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The Sporting Terrier


Terriers are the most typically British breed of dog: no other country has comparable game sporting dogs. In this comprehensive history of terriers, Brian Plummer starts by looking for the reasons why this should be so. His research takes him back to the late Middle Ages, to the earliest sporting writers. He finds mastiffs, hounds and bassetts, all variously described as contributing to the emergent terrier type. Only in the 19th century did proper identification of the characteristics of the different terrier types start ...

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The Sporting Terrier
1992, McCarthy & Bassett, Sudbury

ISBN-13: 9781902481005

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The sporting terrier.
1992, Boydell Press

ISBN-13: 9780851153148


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