DOGS - TERRIERS
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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 2138818
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. Fading to cover edges. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine and edges; a few marks.
FULL CIRCLE: A HISTORY OF THE COLORED BULL TERRIER
Written by David O. Harris.
Stock no. 2136933
Published by David Harris. 1st USA 1990. Very good condition.
A first class history of the colored bull terrier. Imitation green leather cloth boards with gilt titles. B/w photos. 296 pages. SIGNED by author to bottom of title page. Light bumping to spine and corners; small chip, with loss to top of spine. Contents are excellent!
Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1871285011. Some cover corner creasing.
Cream boards with blue vignette to front. Red cloth spine. Colour frontis plate, contains many b/w text illustrations and colour plates throughout. 91 pages. 8.5 x 6.5". Chipping/heavy bump to top edge of front cover. Staining and browning to covers and to pages throughout. Stains get larger to page near rear of book. A reading copy. Frontis is nearly detached.
Jock is an Irish Terrier. Large format. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0952040727. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. A few grubby margin marks. Light foxing to outer page edges.
An Owner's Companion series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852231424. Foxing to outer page edges.
THE STAFFORDSHIRE TERROR
Written by Patricia Beatty.
Stock no. 2134298
Published by William Morrow & Company. 1st USA 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A gripping novel, set in present day California, involves a girl's love for her pet and the netherworld of fighting dogs for sport. Blue boards, black title to spine. American edition. ISBN: 0688222013. Pale foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has a few tiny edge-chips.
White cloth boards with gilt titles and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. Foxing and marks to covers, especially to spine.
Blue leatherette covers, gilt titles. B/w photos. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips/tears; browned with foxspots; a few scuffs to front panel.
The story of the adventures of a small boy named Roddy and his little mongrel terrier, Scuttle. Beige cloth, blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. Uneven fading to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
4th Edition, containing chapters on the Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Orange pictorial cardwraps. For the Bull Terrier enthusiast. Inside front cover is advert for Dog World magazine and rear cover. Spine rubbed with 0.5" split to base of spine. Pencil writing to rear cover. Rear cover grubby and browned. Vertical creasing to covers and light vertical creasing to contents. Hole to title page 1.5" across, 0.75" deep affects contents table (3 lines). Heavy brown marks to inside front cover and prelims. Staples rusty and binding starting to come loose. Front joint is split to lower half. A few foxspots. A good working copy of a scarce item.
White cloth boards with gilt titles and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. Light browning to spine. Some minor foxing present. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper.