THE MASTIFF AND BULLMASTIFF HANDBOOK.

THE MASTIFF AND BULLMASTIFF HANDBOOK.

WORKING GUNDOGS: AN INTRODUCTION TO TRAINING AND HANDLING. By Martin  Deeley.

WORKING GUNDOGS: AN INTRODUCTION TO TRAINING AND HANDLING. By Martin Deeley.

MY LIFE WITH LURCHERS. By David Hancock.

1987 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp114. B/w photographs. Black boards, spine titled in silver-gilt.

This is David Hancock's account of his career as a lurcher breeder. Incidental to his own life, Hancock includes anecdotes about that of Brian Plummer. "David Hancock, lurcher breeder, photographer and poultry farmer is best known for his famous collie / greyhound cross lurchers. In collaboration with Brian Plummer he developed the strain of lurchers which have become so famous as fast and intelligent hunters. His story... tells of his relationship with Plummer, of their early experiments in breeding lurchers, of the foundation of his stud, and of the breeding of his many famous dogs." Chapters include:- Early days; Plummer and the experiments in lurcher breeding; Meanwhile down on the farm; The start of the lurcher stud; A new stud dog, new line and a new measure of success; A few collies too many; Greyhounds in number; A few of my own little foibles regarding lurchers; Letter from America; Questions a lurcher breeder is asked; The coming of Parvo virus; On a more controversial note; The future.
£60.00
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Book Code
5609
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Author Hancock (David).
Book Code 5609
ISBN 0907827047 / 0907827047
Book Description Top edge dusty, bookseller's stamp to front end-paper, small scuff to board else very good in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1987
Publisher Huddlesford Publications.
Place Brookland, Kent.