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The Terrier's Vocation
Author:  Geoffrey Sparrow M.C., T.D., F.R. C.S
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Excellent
Jacket: Yes
Edition: 1
Year Pub.: 1949
Size: 5 x 7.5"
Publisher:  Combridges
Price: $60.00
Pages: 126

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Illustrations by the author and from old prints, brief bibliography. Blue-grey cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt. Cloth very good copy, jacket is a bit worn. Readable introduction to terriers and terrier work, with something of their history. A classic in its field. A terrier's job and origin, starting a pack and breeding, training, rats, cubs, foxes, badgers, otters, one whole chapter on badger digging, a chapter looking at the ancient literature of the terrier and an appendix on Jack Russell and his terriers.

This is a 1st edition with the author's signature.


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