History of The Mastiff - Gathered From Sculpture, Pottery, Carvings, Paintings and Engravings; Also From Various Authors, With Remarks On Same (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic)


THE HISTORY OF THE MASTIFF, GATHERED FROM SCULPTURE, POTTERY, CARVINGS, PAINTINGS, AND ENGRAVINGS ALSO FROM VARIOUS AUTHORS, WITH REMARKS ON THE SAME By M.B. Wynn. A VINTAGE DOG BOOKS CLASSIC REPRINT "'Tis sweet to hear the watch-dogs honest bark Bay deep mouthed welcome as we draw near home." This rare book on the Mastiff was originally published in Melton Mowbray in 1886, and has long been considered the most authoritative early work on the breed. Today it remains extremely hard to find in its first edition. VINTAGE DOG BOOKS have republished it, using the original text, as part of their CLASSIC BREED BOOKS series. The author was Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Mastiff Club, and a breeder and exhibitor of many prize Mastiffs. The books two hundred and thirty pages contain twenty one detailed and wellResearched Chapters: Origin of the Dog The Mastiff Type The British Mastiff The Alan or Alaunt The Bandog or Mastiff The English Mastiff The Mastiff in Henry V's Reign In...

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