1879. Item #16942
National American Kennel Club. The National American Kennel Club Stud Book, vol. 1. St. Louis: National American Kennel Club, 1879. 305p + a few ads. Very good hardcover (light blistering and denting to back cover). ** Includes the club's constitution, by-laws, rules and results for bench shows and field trials for 1874 through 1878, and summary pedigrees for numbers 1-1416 (with breeder, owner, and show placings). Organized by breed, which are; English Setters, Irish Setters, Gordon Setters, Cross Bred and Other Setters, Pointers, Spaniels, Chesapeake Dogs and Retrievers. The original edition of the first American stud book for dogs. Only 2 volumes were published. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.