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  • Topic: Country Sport and Interest: Working Dogs

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Delabere Blaine:
A Domestic Treatise on the Diseases of Horses and Dogs; (the second part titled: A Domestic Treatise on the Diseases of Dogs). so conducted as to enable persons to practise with ease and success on their own animals, without the assistance of a farrier: Including likewise the Natural Management, as Stabling, Feeding, Exercise, & c.: together with the Outlines of a Plan for the Establishment of Genuine Medicines for these Animals throughout the Kingdom.

London: printed for T.Boosey, 4, Old Broad Street, Royal Exchange: 1810. Fourth edition, with very large additions. [iv] (two engraved title pages - see below) + iii + (4-)249 + [7] index +[4] adverts. The 'Dogs' section begins with an introduction at p.137. The attractive engraved title page to the 'Dogs' section is bound in as p[ii] at the front of the book, and continues: 'Containing a description of every disease to which they are generally liable, and the mode of cure: being the result of nearly twenty years' diligent attention to the subject. Together with a very copious detail of the symptoms and progress of madness in dogs, with a preventive remedy both for the human and brute. By Delabere Blaine. 1810.' (no printer or publisher stated.) The first title page and the final (advertisement) leaf have some soiling and a little wear to the edges. Contents very good. 12mo, in very nice new binding of mid green Victorian cloth, ruled in blind to the front, spine ruled in gilt with gilt title on dark green lettering-piece, and date on black at base of spine. Very nice copy. VG+.

Price: 220.00


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The Rod & Gun, and Country House Chronicle. Bound in 3 vols: 1892: 1; 1892: 2. 1893: 1. [from Jan. 1992 (Vol VII., No. 147) to Aug 1893 (Vol IX., No. 232.)]

London: [publisher not stated], 1892, 1892, 1893. Original issues, bound. 312, 336, 408pp. [Whatever paper covers the issues may have had have not been bound in.] Contents very fresh and clean. Ink marks to front endpaper and blank leaf of 1892: 2. Innumerable features and articles, and compendious information and advice, with a few illustrations and advertisements. Quarto, 32x21cms, all edges pink, in contemporary black half calf bindings with pebble cloth boards, the spines gilt ruled and titled. Firm, bright and clean, with a little mottling. A very nice set, and very scarce. Near Fine.
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Price: 850.00


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Edited and Published by Gilbertson & Page, Ltd:
The Gamekeeper: A Journal devoted to the interests of Game Preservers. Bound as Vols I & 4.

Hertford, Herts: Gilbertson & Page, Ltd., 1897, 1898, 1900, 1901. Original issues, bound. 234pp and 284pp. Contents very clean. Neat vertical folds to some issues, presumably from their having been folded for delivery. A portrait of a gamekeeper adorns the front page of each issue. With many detailed and engaging articles and features, and many advertisements. Included in the Jan 1901 issue is the additional In Memoriam portrait of Queen Victoria. There is a compiling error to 'Vol 1': while it contains issues #3-12 (Dec 1897-Sept 1898), lacking #5 (Feb 1898), these are followed by issues #51-54 (Dec 1901-Mch 1902), which should have constituted part of Vol 5. 'Vol 4' contains issues #37-48 (Oct 1900-Sept 1901) complete. Large quarto, in the original bindings of green cloth titled gilt: firm, fairly bright, with some mottling and marks. Very Good.
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Price: 120.00


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Deborah Bragg: illustrated by Barrie Newson:
How to Pick the Perfect Puppy ...for You.

Cumbria: Canine Behaviour Centre, 2007. First edition. 36pp, illustrated. 21x14.5cms: a glossy stapled booklet with cream covers. Mint copy. Excellent advice, clear and insightful, an easy and engaging read. As a review on the cover says, 'This should be mandatory reading for every potential puppy purchaser - and every breeder too.' The author is a psychologist as well as being a canine consultant. New.

Price: 9.00


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