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1871 Lights and Shadows in a Canine Life Frontispiece Very Scarce
1871 Lights and Shadows in a Canine Life Frontispiece Very Scarce

Price: £130.00

'Lights and Shadows' is an entertaining book that documents the life of a dog, written anonymously by his owner. The dog in question, 'Ugly', is a Scotch Terrier. This book follows 'Ugly' from the moment he came into...

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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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1876 Cats Their Points and Characteristics William Gordon Stables Scarce
1876 Cats Their Points and Characteristics William Gordon Stables Scarce

Price: £90.00

A scarce Victorian book about domestic cats, informative with guides to the raising and habits of cats, including medical advice. This is a scarce informative book about domestic cats, with...

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1885 The Cat Past and Present M. Champfleury Frances Cashel Hoey Illustrated
1885 The Cat Past and Present M. Champfleury Frances Cashel Hoey Illustrated

Price: £70.00

An interesting look at the history and lifestyle of cats, fully illustrated throughout. 'The Cat Past and Present' is an interesting history and insight into cats, looking at cats in Ancient...

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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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1890 A History and Description With Reminiscences of The Fox Terrier Rawdon Lee Second Edition Illus
1890 A History and Description With Reminiscences of The Fox Terrier Rawdon Lee Second Edition Illus

Price: £50.00

The second edition of this profusely illustrated work regarding fox terriers. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The second edition of the work, much enlarged from the...

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1902 Cats and All About Them Frances Simpson Illustrated Scarce 1st
1902 Cats and All About Them Frances Simpson Illustrated Scarce 1st

Price: £120.00

A handy guide to caring for cats, with illustrations throughout of owners and their various breeds of cats.. A scarce first edition of this work. 'Cats and All About Them' is a comprehensive...

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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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1910 The Dog Lovers' Book Edwin Noble Richardson First Edition Very Scarce Colour
1910 The Dog Lovers' Book Edwin Noble Richardson First Edition Very Scarce Colour

Price: £160.00

A very scarce first edition copy of 'The Dog Lovers' Book' complete with twenty four charming coloured plates. Detailing a variety of different dog breeds divided into distinct chapters- 'the...

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1928 Dogs of Character by Cecil Aldin Coloured Illustrations Second Edition Pets
1928 Dogs of Character by Cecil Aldin Coloured Illustrations Second Edition Pets

Price: £50.00

A charming illustrated work on the various breeds of dogs.Profusely illustrated throughout with a frontispiece and many monochrome and coloured vignettes of a variety of different breeds of dog.The second edition of the work.In...

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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 Tail-Waggers Smith Art Edition Illustrated Uncommon
1935 Tail-Waggers Smith Art Edition Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £135.00

A charming art edition of A. Croxton Smith's 'Tail-Waggers', complete with twenty six engravings by Malcolm Nicholson. A fascinating copy of A. Croxton Smith's 'Tail-Waggers', containing a wealth...

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1935 The Dear Dogs Ada Galsworthy Author Inscription Illustrated
1935 The Dear Dogs Ada Galsworthy Author Inscription Illustrated

Price: £120.00

A delightful copy of Ada Galsworthy's 'The Dear Dogs', a celebration of the relationship between mankind and its pets. Includes an inscribed photograph of the author. A charming work, illustrated...

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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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1937 Hounds of The Word Sir John Buchanan-Jardine Illustrated Coloured Plates Second Edition
1937 Hounds of The Word Sir John Buchanan-Jardine Illustrated Coloured Plates Second Edition

Price: £100.00

The second edition of this charming and profusely illustrated work on working hound dogs across the world. The second edition. The first edition was published earlier the same year in red cloth....

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1937 The Old English Sheep Dog Henry Arthur Tilley Second Edition Illustrated
1937 The Old English Sheep Dog Henry Arthur Tilley Second Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

The second edition of this fascinating guide to the care of Old English sheepdogs, profusely illustrated throughout. The second edition of the work. Dated from copac. Collated complete with...

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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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1950 Bull Terriers And How To Breed Them Richard Glyn Illustrated
1950 Bull Terriers And How To Breed Them Richard Glyn Illustrated

Price: £145.00

Perfect for a dog-lovers, this near fine reference work focuses on the Bull Terrier, the nature of the breed and the ways to breed them effectively. Sixth edition, enlarged and revised. Held...

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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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1975 More Cats Ronald Searle First Edition Felines
1975 More Cats Ronald Searle First Edition Felines

Price: £45.00

A collection of humorous illustrations of cats by Ronald Searle. The first edition. In the original dustwrapper. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created...

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1980 The King of Beasts Ronald Searle Illustrated 1st Edition Humour
1980 The King of Beasts Ronald Searle Illustrated 1st Edition Humour

Price: £20.00

A lovely copy of this amusing collection creature illustrations by Ronald Searle. First Edition. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian's...

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1982 Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book Ronald Searle Illustration Feline
1982 Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book Ronald Searle Illustration Feline

Price: £65.00

A collection of humorous drawings by Ronald Searle of many cats. Illustrations in colour. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian'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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