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The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Strang, Alison and MacMillan, Gail

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ISBN 10: 0931866731 / ISBN 13: 9780931866739
Editore: Alpine, Loveland, 1996
Condizione: Near Fine Rilegato
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261 page bible of the breed. To toll means to lure or to decoy. Easily fooled ducks are enticed into gunshot range. The dog Tunny of Yarmouth County Nova Scotia - circa 1917 is taken to be the father of the breed. Many early champions came out of (Eastern) Canada. Today Toller Clubs exist in the United,Kingdom, Holland, Finland, Denmark, and the United States - to name but a few. The Kooiker Dog from Holland is thought to be the derivation of the Toller Breed. First 84 pages deal with the major Toller Kennels -see e.g. Chin-Peek and Bernache.Sections on physical traits and temperaments. Section each on training and colour, photos of some of best in breed. Sections on diseases and physical faults as well as one which follows a particular litter (see Sagewood, Westerlea and Tollbreton. INDEX and biblio at back. Cond : Boards are rusty red in colour - the same colour as the typical coat colour shown on the front cover. Front cover photo shows why the dog is sometimes thought to `walk on water'. Issued w/o dust jacket. End-papers are white . Binding tight, colours bright. No names, marks, creases, nor tears. Giftable in the extreme ! ! Quote (p. 157) : " On several occasions, Paul and Thai have worked with their American counterparts, and Thai always impresses people with his scenting ability and agility. Where the heavier Labradors and Goldens have to be lifted to search high places, Thai can ._._._. ." Size: Quarto. Codice inventario libreria 007819

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Titolo: The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Casa editrice: Alpine, Loveland

Data di pubblicazione: 1996

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro: Near Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: None - as Issued

Edizione: 2'nd Printing.

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