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Published by Sealy, Bryers & Walker, M.H. Gill & Son in Dublin .
Written in English


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The Irish Wolfhound - Phyllis Gardner and Delphis Gardner The Irish Wolfhound (World of Dogs) - Linda Gover The Irish Wolfhound - John Gordon Irish Wolfhound Pedigrees - Captain George Augustus Graham The Irish Wolfdog - Father Edmund Hogan, S.J. The name Irish wolfhound is quite a recent one but the hound itself goes back far into the mists of time. It is mentioned, as cú (variously translated as hound, Irish hound, war dog, wolf dog, etc.) in Irish laws, which predate Christianity, and in Irish literature which dates from the 5th century or, in the case of the Sagas, from the old Irish period - AD   Originally published in this was one of the rarest early monographs on this noble breed. The illustrated contents include: Early History of the Irish Greyhound - The Wolf Hunting Greyhound - The Nineteenth Century Claimant - Descent of the Modern Wolfdog - Hounds and Hunting in Ancient Ireland, etc.5/5. We find such names as “Irish Wolf Dog,” “Scotch Greyhound,” “Rough Greyhound,” “Highland Deerhound.” Dr. Caius, in his book Of Englishe Dogges () speaking of Greyhounds, relates: “Some are of the greater sorte, some of a lesser; some are smoothe skynned and some curled, the bigger therefore are appointed to hunt the bigger.

Early History of the Breed From The Complete Irish Wolfhound, Revised Edition (2nd) by Alma J. Starbuck. The story of the Irish Wolfhound, "like all Gaul," may be divided into three parts: the data regarding the ancient wolfdog with his romantic historical background; the extra­ordinary feat of Captain G.A. Graham in reviving the breed in the nineteenth century; and the dog among us . In the mid 19th century a Major H.D. Richardson (a Scot living in Dublin) wrote a book (entitled The Dog: Its Origin, Natural History, and Varieties) in which he asserted that the Irish wolfdog and the Highland deerhound were one and the same breed, although much degenerated in the latter. With beautiful old illustrations and a detailed pedigree it traces the great sense of history and revival of the Irish Wolfhound. Euros €20 plus postage. THE IRISH WOLFDOG Edition. Two books combined, one by the Rev. E. Hogan, SJ, and the other by Capt G A Graham. A history of the breed and its revival. Euros €20 plus postage. The illustrated contents include: Early History of the Irish Greyhound - The Wolf Hunting Greyhound - The Nineteenth Century Claimant - Descent of the Modern Wolfdog - Hounds and Hunting in Ancient Ireland, etc. Many of the earliest dog books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly Author: Edmund Hogan.

Not wishing to be argumentative with Mr Starbucks view, but I feel it appropriate to reiterate what Phyllis Gardner wrote in the preface to the dual volume of Hogans and Grahams books published by The Irish Wolfhound Club Of Ireland in - "The mass of evidence about the History Of The Irish Wolfdog will probably never appeal to a very great. Originally published in this was one of the rarest early monographs on this noble breed. The illustrated contents include: Early History of the Irish Greyhound - The Wolf Hunting Greyhound - The Nineteenth Century Claimant - Descent of the Modern Wolfdog - Hounds and Hunting in Ancient Ireland, etc. Irish Wolfhound History The New Book of the Dog by Robert Leighton. Published by Cassell and Company, Limited, THE IRISH WOLFHOUND by Fred Gresham "An eye of sloe, with ear not low, With horse's breast, with depth of chest, With breadth of loin, and curve in groin, And nape set far behind the head - Such were the dogs that Fingal bred.". What a treasure Captain Graham was the person who was responsible for saving the Irish Wolfhound from extinction. I never though I would be able to read this short but beautiful book. I grew up with this most precious of breeds this book is 5/5(1).