The Whippet - A Complete Anthology of the Dog gathers together all the best early writing on the breed from our library of scarce, out-of-print antiquarian books and documents and reprints it in a quality, modern edition. This anthology includes chapters taken from a comprehensive range of books, many of them now rare and much sought-after works, all of them written by renowned breed experts of their day. These books are treasure troves of information about the breed - The physical points, temperaments, and special abilities are given; celebrated dogs are discussed and pictured; and the history of the breed and pedigrees of famous champions are also provided. The contents were well illustrated with numerous photographs of leading and famous dogs of that era and these are all reproduced to the highest quality. Books used include: My Dog And I by H. W. Huntington (1897), British Dogs by W. D. Drury (1903), Hounds by Frank Townend Barton (1913) and many others.... for the first time in 1892, gave it an entry in the Stud Book, and classes have been provided for it at several south country shows. ... to run successfully the gauntlet of all that is placed in his way during a match for money where such dogs compete. ... the fairness, honesty, and firmness of the owners of the enclosed grounds where dog races and coursing take place, ... of whippetsa many of whom are as straightforward and good sportsmen as ever owned a dog abut there can be noanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Whippet - A Complete Anthology of the Dog|
|Publisher||:||Read Books Ltd - 2013-04-16|