The Dog in Health and Disease [Stonehenge on the Dog] Comprising the various modes of breaking and using him for Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, etc, and including the Points or Characteristics of all Dogs, which are entirely rewritten

By: Stonehenge ; [John Henry Walsh (1810-88)]

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xviii, 509 & [2] ads pages; Publisher's green pebbled cloth with red cloth decoratively lettered in gilt and ruled in black, marbled endpapers and edges of the text block. Cloth chipped at spine ends, minor diffuse foxing. Pleasant and sound copy of the revised 3rd edition of this classic British treatise on the dog. Wood-engraved frontispiece, many wood-engraved vignette illustrations. Part 1: The natural history and species of the dog; Part 2: Breeding, rearing, management of dogs; Part 3: Diseases and Treatments. The author was John Henry Walsh, who turned to writing about dogs and sporting subjects after medical training and practice (becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1844 and working as a surgeon for several years). Walsh accepted the editorship of the influential sporting journal, "The Field," in 1857. In addition to his works on dogs, he was quite inportant in the development of the modern sporting rifle and gun. He was heavily involved with the early dog shows and field trials, and was on the committee of the Kennel Club. Walsh also was one of the founders of the National Coursing Club and of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. OCLC Number: 316458362.

Title: The Dog in Health and Disease [Stonehenge on the Dog] Comprising the various modes of breaking and using him for Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, etc, and including the Points or Characteristics of all Dogs, which are entirely rewritten

Author Name: Stonehenge ; [John Henry Walsh (1810-88)]

Categories: Natural History, Hunting and Fishing,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 40323

Keywords: John Henry Walsh "The Field" Sporting Journal Dogs and Dog Training Hunting Dogs Veterinary Medicine Sporting Dogs