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Author: ANON.

The German Shorthaired Pointer

1950.  1st thus Edn,.  Delingers.  Maryland, USA.  46 pages, illus, printed card covers, vg. Translated from the German and published by demand "has caused us to publish this small pamphlet on the breed immediately, while a more extensive work is in progress" [15739]
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Author: BADCOCK Lt Col G.H.

The Early Life And Training Of A Gundog

n/d 1931.  1st Edn,.  Watmoughs Ltd.  Idle.  111 pages, advs, illus, limp cloth covers, vg. [10858]
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Author: BARTON Frank Townend

The Retriever, Its Points; Management; Training and Diseases

nd 1907.  1st Edn,.  Everett and Co.  VII 120 pages, 10 plates from photographs, green cloth, gilt title and standing retriever to upper board, a vg bright copy. The book covers the breed, training, diseases etc. [12419]
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Author: BELL E.Weston

The Scottish Deer Hound With Notes On Its Origin and Characteristics

1990.  . Edn,.  Peregrine Books.  Horsforth.  137 pages, 20 adverts + subscribers list, large 8vo., sepia nd b/w illus bound in 1/4 leather, gilt deer hound vignette to upper cover in slipcase. A fine copy. A facsimile edition of the 1892 1st edition limited to 250 copies, this copy out of series marked O/S on limitation. the standard edition of 250 copies are bound in plain green cloth with gilt decoration unlike this copy in 1/4 leather and slipcase, possibly a deluxe copy for presentation. A finely produced facsimile. [18586]
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Author: BRANDER Michael

Training The Pointer Retriever Gundog

1983.  1st Edn,.  Pelham Book.  174 pages, illus from photographs, vg+ in dj. The 1st edition of a popular title [15859]
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Author: BRICE Major Mitford

The King's Dogs The Sporting Dogs Of His Majesty King George V

1935.  1st Edn,.  A & C Black Ltd.  XI 103 pages, sml 4to., illus with photographs by Stanley M Ballace showing the dogs and kennels etc at Sandringham, publisher's cloth with gilt crown to upper board. Clumber and labrador interest. [500]
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Author: BRUCE Rev Rosslyn

Fox-Terrier Breeding, Smooth and Wire, The Line And Family Method

nd.  Strange the Printer Ltd.  Eastbourne.  158 pages, illus, folding pedigrees etc. light blue cloth, titles in black some light dust soiling. [15953]
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Author: CARLTON H.W.

Spaniels Their Breaking For Sport And Field Trials

1926.  4th revised Edn,.  The Field Press.  VIII 150 pages, advert leaf, small 8vo., frontis, illus publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, vg. [16844]
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Author: CASTLE Sidney

Breeding Fox Terriers (up to date)

nd Circa 1927.  Underhill.  Plymouth.  88 pages, illus, advs, gilt title to upper cover, original cloth, a vg copy. [4067]
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Author: CASTLE Sidney

Breeding Fox Terriers (up to date)

nd Circa 1927.  Underhill.  Plymouth.  88 pages, b/w illus from photographs, advs, gilt title to upper cover, original cloth, a vg copy in dj, the colour illus on the front of dj is "The Terrier Man" by Lionel Edwards. [18290]
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Author: CHALMERS Patrick

Gun Dogs

1931.  1st Edn,.  X 99 pages, large 4to., 12 colour plates and drawings by R.Ward Binks, this is the limited edition of 125 copies signed by the author, some occasional foxing, original 1/4 vellum binding, light marking to spine edges, vg. [3206]
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Author: CHALMERS Patrick R.

Gun Dogs

1931.  1st Edn,.  Eyre Spottiswoode Ltd.  X 99 pages, lge 4to, TEG, illus with 12 coloured plates after paintings by R Ward Binks, This edition is limited to 125 signed copies, this being number 30, some occasional spotting to first and last few pages, original 1/4 vellum patterned cloth boards, the vellum and the binding clean and bright. the author deals with 12 sporting breeds each accompanied by a fine colour plate. [12536]
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Author: CHALMERS Patrick R.

Gun Dogs

1931.  1st Edn,.  X 99 pages, 4to, 12 coloured plates by R Ward Binks, a vg+ copy still retaining the original dj, dj chipped at head of spine and 1 corner rubbed on bottom back corner with surface loss, rare in dj. [6909]
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Author: CHALMERS Patrick R.

Gun Dogs

1931.  1st Edn,.  X 99 pages, lge 4to, illus with 12 coloured plates after paintings by R Ward Binks, apart from light rubbing to head and tail of spine a vg+ copy in the original dj, dj has small loss to head and tail of spine and odd chips to edges. Chalmers describes the main sporting breed with accompanying illus, a title often broken for the fine colour plates. [12620]
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Author: CLARKE H.Edwardes

The Waterloo Cup 1922-27

1978.  1st Edn,.  Mindhead.  440 pages, illus, vg in dj [953]
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Author: CLARKE H.Edwards

The Greyhound Breeding, Rearing & Training

nd circa 1954.  1st Edn,.  141 pages, advs, illus, vg in dj. dj has piece missing from top of spine 1" x 1" of front, privately printed by the author. [10054]
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Author: COX Nicholas

The Gentleman's Recreation, Hunting

1928.  1928 rep of the C1697 Edn,.  Crescent Press.  XXIV, 136 pages, large folding plate of hunting, before title, limited to 650 numbered copies, a vg copy in original 1/4 parchment backed boards in dj. The 14 page preface to this edition is by E.D.Cuming, sections on dogs, fox hunting, disease and remedies of the dog etc. [3789]
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Author: COX Nicholas

The Gentleman's Recreation, Hunting

1928.  1928 rep of the C1697 Edn,.  Crescent Press.  XXIV, 136 pages, small 4to., large folding plate of hunting, before title, limited to 650 numbered copies, foxing to EP, original 1/4 parchment backed paper covered boards, vg. The 14 page preface to this edition is by E.D.Cuming, sections on dogs, fox hunting, disease and remedies of the dog etc. [11654]
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Author: COX Nicholas

The Gentleman's Recreation, Hunting

1928.  1928 rep of the C1697 Edn,.  Crescent Press.  XXIV, 136 pages, small 4to., large folding plate of hunting, before title, limited to 650 numbered copies, foxing to EP, original 1/4 parchment backed paper covered boards, vg. The 14 page preface to this edition is by E.D.Cuming, sections on dogs, fox hunting, disease and remedies of the dog etc. [14191]
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Author: COX Nicholas

The Gentleman's Recreation, Hunting

1928.  1928 rep of the C1697 Edn,.  Crescent Press.  XXIV, 136 pages, large folding plate of hunting, before title, limited to 650 numbered copies, foxing to end papers, a vg copy in original 1/4 parchment backed boards in dj. The 14 page preface to this edition is by E.D.Cuming, sections on dogs, fox hunting, disease and remedies of the dog etc. [14192]
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Author: CROXTON SMITH A.Editor

Hounds And Dogs, Their Care, Training And Working For Shooting, Coursing, Hawking Police Purposes etc

1932.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Service and Co Ltd.  320 pages, over 100 illus mostly from photographs, published in the Lonsdale Library Series, spotting to EP's, vg. A comprehensive work with contributions by eminent authorities. [11536]
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Author: DALE-GREEN Patricia

Lore Of The Dog

1967.  1st American Edn,.  Boston, USA.  214 pages, illus, vg in dj. the relationship of the dog with man, the ancestry of the dog etc. [11192]
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Author: DALY Lola Macdonald

The Pointer As a Showdog

nd 1939.  1st Edn,.  Our Dogs.  Manchester.  64 pages, 26 illus from photographs, light spotting to end papers, limp cloth covered boards, title to upper cover and spine printed in black. [15772]
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Author: DALZIEL Hugh

British Dogs Their Varieties, History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management And Exhibition

nd Circa 1883.  reprint Edn,.  The Bazaar Office.  VII 495 pages, 10+pp adverts, AEG, full page illustrated "Portraits of dog of the day", some spotting to contents, original cloth, ornate gilt front board showing dogs within decorative gilt frame, title in white, gilt dog vignette to spine. The contents are divided into 3 divisions, (1) Dogs Used In Field Sports (2) Dogs Useful To man In Other Work Than Field Sport (3) House And Toy Dogs. The terriers appear in division 2 as vermin killers. The 1st edition appeared in 1881, this edition is dated from the adverts at the end. A vg copy of a useful title in an attractive binding. [1180]
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Author: DEELEY Martin

Advanced Gundog Training, Practical Fieldwork And Competition

1990.  1st Edn,.  Swindon.  176 pages, illus, fine in dj. [13252]
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Author: EARL Maud

The Power Of The Dog

nd circa 1911.  1st Edn,.  unpaginated, 4to., 20 tipped in colour plates by Maud Earl described by A. Croxton Smith, a vg+ copy in 1/2 vellum binding with grey cloth sides, it was also published in a cloth edition. [12538]
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Author: ELEY Major W.G.

Retrievers And Retrieving

n/d circa 1913.  rev Edn,.  VIII 155 pages, vg-. [9522]
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Author: FIFE Duncan

Children Of The Chase Being Leaves From The Diary Of Tramp A Hunt Terrier

1934.  1st Edn,.  Mervyn Deane and Co.  Stafford.  107 pages, illus with drawings by Phillip C Priestly, blue cloth, vg in worn dj. A story of working terriers. [14900]
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Author: GARDNER Phyllis

The Irish Wolfhound A Short Historical Sketch

1931.  1st Edn,.  The Dundalgan Press.  Dundalk.  253 pages, over 100 wood engravings especially cut by the author and her sister, publishers orange cloth gilt title to upper cover with blind stamp, a vg+ copy. [11165]
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Author: GHENT Brian, GILLIBRAND Eric

That's A Good Dog

nd 1953.  1st Edn,.  175 pages, large 8vo., well illus with drawings, vg in chipped dj. A book about dogs uses by sportsmen in Great Britain. [12202]
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Author: GLYN R.H.Major

Bull Terriers And How To Breed Them, Dealing Fully With White, Coloured And Miniature Bull Terriers

1943.  4th wartime Edn,.  Hall the Printer Ltd.  96 pages, 4to., illus, heavy foxing to end papers and last few pages, 1/4 cloth, paper covered boards, title label to upper board, some light marking, vg-. [15011]
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Author: GOODLAKE Thomas

The Courser's Manual Or Stud Book

1828.  1st Edn,.  Harris and Co,.  Liverpool.  lxxvi (i) 85 pages, large 8vo., frontis portrait on india paper of Goodlake, greyhound vignettes within text, occasional dust soiling and thumbing to contents. Ownership inscription from "H.B.Papel, Darley House, Matlock 1825" to verso of frontis, publishers yellow paper covered boards, brown cloth spine as issued, some dust soiling and rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, o/w a tight copy in the original state housed in folding case within 1/2 green morroco slipcase. [18292]
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Author: GRANT Rennick Richard Editor

Coursing The Pursuit Of Game With Gazehounds

1976.  Standfast Press.  Saul.  303 pages, 4to., full page and text illus from drawings, paintings, photographs many in colour by various artists including Michael Lyne, John Tickner etc. inscription to FEP, a vg copy in dj. A comprehensive book with contributions by many of the leading authors and sportsmen. [19668]
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Author: GRANT Rennick Richard Editor

Coursing The Pursuit Of Game With Gazehounds

1976.  Standfast Press.  Saul.  303 pages, 4to., full page and text illus from drawings, paintings, photographs many in colour by various artists including Michael Lyne, John Tickner etc. publisher's green cloth bumps to upper corners, o/w vg in marked dj, old stain to front flap. A comprehensive book with contributions by many of the leading authors and sportsmen. [20271]
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Author: HARNETT C.M.

In Praise Of Dogs And Anthology In Prose And Verse

1936.  1st Edn,.  112 pages, 4to., with 16 plates from chalk and pencil sketches by G.Vernon Stokes, original tan cloth, title printed in black, vg. [13410]
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Author: HARTLEY A.N.

The Deerhound

1972.  rep with additional material Edn,.  Peterborough.  71 pages, illus, small mark to top edge on rear board, vg in repaired dj. [9407]
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Author: HOGARTH T.W.

The Bull Terrier

nd 1931.  1st Edn,.  Manchester.  194 pages, 44 plates + folding plate of kennels, strengthened on verso on 1 fold. Original limp cloth covered boards, rubbing to spine, edges and head and tail of spine, a g+ copy. [13048]
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Author: HOPPER Maurice

Spaniel Training For Modern Shooters

1974.  1st Edn,.  David Charles.  Newton Abbott.  132 pages, illus, vg in dj. [14073]
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Author: HUBBARD Clifford L.B.

The English Setter HandBook

1958.  1st Edn,.  Nicholson and Watson.  IX 140 pages, illus, vg in dj [53]
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Author: HURNDALL J.S.

Dogs In Health And Disease As Typified By The Greyhound

1886.  1st Edn,.  E Gould and Son.  VII 88 pages, includes 4pp of adverts, light spotting to title page, brown cloth with gilt title to upper cover within ruled borders, cloth clean and bright. The book is housed in a purpose made 1/4 red morroco case, a vg+ copy of a scarce title . Hundall a vet advocates homeopathic ventinary treatments for dogs. [18289]
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Author: HUTCHINSON General W.N.

Dog Breaking, The Most Expeditious, Certain And Easy Methods

1898.  10th Edn.  XI 359 pages, full page and text illus, some browning to end papers, publiahers green cloth title in red, light dust soiling. The best edition, this edition "contains a summary for gamekeepers and others who solely disire information regarding breaking" [18867]
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Author: JACKSON Jean And Frank

The Making Of The Parson Jack Russell terrier

1986.  1st Edn,.  Woodbridge.  108 pages, illus, vg in dj [3016]
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Author: JACKSON Jean And Frank

The Making Of The Parson Jack Russell terrier

1986.  1st Edn,.  Woodbridge.  108 pages, illus, vg in dj [7317]
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Author: JOHNSON John B.

The Dog And How To Break Him With His Diseases And Methods Of Cure

1860.  second revised and enlarged Edn,.  Baily Brothers.  92 pages, advert leaf, green blind stamped cloth, gilt gun dog vignette to upper board, vg. The author deals with sporting breeds, pointers, retrievers, setters and spaniels and training for the gun. [14977]
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Author: JOHNSON John R.

The Dog And How To Break Him With His Diseases And Methods Of Cure

1863.  2nd revised and enlarged Edn,.  92 pages, green blind stamped cloth with gilt pointer to upper board, vg. Chapter on training for the gun, individual dogs for the gun, etc. [12197]
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Author: KING H.H.

The Englishman's Dog In The Tropics

circa 1920.  1st Edn,.  The Field Press.  (vi) 95 pages, + index and adverts, publishers green cloth, gilt title to upper cover, some mottling to cloth, covers the selection, the value, care, breeding, breaking the dog for rifle (85 pages) etc., [18425]
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Author: LANE Charles Henry

All About Dogs, A Book For Doggy People

1912.  1st Edn,.  XI 399 pages, frontis illus + 87 full page drawings by R.H.Moore of champion dogs. Original brown cloth printed in black with scene of various dogs to upper board, a vg copy in attractive binding. the book is divided into 4 parts, dogs used in sport; dogs used in work; performing and toy dogs; general observation. [12836]
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Author: LAVERACK Edward

The Setter With Notices Of The Most Eminent Breeds Now Extant, Instructions How To Breed, Rear, And Break, Dog Shows, Field Trials, General Management, Etc

1872.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XI 62 pages, AEG, 2 full page colour plates, light browning to outer margin of plates, ownership inscription to first blank, original FEP retained with book plate of Helen E Naylor end paper has chipping to edge, recased in publishers brown cloth, gilt title within gilt framed borders to upper cover, rubbing to lower outer corner, some rubbing to lower edge, vg-. The author states "All that I am about to bring before the reader maybe relied on, it is not from hearsay or theory but from long and extensive experience". The first book to be wholly published on the setter. [18475]
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Author: LAVERACK Edward

The Setter With Notices Of The Most Eminent Breeds Now Extant, Instructions How To Breed, Rear, And Break, Dog Shows, Field Trials, General Management, Etc

1872.  1st Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XI 62 pages, AEG, 2 full page colour plates, ownership inscription to front paste down, publishers brown cloth, gilt title within gilt framed borders to upper cover, cloth clean no splits, vg. The author states "All that I am about to bring before the reader maybe relied on, it is not from hearsay or theory but from long and extensive experience". The first book to be wholly published on the setter. [19705]
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Author: LEE Rawdon

A History And Description With Reminiscences Of The Fox Terrier

1890.  2nd Edn,.  Horace Cox.  X 180 pages, 32pp adverts, full page and text illus by Arthur Wardle, publishers brown cloth, gilt terrier vignette to upper board, vg. The 2nd edition was considerably enlarged. [14978]
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Author: LLOYD Freeman

The Whippet Or Race Dog, Its Breeding, Rearing and Training For Races And For Exhibition

nd 1904.  2nd Edn,.  The Bazaar Exchange And Mart.  88 pages, frontis illus of "typical whippiters, dogs and their trainers" + 1 other plate, text illus and diagrams. A vg copy in the pictorial coloured card cover showing 2 dogs and their owners, 1 owner in a bowler hat, the other in a cloth cap. A vg copy of a scarce title and more so in this condition. [16002]
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Author: LONGTON Tim, HART Edward

Your Sheep Dog And Its Training

1969.  1st Edn,.  Battle.  75 pages, illus, diagrams, vg [14670]
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Author: LONGTON Tim, HART Edward

Your Sheep Dog And Its Training

1969.  1st Edn,.  Battle.  75 pages, illus, diagrams, vg [9739]
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Author: LONGTON Tim, HART Edwards

Your Sheepdog And Its Training

1969.  1st Edn,.  Battle.  76 pages, illus, diagrams, vg. [11181]
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Author: LUCAS Capt Jocelyn

Hunt And Working Terriers

1931.  1st Edn,.  Chapman and Hall Ltd.  XVI,367 pages, viii page of adverts, illus, publishers brick red cloth, a vg copy. A comprehensive work detailing their history, hunt terriers, fox, badger, big game! hunting with terriers, breeds, points etc. [4589]
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Author: LUCAS Capt Jocelyn

Hunt And Working Terriers

1984.  rep of the 1931 1st Edn,.  Clwyd.  XVI 367 pages, illus throughout, vg in dj. 1st printed in 1931, a highly respected and comprehensive book on the terrier, even includes a chapter on big game hunting with terriers. [5714]
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Author: LUCAS Capt Jocelyn

Hunt And Working Terriers

1995.  rep of the 1931 1st Edn,.  Tideline Books.  Clwyd.  XVI 367 pages, illus throughout, vg in dj. 1st printed in 1931, a highly respected and comprehensive book on the terrier, even includes a chapter on big game hunting with terriers. [17353]
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Author: LYTLE Horace

Gun Dogs A field

1942.  1st Edn,.  277 pages, illus by Lynn Bogue Hunt, vg [9683]
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Author: MARPLES Theo

The Sealyham Terrier

nd 1922.  1st Edn,.  Manchester.  67 pages, 32 full page illus, some light foxing to contents, original violet limp cloth covers, spine and inner edges of boards faded as often (Jones 3807) [6579]
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Author: MAXTEE J.

British Terriers: Their Breeding, Management And Training For Show Or Work In Two Divisions, (I) English and Welsh (II) Scotch and Irish

1909.  1st thus Edn,.  90+ 132 pages, 16pp adverts, numerous text illus, publishers cloth with gilt title to upper board and spine with blind stamped terrier vignette to upper board, light rubbing to head of spine . The 2 divisions were originally published separately, this is the first compressed volume. [14293]
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Author: MERY Fernand

The Dog

1970.  1st English Edn,.  233+ pages, large 4to., illus throughout, vg in dj. A study of the dog, From the dog and its past in art, in the mind of man, in science, in service, in the face of suffering and death etc., [13102]
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Author: MEYRICK John

House Dogs and Sporting Dogs, Their Varieties, Points Management, Training, Breeding, Rearing And Diseases

1861.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  260 pages, original cloth, vg. Details the various breeds "A considerable portion of the work is devoted to directions from breaking and training every type of breed of dog used in shooting and hunting". [11637]
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Author: MILLER Warren H.

The American Hunting Dog, Modern Strains Of Bird Dogs And Hounds And Their Training

1919.  1st Edn,.  George H Doran Company.  New York.  X 252 pages, illus, title page foxed, green cloth, titles in black. [14107]
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Author: MOFFIT Ella B.

The Cocker Spaniel

1944.  rep Edn,.  New York.  XIII 272 pages, illus, folding table, vg in worn dj, history, development, training, handling etc. [473]
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Author: MOXON P.R.A.

Gun Dogs Modern Methods Of Training

nd circa 1946.  1st Edn,.  84 pages, illus, paper covers, a vg copy of the 1st edition of a classic on dog training. [9715]
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Author: MURPHY Elizabeth C.

Raising, Showing And Breeding The Irish Wolfhound

1976.  1st Edn,.  privately printed,.  Dublin.  305 pages, illus with b/w photographs and pedigrees on Irish champions to 1974, vg in rubbed dj. [11137]
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Author: MURPHY Elizabeth C.

Raising, Showing And Breeding The Irish Wolfhound

1976.  1st Edn,.  privately printed,.  Dublin.  305 pages, illus with b/w photographs and pedigrees on Irish champions to 1974, vg in dj, dj rubbed on edge laid down on thicker paper. [18584]
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Author: O''CONOR Pierce

Terriers For Sport

nd circa 1930.  1st Edn,.  Our Dogs Publishing Co Ltd.  Manchester.  47 pages, frontis + 4 plates, some occasional spotting, card covers, title printed in black to upper cover, vg. Covers all aspects of hunting with terriers including badger digging, otter hunting, rats, rabbits etc. [12999]
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Author: PHILLIPS C.A., CANE Claudia R.

The Sporting Spaniel

nd Ca 1925.  2nd Edn,.  Manchester.  146 pages, full page illus, large folding pedigree, original limp cloth cover, gilt title to upper boards, vg, this edition has been revised and brought up to date. [12893]
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Author: PHILLIPS C.A., CANE R.Claude

The Sporting Spaniel

1906.  1st Edn,.  Our Dogs.  Manchester.  146 pages, illus, light spotting to title page and frontis tissue guards, publishers green cloth, title in gilt with dog insert to upper board, 3 water blister marks to lower inner edge on front cover. One of the first devotees to the breed includes history, breeds etc. a classic on the breed. [16187]
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Author: PHILLIPS John

The Essential Welsh Springer Spaniel

1990.  2nd edn.  210 pages, illus with b/w from photographs, fine in dj, with the loose 9 page correction pamphlet [18771]
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Author: PLUMMER D.Brian

Hunters All

1986.  1st Edn,.  Huddlesford Publication.  Gravesend.  147 pages, illus, vg+ in dj. [4286]
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Author: PLUMMER D.Brian

Omega

1984.  1st Edn,.  Woodbridge.  113 pages, illus, vg in dj [5708]
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Author: PLUMMER D.Brian

Rogues And Running Dogs

1982.  revised Edn,.  Boydell Press.  139 pages, illus, small mark on FEP, vg in dj [7726]
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Author: PLUMMER D.Brian

Trog, A Novel

1988.  1st Edn,.  Brookland.  159 pages, illus, vg in dj. [13181]
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Author: RADCLIFFE Talbot

Spaniels For Sport

1969.  1st Edn,.  Faber.  136 pages, illus, vg in dj. the 1st edition, an in depth study. [4847]
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Author: RUSSELL Dan

Working Terriers

1948.  1st Edn,.  Batchworth Press.  97 pages, b/w illus from photographs, vg in dj. A guide to training and management in the field. [19952]
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Author: RUSSELL R.L.

The Whole Art Of Setter Training

nd circa 1931.  1st Edn,.  The Field.  126 pages, frontis illus, bookplate to front paste down, publisher's blue cloth title in gilt within border to upper cover with vignette of setters head, a vg bright copy. [19449]
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Author: SANDERSON Mackay C.

The Practical Breaking & Training of Gun Dogs

nd circa 1922.  1st Edn,.  Manchester.  XII 142 pages, 12 full page illus, light foxing to prelims, original light brown limp covers, title printed in black. A vg copy of the 1st edition. [1166]
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Author: SANDERSON Mackay C.

The Practical Breaking & Training of Gun Dogs

nd circa 1922.  1st Edn,.  Our Dogs Publishing Ltd.  Manchester.  XII 142 pages, 12 full page illus, light foxing to prelims, original light brown limp covers, title printed in black. A vg copy of the 1st edition. [18885]
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Author: SANDERSON Mackay C.

The Practical Breaking & Training of Gun Dogs

nd circa 1930.  3rd edition revised Edn,.  Manchester.  147 pages, illus, small damp mark to top corner margin of frontis, blue limp cloth covers title in black, a vg copy in likewise dj. Unusual in dj. [15585]
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Author: SHARPE R.

Dog Training By Amateurs, A handbook of Instruction For All Sportsmen

nd circa 1924.  1st Edn,.  Country Life.  VII 137 pages, numerous b/w illus from photographs, original covers, vg. [16843]
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Author: SKINNER J.S.

The Dog And The Sportsman

1845.  1st Edn,.  Philidelphia, USA.  XVI 223 + 1 pages, engraved frontis + 3 other full page plates, some age browning to page edges, recased in the publishers blind stamped cloth, old spine relayed with gilt sportsman motif showing some loss to head and tail. Gives details of the use of breeding, training, diseases of dogs and an account of the different kinds of game with their habits also hints to shooters. Believed to be the first American book on sporting dogs. [10970]
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Author: SPORTSMAN [CLAYTON SIR RICHARD]

A Treatise On Greyhounds With Observations on Treatment And Disorders Of Them

1819.  1st Edn,.  Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mayor and Jones.  XIII 122 pages, some spotting to engraved frontis and engraved vignette to title page, presentation inscription on first blank "To F Freeling with Sir Rich Clayton's best regards Lile? 8 Jan 1820", Francis Freeway armorial bookplate to front paste down, bound without 1/2 title in 1/2 tan calf boards, original boards retained but with new matching spine with the original label relayed. World Cat gives Sir Richard Clayton as the author. A vg copy of a scarce title with author's presentation. Copac located 2 copies at the British Library and the National Library Of Scotland. Schwerdt Vol.2 268 illustrated the title page and notes "This treatise is composed principally of fragments collected from different publications and should be useful today to breeders of these noble beasts and lovers of so ancient sport" [18288]
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Author: SPORTSMAN [CLAYTON SIR RICHARD]

A Treatise On Greyhounds With Observations on Treatment And Disorders Of Them

1819.  1st Edn,.  Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mayor and Jones.  XI 122 pages, adv leaf, engraved frontis and engraved vignette to title page. Original pink paper covered boards, tail of spine has some paper loss, contemporary ownership signature for W Parker to FEP, repeated on front board "W.Parker to be returned". the book is contained in a purpose made cloth drop over box, red leather title label. A vg copy of a very scarce title in the original state, Copac located 2 copies at the British Library and the National Library Of Scotland. Schwerdt Vol.2 268 illustrated the title page and notes "This treatise is composed principally of fragments collected from different publications and should be useful today to breeders of these noble beasts and lovers of so ancient sport" [18287]
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Author: STONEHENGE

The Dog In Health And Disease

1879.  3rd Edn,.  Longmans Green and Co.  XVIII 509 pages, frontis illus and numerous woodcuts to text, some foxing. Original green and 1/4 red cloth, couple of marks on spine but overall vg, first published in 1859. the 3rd edition has been completely re-written. The book covers the breaking and using dogs for hunting, coursing, shooting etc., and points, characteristics of all dogs. [14774]
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Author: SWEETEN Margaret O.

The Fifth Bull Terrier Book

1981.  187 pages, including adverts, numerous illus, publisher's white cloth, gilt bull terrier vignette to upper board, vg. [14182]
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Author: TAYLOR Joseph

The General Character Of The Dog Illustrated By A Variety Of Original And Interesting Anecdotes Of That Beautiful And Useful Animal In Prose And Verse

1804.  1st Edn,.  Darton and Harvey.  IV 187 pages, 8pp adverts, uncut engraved frontis, small split to plate margin 1cm, tide mark to lower 1/3 noticeable to verso, original boards, blue paper spine worn, front boards holding on ties. Unusual to find in the original state. [15226]
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Author: THREE TRUE UNIONISTS

The Stud Book Of The Bothal Club

nd 1887.  164 pages, engraved title + 2 photos, original red cloth, some fade marks to upper boards and spine but overall a vg copy of a scarce coursing title. The club was based in Northumberland, the first 1/2 of the book details the history, records of the past, the meetings since the revival of the club, the 2nd half is the stud book, there is also a loose sheet of correction and additions, only 1 copy located in the UK at the National Library of Wales. [13080]
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Author: TURBIVILE George

Turberviles Book Of Hunting

1908.  rep of the 1576 Edn,.  Oxford.  250 pages, illus taken from the original, an unopened copy in the publishers white parchment covers, a near fine copy, chapters on the animals of the chase, cure and medicine for hounds. A treatise on coursing with greyhounds [12380]
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Author: VESEY FITZGERALD Brian

The Book Of The Dog

1948.  1st Edn,.  Nicholson And Watson.  1039 pages, small 4to., full page and text illus, pictorial EP's, green gilt decorated cloth, vg. A comprehensive guide to various breeds, the history, training, judging, the dog in art etc., [633]
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Author: WALSH J.H.

The Dogs Of The British Islands With A Series Of Articles On The Points Of Their Various Breeds And The Treatment Of The Diseases To Which they Are Subject

1878.  3rd Edn,.  The Field.  XVI 252 pages, large 8vo, frontis + 47 full page woodcut illustration, spotting to end papers o/w a clean copy. Bound in full contemporary black morroco with gilt ruled boards and spine with gilt dog vignette to spine compartments. [16594]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Dog In Sport

1938.  1st Edn,.  Harrap.  319 pages, illus, bookplate to front fly leaf, small chip to cloth at head of spine. [14195]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Dog In Sport

1938.  1st Edn,.  319 pages, illus, vg. [4433]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Dog In Sport

1938.  1st Edn,.  319 pages, illus, vg. [3651]
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Author: WENTWORTH DAY J.

The Wisest Dog In The World Some Accounts Of The Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Association

nd circa 1950.  1st Edn,.  Plaistow.  68 pages, illus, vg. [3924]
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