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The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]
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The Origin of the Domestic Animals of Africa [ 2 Volume Set ]

By Epstein, H, Revised in collaboration with I.L. Mason

New York - London - Munich: Africana Publishing Corporation, 1971 Two hardbacked volumes, each 170mm x 245mm tall (6.75" x 9.75" approx..). Pp xi, 373 & xi, 719 with a grand total of 1,297 illustrations in b/w photo & line. Light production creasing of the free blank margins of pages 43-66 incl. of volume two, otherwise very good, in the original grey cloth-covered boards/black spine title & Longhorn (?)-over-Africa outline logo to the front boards and with the unclipped and almost fine illustrated dustwrappers. As these volumes weigh almost 3 kilos, addiitional postage might be required.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. Large 8vo..

$203.01

The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988
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The International Law Enforcement Catalogue 1988

By Defence Publications International

Huddersfield: Defence Publications International Ltd., 1988 Softcover, 210mm x 300mm tall (8.25" x 11.75" approx.). 171pp with b/w photo illustrations. Front cover creased, otherwise very good, in the original illustrated blue soft-card covers/yellow titles.. Second Edition. Good/N/A. 4to.

$27.07

A History and Description of the Collie or Sheep Dog in His British Varieties LIMITED EDITION [ Sheepdog ]
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A History and Description of the Collie or Sheep Dog in His British Varieties LIMITED EDITION [ Sheepdog ]

By Lee, Rawdon

Horsforth, Leeds: Peregrine Books, in Association with Clifford LB Hubbard, FIAL, ABA, 1990 Hardback. 8vo. 140mm x 223mm tall (6" x 9" approx) . Pp [xviii], 157, [6], 32, with a frontispiece and 12 other plates and vignette illustrations engraved by C. Butterworth after Arthur Wardle; and including Subscriber's list and illustrated adverts. This facsimile of the 1890 first edition is limited to 110 copies only, this being numbered 60. A fine, unread copy, in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and triple-rulings/gilt vignette to front board/red endpapers.. First Edition Thus. Original Cloth. Fine/Glassine d/w. Illus. by Wardle, Arthur. 8vo..

$169.18

Inside Greyhound Racing
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Inside Greyhound Racing

By Whiteley, Michael

Manchester: Michael Whiteley, 1982 140mm x 218mm tall (5,5" x 8.5" approx.). 63pp. "A survival kit for every dog racing enthusiast". Light external creases and rubs, otherwise a good copy, in the original illustrated soft-card covers/brown title. First (& Only?) Edition.

$16.92

Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]
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Bees and Their Management [ In Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, which Includes much on Dogs, Goats & other animals]

By Herrod-Hempsall, W., F.R.S.

London: The Gresham Publishing Company, 1916 Hardback, 160mm x 230mm tall (6.25" x 9" approx.]. 63pp + 3 single-sided plate leaves with a total of 5 b/w photographs and 13 figures in the text. Some occasional spotting, mainly to prelims and upper blank margins, otherwise very good, in the original blind-decorated, cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. Volume VI of Live Stock of the Farm, of which this comprises merely the first chapter, also contains in its total of 199pp, sections by Edward C. Ash, H,.S. Holmes-Pegler, and Professor James Wilson, on dogs (Pp101-154 inc.), ferrets, goats, asses and mules, and has a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and a total of 34 b/w photos. [British Bee Bibliography ref. 474, says: "This little-known work by Herrod-Hempsall is one of his earliest".] Undated, but 1915/16. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. 4to.

$37.90

Dalmatians Today - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
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Dalmatians Today - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

By Silverstone, Patches

Lydney: Ringpress Books Ltd, 1997 Hardback, 190mm x 250mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). 176pp with 29 text figs. and with 70 colour & 86 b/w photos. Very good, in the original dark-blue cloth-effect boards/white spine title, and with very good and unclipped, colour-photograph-illustrated dust-wrapper. Signed by the Author on the verso of the front free endpaper " Patches Silverstone Crufts 7th March 1997". Signed by Author. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Very Good, Unclipped. 4to.

$16.92

British Field Sports, A Valuable Work of Reference for The Gentleman, The Sportsman, The Farmer, The Members of The Volunteer Rifle Corps, And Every One Interested in Athletic Sports and Recreations

By Miles, Henry Downes

London n.d. c1880?: William Mackenzie 250mm x 320mm tall. Pp [iv], 556 with colour-printed, pictorial title-leaf and about a hundred text figures, but lacking the fifty plates. Prelims foxed and contemporary black half-calf binding/red spine label/gilt title rubbed at edges & corners and splitting at head and foot of front board joints. Page edges marbled. Internally clean and tight. A very heavy volume. Please ask for details of the cheapest post-inclusive option before placing an order.. Hard Cover.

$243.61

The Old English Sheep Dog from Puppyhood to Championship. A Handbook for Beginners
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The Old English Sheep Dog from Puppyhood to Championship. A Handbook for Beginners

By Hopwood, Aubrey

London: Bickers & Son, 1905 Hardback, 140mm x 200mm tall (5.5" x 7.75" approx.). Pp viii, 106 + a tissue-guarded frontispiece plate and 30 further single-sided plate leaves with a total of 33 more illustrations mostly b/w photographs, together with, loosely inserted, a contemporary photograph of an un-named member of the breed.. Endpapers browned as usual and minor rubs to the head & tail of spine, otherwise very good, in the original maroon cloth-covered boards/ gilt title/gilt dog vignette to front board. Very scarce.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$203.01

The Principles and Practice of Scientific Dog-Breeding

By Nicholas, R.E. ( "Great Dane" ], Writer of "The Commonsense and Secrets of Dog-Feeding"

Southampton: Published as No. 10 in Toogood's Rural Principles Series. Toogood & Sons, 1934 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp [vi], 104 + advert endpapers. A very good copy, in the original red linen-covered soft card covers/black title. . Tenth Edition.

$27.07

Highways & Byways of the Zoological Gardens [in Regent's Park ]

By Pocock, Constance Innes

London: Adam & Charles Black, 1913 Hardback, 150mm x 208mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Pp xii, 192, with a colour-photo frontispiece plate and plus 32 b/w photo plates and 8pp of Publisher's adverts. 1914 inscription to one Barry Hynett to front free endpaper and endpapers toned, otherwise very good, in the original colour-illustrated green cloth-covered boards/gilt titles and top edges gilt.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

$40.60

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier

By Morley, W.M.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1982 Hardback. 140mm x 225mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 176pp + 26 b/w photos on plates, and with 25 figs. in the text. A very good copy, in the original orange boards/gilt spine title, and with spine-sunned and price-clipped, but otherwise very good, illustrated dust-wrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$20.30

Breaking and Training Dogs. Being Concise Directions for the Proper Education of Dogs, Both for the Field and as Companions

By Pathfinder [H.C. Dear ] and Dalziel, Hugh, Author of 'British Dogs', 'Diseases of Dogs' &c. Revised by J. Maxtee, Author of 'The Greyhound', 'Popular Dog Keeping', 'The Collie', 'British Terriers', etc.

London: L. Upcott Gill, 1909 130mm x 190mm tall (5.25" x 7.5" approx.). Pp x, 360 with 36 illustrations in b/w photo and line, + bound-in at the rear, a 16pp booklet, with black & red-printed stiff paper covers, being a Catalogue of Practical Handbooks published by L. Upcott Gill. Rubs to edges and corners, and some light occasional spotting, otherwise a very good copy of the best edition, in the original maroon, cloth-covered, pictorial embossed boards/gilt titles with advertising front endpapers. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Hard Cover.

$54.14

An Introduction to the Literature of British Dogs. Five Centuries of Illustrated Dog Books PRESENTATION COPY
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An Introduction to the Literature of British Dogs. Five Centuries of Illustrated Dog Books PRESENTATION COPY

By Hudson, Derek

Ponterwyd: Published by the Author, 1949 Hardback, 145mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). Pp viii, 56 with a frontispiece plate and 11 further b/w plates, 6 of which are double-page. Title-page printed in red & black, with chapter headings also printed in red.. Withdrawn from the Buckinghamshire County Library with stamp impression to the title-page. Original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, with the spine cloth sun-faded. INSCRIBED on the half-title "For the Bucks Co. Ref. Lib. with the hope that this Essay will interest as many dog-book collectors at home as it has abroad...from (signed) Clifford B. Hubbard, Bakewell Nov. 1969", and bears also the initialled note "Corrected by me".. Inscribed and Signed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Fair/No d/w. 8vo..

$33.84

Flash SIGNED COPY
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Flash SIGNED COPY

By Stranger, Joyce [

London: Collins & Harville Press, 1976 Hardback, 135mm x 203mm tall (5.25" x 8" approx.). 207pp Very good, in the original board and with slightly spine-sunned dust-wrapper. Inscribed and signed by the Author on the front free endpaper "To Marian & family with love, Joyce Stranger". Signed and inscribed by Author. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$20.30

The Hill Shepherd
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The Hill Shepherd

By Hart, Edward

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1977 Hardback, 140mm x 222mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 127pp, with a title-page vignette and 14 further drawings by the Misses DM & EM Alderson, 17 b/w photo illustrations, and with depictions of 23 'sheep marks' and sample representations of positions of marks on animals from the flocks of Ann Bainbridge of Cote House, William Graham of Healey Field, and Jane Elliott of Dean Howl. The contents also include a Glossary of Terms for sheep, sheep dogs and terms used in Scotland, three Appendices, including one on sheep diseases, and a short Bibliography. Fine, in the original green boards/gilt spine title, and with fine and unclipped photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$16.92

The Cults of the Dog
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The Cults of the Dog

By Howey, M.O.

Ashingdon, Rochford: The C.W. Daniel Company Limited, 1972 Hardback, 195mm x 255mm tall approx. 570pp with coloured frontispiece plate. Front endpaper joint tender, otherwise very good in the original red cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title. The colour-illustrated dust-wrapper is present but has a repair to the bottom inch or so at the spine and a stained area to the front cover [see photo] LIMITED EDITION, 250 copies only were printed, of which this is number 146. Please ask about the cheapest mailing option for this heavy book before ordering.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. Limited Edition.

$399.25

Pictures of the Dogs of the British Isles - Cynographia Britannica - LIMITED EDITION

By Edwards, Sydenham Teast

Horsforth, Leeds: Peregrine Books, 1992 No. 41 of a Limited Edition of 50 only. A finely-bound folio hardback, as new, in the original maroon half-leather, with marbled paper-covered boards and gilt. As issued, with an accompanying folder containing a further set of the 12 colour plates of dog breeds which appear in the book [for mounting and framing, if so required], all contained in a matching cloth-bound book-box, 300mm x 400mm tall x 48mm deep. [12" x 16" x 2" approx.]. We also have a few additional sets of the loose colour plates, in the original folders, at £60 per set. Photographs and/or postal quote for this heavy item provided on request.. First (& only) Edition Thus. Half-Leather. Fine. Folio. Limited Edition.

$521.06

The Miniature Poodle Handbook, giving the Origin and History of the Breed, Its Show Career, Points and Breeding, and a Chapter on the Poodle in Art, by Gerald Massey

By Price, J.Howard [& Massey ]

Redhill: Nicholson & Watson, 1964 Hardback, 125mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp xi, 131 + 16 plates, with a total of 59 b/w photo illustrations. Published as part of 'The Dog Lover's Library', edited by Clifford L.B. Hubbard [aka ' Doggy ' Hubbard ]. Contents include a Glossary of Terms, and a small section on the training and employment of the Truffle Dog. Very good, in the original blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. Reprint of 1960 1st Edition.

$16.92

A Bibliography of the Dog. Books Published in the English Language 1570-1965

By Jones, E. Gwynne

London: The Library Association, 1971 Hardback,190mm x 255mm tall (7.5" x 10" approx.). 431pp. Fine, in the original red cloth-covered boards/white spine title, with pictorial gilt front board/original glassine dust-wrapper.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to..

$101.51

Boxers as Pets. A Guide to the Selection, Care and Breeding of Boxers

By Miller, Madeline

Jersey City: T.F.H. Publications, Inc., 1955 Postage will be reduced for this light item. 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 34pp, including cover inners, with 15 b/w photo illustrations. Cup-ring and light crease to front cover, otherwise fair.. First Edition. Illus. by Illustrated by Three Lions, Inc..

$6.09