Club, Kennel: The Kennel Club's illustrated breed standards
Book Number: 45882
Bodley Head 1989 1989 4to hardcover 352pp fine. Illustrated throuhout with colour photo's and line drawings of each breed. Index. The Kennel Club recognises some 164 major breeds. Each breed has a descriptive Standard which details its essential features. This book collects all the Standards together for the first time. The breeds in each group, Hound, Gundog, Terrier, Utility, Working and Toy are set out and each written Standard is accompainied by a brief history of the breed, its origins and purpose. This is an indispensable reference book for judges, breeders, owners and anyone with an interest in pure-bred dogs.