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The Kennel Club’s Illustrated Breed Standards. Foreword by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. President of the Kennel Club.
1 The Kennel Club’s Illustrated Breed Standards. Foreword by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. President of the Kennel Club.
Cresset Press. 1992 
Size 8.0 x 11.25 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 342pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. This book collects all the Standards together and illustrates each breed with colour photographs and paintings and each written Standard is accompanied by a brief history of the breed, its origins and purpose. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The International Bulldog Year Book. 1933. Incorporating “Bulldog Pedigrees”. Compiled by Capt.F.E.A.Berger-Wheeler., BERGER-WHEELER, Capt.F.E.A.:
2 BERGER-WHEELER, Capt.F.E.A.: The International Bulldog Year Book. 1933. Incorporating “Bulldog Pedigrees”. Compiled by Capt.F.E.A.Berger-Wheeler.
Bristol. T & W.Goulding. 1933. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In illustrated blue hard card covers with black lettering to blue cloth spine. In very good condition. Boards slightly rubbed around edges. Light scratches. Handling marks. Small marks to endpapers. A clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w photographs. News from the world of Bulldog breeding in 1933 with many pictures of dogs and owners and advertisements for stud. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Guide to the WEIMARANER., BURGOIN, GILLIAN:
3 BURGOIN, GILLIAN: Guide to the WEIMARANER.
The Boydell Press, 1985 (1st.). 
Tall 8vo. Grey cloth gt. Fine in very good dustwrapper (dw: price clipped). 310 pp, with numerous b& w illustrations, and 32 photo.plates (at the end of the book). About the History of the Weimaraner, the first pure-bred litter, fortunes of the breed in Britain, breed standard, effect of imports, performance in field and working trials, kennel Club championships, list of champions, progress of the breed in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and Latin America. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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British Dogs: Describing the History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management, and Exhibition of the Various Breeds of Dogs established in Great Britain. With Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings. Second Edition. In Two Volumes., DALZIEL, HUGH:
4 DALZIEL, HUGH: British Dogs: Describing the History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management, and Exhibition of the Various Breeds of Dogs established in Great Britain. With Coloured Plates and Wood Engravings. Second Edition. In Two Volumes.
London L. Upcott Gill 1889 2nd 
2 vols; Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 6 inches. In brown cloth covers with beveled edges, Red, black and gilt pictorial decoration and lettering to covers and spines. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Ends of spine a little rubbed. Bump/nick to leading edge of vol.2. Stamps to title pages “Edward Alker, Angloueme.” Pages overall clean but with some light to moderate foxing to some plates and pages. Colour plates bright and clean. Very good copies of a scarce title. 503pp; 526pp + adverts. 50 b&W and 16 colour-chromolithographic plates. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The Complete Doberman Pinscher. Another Denlinger Book. Illustrated., DENLINGER, MILO G.:
5 DENLINGER, MILO G.: The Complete Doberman Pinscher. Another Denlinger Book. Illustrated.
Denlinger’s. Richmond, Virginia. 1953 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In near fine condition. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper, dated 1958. Else a very clean and tight copy. 472pp. With b/w photo plates and photographs in text. This comprehensive guide to the breed is in two parts, each paginated separately with contributions from several experts on Dobermans. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Bulldog. A Monograph. Third edition., FARMAN, EDGAR:
6 FARMAN, EDGAR: The Bulldog. A Monograph. Third edition.
London. The “Kennel Gazette”. 1903 3rd edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.25 inches. In light blue bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With gilt bulldog head to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Small marks to back. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1904. 100pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. Colour Frontis. Rare monograph on the Bulldog first published in 1899. 
Price: 225.00 GBP
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A Standard Guide to Pure-Breed Dogs., GLOVER, HARRY ( ed. & compiled by):
7 GLOVER, HARRY ( ed. & compiled by): A Standard Guide to Pure-Breed Dogs.
Macmillan, London 1977 (1st. UK ed.). 
Folio. Brown cloth gt. Name and date on inside front cover. Fine in very good dustwrapper (dw: small weak mark lower margin of front cover, tiny chip top of spine). Profusely illustrated in black & white photographs and drawings, some in colour. 472 pp. “...an indispensable reference for all those with a serious interest in pedigree dogs, whether professional or amateur”. 350 breeds are described here in detail. Gives a guidance on how standard differ between various nations, different grouping systems and competitions grading. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Champion Dogs of the World. Photographs by Sally A.Thompson., GLYN, COL.SIR R:
8 GLYN, COL.SIR R: Champion Dogs of the World. Photographs by Sally A.Thompson.
G.G.Harrap 1967 (1st.). 
Lg.4to. Beige linen binding. Inscription in the front. Small mark on corners of free endpapers (from cellotapge) . Else very clean. Very good. 128 col. photographs. 256 pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The German Shepherd dog (the Alasatian), Gordon, John
9 Gordon, John The German Shepherd dog (the Alasatian)
John Bartholomew and Son ltd. 1978 1st edition 
Orig. brown cloth covers with black to spine. With dustwrapper. 139pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper ( d/w faded to spine). Price clipped. Neat inscription on front endpaper. All you need to know about the German Shepherd dogs from an owner of these for 40 years. Covers breeding, feeding, handling, origins and history. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Dog Encyclopaedia. An invaluable Work of international importance... on breeds of dogs of every country, with full veterinary advice in cases of accidents or ailments,etc, on their care and home treatment, contributed by the most eminent authorities., HUTCHINSON'S
10 HUTCHINSON'S Dog Encyclopaedia. An invaluable Work of international importance... on breeds of dogs of every country, with full veterinary advice in cases of accidents or ailments,etc, on their care and home treatment, contributed by the most eminent authorities.
London, Hutchinson & Co, (n.d.). ca 1930 
3 vols; Hardback, Large 4to; 11 x 8.5 inches. In dark red cloth with gilt lettering to fronts and spines and small gilt vignettes to bottom of front boards. Blind panelling to boards. Plain endpapers. Red speckled edges. in very good conditions. Some minor fading to spines. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inside pages very clean and tight. Small tear to edge of plate at p32 else very clean and tight throughout. --- “An invaluable work of international importance on breeds of dogs of every country, with full veterinary advice in cases of accidents or ailments etc., on their care and home treatment, contributed by the most eminent authorities.” 32 very nice full coloured plates by various artists & 26 b/w art plates. Also 2,894 other b/w ills, many of them full-page. 1998 pp. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Researches into the History of the British Dog, from Ancient Laws, Charters and Historical Records. With Original Anecdotes, and Illustrations of the Nature and Attributes of the Dog, from the poets and prose writers of ancient, medieval, and modern times. With Engravings Designed and Etched by the Author. In Two Volumes., JESSE, George R.:
11 JESSE, George R.: Researches into the History of the British Dog, from Ancient Laws, Charters and Historical Records. With Original Anecdotes, and Illustrations of the Nature and Attributes of the Dog, from the poets and prose writers of ancient, medieval, and modern times. With Engravings Designed and Etched by the Author. In Two Volumes.
London, Robert Hardwicke, 1866 1st ed. 
2 vols. Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. White cloth, bevelled boards, maroon morocco leather spine labels lettered in gilt, blind embossed vignettes to spines and paneling to boards. Light brown endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines darkened, cloths darkened around edges and boards. Small chips to ends of spines. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to top. Inner hinges slightly cracked. Some moderate to heavy foxing to plates throughout, with some mild spotting to pages. Overall clean, good tight copies. 384pp. 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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All About the Basset Hound., JOHNS, J.R.:
12 JOHNS, J.R.: All About the Basset Hound.
Pelham Books 1973 (1st.). 
Blue cloth gt. Inscription on endpapers. Fore-edge slightly marked. Else very good in very good dustwrapper. Some photo.plates and drawings.151 pp. Contents: Choosing a Puppy / Founding a Kennel / Mating / Whelping / Feeding / Kennel Management / Showing / The Basset Hound in America and Other Countries / Some Famous Bassets of the Past and Their Impact on the Breed / Some Well-known Contemporary Prefixed / Appendix: Complete List of Champions 1954 - 1972. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Our Friends the Boxer. Our Friend the Dog Series., JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.):
13 JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.): Our Friends the Boxer. Our Friend the Dog Series.
London, Methuen & Co., 1956 repr 
Small 8vo. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 ins. Light blue cloth maroon lettering to spine and vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw slight darkening and minor rubbing to edges., in protective sleeve.) An excellent clean & tight copy. Frontispiece. 107pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Our Friends the Sheepdog and Shetland Sheepdogs. Our Friend the Dog Series., JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.):
14 JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.): Our Friends the Sheepdog and Shetland Sheepdogs. Our Friend the Dog Series.
London, Methuen & Co., 1935 1st ed. 
Small 8vo. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 ins. Orange cloth, black lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw minor darkening darkening and rubbing to edges, cut portion to spine, in protective sleeve.) Fading to spine and boards. Some darkening to endpapers, A couple of very minor spots else a very clean & tight copy. Frontispiece. 87pp. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Our Friends the Welsh Corgi. Our Friend the Dog Series., JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.):
15 JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ed.): Our Friends the Welsh Corgi. Our Friend the Dog Series.
London, Methuen & Co., 1948 1st ed. 
Small 8vo. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 ins. Light blue/green cloth, white lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw slight darkening and minor rubbing to edges, small chip to top of spine, in protective sleeve.) Fading to spine and edges of cloth. A couple of very minor spots else an very clean & tight copy. Frontispiece. 96pp. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Lhasa Apso., NICHOLAS, ANNA KATHERINE:
16 NICHOLAS, ANNA KATHERINE: The Lhasa Apso.
TFH Publications Ltd. USA. 1989 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In pictorial hard card covers. In near fine condition. Small label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 288pp. With b/w and colour photographs. The author writes about the Lhasa Apso breed of dog. Chapters include care, grooming, showing, obedience, breeding. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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17 PRATT, A.LLEWELYN (ed): Our Friend the Dog in Verse. An anthology...for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. London. 1946 
8vo. In light blue limp card covers with rede lettering to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; small marks. Slightly creased around edges. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 113pp. With b/w frontis line drawing. Selections from many writers including, Blake, Blunden, Byron, Goldsmith, Kipling, Scot, Shakespeare, Spenser, Virgil, Wordsworth. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Tails and Tales. This is a book about Dogs. With 16 plates. Signed copy., PRICE, NANCY:
18 PRICE, NANCY: Tails and Tales. This is a book about Dogs. With 16 plates. Signed copy.
Victor Gollancz. London. 1945 1st edition. 
Size 5.0 x 8.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and torn with old repairs with sticky tape. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Inscriptions in green ink by author on half title page and opposite. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 135pp. With 16 b/w plates. The history of man’s relationship with and uses of dogs and some famous people’s dogs. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Care and Feeding of Dogs., RINE, JOSEPHINE Z.:
19 RINE, JOSEPHINE Z.: Care and Feeding of Dogs.
Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1936 (1st.). 
Light brown cloth lettered in red. Stamp on front and back endpaper (“Gift of Ranfurly library English speaking Union...., London)”. Inscription as well. The odd minor mark. Very good. Numerous photo. illustrations. (many of Boston Terriers) .294 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Book of Dogs. Foreword by Jerrold Vassall Adams. Photographs by Walter Guiver., WEST, STANLEY:
20 WEST, STANLEY: The Book of Dogs. Foreword by Jerrold Vassall Adams. Photographs by Walter Guiver.
London. Alexander Ouseley Limited. n.d. ca1950 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to front. 448pp. With b/w photographs. Colour frontis. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened.Small marks to covers. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Many photographs illustrating various breeds with short narrative. Includes a glossary. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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