COTTAGE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. By Brian Plummer.

COTTAGE AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD. By Brian Plummer.

THE MODERN LURCHER. By

THE MODERN LURCHER. By "Michael Shaw." (Brian Plummer).

THE COMPLETE LURCHER: A MANUAL. By Brian Plummer.

1979 1st edition. 8vo (158 x 238mm). Pp182. B/w photographs, illustrations by Martin Knowelden. Brown boards, spine titled in silver-gilt.

This is Brian Plummer's statement of what the old-fashioned working lurcher was and ought to be, as well as how to go about obtaining something of the sort for yourself. Chapters include; the legendary Norfolk lurcher; the modern lurcher; the greyhound; the sight hound crosses - the deerhound, salukis, Irish wolfhounds, borzois, whippets/greyhounds, pharaoh hounds and Ibizan hounds; the pastoral breed crosses - border collies, bearded collies, rough collies, Old English sheepdog, Alsatian; the terrier crosses - Bedlington, bull terriers, Kerry blues and Irish terriers, Airedales; sundry other crosses - foxhounds and beagles, retrievers, whippet lurchers; the arts of training and entering - basic training, retrieving, jumping, entering to quarry; lamping and net work; the quarry itself - the rabbit, ferreting for rabbits, the hare, the fox, red deer, fallow deer, roe deer; the breeding of lurchers - first-cross mating, lurcher to greyhound matings the problems, lurcher x lurcher matings, the mating process, care of the bitch in pregnancy, whelping and the care of the litter; disease - lethal infections, distemper, hard pad, hepatitis or Rhubarth's disease, leprospiral jaundice, carnicola fever - minor common ailments, mange, eczma, wounds, ear canker, worms.
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5667
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Author Plummer (David Brian). (1936-2003).
Book Code 5667
ISBN 0851151183 / 0851151183
Book Description Corners unobtrusively bumped but good-plus in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1979
Publisher The Boydell Press.
Place Woodbridge, Suffolk.