THE BIG SHOTS: EDWARDIAN SHOOTING PARTIES. By Jonathan Garnier Ruffer.

THE BIG SHOTS: EDWARDIAN SHOOTING PARTIES. By Jonathan Garnier Ruffer.

TRAINING THE RETRIEVER: A MANUAL. By J.A. Kersley.

TRAINING THE RETRIEVER: A MANUAL. By J.A. Kersley.

THE DUAL-PURPOSE LABRADOR. By Mary Roslin-Williams.

1969 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Pp192. B/w photographs, line illustrations. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

This is a detailed manual on breeding, showing and working labradors by Mary Roslin-Williams, a leading breeder of her day. "Her hope is that her book will encourage novice breeders and owners to train show dogs and show their shooting dogs. ...the good-lookers must work and the workers must look like labradors." Chapters include, history and use of the labrador; buying a puppy and basic training; choosing stud dog; mating your bitch and breeding a litter; managing a stud dog; showing your labrador; type; conformation; judging at shows; training your labrador for the gun; picking up at shoots; working tests, management, competing and judging; field trials, competing and judging. Invaluable to any serious labrador owner.
£160.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
5636
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Author Roslin-Williams (Mary).
Book Code 5636
ISBN 0720702429 / 0720702429
Book Description Good-plus in used dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1969
Publisher Pelham Books.
Place London.