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Book - ' Hounds ', by Frank Townend Barton (1913)
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.
Price :   £47.00   plus shipping / postage
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