chow; Dalmatian
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Dog Diagram (Table of Contents: 19)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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The Far Frontiers (Table of Contents: 20)

Dogs of Peace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Balto; Jack the Giant Killer
Synopsis
The story of sled dogs used in polar expeditions
by explorers like Admiral Richard Byrd and Roald
Amundsen
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Dog Paratroopers (Table of Contents: 21)

Dogs of Peace / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Lux
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Story of Lux (a German shepherd), the first dog paratrooper in history
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Guide to the Blind (Table of Contents: 22)

Dogs of Peace / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Their Human Friends (Table of Contents: 23)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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Diamond; Sir Isaac Newton; Bounce; Alexander Pope;
Maida; Sir Walter Scott; General George Washington
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Stories of Diamond, Sir Isaac Newton's spaniel;
Bounce, Alexander Pope's Great Dane; Maida, Sir
Walter Scott's hound; etc.
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Their Animal Friends (Table of Contents: 24)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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Princess, a German shepherd; Ginger, a fox terrier; Noble, a St. Bernard

You and Your Dog (Table of Contents: 25)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / text article / 7 pages (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Tips on care (housebreaking, feeding, grooming,
housing, traveling, having a family), training, and tricks

How Would Your Dog Rate You? (Table of Contents: 26)

The Illustrated Story of Dogs / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illustrated Story of Dogs
    The World Around Us
  2. 1. The Illustrated Story of Dogs
    The World Around Us
  3. 2. Moustache
    Heroic Dogs
  4. 3. Balto
    Heroic Dogs
  5. 4. Bob of Carmel
    Heroic Dogs
  6. 5. How the Dog Began
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Dogs of War
  8. 7. Chips
    Dogs of War
  9. 8. Andy
    Dogs of War
  10. 9. Peefka
    Dogs of War
  11. 10. Sandy
    Dogs of War
  12. 11. Bruce
    Dogs of War
  13. 12. [untitled]
    Canine Clippings
  14. 13. Working Dogs
    Breeds
  15. 14. Sporting Dogs
    Breeds
  16. 15. Hounds
    Breeds
  17. 16. Terriers
    Breeds
  18. 17. Toy Dogs
    Breeds
  19. 18. Non-Sporting Dogs
    Breeds
  20. 19. Dog Diagram
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
  21. 20. The Far Frontiers
    Dogs of Peace
  22. 21. Dog Paratroopers
    Dogs of Peace
  23. 22. Guide to the Blind
    Dogs of Peace
  24. 23. Their Human Friends
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
  25. 24. Their Animal Friends
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
  26. 25. You and Your Dog
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
  27. 26. How Would Your Dog Rate You?
    The Illustrated Story of Dogs
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