BORDER COLLIES. By Iris Combe. With a Foreword by Her Grace The Duchess of Devonshire.
(1978) 1983 reprint. Small 8vo (135 x 204mm). Pp196. B/w photographs and illustrations. Grey a great-uncle, James Bourchier, who made a life study of the origin of British pastoral dogs, Iris Combe [an accomplished instructor and show judge] explains the background and evolution of this breed and shows its inherited qualities which have made it the world's most superior sheepdog and popular companion. She has also drawn on the memories of old farmers and shepherds for their stories so that she can pass on a knowledge that will help all owners to understand this highly intelligent dog". Includes "training for farmwork, field trials and the show ring, breeding and whelping, and general care".
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|ISBN||0571111734 / 0571111734.|
|Book Description||Good-plus in slightly spine-faded dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||Faber and Faber.|