The Complete Basset Hound by Mercedes Braun 1967

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The Complete Basset Hound origin, early history, and progress of the breed in the US are well documented with great photos and drawings. An excellent discussion of the standard, complete with illustrations, and the chapter on breeding and raising better Bassets is noteworthy.

The author Mercedes Braun gives detailed info on the Basset in the field, both America and Britain. There are chapters devoted to the Basset in other countries.

 The Complete Basset Hound is an excellent addition to your vintage Basset Hound collection or home library.


The Complete Basset Hound is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. 

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Book dimensions:9x6x1

Collections: Nature Books

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