| Forward by Brian
Plummer. "If you needed information on the crusades you would consult
Runciman, if you wished to enquire into the decline of the Roman Empire
you should reach for a volume by Gibbon. Likewise if you wanted to
about working terriers you would seek out a copy of Lucas; Hunt and
Working Terriers, that is if one could be found ...Quite simply
be regarded as the definitive
book on the working terrier. "
was no armchair hunter, there
is no British quarry he has not pursued, no terrier orientated
activity he has not enjoyed.
He once issued a challenge to any terrier keeper to field a team of
working dogs against his own well known Sealyham terriers. Such was the
respect for Lucas that there were no takers."