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Good Gun Dogs

By: Hardy, Capt H F H

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Country Life Ltd., London / Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54jp


92 pages (complete). A leisurely copy. The boards have storage wear (as does the spine), scuffing and marks. They are sturdy and sound, healthy. The contents are mild-mannered, urbane. Tissue protective sheets against the illustrations (mature, neat). The binding along page 16 is loosened, but the security of the book is unaffected. There are flushes of foxing here and there, there are some very occasional general marks. Otherwise, the pages are firm, clean, clear... View more info

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House Dogs and Sporting Dogs: their varieties, points, management, training, breeding, rearing and diseases

By: Meyrick, John

Price: $114.00

Publisher: John van Voorst, London: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccfu


260 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this small handbook to dogs. It is entertainingly opinionated and acute. Of Pugs, for example, Meyrick says, "Pugs are neither graceful nor clever, and they belie any fancied resemblance to Bull-dogs, by being the greatest cowards among dogs. They are, however, tolerably affectionate." Of the Pomeranian: "The Pomeranian is certainly a pretty and graceful dog, but he has the disadvantage of being neither clever, nor... View more info

My Travelling and My Dogs

By: Trois-Fontaines, Mme J Harper

Price: $15.20

Publisher: The Author, Amersham: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63kz


211 pages (complete). A much owned, personalised copy. Madame Trois-Fontaine was credited with the introduction of the Pyrenean Mountain Dog into Britain and from there beyond. The dustjacket is considerably worn, torn, marked. The front cover has pasted to it a photograph of Madame Trois-Fontaine and one of her dogs. The frontis and end papers have further photographs (possibly from Madame?) of two Pyrenean puppies (Charles and Delia). The opp contents page has a ... View more info