ALL ABOUT THE BEAGLE. By Heather Priestley.

ALL ABOUT THE BEAGLE. By Heather Priestley.

THE WORKING TERRIER YEAR BOOKS: 1978-1981. Edited by David Harcombe.

THE WORKING TERRIER YEAR BOOKS: 1978-1981. Edited by David Harcombe.

GREYHOUNDS AND GREYHOUND RACING: A COMPREHENSIVE AND POPULAR SURVEY OF BRITAIN'S LATEST SPORT. By Carlo F. Culpeper Clarke. With a foreword by Professor Sir Frederick Hobday C.M.G., F.R.C.V.S.

1934 1st edition. Small 8vo (130 x 192mm). Ppxvi,140. B/w photographs. Tan cloth, photofinish scene printed in green to upper board, spine titled in green.

"In this book, Mrs Carlo Clarke, famous in the dog world as breeder, judge and author, makes a comprehensive survey of the sport of greyhound racing up-to-date. There are chapters on the greyhound as a dog; on coursing as the precursor of greyhound racing; on the origin and early development of that now tremendously popular sport; on how a greyhound racing-track is run; on the control of the sport; on the breeding and care of greyhounds, including valuable notes on feeding, training, and the treatment of common ailments; with a summary of the rules of greyhound racing and details of the principle tracks in existence up to date. Many of the highest authorities have collaborated with Mrs Clarke in supplying data for this authoritative book". Chapters include: The greyhound; Coursing - the precursor of greyhound racing; 'False start'; Greyhound racing comes back in earnest; Some leading greyhound tracks; Controlling the sport; How a greyhound racing track is run; How to keep and run greyhounds; The greyhound 'industry'; Some common ailments and their treatment by a Veterinary Surgeon; 'The rules of the game'; A 'who's who' of some notable greyhounds. Appendices include:- Identification of greyhounds and precautions against faking; List of licensed greyhound tracks.
£32.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
46403
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Author Clarke (Mrs. Carlo F. Culpepper).
Book Code 46403
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Spotting to edges, some browning but good-plus in poor, badly chipped dust-wrapper. Quite hard to find in a dust-wrapper of any condition.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1934
Publisher Methuen and Co.
Place London.