GEORGE CURTIS: TRAINING GREYHOUNDS. By Julia Barnes.

GEORGE CURTIS: TRAINING GREYHOUNDS. By Julia Barnes.

THE USES OF ELLIMAN'S EMBROCATION FOR HORSES, DOGS, BIRDS, CATTLE.

THE USES OF ELLIMAN'S EMBROCATION FOR HORSES, DOGS, BIRDS, CATTLE.

THE GREYHOUND: BREEDING, COURSING, RACING, ETC. By James Matheson. Profusely illustrated.

ND (c1929) 1st edition. 8vo (145 x 218mm). Pp260. B/w photograph plates. Red blind-ruled cloth, spine titled in gilt.

A comprehensive book on greyhounds with notes on racing and coursing along with a great deal of veterinary advice. Chapters include:- Origin and history of greyhound racing; Future of the greyhound?; What is a good greyhound; Breeding a greyhound; Walks v. rearing at home; The whelping hut; Management of the brood bitch; Rearing the whelps; Management of the saplings; Kennel construction; Training; The fors and againsts keeping greyhounds in the house; A greyhound's proper racing weight; Modern transport and its effects on coursing; Blood; Selection of the racing brood bitch; Distemper; Worms; Skin trouble; Common kennel ailments and accidents; Rickets; Weights of growing greyhounds; Measurement of points; Expenses of rearing and training; The show greyhound; How to breed and rear a champion; My greyhound as a companion.
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Book Code
5512
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Author Matheson (James).
Book Code 5512
ISBN B001AVY798
Book Description Owner's address and pencil scribbles to front end-paper, rather browned and used, cloth faded and stained. Good only.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1929
Publisher Hurst and Blackett.
Place London.