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1651 The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier Thomas de Gray Second
1651 The Compleat Horseman and Expert Ferrier Thomas de Gray Second

Price: £550.00

A scarce edition of this guide to horse ownership.Title page missing however pagination and publishers preface suggests this is the second edition printed in 1651. Published preface signed T.H.Title page missing but work appears otherwise...

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1771 Medecine Veterinaire Louis Vitet Tome Premier Scarce Medical Text
1771 Medecine Veterinaire Louis Vitet Tome Premier Scarce Medical Text

Price: £225.00

A scarce veterinary work by Louis Vitet on the biological structure of horses and cattle. In French. First edition.  Louis Vitet (born in Lyon on 3  August  1736 and died in Paris on May 25 1809 ) was...

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1857 Cats and Dogs Nature's Warriors God's Workers Lydia F Millar Illustrated
1857 Cats and Dogs Nature's Warriors God's Workers Lydia F Millar Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A beautiful exposition on cats, dogs and their wild ancestors. With eight 'Nelson' colour lithographs, including a lovely illustrated title page. With a neat inscription to front free endpaper, reading 'Lionel, from his most affec....

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1872 The Horse by William Youatt With a Treatise on Draught
1872 The Horse by William Youatt With a Treatise on Draught

Price: £39.99

An edition of The Horse by William Youatt. Under the Supervision of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Revised and Enlarged by Walter Watson.

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1876 Catalogue of the Show of Horses and Dogs John B Body
1876 Catalogue of the Show of Horses and Dogs John B Body

Price: £49.99

A catalogue of entrants in the dog and horse show at the Volunteer Drill Hall in Plymouth, 1876. With publisher's advertisements to the front and rear.

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1887 Heads Without Hands Stories of Animal Wisdom Illustrated Scarce
1887 Heads Without Hands Stories of Animal Wisdom Illustrated Scarce

Price: £34.00

A scarce collection of charming animal stories from the late nineteenth-century. Illustrated throughout with many engraved vignettes.

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1909 BRITISH BIRDS Cages Aviaries Exhibition Birchley
1909 BRITISH BIRDS Cages Aviaries Exhibition Birchley

Price: £89.99

Two green cloth volumes. A comprehensive treatment of the subject with numerous full-page plates.

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1933 Puppies Choice Care Training Edward C Ash Pets First Edition Dustwrapper
1933 Puppies Choice Care Training Edward C Ash Pets First Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £19.99

A charming first edition of this work on animal care. With 48 photogravure plates of puppies. Chapters include Health Care; Food and Training; and Illness and Treatment. Complete with scarce original dustwrapper.

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1935-61 14vol English Guernsey Society Cattle Herd Book Agricultural Records
1935-61 14vol English Guernsey Society Cattle Herd Book Agricultural Records

Price: £165.00

Fourteen herd books of the English Guernsey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK between 1935 and 1961. Containing: Volume LI (1935) Volume LII (1936) Volume LIII (1937) Volume LV...

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1937 Barker Just Pups Beautiful Illustrations Puppy Care
1937  Barker Just Pups Beautiful Illustrations Puppy Care

Price: £44.99

A wonderfully illustrated book of puppies from the aptly named K. F. Barker. Containing a mixture of anecdotes by the author and facts about different dog breeds, including bulldogs, beagles, fox terriers and many more.

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1938 Nothing But Dogs K F Barker Illustrated Dog Care With Dustwrapper
1938 Nothing But Dogs K F Barker Illustrated Dog Care With Dustwrapper

Price: £59.99

A beautifully illustrated guide to dogs by K. F. Barker.With numerous full-page and vignette illustrations.Including information on grooming, exercise, shooting dogs, terriers and many more.

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1938 The English Guernsey Cattle Society Herd Book Robert F Ling LIV
1938 The English Guernsey Cattle Society Herd Book Robert F Ling LIV

Price: £29.99

A record of the English Guernsey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK in 1938. With one photographic plate.

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1940 The English Guernsey Cattle Society Herd Book Robert F Ling LVI
1940 The English Guernsey Cattle Society Herd Book Robert F Ling LVI

Price: £23.99

A record of the English Guernsey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK in 1940. With one photographic plate.

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1941-55 4vol English Guernsey Society Cattle Herd Book Agricultural Records
1941-55 4vol English Guernsey Society Cattle Herd Book Agricultural Records

Price: £49.99

Four herd books of the English Guernsey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK between 1935 and 1961.Containing:Volume LVII (1941)Volume LXI (1945)Volume LXII (1946)Volume LXXI (1955)Each...

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1946 British Game by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald with Photographs
1946 British Game by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald with Photographs

Price: £125.00

A first edition on this book on British Game.By Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald, Editor of The Field.With twenty-eight reproductions in colour and eighty-one black and white photographs.

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1947-1965 3vols The English Jersey Cattle Society's Herd Book
1947-1965 3vols The English Jersey Cattle Society's Herd Book

Price: £49.99

A collection of reference books by the Jersey Cattle Society. The set consists of Volumes LIX (1947) and LXII (1950) of The English Jersey Cattle Society's Herd Book, and The Jersey Herd Directory 1965. Compiled and edited under...

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1955-56 3vol Herd Book National Pig Breeders' Association Boars Vols 2 70 71
1955-56 3vol Herd Book National Pig Breeders' Association Boars Vols 2 70 71

Price: £44.99

Three herd books containing details of pigs which were bred in the mid-1950s. Containing: Herd Book of the National Pig Breeders' Association 1954 Containing Entries of Large White Pigs; Volume 70 Herd Book of the National Pig...

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1958 History of Beekeeping in Britain H Malcolm Fraser Illus
1958 History of Beekeeping in Britain H Malcolm Fraser Illus

Price: £60.00

An illustration edition of this history of beekeeping.With eight illustrations and a bibliography.

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1963 2vols PATHOLOGY of Domestic ANIMALS Jubb Plates
1963 2vols PATHOLOGY of Domestic ANIMALS Jubb Plates

Price: £113.99

Two hardbound volumes with grey cloth covered boards and dustjackets in protective wrappers, illustrated throughout. These two volumes present a detailed and comprehensive account of the pathology of domestic animals. A wealth of...

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1970 Dogs Bodies Ralph Steadman Illustrated First Edition Signed by Author
1970 Dogs Bodies Ralph Steadman Illustrated First Edition Signed by Author

Price: £235.00

A unique copy of this amusing pictorial work by Ralph Steadman. Steadman is renowned for his political and social caricatures, cartoons and picture books; 'Dog's Bodies' is one of his earliest works. Presentation copy with author's...

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c1895 Our Friend the Dog Practical Guide to all Breeds Stables Illustrated
c1895 Our Friend the Dog Practical Guide to all Breeds Stables Illustrated

Price: £69.99

A complete and practical guide to all that is known about every breed of dog throughout the world. Lavishly illustrated throughout, with numerous plates and vignettes. From the author of "The Dog Owner's Kennel Companion...

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c1897 Out-of-the-Way Pets and Other Papers Theodore Wood Illustrated
c1897 Out-of-the-Way Pets and Other Papers Theodore Wood Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A lovely collection of animal stories, and advice on pet care, from Theodore Wood. With many charming engravings in the text.

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c1910 Wright's Book of Poultry by S H Lewer Illustrated
c1910 Wright's Book of Poultry by S H Lewer Illustrated

Price: £350.00

A copy of this book on poultry by S. H. Lewer of "The Feathered World"Assisted by Leading Specialists.Revised and edited in accordance with the latest poultry club standards.With thirty coloured plates and numerous other illustrations....

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c1928 The Butterflies of the British Isles by Richard South Illustrated
c1928 The Butterflies of the British Isles by Richard South Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A copy of The Butterflies of the British Isles by Richard South, Editor of The Entomologist.From the Wayside and Woodland Series.With accurately coloured figures of every species and many varieties also drawings of egg, caterpillar...

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c1929 Beatty Barn Book by Beatty Bros Limited
c1929 Beatty Barn Book by Beatty Bros Limited

Price: £115.00

A reference book by Beatty Bros. Limited on barns and cowsheds. A scarce work by the manufacturers and a primary source for agricultural history. Rare, and when seen normally in a poor state. "Beatty always stands for best." With...

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