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The Irish Setter - Its History, Temperament And Training (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic)


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Originally published in London 1932, this extremely scarce early work on the Irish Setter is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. The author was a highly respected dog breeder of the day whose knowledge of this breed in particular was unsurpassed. The book consists of one hundred and thirty-two pages and contains photos of several famous Irish Setters and a frontispiece sketch of Field Trial Champion "Sulhamsted Sheilin D'or" by Cecil Aldin. Eleven Detailed chapters offer well researched history and professional advice: The Irish Setter's Ancestry and Some Famous Old Strains. How the Breed has Progressed: Famous Winners and Names. Choosing an Irish Setter. The Irish Setter as House Dog. Standard Description. Training for Sport and Field Trials. Some Famous Modern Strains. Hints on Breeding. Hints on Showing. Ailments and Remedies. The Irish Setter's Future. This is a fascinating read for any Irish Setter enthusiast or historian of the breed and also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. "No Better Breed Exists". Idstone. Many of the earliest dog breed books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.



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Published 17 September 2020
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EAN13 9781528769464
Language English

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