The Dog and the Sportsman: Embracing the Uses, Breeding, Training, Diseases, Etc., Etc., of Dogs, and an Account of the Different Kinds of Game, with Their Habits. Also Hints to Shooters, with Various Useful Recipes, Etc., Etc

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Lea & Blanchard, 1845 - 223 páginas
 

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