THE OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG.

THE OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG.

HOUNDS OF THE WORLD: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE. By David Alderton.

HOUNDS OF THE WORLD: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE. By David Alderton.

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.
£100.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
5527
More Information
Author Matheson (James).
Book Code 5527
ISBN B001AVY798
Book Description Faded and foxed. One plate rather frayed. Good only.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1929
Publisher Hurst and Blackett.
Place London.