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The Official Book of the Basset Hound : Robert Booth - New Hardcover *ZB


Condition: New discount copy, has remainder mark (small faint red star stamped on page edges)
Author: Robert E. Booth
Publisher: TFH
Hardcover, 320 pages.
List Price US$79.95

The most comprehensive, authoritative and colorful book ever published on the Basset Hound, The Official Book of the Basset Hound combines the expertise and insight of long-time Basset fancier and judge Robert E. Booth and the endorsement of the Basset Hound Club of America, Inc. Illustrated with over 500 color photographs of the great Bassets past and present, including many historical photos never before published, this solid breed book will impress the novice and experienced Basset fan alike.

This Official book presents three Galleries of National Specialty Winners, from 1960 to 1997, plus High in Trial and Field Trial winners; a valuable reference tool for the committed Basset lover. Many of the top kennels, past and present, are discussed in detail, including: Acorn Hill, Allenhill, Ambrican,Bandit, Bantrybeigh,Bar-b, B's, Beaujangles, BeeLee, Bevlee, Birnam, Bluvali, Bone-A-Part, Bow-Ridge, Branscombe, Briarcrest, Brierwood, Bristlecone, Bugle Bay, By-U-Cal, Capriole, Castlehill, Chantinghall, Cloverhill, Coralwood, Craigwood, Elysian, First Class, Fort Merril, Four Oaks, Gin Dic, Green Mountain,Halcyon, Harper, Heartland, Heathrow-Pyperwynd, Het's, Hiflite, Hokieland, Hyde-E-Ho, Jagersven, Jercat, Jonas, Lochopt, Manor Hill, Misty Meadows, Musicland, My Lu, oranpark, Oxboro, Peppertree, Pinedell, Rebec, Rebelglen, Redemption Rock, Reepa, Renaissance, Silverado, Silver Bow, Slippery Hill, Snowshoe, Southlake, Stonewall, Stoneybluff, Switchbark, Switchstand, Tailgate, Tal-E-Ho, Topohil, Topsfield, Von Skauton, Wagtail, Westacres, Westwind, Winsom, and more.

Chapter content includes:
  • Origins of the breed
  • Early history in America
  • Modern Basset Hound development (inc. Lyn Mar and Santana)
  • Kennel influence after mid-1960's
  • Breed Standard
  • Conformation competition
  • Tracking
  • Field Trialing
  • The pack Bassets
  • Basset health

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