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The Dog in Sport

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" The author was a well known sportsman with much experience in working with many sporting dog breeds. This fascinating book contains much detailed history and anecdote which will prove of great interest to all who own or hunt with the various breeds. Contents include: The Dawn of the Dog - The Saluki - Foxhounds, Harriers and Beagles - The Chesapeake Bay Dog - The Dachshund - The Greyhound (three chapters) - Coursing Days - The Red Setter - Partridge Days - The Gallant Terrier - Manchester Terriers - The Dog in London Sport - Retrievers - The Spaniel - The Pointer - Deerhounds and Sport in Ireland - The Irish Wolfhound - The Scotch Deerhound - The Sealyham Terrier - Other Terriers and Little Dogs - The Zenith of the Dog. etc. The book contains some forty illustrations. Many of the earliest dog books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive." (Goodreads).  Foreword by The Viscount Castlerosse.

1st. edition. Green boards with gilt titles and dog motif to spine. Dust jacket protected with cellophane. B/w photographic frontispiece, b/w photographs throughout. Firm binding. Some age discolouration

Item details

Added value:
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Author(s):
J. Wentworth Day
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
George G. Harrap & Co.

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" The author was a well known sportsman with much experience in working with many sporting dog breeds. This fascinating book contains much detailed history and anecdote which will prove of great interest to all who own or hunt with the various breeds. Contents include: The Dawn of the Dog - The Saluki - Foxhounds, Harriers and Beagles - The Chesapeake Bay Dog - The Dachshund - The Greyhound (three chapters) - Coursing Days - The Red Setter - Partridge Days - The Gallant Terrier - Manchester Terriers - The Dog in London Sport - Retrievers - The Spaniel - The Pointer - Deerhounds and Sport in Ireland - The Irish Wolfhound - The Scotch Deerhound - The Sealyham Terrier - Other Terriers and Little Dogs - The Zenith of the Dog. etc. The book contains some forty illustrations. Many of the earliest dog books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive." (Goodreads).  Foreword by The Viscount Castlerosse.

1st. edition. Green boards with gilt titles and dog motif to spine. Dust jacket protected with cellophane. B/w photographic frontispiece, b/w photographs throughout. Firm binding. Some age discolouration

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
J. Wentworth Day
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
George G. Harrap & Co.

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