A rough shooting dog the first season of a hunting spaniel by Charles Fergus

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Published by Main Street Doubleday in New York .

Written in English

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  • Fergus, Charles,
  • English springer spaniels -- Anecdotes,
  • English springer spaniels -- Training,
  • Hunting

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Lyons & Burford, 1991.

Book details

StatementCharles Fergus ; illustrations by Joe Fornelli.
LC ClassificationsSF429.E7 F47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784526M
ISBN 100385479921
LC Control Number95016679

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