THE COMPLETE BOOK OF GUNDOGS IN BRITAIN. Edited by Tony Jackson.
1974 1st edition. 4to (190 x 245mm). Pp272. Colour divided into three sections - retrievers, spaniels, and pointers and setters - covering nineteen breeds and each chapter is written by an acknowledged authority. Full information on the breed, its availability, its working ability, care, feeding and 'trainability' is supplied, with details on how to train it for fieldwork and work in trials. There are separate chapters on field trials, working tests and picking up". Chapters include: Labrador retriever by Chris Sutcliffe; Golden retriever by Mrs M. Waters; Flatcoat retriever by Dr. N. Laughton; Curly-coated retriever by Mrs I. Heywood; English springer spaniel by Peter Moxon; Cocker spaniel by Keith Erlandson; Irish water spaniel by Mrs J. Blest; Welsh springer spaniel by H. Leopard; Clumber spaniel by Mrs R. Furness; Sussex spaniel by Mrs J.R. Freer; Field spaniel by Roger Hall-Jones; American cocker spaniel by Mrs A.M. Jones; English setter by Dr. J. Maurice; Pointer by M.D. McGarry; Gordon setter by Mrs J. Allan; German shorthaired pointer by Mrs L. Petrie-Hay; Weimaraner by Mrs L. Petrie-Hay; Hungarian Vizsla by Mrs. L. Petrie-Hay; Field trials for retrievers and spaniels by Peter Moxon; Working tests by Peter Moxon and Picking-up by Mrs M. Gosling.
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|Author||Jackson (Tony), Editor.|
|ISBN||0214200272 / 0214200272.|
|Book Description||Small book-seller's label to fep but very good in slightly spine-faded and used dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||Barrie and Jenkins.|