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DOGS (FACTUAL)

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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1816662
Published by The Boydell Press. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Green boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. A few grubby marks to text block. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.

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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.

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OF PEDIGREE UNKNOWN
Written by Phil Drabble.
Stock no. 2126927
Published by Huddlesford Publications. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New and revised edition. The Sporting and Working Dogs the author has known. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907827055. Some marks to covers. Grubby marks to endpapers. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and some grubby marks.

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THE POINTER AND HIS PREDECESSORS
Written by William Arkwright.
Stock no. 2124495
Published by Firth Productions. 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Republication of the second edition. An illustrated History of the Pointing Dog from the Earliest Times. Red boards, gilt titles and border. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906924030. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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DOGS OF CHARACTER
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124051
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

How to care for your dog. Illustrated with delightful sketches of all sorts of dogs on cream background. Brown cloth, gilt titles and pictorial onlay to front. vii & 116 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small nicks along two edges of front cover. Some foxing to pages.

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DOGS OF CHARACTER
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1814758
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1928. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Full of the finest portraits by pen and pencil of dogs of the most doggy character. Large format. Red cloth, black titles. Numerous charming b/w sketches on cream backgrounds. 116 pages Name in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges pulled, binding is tight. Scarce pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped.

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DOGS OF CHARACTER
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1316701
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1928. Very good condition.

Full of the finest portraits by pen and pencil of dogs of the most doggy character. Large format. Red cloth, black titles. Numerous charming b/w sketches on cream backgrounds. 116 pages Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some faints spots to covers. Browning to endpapers and some foxing to contents. Small crease/nicks to top edge of front free-endpaper.

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THE BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG
Written by Diana Cochrane.
Stock no. 2123219
Published by Diana Cochrane. 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. The book for owners of the Bernese. Includes a list of Champions listed together with many new photographs. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. Wrapper a little edge-creased with faded spine.

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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1406360
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Light grey cloth with dark titles to spine and front. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. 80 pages. Wonderful! A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is lightly browned. Light foxing to covers. Rear joint cracked. One plate detached. Foxing throughout. Light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to top and bottom of spine sn top of both panels. Browning to spine and panels, Some marks to spine.

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AN ARTIST'S MODELS
Written by Cecil Aldin. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1316213
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

SIGNED/LTD edition of which 300 copies are for sale. Not a collection of lovely ladies but a collection of even lovelier dogs! 20 superb full-page sketches depicting models the artists has known in various doggy poses. White boards, gilt titles. Plates have captioned tissue-guards. 80 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. SIGNED by Aldin to limitation page. This is copy no. 46. Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing and slight grubbiness to covers. Evidence of removal of a name plate to front pastedown. Some pale foxing else contents clean.

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ALL ABOUT THE JACK RUSSELL TERRIER
Written by Mona Huxham.
Stock no. 1608029
Published by Pelham Books. 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Revised edition. Fully comprehensive instructions on how to care for the Jack Russell, train him (both as a household pet and as a worker) and breed from him. 'All About' series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0720718449. Book has smell of tobacco. Price-cut wrapper is edge rubbed.

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