HUNTING: AN INTRODUCTORY HANDBOOK. By R.W.F. Poole.

HUNTING: AN INTRODUCTORY HANDBOOK. By R.W.F. Poole.

HOUNDS: THEIR BREEDING AND KENNEL MANAGEMENT. By

HOUNDS: THEIR BREEDING AND KENNEL MANAGEMENT. By "Sentinel". With twelve full-page drawings of famous foxhounds by Cuthbert Bradley, and nine photographic illustrations of well-known harriers and beagles.

ALL ABOUT THE BEAGLE. By Heather Priestley.

1973 1st edition. 8vo (138 x 223mm). Pp140. B/w photograph plates, b/w illustrations by John Richards, brief bibliography. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt.

"Here is a practical and informative guide for all those Beagle lovers anxious to gain knowledge which will help them appreciate and care for their hounds. It is written in a way that can easily be understood by the novice, while the contents are designed to be of equal value and interest to the one-dog owner, the aspiring breeder, and the more experience Beagle exhibitor. The book embraces the choice of puppy, feeding, breeding and general care, showing and kennel management. Information is given on field work, and on the wide variations of hobbies associated with the Beagle. The breed has rightly enjoyed a steady rise in popularity over the past ten years, and Heather Priestley's down-to-earth advice and guidance should be welcomed by all who own and admire Beagles". Chapters include:- The history of the breed; Choosing, training and feeding a puppy; The stud dog; Mating, whelping and care of small puppies; General management and kennelling; The Kennel Club Standard; Showing, breed clubs and judging; Beagles in America, and the influence of American imports; General ailments; Hunting in Great Britain and Scandinavia; Famous champions, past and present.
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Author Priestley (Heather).
Book Code 46395
ISBN 0720706130 / 0720706130
Book Description Ex-library copy in dust-wrapper. Usual stamps and faults but a good reading copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1973
Publisher Pelham Books.
Place London.