THE MODERN LURCHER. By

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

A SPORTING CHANCE: UNUSUAL METHODS OF HUNTING. By Daniel P. Mannix.

A SPORTING CHANCE: UNUSUAL METHODS OF HUNTING. By Daniel P. Mannix.

SPORTING TERRIERS: THEIR HISTORY, TRAINING AND MANAGEMENT. By Pierce O'Conor. With illustrations.

ND (1926) 1st edition. Small 8vo (125 x 190mm). Pp157. B/w plates from drawings, vignette illustrations. Maroon cloth, blind-ruled border to upper board, spine titled in gilt.

This is Pierce O'Connor's detailed and useful account of all aspects ofn terrier work as practiced at the time of publication. Something of a revolution in its day, it has since become a classic. The book includes an extract (in French) from 'La Venerie de Jacques D. Fouilloux' on "Comme il faut dresser les petits chiens de terre, pour la chasse des renards et tessons". Chapters include:- Ancient and mediaeval earth dogs; The Tudor and Stuart period; Terriers and terrier work of our own times, with a description of all the modern sporting terriers; Qualities which go to make a good working terrier; Choice of breed; Rearing and training young terriers; The fox; The badger; The otter; Equipment for badger-digging; Notes on badger hunting; Badger hunting at night; Notes on otter hunting; Weasel hunting; The ferret; Rats and ratting; Rabbiting; Terrier trials; Housing terriers; Feeding; Sickness and injuries.
£100.00
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Book Code
5984
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Author O'Conor (Pierce).
Book Code 5984
ISBN B001RWYV7I
Book Description Cloth stained and gilt titles dulled else relatively tidy ex-library copy with minimal library marks. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1926
Publisher Hutchinson and Co.
Place London.