Samstag, 3. April 2021

Pit Bull History book. Terrier Dogs, ETC. by Ed James (1873 facsimile reprint)

 Pit Bull History book. Terrier Dogs, Etc.  By Ed James  Originally publishes in 1873. The earliest American published sporting dog book. Extremely rare! Never reprinted since 1873. Includes: Breeding, Rearing, Feeding, Cropping, Physicing, Rats and Rat killing. Also Canine, Ratting and Badger Baiting Rules, and Training Dogs for the Pit. All of the many illustrations in this early book are old “wood cuts”. Including Dog vs. Monkey, Bear Baiting, Waterford Jack, Crib and Fighting Pig Pape and more. In the back of the book are advertisements for many unusual sporting supplies, including cock spurs, police clubs, magic tricks, loaded dice, S&W 38's