Almo, 1937. Item #2301
CHRISTENSEN, W.A. ALMO: HIS MASTER'S EYES: A True Story Of A Famous Hero Eye Dog. Illustrated with photographs. Los Angeles: Almo, "His Master's Eyes" Co., . Small 8vo., pictorial wraps with image of Almo; 124 pages. Second Edition. Christensen founded the National Eye Dog Association Inc., based in Los Angeles. The book is the story of his seeing-eye dog, Almo, a former police dog that became a seeing-eye dog and rescued him from a hotel fire, much to national media attention. A unique, illustrated look at the training of seeing-eye dogs at the time. Signed and inscribed by Christensen ("Sincerely") on a front blank page. Also with the pencil name of Gertrude Poole on the front & rear endpapers. Very good (some rubbing covers, contents clean & tight). Scarce to find a signed copy. $175.00.