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STOCK LIST ( BOOKS )   -   28 Apr 2015
 
BREED BOOKS - AFGHAN HOUND

1617 - Book - ' The Afghan Hound ', by Charles Harrisson (1971) 10.00
1st Edition (1971) of the book entitled "The Afghan Hound", by Charles Harrisson, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London). Signed by author.
Includes sections on the early history and dogs in the show ring with numerous illustrations, mostly black & white photographs.

Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 239 pages. Dustjacket shows some wear to edges, but the black cloth hardcover, internal pages and binding are all in good condition.

2352 - Book - ' The Afghan Hound ', by Charles Harrisson (1971) 8.50
1st Edition (1971) of the book entitled "The Afghan Hound", by Charles Harrisson, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London).
Includes sections on the early history and dogs in the show ring with numerous illustrations, mostly black & white photographs.

Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 239 pages. Dustjacket shows some minor wear to edges, but the black cloth hardcover, internal pages and binding are all in good condition, apart from a small nibble out of the bottom edge of the first 5 pages.

2057 - Book - ' The Afghan Hound ', by W.L.Hall (1971) 16.00
1st Edition (1971) of the book entitled "The Afghan Hound", by W.L.Hall. Signed by author with the inscription "To Stanley Dangerfield - Best Wishes - Bill Hall".
Very good condition. Blue board covers with good dustjacket. Tight binding and clean inner pages.

Size: 7.5" x 5", 103 pages.

BREED BOOKS - BEAGLE

3610 - Book - ' Beagles & Beagling ', by Douglas & Carol Appleton (1970) 18.00
1st Edition (1970) of the book entitled "Beagles & Beagling", by Douglas & Carol Appleton.
Good condition. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering, dustjacket with minor chipping at edge, tight & clean inner pages.

Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 159 pages.

2178 - Book - ' The Family Beagle ', by Thelma Gray 4.00
1st Edition (1970) of the book entitled "The Family Beagle", by Thelma Gray, published by Popular Dogs.
Softback cover, 126 pages. Excellent condition - looks as though it has never been opened.

BREED BOOKS - BICHON FRISE

3247 - Book - ' Dog Directory Guide to The Bichon Frise ', by Jackie Ransom 42.00
1st Edition (1978) of the book entitled "The Dog Directory Guide to The Bichon Frise", written by Jackie Ransom.
Blue cloth-covered boards protected by a clear plastic sleeve. Clean pages. Numerous photographs. Excellent condition. Size: 9.5" x 6.75", 121 pages.

BREED BOOKS - BORZOI

5552 - Book - ' Borzoi ', by Dr Desiree Scott (2002) 6.00
1st Edition (2002) of the book entitled "Borzoi", by Dr Desiree Scott.
Includes chapters on the history of the breed, characteristics, breed standard, general healthcare, and showing.
Excellent condition, hardback, clean pages, tight binding.
Size: 8.5" x 6.75", 155 pages.

5551 - Book - ' The Borzoi ', by Dr Desiree Scott (1999) 12.00
1st Edition (1999) of the book entitled "The Borzoi", by Dr Desiree Scott.
Includes chapters on the origin of the Borzoi, breed standards, British Show history, the Borzoi overseas, health, genetics, showing, breeding, British Show Champions, and show results in the USA.
Excellent condition, hardback, tight binding, clean pages.
Size: 10" x 7", 240 pages.

5543 - Book - ' The Borzoi ', by John Gordon (1973) 28.00
1st Edition (1973) of the book entitled "The Borzoi", by John Gordon, published by John Bartholemew & Sons.
Size: 9.25" x 7.75", 112 pages. Dustjacket shows some wear, but red board cover and internal pages/binding all in good condition.

1553 - Book - ' The Borzoi ', by John Gordon (1973) 28.00
1st Edition (1973) of the book entitled "The Borzoi", by John Gordon, published by John Bartholemew & Sons.
Size: 9.25" x 7.75", 112 pages. Dustjacket shows some wear, but hard cover and internal pages/binding all in good condition.

2706 - Book - ' The Borzoi ', by Winifred Chadwick (1952) 50.00
1st Edition (1952) of the book entitled "The Borzoi", by Winifred Chadwick.
Comprehensive book on the breed with chapters on origins & history, early show dogs, contemporary show dogs, the standard, breeding, feeding, management & exhibiting, plus an additional section with a translation of The Perchino Hunt by His Excellency Dmitri Walzoff.

Red cloth-covered boards, The boards, spine & internal pages are in good condition with only minor foxing/spotting on the edges of a few pages. The binding is tight apart from the frontispiece which shows a crack. A partial dustjacket is included (front & spine, but back missing) and this is protected within a plastic cover. Size: 7" x 5", 241 pages.

5554 - Book - ' The Complete Borzoi ', by Lorraine Groshans (1981) 45.00
1st Edition (1981) of the book entitled "The Complete Borzoi", by Lorraine Groshans.
Good condition.
Hardback with red board covers, tight binding, clean pages.
Size; 9" x 6", 287 pages.

5546 - Book - ' The Life & Legends of the Borzoi ', by Eileen Worthing (1977) 40.00
1st Edition (1977) of the book entitled "The Life & Legends of the Borzoi", by Eileen Worthing, published by Hoflin (USA).
Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, tight binding, clean pages. size: 8.75" x 5.75", 127 pages.

5548 - Book - ' The Russian Wolfhound ', by Nellie L. Martin (1931) 40.00
1977 reprint of the book originally published in 1931 in Chicago, entitled "The Russian Wolfhound", by Nellie L. Martin.
Classic text on the breed, including numerous old photographs.
Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 118 pages.

5553 - Book - ' Your Borzoi ', by Alfred W. Edlin (1976) 20.00
1st Edition (1976) of the book entitled "Your Borzoi", by Alfred W. Edlin.
Good condition.
Hardback, with light brown board covers, slight colour fading on spine, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 128 pages.

BREED BOOKS - BOXER

6381 - Book - ' Our Friend the Boxer ', by Rowland Johns (1951) 14.00
1st Edition (1951) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Boxer", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Covers both the Wire Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier. Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Blue/grey cloth-covered boards. Minor bumping on corners of boards and overall dirty marks on boards due to handing. However, the inner pages are fairly clean and the binding is tight. Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 107 pages.

BREED BOOKS - BULLDOG

3246 - Book - ' The Bulldog. A Monograph ', by Edgar Farman (1985 Reprint) 95.00
1985 Reprint of the classic book entitled "The Bulldog. A Monograph", by Edgar Farman, originally published in 1901.
This book by Edgar Farman is often referred to as "The Bulldog Bible" as breed specialists consider it to be the definitive work on the breed. It is packaged with historical information and photographs. This Reprint is one of a Limited Edition of 1500 copies.

Brown boards with gilt lettering. Excellent condition. Size: 11" x 8.5", 159 pages.

BREED BOOKS - CAIRN TERRIER

6383 - Book - ' Our Friend the Cairn ', by Rowland Johns (1965) 8.00
7th Edition (1965) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Cairn", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Green & white boards with some wear at the ends of the spine and on corners. inner pages are clean and tight. inscription from previous owner on inner front-page. Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 70 pages.

BREED BOOKS - CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL

2767 - Book - ' All About the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ', by Evelyn Boot 7.00
1st Edition (1983) of the book entitled "All About the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel", by Evelyn Booth.
Hardback covers with dustjacket. Excellent condition. Size: 10" x 7.75", 174 pages.

3725 - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club - Yearbook 2001 9.00
2001 Yearbook produced by The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club. Includes many kennel adverts with colour & b&w photos, show results, etc.
Very good condition, clean pages, tight binding. Size: 8" x 5.75", 475 pages.

BREED BOOKS - CHIHUAHUA

2486 - Book - ' The Chihuahua ', by Thelma Gray (1967) 9.00
Revised Edition (1967) of the 1961 book entitled "The Chihuahua"", by Thelma Gray, published by Popular Dogs.
Black cloth-covered boards with gold & silver lettering. Outer boards show a few scuff marks and wear at corners. Internally, the pages show a few grubby marks and yellowing around the edges. Tight binding.

Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 223 pages.

BREED BOOKS - CHOW CHOW

1813 - Book - ' The Chow Chow ', by Anna Katherine Nicholas (1985) 5.00
1st Edition (1985) of the book entitled "The Chow Chow", by Anna Katherine Nicholas, published in the USA.
Includes chapters on the breed in various countries, leading kennels in the USA, an interpretation of the breed standard, and numerous photographs, many in colour.

Good condition with just a minor bump to the top corner of the front cover.
Size: 6" x 9", 288 pages.

BREED BOOKS - COCKER SPANIEL

1230 - Book - ' The Cocker Spaniel ', by Veronica Lucas-Lucas (1984) 5.00
10th Edition (1984) of the book originally printed in 1953, entitled "The Cocker Spaniel", by Veronica Lucas-Lucas. Paperback published by Popular Dogs.
Fair-Good condition. Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 164 pages.

1755 - Book - ' The Popular Cocker Spaniel ', by H.S.Lloyd (1939) 15.00
4th Edition (1939) of the book entitled "The Popular Cocker Spaniel", by H.S.Lloyd, the most noted Cocker Spaniel breeder from the first half of the 20th century. Contains numerous black & white photos.
Blue cloth hardback cover which unfortunately shows considerable staining and some wear on corners and ends of spine. Internal condition is much better than cover, although some pages do show signs of foxing and a little exposure to damp. Binding fairly good. Price reflects the below average condition.

Contains chapters on the origin and early history of the breed, the dividing line between Cocker Spaniels and Field Spaniels, pitfalls for the novice, breeding principles, field trials, details of all challenge certificate winners between 1910 & 1939 and pedigrees of some early breeding lines. Includes 226 pages and well over 100 photographs, many of which show leading dogs of the day. This version is a substantial update on earlier editions and has a wealth of information for any Spaniel enthusiast.

1517 - Book - ' The Popular Cocker Spaniel ', by H.S.Lloyd (1939) 25.00
4th Edition (1939) of the book entitled "The Popular Cocker Spaniel", by H.S.Lloyd, the most noted Cocker Spaniel breeder from the first half of the 20th century. Contains numerous black & white photos.
Blue cloth hardback cover with some discolouration on corners and edge of boards. Spine a little faded. Some internal pages have discolouration on top corner. Binding fairly good. Overall, in fair condition.

Contains chapters on the origin and early history of the breed, the dividing line between Cocker Spaniels and Field Spaniels, pitfalls for the novice, breeding principles, field trials, details of all challenge certificate winners between 1910 & 1939 and pedigrees of some early breeding lines. Includes 226 pages and well over 100 photographs, many of which show leading dogs of the day. This version is a substantial update on earlier editions and has a wealth of information for any Spaniel enthusiast.

BREED BOOKS - DACHSHUND

2306 - Book - ' Our Friend the Dachshund ', by Rowland Johns (1954) 12.00
1954 Reprint of the 4th Edition (1952) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Dachshund", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Blue cloth-covered boards with black lettering, good dustjacket and good overall condition. Size: 7" x 4.25", 88 pages.

6379 - Book - ' Our Friend the Dachshund ', by Rowland Johns (1954) 12.00
1954 Reprint of the 4th Edition (1952) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Dachshund", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Blue cloth-covered boards with black lettering, good dustjacket and good overall condition. Size: 7" x 4.25", 88 pages.

1586 - Book - ' The Dachshund Handbook ', by Clifford Hubbard (1950) 15.00
1st Edition (1950) of the book entitled "The Dachshund Handbook", by Clifford Hubbard.
Coverage of all three varieties - Smoothhaired Dachshund, Wirehaired Dachshund and Longhaired Dachshund, including the origins & history of the breed, early show dogs and numerous black & white photographs.

Dustjacket has some wear around edges and there is minor foxing (spotting) to edges of pages, but otherwise book is in good condition. Size: 7.5" x 5", 120 pages, 240gms.

6384 - Book - ' The Dachshund Handbook ', by Clifford Hubbard (1950) 12.00
1st Edition (1950) of the book entitled "The Dachshund Handbook", by Clifford Hubbard.
Coverage of all three varieties - Smoothhaired Dachshund, Wirehaired Dachshund and Longhaired Dachshund, including the origins & history of the breed, early show dogs and numerous black & white photographs.

Fawn cloth-covered boards, with a little wear around the edges, particularly on the spine where there is a small split ((about 1.5") at the bottom and some spotting along the length of the spine. Inside, the pages are in good condition. There is one loose plate near the front and on the inner board, an inscription covered by adhesive tape. Size: 7.5" x 5", 120 pages.

BREED BOOKS - DANDIE DINMONT TERRIER

6380 - Book - ' Our Friends the Dandie Dinmont & Skye Terrier' (1951) 14.00
3rd Edition (1951) of book entitled "Our Friends the Dandie Dinmont & Skye Terrier", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Covers both the Dandie Dinmont Terrier and the Skye Terrier. Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Light blue cloth-covered boards in good condition. Fairly good dustcover. Inner pages clean with tight binding. Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 86 pages.

BREED BOOKS - ENGLISH SETTER

870 - Book - ' English Setters ', by Beverly Pisano (h/b, 1983) 6.00
1983 hardback edition of the book entitled "English Setters", by Beverly Pisano, published by TFH Publications (USA).
8" x 5.5", 125 pages. Used, but in good condition.

6681 - Book - ' The English Setter ', by Lesley Allan-Scott (h/b 1975) 14.00
1st Edition (1975) of the book entitled "The English Setter", by Lesley Allan-Scott. Published by K & R Books (UK).
Now out of print. Size: 7.75" x 5", 107 pages.
In good condition with clean pages and tight binding. Includes good dust cover.

2302 - English Setter Association - 1978 Yearbook 9.00
1978 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 103 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has handling marks, small creases & wear to spine.

2301 - English Setter Association - 1979 Yearbook 9.00
1979 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 120 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has handling marks, small creases & wear to spine.

2247 - English Setter Association - 1982 Yearbook 9.00
1982 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 144 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks & wear to spine.

2244 - English Setter Association - 1983 Yearbook 9.00
1983 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 184 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has been given a protective plastic coating.

2245 - English Setter Association - 1984 Yearbook 8.00
1984 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 176 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks & wear to spine.

1890 - English Setter Association - 1985 Yearbook 8.00
1985 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 160 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks & wear to spine.

2243 - English Setter Association - 1986 Yearbook 8.00
1986 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 160 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks & wear to spine.

1891 - English Setter Association - 1987 Yearbook 8.00
1987 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 180 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks & wear to spine.

1892 - English Setter Association - 1988 Yearbook 8.00
1988 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 180 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks.

1893 - English Setter Association - 1989 Yearbook 8.00
1989 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 196 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks.

1894 - English Setter Association - 1990 Yearbook 7.00
1990 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 188 pages, softback. Good condition internally. Cover has a few handling marks and a corner crease.

1895 - English Setter Association - 1991 Yearbook 7.00
1991 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 188 pages, softback. Good condition.

1896 - English Setter Association - 1992 Yearbook 7.00
1992 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 184 pages, softback. Good condition.

1897 - English Setter Association - 1993 Yearbook 7.00
1993 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 164 pages, softback. Good condition.

1898 - English Setter Association - 1994 Yearbook 7.00
1994 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 156 pages, softback. Good condition.

1899 - English Setter Association - 1995 Yearbook 7.00
1995 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 164 pages, softback. Very good condition.

1900 - English Setter Association - 1996 Yearbook 7.00
1996 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 176 pages, softback. Very good condition.

1901 - English Setter Association - 1999 Yearbook 7.00
1999 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 192 pages, softback. Good condition apart from a few small handling marks on cover.

1902 - English Setter Association - 2001 Yearbook 7.00
2001 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 204 pages, softback. Very good condition.

1903 - English Setter Association - 2002 Yearbook 7.00
2002 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 216 pages, softback. Very good condition.

1904 - English Setter Association - 2003 Yearbook 7.00
2003 Yearbook produced by the English Setter Association (ESA) in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 208 pages, softback. Very good condition.

BREED BOOKS - FIELD SPANIEL

187 - Book - ' Memories ', by John Galsworthy & Maud Earl (1914) 45.00
"Memories", written by John Galsworthy and illustrated by Maud Earl.
Original text written 1912. This is a copy of the First illustrated edition, published 1914. Includes 23 black & white drawings and 4 colour plates depicting a Field Spaniel - highly collectable artwork.
Good condition Size is 11" x 8.5", 71 pages.

BREED BOOKS - GERMAN SHEPHERD

1684 - Book - ' The Alsatian League & Club of GB - 1978 Handbook ' 18.00
1978 Handbook produced by The Alsatian League & Club of Great Britain for its members.
Contains a wealth of information for any German Shepherd / Alsatian enthusiast. Covers many kennels and includes photographs of numerous dogs, pedigrees, lists of breeders, stud dogs, etc.

Red cloth board covers. Spine, binding and internal pages all in good condition. Size: 8.25" x 5", 320 pages.

6103 - Book - ' The Complete Alsatian ', by Nem Elliott (1961) 24.00
1st Edition (1961) of the book entitled "The Complete Alsatian", by Nem Elliott. A comprehensive text with numerous b&w photographs and pull-out pedigrees to trace the foundation of the breed.
Green cloth board covers with minor wear to ends of spine and corners. No dustjacket. Spine & binding in fairly good condition. Internal pages in good order apart from a couple of pages with either a minor tear or stain. Size: 8.75" x 5.5", 272 pages.

1806 - Book - ' The German Shepherd Dog (Alsatian) Owner's Encyclopaedia' 7.00
2nd Edition (1981, reprinted 1984) of the book entitled "The German Shepherd Dog (Alsatian) Owner's Encyclopaedia", by Madeleine Pickup.
This book has been written to answer the 1001 questions which may be asked by owners of the German Shepherd (Alsatian). It is intended as a handy reference for all who love this breed, whether kept for showing, as a guide dog, working on a farm as a sheepdog, or as a trusting and trusted companion.

Good condition, with dustcover. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 107 pages.

3657 - Book - ' The German Shepherd Dog League of GB - 1995 Handbook ' 15.00
1995 Handbook produced by The German Shepherd Dog League of Great Britain for its members.
Contains a wealth of information for any German Shepherd / Alsatian enthusiast. Covers many kennels and includes photographs of numerous dogs, pedigrees, lists of breeders, stud dogs, etc.

Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Name of previous owner on front flyleaf. Excellent condition. Size: 8.25" x 5.25", 296 pages.

2833 - Book - German Shepherd / Alsatian, ' El Pastor Aleman ' (1967) 8.00
1st Edition (1967) of the book on the German Shepherd Dog / Alsatian entitled "El Pastor Aleman", written by Rosa Taragano de Azar of Argentina. Written in Spanish. Signed by author
Softback book in good condition with clean pages. Front flyleaf contains a signed inscription from the author to the well-known judge, Stanley Dangerfield. Dated "May 1968, Buenos Aires". Size: 8" x 5.5", 204 pages plus an additional 76 pages of black & white photographs.

BREED BOOKS - GOLDEN RETRIEVER

2353 - Book - ' The Golden Retriever ', by Joan Tudor (1972) 8.00
4th Edition (1972) of the book entitled "The Golden Retriever", by Joan Tudor, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London).
Includes sections on the early history and dogs in the show ring with illustrations and black & white photographs.

Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 241 pages. Dustjacket shows some wear to edges, but the black cloth hardcover, internal pages and binding are all in good condition.

BREED BOOKS - GREAT DANE

3873 - Book - ' Great Danes ', by Jean Lanning (1966) 1.25
Reprint edition (1966) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Great Danes", by Jean Lanning.
Cover in poor condition with bottom piece of spine missing and binding of front cover partly detached. Internally, pages in good condition.

2239 - Book - ' Great Danes ', Foyles Handbook (1961) 4.50
1st Edition (1961) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Great Danes", by Jean Lanning.
Hardback cover, minor bumping to corners, clean pages, good condition.

1207 - Book - ' Great Danes Past and Present ', by Morell Mackenzie (1912) 85.00
1st Edition (1912) of the book entitled "Great Danes - Past and Present", by Dr.Morell Mackenzie. Includes more than 60 photographs and 50 pedigrees of prominent dogs from end of 19th and beginning of 20th century. A classic historical work for Great Dane enthusiasts.
Cover is in good condition with just minor bumping to corners. Spine is faded due to light exposure. Pages are clean and in good condition. One page is torn with half missing. Binding shows sign of strain and slight separation, although everything is still intact. Size 8.5" x 6", 257 pages.

1756 - Book - ' Great Danes Past and Present ', by Morell Mackenzie (1931) 34.00
3rd Edition (1931, softback) of the book entitled "Great Danes Past and Present", by Dr.Morell Mackenzie. Includes more than 50 photographs of prominent dogs from end of 19th and beginning of 20th century. A classic historical work for Great Dane enthusiasts.
Soft blue cloth cover shows some signs of fading and wear with turned corners, but internally the pages are in fairly good condition. A few pages show some foxing (spotting), but nothing serious. Binding is sound. Size 8.5" x 5.5", 153 pages.

3250 - Book - ' The Ugly Dachshund ', by G.B.Stern (1940) 14.00
Fictional Novel entitled "The Ugly Dachshund", by Gladys Bronwyn Stern (4th Edition, March 1940). Story about a Great Dane puppy who is raised by Dachshunds and consequently believes himself to be one of them.
This classic novel was adapted by Disney and made into a 1966 film, directed by Norman Tokar. The book also contains some lovely sketches by K.F.Barker, featuring the Great Dane, the Dachshunds and a Griffon Bruxellois.

Blue cloth-covered boards, with dustjacket. Generally in good condition throughout, except for dustjacket which is a little grubby and has wear across the spine.
Size: 7.5" x 5", 148 pages.

BREED BOOKS - IRISH SETTER

5575 - Book - ' The Irish Setter ', by L.E. Naylor (1932) [ Rare ] 60.00
1st Edition (1932) of the book entitled "The Irish Setter - Its History & Training", by Leonard E. Naylor. [ Rare ]
Classic early text on the Irish Setter, rarely available as a 1st Edition. Includes excellent chapters on the breed's ancestry, famous old strains, and a view of the way it had progressed up to the time of writing. The frontispiece is a full page plate of F.T.Ch.Sulhamstead Sheilin D'or by Cecil Aldin.

Brown cloth-covered boards with minor bumping to corners & ends of spine. Internal pages are in good condition, with just minor foxing on a few pages.
Size: 7.5" x 5", 132 pages.

BREED BOOKS - JACK RUSSELL TERRIER

2766 - Book - ' All About the Jack Russell Terrier ', by Mona Huxham (1980) 7.00
Revised edition (1980) of the book entitled "All About the Jack Russell Terrier", by Mona Huxham.
Hardback covers with dustjacket. Excellent condition. Size: 10" x 7.75", 176 pages.

BREED BOOKS - LABRADOR

1884 - Book - ' Labradors ', by Miriam Kinsella (1975) 8.00
2nd impression (1975) of the book entitled "Labradors", written by Miriam Kinsella and edited by Stanley Dangerfield as part of the World of Dogs series.
Both book and dustjacket in very good+ condition. Size: 8" x 5", 119 pages.

1605 - Book - ' The Complete Labrador Retriever ', by Helen Warwick (1973) 16.00
2nd Edition (1973) of the book entitled "The Complete Labrador Retriever", by Helen Warwick.
Comprehensive coverage of the breed, including origin and early history, earliest breeders & bloodlines, discussion on the various colours, Labradors in America, Labradors in other countries, pedigrees of outstanding dogs, etc.

Red cloth board cover with minor bumping on corners and ends, spine a little faded, binding in good condition, inner pages clean, owners inscription on inner flyleaf. Size: 6" x 9", Weight 738gms, 304 pages.

1232 - Book - ' The Labrador Retriever ', by Katharine Tottenham (1985) 4.50
1st Edition (1985) of the book entitled "The Labrador Retriever", by Katharine Tottenham. Paperback published by Patrick Stephens.
Fair condition. Size: 8.5" x 6.25", 128 pages.

2354 - Book - ' Train Your Own Labrador ', by Baroness Elizabeth Beck (1965) 8.00
1st Edition (1965) of the book entitled "Train Your Own Labrador", written by Baroness Elizabeth Beck.
Covers all aspects from choosing a puppy and then moving through the various training phases and through to the first day in the Field.

Maroon cloth-covered boards with good dustjacket. Pages are clean with tight binding. Very good copy. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 88 pages.

BREED BOOKS - LOWCHEN

3661 - Lowchen Club - Yearbook 1982 6.00
1982 Yearbook produced by The Lowchen Club in the UK. Includes kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, results from club show & other details.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 40 pages, softback.

BREED BOOKS - MALTESE

3662 - Maltese Club - Yearbook 1993 7.00
1993 Yearbook produced by the Maltese Club in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, championship show results from the year, stud dogs, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.25" x 5.75", 136 pages, softback.

BREED BOOKS - PEKINGESE

6102 - Book - ' Chinese Puzzle ', by Rumer Godden (1936) [ Rare ] 75.00
1st Edition (1936) of the book entitled "Chinese Puzzle", by Rumer Godden. This was the first novel written by this famous English author and gives an insight into the character of her favourite breed of dog - the Pekingese.
Green cloth board covers with dustjacket protected by plastic sleeve. Outer boards, internal pages and binding all in good condition. Dustjacket has a few chip marks and some creasing and a tear on the reverse. Overall, in very good condition.
Size: 8.5" x 6", 149 pages.

This book is highly collectable and extremely rare in any condition. Where available, it is often priced at a three-figure sum and has been noted for as much as 300.

3825 - Book - ' Lung Chung ', by Margaret Ironside (1946) 16.00
1st Edition (1946) of the book entitled "Lung Chung", by Margaret Ironside. Novel featuring a Pekingese as the hero.
Fairly good condition overall, except for dustjacket which is worn and torn. Outer boards, inner pages & binding all in good condition. Includes some lovely full-page drawings featuring the Pekingese. Size: 8.25" x 5.5", 112 pages.

1966 - Book - ' Our Friend the Pekingese ', by Rowland Johns (1932) 16.00
1st Edition (1932) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Pekingese", edited by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Green cloth-covered boards. Overall good condition apart from minor foxing on edges of some pages and a small stain on bottom edge of front cover (see photo). Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 86 pages.

2705 - Book - ' Our Friend the Pekingese ', by Rowland Johns (1954) 12.00
7th Edition (1954) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Pekingese", edited by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Pale blue cloth-covered boards with dustjacket. Overall good condition apart from light foxing on edges of some pages and on the leading contents pages. Dustjacket shows some wear on edges and spine. Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 88 pages.

3806 - Book - ' The Butterfly Lions ' , by Rumer Godden (1977) 16.00
1st edition (1977) of the book entitled "The Butterfly Lions - The Pekingese in History, Legend and Art", by Rumer Godden.
This book covers the history of the Pekingese through the Chinese dynasties as it was depicted in legend and art. Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, dustjacket shows a little wear at top edge with a small piece missing from back of jacket, inner pages clean, tight binding. Very Good condition overall. Size: 9.5" x 6.5", 192 pages.

2307 - Book - ' The Pekingese ', by Ian Harman (1949) 18.00
1st Edition (1949) of the book entitled "The Pekingese", by Ian Harman.
Includes chapters on the history of the Pekingese as well as details on breeding/ showing and 10 photographs of well-known champions.

Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Some fading and slight wear on edge of boards. Dustjacket repaired with tape at top of spine. Internal pages and binding in good condition although end flyleaf pages show a little foxing. Size: 7.5" x 5", 96 pages.

BREED BOOKS - PEMBROKE CORGI

5265 - Book - ' The Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi ' (1980) 18.00
1st Edition (2nd Printing, 1980) of the book entitled "The Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi", by Mary Gay Sargent & Deborah S.Harper, published by Howell Book House, New York.
Includes chapters on the origins & history of the breed, the breed in America and other countries, use of the dog as a worker, as a companion, and in obedience competition, corgis in famous ownerships, the breed standard, breeding considerations, etc.

Very Good condition. Board covers with slight scuffing around edges of spine and corners, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 9.25" x 6.25", 288 pages.

2177 - Book - ' The Family Welsh Corgi ', by Dickie Albin 4.00
1st Edition (1970) of the book entitled "The Family Welsh Corgi", by Dickie Albin, published by Popular Dogs.
Softback cover, 126 pages. Excellent condition - looks as though it has never been opened.

5264 - Book - ' The New Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi ' (1994) 12.00
1st Edition (1994) of the book entitled "The New Complete Pembroke Welsh Corgi", by Deborah S.Harper, published by Howell Book House, New York.
Includes chapters on the origins & history of the breed, the breed in America and other countries, use of the dog as a worker, as a companion, and in obedience competition, corgis in famous ownerships, the breed standard, breeding considerations, etc.

Excellent condition (amost "as new"). Size: 9.25" x 6.25", 290 pages.

3803 - Book - ' The Pembroke Corgi Handbook ', by Clifford Hubbard (1957) 16.00
Reprint Edition (1957) of the book entitled "The Pembroke Corgi Handbook", by Clifford Hubbard.
Covers the origin and history of the breed, early show dogs, etc. Numerous b&w photographs. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, internal pages clean except for a little yellowing and minor foxing on some pages. Name of previous owner inscribed on front flyleaf. Size: 7.5" x 5", 126 pages.

1878 - Book - ' The Popular Welsh Corgi ', by Charles Lister-Kaye (1954) 16.00
1st Edition (1954) of the book entitled "The Popular Welsh Corgi", by Charles Lister-Kaye, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London). Covers both the Pembroke Corgi and Cardigan Corgi.
Includes sections on the early history and dogs in the show ring with 46 illustrations, mostly black & white photographs. Covers both varieties of the Welsh Corgi - the Pembroke Corgi and the Cardigan Corgi.

Good condition. Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, clean pages. Dustjacket shows a little wear on edges with small pieces missing.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 209 pages.

1613 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi ', by Charles Lister-Kaye (1974) 8.00
8th Edition (1974) of the book entitled "The Welsh Corgi", by Charles Lister-Kaye, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London). Covers both the Pembroke Corgi and Cardigan Corgi.
Includes sections on the early history and dogs in the show ring with numerous illustrations, mostly black & white photographs. Covers both varieties of the Welsh Corgi - the Pembroke Corgi and the Cardigan Corgi.

Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 237 pages. Very good condition - dustjacket protected by plastic sleeve, black cloth hardcover, internal pages and binding are all in good condition.

5207 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1955) 16.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1955 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Cream cloth-covered boards with red lettering, minor marks & discolouration on covers, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 226 pages.

5246 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1958) 16.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1958 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fairly Good condition. Purple cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, slight wear to edges of boards & spine, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 235 pages.

3656 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1959) 16.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1959 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 215 pages.

5225 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1960) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1960 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 217 pages.

5226 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1961) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1961 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fairly Good condition. Light Blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, spine slightly worn, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 226 pages.

4518 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1962) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1962 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Black cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5220 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1963) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1963 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Pink cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, spine slightly worn & faded, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 245 pages.

4519 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1963) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1963 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Pink cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

4509 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1964) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1964 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fair condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards with some discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5218 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1964) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1964 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 271 pages.

5224 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1965) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1965 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fairly Good condition. Light Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, spine & boards slightly worn, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 313 pages.

4512 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1965) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1965 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5219 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1966) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1966 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Maroon cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, minor wear to spine & boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 343 pages.

4513 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1966) 13.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1966 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fair condition. Maroon cloth-covered boards with some discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

4514 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1967) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1967 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Cream cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5221 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1967) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1967 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Cream cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, spine & boards slightly marked, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 355 pages.

5222 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1968) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1968 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Orange cloth-covered boards, slight wear to spine, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 343 pages.

4510 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1968) 14.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1968 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Orange cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5223 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1969) 13.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1969 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards with slight wear to edges / corners, inscription on front flyleaf, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 353 pages.

4524 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1969) 11.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1969 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fair condition. Green cloth-covered boards with some discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5213 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1970) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1970 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Light Blue cloth-covered boards with slight wear & discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 357 pages.

4517 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1970) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1970 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Fair condition. Blue cloth-covered boards with quite a bit of discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5208 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1971) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1971 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Turquoise cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 329 pages.

4516 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1971) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1971 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Blue cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5209 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1972) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1972 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Brown cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 327 pages.

4511 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1972) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1972 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Brown cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5210 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1973) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1973 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Green/Yellow cloth-covered boards, slight fading on spine, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 311 pages.

4522 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1973) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1973 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Green/Yellow cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

4523 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1974) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1974 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Brown cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5211 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1974) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1974 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Brown cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 333 pages.

5212 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1975) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1975 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Red cloth-covered boards, slight fading on spine, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5", 299 pages.

4520 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1975) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1975 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

4515 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1976) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1976 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Green cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5214 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1976) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1976 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 289 pages.

5217 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1977) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1977 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 319 pages.

4526 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1977) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1977 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5215 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1978) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1978 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Purple cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 297 pages.

4525 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1978) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1978 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Purple cloth-covered boards with minor discolouration, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

4521 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1979) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1979 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Grey cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.25" x 5".

5216 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1979) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1979 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Grey cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 313 pages.

5227 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1980) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1980 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Dark Blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 282 pages.

5229 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1982) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1982 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 302 pages.

5230 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1983) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1983 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Light Blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 326 pages.

5231 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1984) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1984 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Orange cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, a few minor marks on front board, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 314 pages.

5232 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1985) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1985 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Good condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, a few minor marks on front board, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 326 pages.

5233 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1986) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1986 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Dark Blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 412 pages.

5234 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1987) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1987 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 412 pages.

5235 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1988) 12.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1988 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain. Golden Jubilee Edition.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Mint condition. Black cloth-covered boards with gold lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 396 pages.

5236 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1989) 10.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1989 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 348 pages.

5237 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1990) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1990 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Mint condition. Brown cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 394 pages.

5238 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1991) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1991 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Grey cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 380 pages.

5239 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1992) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1992 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 378 pages.

5240 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1993) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1993 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Purple cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 344 pages.

5241 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1994) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1994 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Green cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 396 pages.

5242 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1995) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1995 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Very Good condition. Yellow cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 380 pages.

5243 - Book - ' The Welsh Corgi League Handbook ' (1996) 9.00
"The Welsh Corgi League - 1996 Handbook", produced by the Welsh Corgi League in Great Britain.
Includes a wealth of information on the Pembroke Corgi - show results, photographs, pedigrees, many kennel adverts, etc.

Excellent condition. Red cloth-covered boards with silver lettering, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 7.5" x 5", 388 pages.

2235 - Book - ' Welsh Corgis ', Foyles Handbook (1957) 4.50
1st Edition (1957) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Welsh Corgis", by Charles Lister-Kaye.
Hardback cover, minor marks on front face, clean internal pages.

BREED BOOKS - POODLE

2233 - Book - ' Breeding From Your Poodle ', Foyles Handbook (1963) 4.50
1st Edition (1963) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Breeding From Your Poodle", by Margaret Rothery Sheldon and Barbara Lockwood.
Hardback cover, clean pages, good condition.

2232 - Book - ' Clipping Your Poodle ', Foyles Handbook (1960) 4.50
1st Edition (1960) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Clipping Your Poodle", by Margaret Rothery Sheldon and Barbara Lockwood.
Hardback cover, minor wear on spine, clean pages, good condition.

2121 - Book - ' Poodles ', by Clara Bowring (1960) 10.00
1st Edition (1960) of the book entitled "Poodles", by Clara Bowring, published by Batsford.
Grey cloth-covered boards with dustjacket. Clean inner pages and tight binding. Dustjacket is faded on reverse due to light exposure. Inner flyleaf has signature of previous owner - Stanley Dangerfield.

Size: 8.5" x 7.5", 64 pages.

2231 - Book - ' Poodles ', Foyles Handbook (1957) 4.50
1st Edition (1957) of the Foyles Handbook entitled "Poodles", by Margaret Rothery Sheldon and Barbara Lockwood.
Hardback cover, minor wear on spine, clean pages, good condition.

2180 - Book - ' The Family Poodle ', by Alida Monro 4.00
1st Edition (1970) of the book entitled "The Family Poodle", by Alida Monro, published by Popular Dogs.
Softback cover, 125 pages. Excellent condition - looks as though it has never been opened.

1877 - Book - ' The Popular Poodle ', by Clara Bowring & Alida Monro (1953) 16.00
1st Edition (1953) of the book entitled "The Popular Poodle", by Clara Bowring & Alida Monro, published by Popular Dogs Publishing (London).
Good condition with red cloth-covered boards and gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, dustjack has a little wear at top & bottom with small piece missing.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 190 pages.

1875 - Book - ' Your Poodle ', by Hayes Blake Hoyt (1951) 16.00
1st Edition (1951) of the book entitled "Your Poodle", by Hayes Blake Hoyt. Signed by author.
Blue board covers with d/j. Good condition, with some edge wear to d/j.
Size: 8.25" x 5.5", 141 pages.

BREED BOOKS - SAMOYED

3687 - Book - ' The Samoyed ', by The Samoyed Association (1971) 30.00
4th Edition (1971) of the book entitled "The Samoyed", published by The Samoyed Association in the UK.
Includes extensive section on the history of the breed, with details of champions and many b&w photographs, etc. Also has chapters on breeding, rearing, and kennel advertisements, etc.

Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and dustjacket. In very good condition overall, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 280 pages.

BREED BOOKS - SHIH TZU

1227 - Book - ' Know Your Shih Tzu ', produced by ' The Pet Library ' 2.00
Paperback handbook of US origin on the Shih Tzu.
Average condition. Size: 8" x 5.5", 64 pages.

BREED BOOKS - SMOOTH FOX TERRIER

2300 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1963 Yearbook 15.00
1963 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 80 pages, good condition.

2299 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1964 Yearbook 15.00
1964 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 88 pages, good condition. Also includes foldout sheet at rear which details all SFT champions from 1946-64 with information on date of birth, family line, sire, dam, breeder, owner, etc.

2315 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1965 Yearbook 15.00
1965 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 92 pages, good condition.

2316 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1967 Yearbook 15.00
1967 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 100 pages, good condition.

2317 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1968 Yearbook 15.00
1968 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 100 pages, good condition.

2318 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1969 Yearbook 15.00
1969 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 104 pages, good condition.

2319 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1970 Yearbook 12.00
1970 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 120 pages, a few handling marks on front cover, but otherwise in good condition.

2320 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1971 Yearbook 12.00
1971 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 124 pages, good condition.

2321 - Smooth Fox Terrier Association - 1972 Yearbook 12.00
1972 Yearbook produced by the Smooth Fox Terrier Association in the UK. Includes many kennel adverts with b&w photos, membership list, details of CC winners, pedigrees, etc.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 140 pages, a few marks on cover, but otherwise in good condition.

BREED BOOKS - ST.BERNARD

1305 - Book - ' The St.Bernard ', by Hugh Dalziel (1888) [Rare] 125.00
1st Edition (1888) of the book entitled "The St.Bernard", by Hugh Dalziel, published by Upcott Gill. One of the earliest books on the breed and an important historical reference for any breed enthusiast. Rarely available.
Chapters on the Origin and History of the Breed; the St.Bernard in England; Points, Measurements, Pedigrees, etc.; Breeding & Rearing Puppies. Also contains b&w illustrations and frontispiece in colour.

Pebbled dark green cloth board covers and spine, gilt lettering, Decorated with engraving of St.Bernard on cover. Good condition - minor bumping at top & bottom of spine and corners of boards, a few minor marks on a couple of pages, but mostly clean with tight binding. Size: 8.5" x 6", 132pp plus 30 pages of publisher's and dog product advertising.

1248 - Book - ' The St.Bernard Book ', by W.F.Barazetti 28.00
Hard-to-find book entitled "The St.Bernard Book" by W.F.Barazetti. Soft cover. Undated, although it is believed to have been published in the early 1950s.
This book will be of particular interest to St.Bernard enthusiasts. Contains chapters on the Hospice and its Dogs, the Origin of the St.Bernard, From Working Dog to Show Dog, the Ideal St.Bernard, etc. Many photographs and illustrations are included. A real "find" for any collector.

In fairly good condition for a book with a soft cover. All internal pages, spine and binding are sound. Cover shows discolouration due to normal usage & wear.

Size: 9.5" x 7.5", 50 pages.

BREED BOOKS - WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL

3818 - Book - ' The Welsh Springer Spaniel ', by William Pferd III (1977) 75.00
1st Edition (1977) of the book entitled "The Welsh Springer Spaniel", by William Pferd III, published by A.S.Barnes & Co.Inc., New Jersey, USA. Signed by author.
Includes chapters on the history of the breed, twentieth century breeders in Britain, British & American Champions, etc, with numerous photographs & pedigrees.
Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, dustjacket has a few creases and chips at top edge (see picture), clean pages, tight binding. Except for dustjacket, very good condition. Size: 9.5" x 6.75", 274 pages.

BREED BOOKS - WHIPPET

2305 - Book - ' The Whippet Handbook ', by W.Lewis Renwick (1964) 18.00
1964 Reprint of the 1957 book entitled "The Whippet Handbook", by W.Lewis Renwick, edited by Clifford Hubbard.
Covers the origin and history of the breed, early show dogs, etc. Numerous b&w photographs.

Blue cloth-covered boards, good dustjacket, good condition overall. Size: 7.5" x 5", 100 pages.

BREED BOOKS - WIRE FOX TERRIER

1965 - Book - ' Our Friend the Fox Terrier ', by Rowland Johns (1932) 16.00
1st Edition (1932) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Fox Terrier", edited by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Covers both the Wire Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier. Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Orange cloth-covered boards. Overall good condition apart from a small stain on bottom edge of front cover (see photo). Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 86 pages.

6382 - Book - ' Our Friend the Fox Terrier ', by Rowland Johns (1956) 12.00
1956 Reprint of the 1st Edition (1932) of the book entitled "Our Friend the Fox Terrier", by Rowland Johns and published by Methuen.
Covers both the Wire Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier. Includes details on history, kennels, rearing, etc.

Orange cloth-covered boards. Overall good condition apart from a few marks on the rear board cover. No dustjacket. Size: 6.75" x 4.25", 86 pages.

2918 - Fox Terrier Club - 1931 Yearbook 18.00
1931 Yearbook produced by the Fox Terrier Club in the UK, covering both the Wire Fox Terrier and the Smooth Fox Terrier. Includes membership list, photos of leading dogs, competition entries, sires, dams, etc.
Cloth-covered outer boards with gilt lettering. Good condition with very little wear, tight binding. Inner pages have some yellowing and foxing (spotting).
Size: 6" x 5", 48 pages.

BREED BOOKS - YORKSHIRE TERRIER

1871 - Book - ' All About The Yorkshire Terrier ', by Mona Huxham (1971) 16.00
1st Edition (1971) of the book entitled "All About the Yorkshire Terrier", by Mona Huxham.
Very good condition with black board covers and d/j. Minor wear to top & bottom of dustjacket. Inscription on front flyleaf from author to the broadcaster, journalist & well-known dog judge, Stanley Dangerfield:
" To Stanley from Mona - Hope you'll find enough depth to call a book!! ".

Size: 8.75" x 5.5", 191 pages.

3894 - Book - ' The Yorkshire Terrier Handbook ', by Annie Swan (1958) 15.00
1st Edition (1958) of the book entitled "The Yorkshire Terrier Handbook", by Annie Swan, edited by Clifford Hubbard, published by Nicholson & Watson.
Covers the origin and history of the breed, early show dogs, etc. Includes b&w photographs, pedigrees, etc.

Blue cloth-covered boards with pink & blue dustjacket, protected by plastic cover. Both the boards and d/j show a little fading, with the latter having wear around the corners with a few missing chips. Internally, in good condition with fairly clean pages and tight binding. Size: 7.5" x 5", 123 pages.

2487 - Book - ' The Yorkshire Terrier Handbook ', by Annie Swan (1958) 15.00
1st Edition (1958) of the book entitled "The Yorkshire Terrier Handbook", by Annie Swan, edited by Clifford Hubbard, published by Nicholson & Watson.
Covers the origin and history of the breed, early show dogs, etc. Includes b&w photographs, pedigrees, etc.

Ex-library copy. Blue cloth-covered boards with pink & blue dustjacket, protected by plastic cover. Both the boards and d/j show a little fading & wear around the edges. Internally, in good condition with fairly clean pages and tight binding.
Size: 7.5" x 5", 123 pages.

GENERAL DOG BOOKS

3821 - Book - ' A Dog At All Things ', by Agnes Lauchlan (1953) 4.00
1st Edition (1953) of the book entitled "A Dog At All Things", by Agnes Lauchlan. An anthology, based on dogs she had known.
Good/Fair condition. 7.5" x 5", 175 pages.

3822 - Book - ' A Dog At All Things ', by Agnes Lauchlan (1953) 4.00
1st Edition (1953) of the book entitled "A Dog At All Things", by Agnes Lauchlan. An anthology, based on dogs she had known.
Good/Fair condition. 7.5" x 5", 175 pages.

1686 - Book - ' A Standard Guide to Pure-Bred Dogs ', by Harry Glover (1982) 14.00
Softback edition of the book entitled "A Standard Guide to Pure-Bred Dogs", compiled & edited by Harry Glover, first published in 1977, republished as a softback by PaperMac in 1982.
This book is both interesting to read and acts as a useful reference guide for anyone interested in pure bred dogs. It covers all breeds recognised by the UK Kennel Club at the time of writing, plus many rare breeds from other countries. For each breed it provides photographs, the official UK standard, and the author's interpretation of the standard.

Excellent condition. Size: 10.25" x 7.5", 472 pages, 1.25kgs.

1647 - Book - ' About Our Dogs ', by A.Croxton Smith 38.00
1st Edition of the book entitled "About Our Dogs - The Breeds and their Management", by A.Croxton Smith. Contains over 100 photographs & illustrations. 8 full-page colour plates by Reuben Ward Binks.
Discusses training, feeding, housing, grooming, showing and the points of each breed. Covers Sighthounds, Scenthounds, Retrievers, Setters & Pointers, Spaniels, Other Sporting Breeds, Terriers, Sheep & Cattle Dogs, Bigger Breeds, Bulldogs, Companion, Toy Dogs and a number of lesser-known Foreign Breeds. Colour plates include the Harlequin Great Dane, Airedale Terrier, Bloodhound, Greyhound, Wire Fox Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, Pekingese and English Setter.

Green cloth board covers with minor wear to ends of spine and corners. No dustjacket. Spine & binding in good condition. Internal pages in good order apart from a little foxing on edges and some writing on first cover page. Size: 9" x 6", 448 pages.

2119 - Book - ' Champion Dogs of the World ', by Sir Richard Glyn (1967) 9.00
1st Edition (1967) of the book entitled "Champion Dogs of the World", by Sir Richard Glyn.
Includes details of more than 200 different breeds with their characteristics & lineage, and 128 colour plates of champion dogs. An inscription of the previous owner is on the front flyleaf.

Very good condition. Beige cloth-covered boards with dust-jacket.

Size: 11.5" x 9", 255 pages.

3261 - Book - ' Complete Herbal Book for the Dog ', by Juliette Bairacli Levy 18.00
1st Edition (1955) of the book entitled "The Complete Herbal Book for the Dog", by Juliette de Bairacli Levy.
Chapters on Diet, Care of the Brood Bitch, Care of Puppies in the Nest, General Notes on Natural Rearing, Introduction to Herbal Medicine, Ailments and their Treatment, Failure of Inoculation, and various chapters on Distemper and its cure.

Brown cloth-covered boards with a bit of wear on the ends of the spine and bumping at the corners. Otherwise, fairly good condition overall. Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 272 pages.

1758 - Book - ' Dog Annual 1951 ', edited by C.R.Acton 7.00
Book entitled "Dog Annual 1951", edited by C.R.Acton.
Includes sections on breeding, dog photography, working sheepdogs, working terriers, working dachshunds, gundogs, etc. Numerous photographs.

Light brown cloth board covers in good condition with gilt lettering on spine. Dustjacket is worn with a few tears. Binding and internal pages in good condition. Size: 8.75" x 5.5", 148 pages.

3816 - Book - ' Dog Breaking ', by Gen.W.N.Hutchinson (1928) 28.00
12th Impression (1928) of the book entitled "Dog Breaking", by General W.N.Hutchinson, published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London.
Considered to be one of the classic texts on the recommended methods for the training of dogs. Of particular relevance to followers of Setters, Pointers, Spaniels & Retrievers. Some good full-page etchings include the Clumber Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, English Setter, Irish Setter, Gordon Setter and Pointer.

Blue cloth-covered boards with black lettering, good dustjacket with plastic protective cover. Internal pages in good condition, minor foxing on flyleaf pages. Binding relatively good, with slight cracking in a couple of places. Clear text and illustrations. Size: 8" x 5.5", 359 pages.

3866 - Book - ' Dog Stories ', by Enid Blyton (1962) 5.00
1962 edition of the book entitled "Dog Stories", by Enid Blyton. Children's novel. Two stories in one book - "Three Boys and a Circus" and "The adventures of Scamp".
Yellow cloth-covered boards, slightly grubby. Internally, pages in good condition although yellowed with age. 188 pages.

3865 - Book - ' Dog Stories ', by Enid Blyton (1976) 5.00
1976 edition of the book entitled "Dog Stories", by Enid Blyton. Children's novel. Two stories in one book - "Three Boys and a Circus" and "The adventures of Scamp".
Pictorial boards, a little worn at edges and on spine. Internally, pages in good condition although yellowed with age, previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf. 188 pages.

3291 - Book - ' Dog Training the Mugford Way ', by Roger Mugford (1992) 18.00
1st Edition (1992) of the book entitled "Dog Training the Mugford Way (Never Say No!)", by Dr.Roger Mugford, one of the the UK's leading specialists in animal behaviour.
Red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, dustcover. Good condition.
Size: 10" x 7.5", 160 pages.

1238 - Book - ' Dogs - Breeding and Showing ', by Catherine Sutton (1983) 7.00
1st Edition (1983) of the book entitled "Dogs - Breeding and Showing", by Catherine G. Sutton.
Very good condition with dust jacket. Size: 9.5" x 6.5", 164 pages.

3868 - Book - ' Dogs ', by Arthur Croxton Smith (1953) 4.00
Paperback book (1953) entitled "Dogs", by Arthur Croxton Smith.
A complete guide to choosing, training, breeding and caring for dogs - whether they are kept for sporting, working, show or simply as companions.
Includes some good photographs of breeds. Good condition. 207 pages.

1753 - Book - ' Dogs and Their Management ', by F.W.Cousens (1934) 16.00
Book entitled "Dogs and Their Management", originally published in the 19thC by E.Mayhew & A.J.Sewell, and completely rewritten by F.W.Cousens in 1934.
Includes sections on general management as well as specific chapters on gundogs, hounds and one on the Mastiff.

Blue cloth board covers with gilt writing on spine. Covers show some wear on corners and at ends of spine. Internal pages in good condition. Binding shows slight separation in a couple of places, but everything is intact. Size: 8.75" x 5.5", 307 pages.

310 - Book - ' Dogs and Their Management ', by Frederick Cousens (1948) 12.00
1948 edition of "Dogs & Their Management" by F.Cousens. Contains chapters on choosing a dog, feeding, development, grooming & docking, breeding & health plus specific chapters on gundogs, hounds and the Mastiff. Includes numerous line drawings.
Size 5.75" x 8.75", Weight 530gms, 307 pages.

1663 - Book - ' Dogs for Profit ', by Rowland Johns & Leonard Naylor (1937) 25.00
1st Edition (1937) of the book entitled "Dogs for Profit", by Rowland Johns and Leonard Naylor. Frontispiece by Arthur Wardle. Includes detailed descriptions & illustrations of 89 popular breeds of the day.
This is a comprehensive book where the authors cover all aspects of breeding, showing, boarding, training, judging and histories of famous dogs of the era. In addition, the section detailing the standards of the breeds includes many photographs of named dogs.

Yellow cloth board covers, protected by plastic cover. In good condition apart from minor bumping on corners and at ends of spine. Tight binding & inner pages in fairly good condition. Inside of front cover has a couple of pictures of Sealyham Terriers stuck in by a previous owner. Name of previous owner inscribed on front fly-leaf.
Size : 6" x 8.5", 352 pages, 665gms.

943 - Book - ' Dogs for Profit ', by Rowland Johns & Leonard Naylor (1937) 22.00
1st Edition (1937) of the book entitled "Dogs for Profit", by Rowland Johns and Leonard Naylor. Frontispiece by Arthur Wardle. Includes detailed descriptions & illustrations of 89 popular breeds of the day.
This is a comprehensive book where the authors cover all aspects of breeding, showing, boarding, training, judging and histories of famous dogs of the era. In addition, the section detailing the standards of the breeds includes many photographs of named dogs.

The cover of the book shows some signs of wear, particularly on the corners. All pages are secure in the binding and in good condition.
Size : 6" x 8.5", 352 pages, 665gms.

1874 - Book - ' Dogs in English Porcelain of the 19th Century ' 18.00
1st Edition (2002) of the book entitled "Dogs in English Porcelain of the 19th Century", by Dennis G. Rice.
Useful reference book for those interested in English canine porcelain. Covers the major porcelain manufacturers and includes many coloured photographs of the breeds, including: Greyhounds, Pugs, Poodles, Sporting Spaniels, King Charles Spaniels, Setters, Pointers, Great Danes & Danish Dogs, Dalmatians, Mastiffs, Foxhounds, Shepherd's Dogs, Sheepdogs, Indian Hare Dogs, Newfoundlands, Salukis/Persian Greyhounds, Terriers, Wolf Dogs and other miscellaneous breeds.

Blue board covers with d/j. Condition is almost as new (never read). Size: 11" x 8.5", 186 pages.

1609 - Book - ' Dogs Since 1900 ', by A.Croxton Smith (1950) 15.00
1st Edition (1950) of the book entitled "Dogs Since 1900", by A.Croxton Smith, published by Dakers.
Describes the growth in the interest in dogs during the first half of the 20thC, with mention of the new breeds introduced to the UK during that period. In particular it describes more than 100 breeds of dog, many include coverage of leading kennels & personalities of the time, a description of the breed and black & white photographs.

Red cloth board cover with minor wear on all edges and slight bumping on corners and ends of spine. Some colour fading on spine. Binding tight. Apart from a couple with minor tears, inner pages in good condition. Size: 8.75"x 5.75", 342pages.

3819 - Book - ' Dogs You'd Like to Meet ', by Rowland Johns (1942) 4.50
8th Edition (1942) of the book entitled "Dogs You'd Like to Meet", by Rowland Johns. A collection of short dog stories.
Photographs include the Wire Fox Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, St.Bernard, Cocker Spaniel & Border Collie. Good/Fair condition. 7.5" x 5", 147 pages.

3820 - Book - ' Dogs You'd Like to Meet ', by Rowland Johns (1942) 4.50
8th Edition (1942) of the book entitled "Dogs You'd Like to Meet", by Rowland Johns. A collection of short dog stories.
Photographs include the Wire Fox Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, St.Bernard, Cocker Spaniel & Border Collie. Good/Fair condition. 7.5" x 5", 147 pages.

2768 - Book - ' Faithful Companions ', by Valerie Porter (1987) 4.50
1st Edition (1987) of the book entitled "Faithful Companions", by Valerie Porter.
General interest dog book, covering the alliance of man and dog. Hardback cover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Size: 8.75" x 5.5", 223 pages.

3876 - Book - ' Flak - A Canine Hero of the War ', by Shirley Goulden 2.50
Mid 20thC children's book entitled "Flak", by Shirley Goulden, illustrated by J. Abbey. Story about a canine hero of the war, featuring a German Shepherd Dog (Alsatian).
Outer boards a bit worn and separating from inner pages. Well-illustrated. Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 26 pages.

3813 - Book - ' Getting to Know Dogs ', illus.by George Vernon Stokes (1947) 48.00
1st Edition (1947) of the book entitled "Getting to Know Dogs", text by Cynthia Harnett, illustrated by George Vernon Stokes, published by Collins.
Includes excellent full-page colour drawings by George Vernon Stokes, with the following breeds depicted: Irish Wolfhound, Beagle, Bull Terrier, Dachshund, Old English Sheepdog, Airedale Terrier, English Setter, Irish Setter, Wire Fox Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, Chow Chow, Pekingese, Pembroke Corgi, Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, English Springer Spaniel, Scottish Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier. Other breeds depicted in smaller black & white sketches are: German Shepherd (Alsatian), Bulldog, Border Collie, West Highland White Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, French Bulldog & Bloodhound.
Tan cloth-covered boards with green lettering, minor bumping on corners, inner pages clean with a little light foxing on front flyleaf, tight binding. Dustjacket has a bit of wear around spine, edges & corners. Size: 9.75" x 7.5", 106 pages.

3683 - Book - ' Gundogs ', by Michael Brander (1972) 14.00
Revised Edition (1972) of the book entitled "Gundogs - Their Care and Training", by Michael Brander.
Includes a number of interesting gundog training photographs featuring Spaniels, Labrador Retrievers and German Shorthaired Pointers.
Brown cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Tight binding & clean pages. Dustjacket is a little worn with a few small tears around the edges.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 97 pages.

2770 - Book - ' Heroic Dogs ', by Lesley Scott-Ordish (1990) 5.00
1st Edition (1990) of the book entitled "Heroic Dogs", by Lesley Scott-Ordish, with a foreword by Phil Drabble.
General interest dog book, with a series of real-life stories about dogs serving the community. Hardback cover with dustjacket. Excellent condition. Size: 9.5" x 6.5", 164 pages.

2771 - Book - ' Hounds & Dogs ', edited by A.Croxton Smith (1932) 28.00
1st Edition (1932) of the book entitled "Hounds and Dogs", published by the Lonsdale Library and edited by A.Croxton Smith.
20 chapters and 110 photographic plates, mostly named dogs. Many breeds covered individually: Flat-Coat Retriever, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, English Setter, Gordon Setter, Irish Setter, Clumber Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, English Springer Spaniel, Field Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Elkhound, Poodle, Airedale Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, Border Terrier, Bull Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Dachshund, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Fox Terrier, Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Scottish Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, Welsh Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, Afghan Hound, Basset Hound, Beagle, Bloodhound, Borzoi, Deerhound, Foxhound, Greyhound, Harrier, Irish Wolfhound, Otterhound, Saluki, Staghound, Whippet, Bull Mastiff, Alsatian.

Light brown cloth board covers and spine with gilt lettering. Good condition internally, but outer boards show significant staining, so price is reduced to reflect the overall condition. Size: 8.5" x 6", 320pp.

1304 - Book - ' Hounds ', by Frank Townend Barton (1913) 47.00
1st Edition (1913) of the book entitled "Hounds - Their Points and Management", by Frank Townend Barton MRCVS. Published by John Long (London). Includes 21 chapters with 37 illustrations. Discussion and photographs of most Hound breeds.
Excellent book with separate chapters on each of the breeds: Foxhound, Bloodhound, Afghan Hound, Greyhound, Harrier, Otterhound, Borzoi, Deerhound, Irish Wolfhound, Great Dane, Beagle, Dachshund, Basset Hound, Whippet, etc. The 37 illustrations are mostly photographs of the breeds, many being named dogs. The text mentions numerous breeders and kennels from the late 19th century. A useful historical work.

Spine & cover in fairly good condition, with just a bit of wear & bumping on corners. Internal binding fairly tight, with everything intact. Text & pictures in good condition. Minor discolouration/marks on a few pages. Overall, a good copy for age. 7.75" x 5.25", 312 pages.

3823 - Book - ' If Dogs Could Write ', by E.V.Lucas (1929) 6.50
1st Edition (1929) of the book entitled "If Dogs Could Write", by E.V.Lucas. Reminiscences of life, written from a dog's perspective.
Most of the articles in the book are reproduced from editions of the "Punch" magazine. Includes a picture of a Griffon Bruxellois as the frontispiece to the book. Fairly good condition, board covers with cloth-covered spine, tight binding. Ex-library copy. Size: 6.5" x 4.75", 95 pages.

5542 - Book - ' Inheritance in Dogs ', by Professor Ojvind Winge (1950) 75.00
1st Edition (1950) of the book entitled "Inheritance in Dogs", by Professor Ojvind Winge. [ Rare book ].
This rarely available book on genetics in dogs was translated from Danish by Catherine Roberts PhD.

Section 1 covers inheritance in general and Section 2 covers inheritance in specific breeds: Irish Setter, Gordon Setter, English Setter, Cocker Spaniel, Short-Haired Bird Dog, Wire-Haired Bird Dog, Pointer, Wire Fox Terrier, Dachshund.
Very Good condition. Green cloth-covered boards, tight binding, clean pages.
Size: 9.5" x 6.25", 153 pages.

3870 - Book - ' Keeping a Dog ', by Major R.F.Wall (1946) 6.00
3rd Edition (1946) of the book entitled "Keeping a Dog - Its Training and Care in Health and Sickness", by Major R.F.Wall.
Contains sections on choosing a dog, purchasing, housing, feeding, exercise, training, breeding, ailments, etc. Some nice photographs of breeds. Fair condition overall. Light brown cloth-covered boards, slightly grubby & bumped at corners. Internally, pages fairly clean, a couple with small tears. Size: 7.5" x 5", 138 pages.

3245 - Book - ' Large Dogs ', by A.F.L. Deeson (1963) 18.00
1st Edition (1963) of the book entitled "Large Dogs", by A.F.L.Deeson, published by G.I.Barnett & Son, London.
32 pages of illustrations, mostly being photographs of named dogs of the breeds covered in the text. Separate chapters on each of the following breeds:Great Dane, St.Bernard, Mastiff, Bullmastiff, Newfoundland, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Borzoi, Afghan Hound, Saluki or Gazelle Hound, Bloodhound, Irish Wolfhound, Deerhound, English Setter, Old English Sheepdog.

Red cloth board covers. Tight binding and clean pages. There is a small puncture hole at the bottom of the spine and there is a small depression on the edge of about 30 pages in the centre of the book where it appears to have been squashed against another object. Apart from these small defects, it can be considered as good condition. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 300 pages.

3864 - Book - ' Lucky Dog ', by Ian Hay (1934) 2.50
1st Edition (1934) of the book entitled "Lucky Dog", written by Ian Hay. Children's novel.
Fair condition overall. Size: 7.5" x 5", 92 pages.

3875 - Book - ' Man Meets Dog ', by Konrad Z. Lorenz (1959) 2.00
1959 paperback book entitled "Man Meets Dog", by Konrad Z. Lorenz, published by Pan Books. An amusing account of man's relationship with dogs from the perspective of a Naturalist.

3809 - Book - ' Nineteenth Century European Dog Painting ' (1996) 9.00
1st Edition (1996) of the book entitled "Nineteenth Century European Dog Painting", by William Secord. Text in both English & Chinese.
Includes colour photographs of many paintings by well-known canine artists such as Sir Edwin Landseer, Richard Ansdell, Rosa Bonheur, George Earl, Maud Earl, Arthur Wardle, John Emms, Briton Riviere, and others.
Excellent condition, pale green boards with clean dustjacket, tight binding, clean pages. Size: 10.5" x 7.75", 119 pages.

1587 - Book - ' Our Dogs and All About Them ', by Frank Townend Barton (1938) 18.00
1st Edition (1938) of the book entitled "Our Dogs and All About Them", by Frank Townend Barton, published by Jarrolds. Includes description & history of numerous breeds with many b&w photographs, etc.
Contains separate chapters on Hounds & Heavy Breeds, Gundogs, Terriers, others such as Toys & Utility breeds, and an additional section on Foreign Breeds. Over 90 illustrations, mostly being black & white photographs of the breeds covered.

Good condition: brown cloth cover, good spine & tight binding, no dustjacket. Size: 8.75" x 6", 660gms, 360 pages.

3257 - Book - ' Out with Romany by Meadow & Stream ', by G.Bramwell Evens 9.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Out with Romany by Meadow and Stream", by G.Bramwell Evens (1948 Reprint). One of a series of books in the 'Romany' series. Story about 'Romany of the BBC' and Raq, his companion Cocker Spaniel, investigating wildlife and nature.
Tan cloth covered boards with dustjacket. Minor bumping to corners of boards and some chipping on the edges and corners of dustjacket. Inscription on front flyleaf. Fairly good condition. Size: 7.5" x 5.25", 176 pages.

3256 - Book - ' Out with Romany by the Sea ', by G.Bramwell Evens 9.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Out with Romany by the Sea", by G.Bramwell Evens (1942 Reprint). One of a series of books in the 'Romany' series. Story about 'Romany of the BBC' and Raq, his companion Cocker Spaniel, investigating wildlife and nature.
Blue cloth covered boards, with a little wear on ends of the spine and bumping at corners. Inscription and label on front flyleaf. Fair condition. Size: 7.5" x 5.25", 167 pages.

3254 - Book - ' Owd Bob ', by Alfred Ollivant (1919) 18.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Owd Bob - The Grey Dog of Kenmuir", by Alfred Ollivant (1919). Story about a Collie dog.
Green cloth covered boards, with a little wear on the spine and bumping at corners. Slight yellowing to pages and inscriptions relating to first owner on inside of front cover. Fair condition. Size: 7" x 4.5", 309 pages.

3253 - Book - ' Owd Bob ', by Alfred Ollivant (1928) 18.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Owd Bob - The Grey Dog of Kenmuir", by Alfred Ollivant (New Edition, 1928). Story about a Collie dog.
Blue cloth covered boards, with a little wear at ends of spine and slight yellowing to pages and minor spotting on inside of covers. Otherwise, in good condition.
Size: 7" x 4.75", 312 pages.

2734 - Book - ' Practical Dog Breeding and Genetics ', by Eleanor Frankling 18.00
7th Edition (1975) of the book entitled "Practical Dog Breeding and Genetics", by Eleanor Frankling.
This is generally regarded as one of the leading books on the subject, with informative chapters on mating, pregnancy, infertility, whelping, puppy rearing, puppy management, an introduction to genetics, and coverage on the cell, genes, chromosomes, how genes express themselves and types of breeding system.

Cloth-covered boards with dustjacket protected by plastic sleeve, internally in good condition with clean pages. This is an ex-library copy with a stamp on the inner flyleaf. 191 pages.

1206 - Book - ' Practical Kennel Management ', by W.D.Drury (1901) 65.00
1st Edition (1901) of the book entitled "Practical Kennel Management", by W.D.Drury. Discussion on breeds of Retrievers, Pointers, Setters, Spaniels and Hounds as well as photographs of prominent dogs.
Contains chapters on anatomy, breeding, rearing, housing, training, etc. Also discusses numerous breeds in detail.

Cover and spine are in fair condition for age, although they show some wear and bumping around the corners. Pages, text, photographs and illustrations are in good condition. Main problem is with the binding, which shows quite a bit of separation. However, everything is still intact. Price is set to reflect this condition.
Size 8.5" x 6", 542 pages.

1642 - Book - ' Prize Dogs ', by Theo Marples 24.00
8th Edition of the softback book entitled "Prize Dogs - Their Successful Housing, Management, and Preparation for Exhibition, from Puppyhood to the Show Ring", by Theo Marples.
Early 20thC softback covering the classification of the breeds into various groups, plus a variety of topics related to rearing and showing dogs. Includes over 80 illustrations, mostly being black & white photographs of prize winning dogs of the day.

Cover shows minor wear and discolouration on spine, although this is not unusual for a softback book of this age. Internal pages and binding in good condition. Overall, a good copy of this book. Size: 7.25" x 4.75", 79 pages, 176gms.

3248 - Book - ' Rare and Unusual Dog Breeds ', by John F.Gordon 8.00
1st Edition (1975) of the book entitled "An Illustrated Guide to some Rare and Unusual Dog Breeds", by John F.Gordon.
Includes sections on the following breeds:
Affenpinscher, Agar, Japanese Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bichon Frise, Bouvier Des Flandres, Breton Spaniel (Brittany), Canaan Dog, Briard, Norwegian Buhund, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Chinese Crested Dog, Dogue de Bordeaux, Giant Schnauzer, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Groenendael, Siberian Husky, Ibizan Hound, Komondor, Kuvasz, Large Munsterlander, Lowchen, Lundehund, Malinois, Maremma Sheepdog, Mastiff, Pharaoh Hound, Kelb-tal-Fenek, Polish Lowland Shepherd Dog, Portugese Water Dog, Hungarian Puli, Sloughi, Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, Sussex Spaniel, Tervueren, Toy Fox Terrier & Hungarian Vizsla.

Good condition. Numerous photographs, mostly b&w, but also some in colour.
Size: 7" x 4.75", 164 pages.

1805 - Book - ' Rare and Unusual Dog Breeds ', by John F.Gordon 8.00
1st Edition (1975) of the book entitled "An Illustrated Guide to some Rare and Unusual Dog Breeds", by John F.Gordon.
Includes sections on the following breeds:
Affenpinscher, Agar, Japanese Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bichon Frise, Bouvier Des Flandres, Breton Spaniel (Brittany), Canaan Dog, Briard, Norwegian Buhund, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Chinese Crested Dog, Dogue de Bordeaux, Giant Schnauzer, Glen of Imaal Terrier, Groenendael, Siberian Husky, Ibizan Hound, Komondor, Kuvasz, Large Munsterlander, Lowchen, Lundehund, Malinois, Maremma Sheepdog, Mastiff, Pharaoh Hound, Kelb-tal-Fenek, Polish Lowland Shepherd Dog, Portugese Water Dog, Hungarian Puli, Sloughi, Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, Sussex Spaniel, Tervueren, Toy Fox Terrier & Hungarian Vizsla.

Good condition. Numerous photographs, mostly b&w, but also some in colour.
Size: 7" x 4.75", 164 pages.

3258 - Book - ' Romany Turns Detective ', by G.K.Evens (1949) 8.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Romany Turns Detective", by G.K.Evens (1st Edition, 1949). One of a series of books in the 'Romany' series. Story about 'Romany of the BBC' and Raq, his companion Cocker Spaniel, tracking a gang of sheep stealers.
Blue cloth covered boards with dustjacket. Minor bumping to corners of boards and some chipping on the edges and corners of dustjacket. Inscription on front flyleaf. Fairly good condition. Size: 7.5" x 5.25", 237 pages.

3260 - Book - ' Romany, Muriel and Doris ', by G.K.Evens (1942) 3.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Romany, Muriel and Doris", by G.K.Evens (1942 Reprint). One of a series of books in the 'Romany' series. Story about 'Romany of the BBC' and Raq, his companion Cocker Spaniel.
Cloth covered boards with significant fading and missing spine. Overall condition is poor, but still very readable. Size: 7.5" x 5.25", 172 pages.

1228 - Book - ' Spaniels and Retrievers ', by Kenneth C. Roebuck (1982) 8.00
1st Edition (1982) of the book entitled "Gundog Training: Spaniels and Retrievers", by Kenneth C. Roebuck.
Very good condition, hardback, pages, spine & binding show no apparent defects. Dustcover has a few minor wear marks around edges.

Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 192 pages.

1554 - Book - ' Spillers Dog Book ' (1931) 9.00
4th Edition of the book entitled "Spillers Dog Book". Includes descriptions and photographs of 71 breeds.
Blue board covers with cloth covered binding. Size: 8.75" x 5.75", 240 pages. Some damage to rear board cover where there is some staining and white adhesive. Inner pages and binding in fairly good condition.

3807 - Book - ' Terriers ', by Jane Buckland (1961) 14.00
1st Edition (1961) of the book entitled "Terriers", by Jane Buckland, published by B.T.Batsford Ltd., London.
Breeds covered include: Smooth Fox Terrierm Wire Fox Terrier, Bull Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Airedale Terrier, Norwich Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, Border Terrier, Irish Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Welsh Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Skye Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, Scottish Terrier, Boston Terrier, Tibetan Terrier, English Toy Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier.
Orange cloth-covered boards, minor wear on spine, clean pages internally. Ex-library copy. Size: 8.5" x 7.5", 62 pages including 32 pages of black & white photographs.

942 - Book - ' The Book of Show Dogs ', by Barbara Woodhouse (1959) 20.00
1st Edition (1959) of the book entitled "The Book of Show Dogs", edited and compiled by Barbara Woodhouse, published by Max Parrish of London. Detailed descriptions & photographs of over 100 breeds.
Comprehensive description of each breed, in many cases with additional notes from contributors who were the leading breeders of the day.

This is an ex-library copy, with stamps on the inner leaves of front & rear cover. In good condition overall. Size : 5" x 8", 434 pages, 736gms.

3817 - Book - ' The Complete Book of Gundogs in Britain ', by Tony Jackson 20.00
1st Edition (1974) of the book entitled "The Complete Book of Gundogs in Britain", edited by Tony Jackson. Contributions from leading breed specialists.
Separate chapters covering: Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, Flat-Coat Retriever, Curly-Coated Retriever, English Springer Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Clumber Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel, Field Spaniel, American Cocker Spaniel, English Setter, Pointer, Gordon Setter, Irish Setter, German Shorthaired Pointer, Weimaraner, Hungarian Vizsla, Field Trials for Retrievers & Spaniels, Working Tests and Picking-Up.

Green cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, clean pages, tight binding. Dustjacket is worn at top and bottom edge, particularly at top of spine. Except for the dustcover, book is in excellent condition. Size: 9.5" x 7.5", 272 pages.

2834 - Book - ' The Complete Dog Buyers Guide ' (1982) 5.00
Book entitled "The Complete Dog Buyers' Guide", by Dr.William A. Bruette and Kerry V. Donnelly.
Hardback cover with a little bumping at corners. Tight binding and clean pages. Contains numerous photographs and description of the Standard for most recognised breeds. Size: 8" x 5.5", 600 pages.

3878 - Book - ' The Dog - His World and Ours ', by Erich & Isabella Tylinek 15.00
1st Edition (1975) of the book entitled "The Dog - His World and Ours", by Erich & Isabella Tylinek & Peter Teichmann, published by Almark Publishing Co.Ltd., London.
Includes sections on choosing, keeping & training a dog, nutrition, care, sexual life & reproduction, diseases & old age. There are also chapters on the origin of dogs, breeding, dog shows, hunting dogs, fights & contests. More than 90 breeds are covered in the details of Standards and there are many dogs depicted in both black & white and colour photographs.

Good overall condition. Brown cloth-covered boards, clean pages, tight binding. Size: 10.75" x 9.5", 257 pages.

3810 - Book - ' The Dog - Man's Best Friend ', by Capt.A.H.Trapman (1929) 12.00
1st Edition (1929) of the book entitled "The Dog - Man's Best Friend", by Capt.A.H.Trapman, illustrated by Diana Thorne, published by Hutchinson.
Covers the origin and history of the dog, its "supernatural" attributes, peculiar attributes, and technology of the dog. Includes black & white photographs and reproductions of drawings & paintings by Diana Thorne. Amongst the breeds depicted in pictures are the: Boston Terrier, Borzoi, Wire Fox Terrier, Rough Collie, Scottish Terrier, Chihuahua, Alsatian, Cocker Spaniel, Mastiff and Airedale Terrier.
Grey cloth-covered boards with black lettering, minor bumping at corners and ends of spine, some of the internal pages show a little age yellowing and foxing around the edges. Size: 8.5" x 5.75", 319 pages.

1664 - Book - ' The Dog ', by Catherine Fisher (1960) 18.00
1st Edition (1960) of the book entitled "The Dog - An Illustrated Guide to 135 Breeds", by Catherine Fisher, with a Foreword by Stanley Dangerfield.
Extensive coverage of 135 breeds with more than 130 b/w photographs, mostly depicting leading dogs in the breeds described.

Red cloth board covers. No dustjacket. Slight colour fade on spine and minor bumping to corners of boards and ends of spine. Tight binding. Inner pages in good condition, with just one small corner cut off front flyleaf. Overall, a good clean copy. Size: 10" x 7.5", 208pages.

1665 - Book - ' The Dog ', by Catherine Fisher (1960) 18.00
1st Edition (1960) of the book entitled "The Dog - An Illustrated Guide to 135 Breeds", by Catherine Fisher, with a Foreword by Stanley Dangerfield.
Extensive coverage of 135 breeds with more than 130 b/w photographs, mostly depicting leading dogs in the breeds described.

Red cloth board covers. Dustjacket included, although this is significantly torn. Minor marks on front board and slight wear on spine. Tight binding. Inner pages in good condition. Size: 10" x 7.5", 208pages.

2549 - Book - ' The Dog in Health and Disease ', by F.M.Archer (1922) 12.50
Book entitled "The Dog in Health and Disease", by F.M.Archer.
Undated, but believed to originate from 1922.
Not in the best of condition - many of the pages have some discolouring or dirty marks and a few have small tears. The binding has some cracking, although everything is still intact. However, it is still a very readable copy and it includes interesting descriptions of many breeds with some excellent old line drawings of the following breeds: Bulldog, Manchester Terrier, Smooth Fox Terrier, Schipperke, Bull Terrier, Poodle, Mastiff, King Charles Spaniel (Blenheim Spaniel), Newfoundland, Pug, Airedale Terrier, Old English Sheepdog. Size: 7.5" x 5", 126 pages.

3815 - Book - ' The Dog in Sport ', by J.Wentworth Day (1938) 35.00
1st Edition (1938) of the book entitled "The Dog in Sport", by J.Wentworth Day, published by Harrap.
Text & photographs cover the use of many breeds in various sporting activities: Saluki, Foxhound, Harrier, Beagle, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Dachshund, Greyhound, Whippet, Cocker Spaniel, Clumber Spaniel, Irish Setter, English Setter, English Springer Spaniel, Pointer, Smooth Fox Terrier, Wire Fox Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Curly-Coated Retriever, Flat-Coat Retriever, Sussex Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Wolfhound, Scottish Deerhound, Sealyham Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Skye Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Airedale Terrier, Irish Terrier & Poodle.
Green cloth-covered boards, with slight bumping at corners & ends of spine and a light ring stain on front board. Inner pages in good condition, although slightly yellowed with age. Size: 9" x 6.5", 320 pages.

3290 - Book - ' The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds ', by Juliette Cunliffe (1999) 9.50
1st Edition (1999) of the book entitled "The Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds", by Juliette Cunliffe. Includes 1,000 pictures and has details of nearly 400 breeds.
The book has board covers and is a heavy volume measuring 11" x 8.5", with 384 pages. It is in very good condition except for a small amount of damage on the bottom corner of the front board where the corner has been bumped.

3867 - Book - ' The Family Dog - Its Choice & Training ', by John Holmes 4.50
9th Edition (1983) of the book entitled "The Family Dog - Its Choice and Training", by John Holmes. Softback.
Includes good sections on canine instincts: hunting, pack instincts, guarding, fighting, submission, fear, temperament, etc.
Clean condition with little wear. Size: 8.5" x 5.25", 204 pages.

3877 - Book - ' The Hamlyn Guide to Dogs ', by A. Gondrexon-Ives Browne 9.00
1st Edition (1974) of the book entitled "The Hamlyn Guide to Dogs",
by A. Gondrexon-Ives Browne, illustrated by K. van den Broecke.
Contains an extensive section on the description of breeds, with illustrations. Useful for identifying some of the more unusual breeds.
White cloth-covered boards with silver lettering and dustjacket. Light wear and grubby marks at edges of boards. Internally, mostly clean pages with tight binding. Size: 7.5" x 4.75", 256 pages.

4543 - Book - ' The Inheritance of Coat Color in Dogs ', by Clarence Little 95.00
1st Edition (1957) of the book entitled "The Inheritance of Coat Color in Dogs", by Clarence C. Little. Rare book, generally accepted as one of the leading texts on canine coat colour.
This book is generally accepted as being one of the most important texts ever written in relation to the genetics of coat colour in dogs. It is much sought-after and rarely available. It includes chapters on the basic coat colour genes of the dog, and a genetic analysis of coat colour for most of the recognised breeds of the time.

Green cloth-covered boards, with a few marks, but generally in good condition. Internally, the binding is tight and the pages are clean. Size: 9.5" x 6.25", 194 pages.

1210 - Book - ' The Kennel Encyclopaedia ', by Frank Townend Barton (1930s) 24.00
3rd Edition (1930s) of the book originally published in 1903 and entitled "The Kennel Encyclopaedia", by Frank Townend Barton. It covers the A-Z of canine terminology and matters relating to dogs in general.
Numerous breeds are discussed in detail and it includes approximately 70 black and white plates showing the most popular breeds of the day. Breeds covered include: Afghan Hound, Airedale Terrier, Japanese Akita, Alsatian (German Shepherd Dog), Basset Hound, Beagle, Bedlington Terrier, Miniature Black & Tan Terrier (English Toy Terrier), Bloodhound, Border Terrier, Borzoi, Boston Terrier, Griffon Bruxellois, Bulldog, Bullmastiff, Bull Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Rough Collie, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Deerhound, Elkhound, Smooth Fox Terrier, Wire Fox Terrier, Great Dane, Greyhound, Irish Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Norwich Terrier, Papillon, Pekingese, Pointer, Pomeranian, Poodle, Curly-Coated Retriever, Flat-Coat Retriever, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, St.Bernard, Saluki, Samoyed, Schnauzer, Scottish Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, English Setter, Irish Setter, Skye Terrier, Clumber Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, English Springer Spaniel, Field Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Japanese (Japanese Chin), King Charles Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, West Highland White Terrier, Whippet, Irish Wolfhound, Yorkshire Terrier.
Pages, text and photographs are in good condition. The cover and spine show quite a bit of wear with the spine starting to split. Inside, the binding is also showing some signs of strain and separation although everything is still intact. Price is set to reflect this condition. Size 10" x 8", 400 pages.

415 - Book - ' The Kennel Encyclopaedia ', by Frank Townend Barton (1946) 20.00
4th Edition (1946) of the book originally published in 1903 and entitled "The Kennel Encyclopaedia", by Frank Townend Barton, MRCVS. Includes description & history of numerous breeds, definitions of many canine terms, photographs, etc.
Numerous breeds are discussed in detail and it includes approximately 70 black and white plates showing the most popular breeds of the day. Breeds covered include: Afghan Hound, Airedale Terrier, Japanese Akita, Alsatian (German Shepherd Dog), Basset Hound, Beagle, Bedlington Terrier, Miniature Black & Tan Terrier (English Toy Terrier), Bloodhound, Border Terrier, Borzoi, Boston Terrier, Griffon Bruxellois, Bulldog, Bullmastiff, Bull Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Rough Collie, Dachshund, Dalmatian, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Deerhound, Elkhound, Smooth Fox Terrier, Wire Fox Terrier, Great Dane, Greyhound, Irish Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Mastiff, Newfoundland, Norwich Terrier, Papillon, Pekingese, Pointer, Pomeranian, Poodle, Curly-Coated Retriever, Flat-Coat Retriever, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, St.Bernard, Saluki, Samoyed, Schnauzer, Scottish Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, English Setter, Irish Setter, Skye Terrier, Clumber Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, English Springer Spaniel, Field Spaniel, Irish Water Spaniel, Japanese (Japanese Chin), King Charles Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, West Highland White Terrier, Whippet, Irish Wolfhound, Yorkshire Terrier.
Blue cloth-covered boards, 403 pages. Condition is a little below average with staining to a few pages and some strain to spine.

308 - Book - ' The Observer's Book of Dogs ', by Sonia Lampson (1966) 8.00
1966 Revised Edition of the 1945 book originally written by Clifford Hubbard. Contains photos and descriptions of 146 more popular breeds, along with a brief description of nearly 150 lesser-known varieties.
3.75" x 5.75", 218 pages, hardback.


2359 - Book - ' The Power of the Dog ', by Maud Earl (1911) 350.00
1st Edition (1911) of the excellent book entitled "The Power of the Dog", with 20 colour plates by Maud Earl, described by A.Croxton Smith. Published by Hodder & Stoughton.
There are 20 separate chapters, with each devoted to a single breed and accompanied by a loose leaf plate illustrating the dog and signed by Maud Earl. The chapters are as follows :-

The Foxhound
The Bloodhound
The Pointer
The Greyhound
The Pyrenean Mountain Dog
The Welsh Terrier
The Scottish Terrier
The Sealyham Terrier
The Fox Terrier
The West Highland White Terrier
The Miniature Bulldog
The Bull Terrier
The Chow Chow
The Pekingese
The Miniature Pomeranian
The English Springer Spaniel
The Boston Terrier
The Griffon Bruxellois
The Miniature Poodle
A Pekingese Puppy

This is a lovely book which would grace the bookshelf of any dog enthusiast and collector of artwork by Maud Earl.

It has 1/4 vellum & grey cloth-covered sides, with gilt lettering and the signature of Maud Earl printed on the front board. There is minor discolouration of the vellum spine, but otherwise the boards and spine are in very good condition. The inner binding is sound and the pages are crisp and clean apart from some light browing on the front and rear flyleaf pages and minor foxing on the second flyleaf. Apart from this, it is in excellent condition for a book which is nearly 100 years old. Size: 13" x 10.25".

1607 - Book - ' The Practical Dog Book ', by Edward C. Ash (1930) 45.00
1st Edition (1930) of the book entitled "The Practical Dog Book", by Edward C.Ash.
Includes 43 b/w photographic plates & description of the points (standards) of British Dogs, including points allocated when judging. Breeds covered include: Samoyed, Keeshond, Pomeranian, Elkhound, Chow Chow, Schipperke, German Shepherd (Alsatian), Greyhound, Italian Greyhound, Whippet, Deerhound, Irish Wolfhound, Saluki, Afghan Hound, Borzoi, Great Dane, Dalmatian, Bulldog, Bull Terrier, Bull Mastiff, Pug, French Bulldog, Newfoundland, St.Bernard, Spaniel, Setter, Pointer, Retriever, Irish Water Spaniel, King Charles Spaniel, Fox Terrier, Skye Terrier, Cairn Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, Scottish Terrier, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Bedlington Terrier, Border Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Welsh Terrier, Irish Terrier, Airedale Terrier, Sealyham Terrier, Australian Terrier, Schnauzer, Kerry Blue Terrier, Dachshund, Yorkshire Terrier, Welsh Corgi, Collie, Shetland Sheepdog, Old English Sheepdog, Lhasa Apso, Pekingese, Japanese Spaniel, Tibetan Spaniel, Maltese, Poodle, Papillon, Griffon.

Dark blue cloth board cover with gilt lettering on spine, minor bumps to corners, but otherwise the cover & spine are in good condition. Some foxing (spotting) on page edges and a few inner pages. Binding in fairly good condition apart from the Contents page which is partially loose. Overall, a fairly good copy. Size: 6.5" x 10", 343 pages.

3871 - Book - ' The Right Way To Keep Dogs ', R.C.G.Hancock 6.00
3rd Edition of the book entitled "The Right Way to Keep Dogs", by R.C.G.Hancock (Radio Vet of the BBC).
Sections on natural history of the dog, choosing a dog, dietetics, housing, training, breeding, ailments, etc. Includes some excellent illustrations of breeds. Good/Fair condition overall. Red cloth-covered boards. Size: 7.25" x 5", 120 pages.

2769 - Book - ' The World's Greatest Dog Stories ', by J.N.P.Watson (1985) 7.00
1st Edition of the book entitled "The World's Greatest Dog Stories", by J.N.P.Watson.
General interest dog book, with a wide-ranging anthology of some of the greatest dog stories in the world, such as the tales of Greyfriars Bobby and of Llewellyn's Gelert. Also includes numerous drawings and sketches, with some by Cecil Aldin. Hardback cover with dustjacket. Excellent condition. Size: 9.5" x 6.5", 264 pages.

309 - Book - ' Things Every Dog Owner Should Know ', by A.J.Dawson (1932) 9.00
1930 book on the management of dogs, with chapters on finding a puppy, feeding, rearing, housing, etc. Includes a number of b&w photos: Airedale Terrier, Pekingese, Sealyham Terrier, Scottish Terrier, Rough-Haired Terrier & Bloodhound.
Size 5.25" x 7.5", Weight 300gms, 160 pages.

3255 - Book - ' Thy Servant a Dog ', edited by Rudyard Kipling (1930) 18.00
Fictional Novel entitled "Thy Servant a Dog", told by a Scottish Terrier named "Boots" and edited by Rudyard Kipling and illustrated by G.L.Stampa (1930).
Red cloth-covered boards with a few small marks, minor bumping on corners and a little wear at the base of the spine. There is a little foxing on some pages, but otherwise a fairly clean copy. Size: 8" x 6.25", 93 pages

1237 - Book - ' Training Gundogs ', by Tony Jackson (1983) 8.00
1st Edition (1983) of the book entitled "Training Gundogs", by Tony Jackson.
Excellent condition. Size: 8.75" x 6.5", 96 pages.

2733 - Book - The Early Life and Training of a Gundog ' (1931) 32.00
1st Edition (1931) of the book entitled "The Early Life and Training of a Gundog", by Lt.Col.G.H.Baldock.
Written from a pactical perspective, this book has chapters on the first steps in gundog training, work in the Field, reclaiming a spoilt dog to discipline, Field Trials, Shows & Showing, Kennels & Kennel Management. There are also black & white photographs of the Labrador Retriever, English Setter, and Irish Setter, as well as kennel adverts for a number of Gundog breeds.

Softback cover with a little wear, particularly on the spine. Internally, the pages are clean and in good order. Size: 8.5" x 5.5", 111 pages.



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