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Mr. Vero Shaw's Bull Terriers

Mr. Vero Shaw's Bull Terriers "Tarquin" and "Napper".

by A. Baker

Antique print of Bull Terriers, Tarquin and Napper.

Original wood engraving circa 1878 (with later fine hand-colour. Engraved by Butterworth and Heath after a sketch by A. Baker for "The Dogs of the British Isles" first published in 1867 by John Henry Walsh (1810-1888).

Walsh was educated for the medical profession, and practised for some years as a surgeon. A passionate sportman,and an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses, Walsh became a sporting writer. He wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”. Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor. "The Dogs of the British Islands was a well respected publication and the illustrations have always been collected. 

There is very slight foxing as usual. Page size 24 x 18 cm (9.5 x 7 inches). Engraved area is 11 x 13 cm (approximately 4 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches).

Stock Number: apTarq.NapperPrice: $50.00