[Animals] The American Book of The Dog -jo

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Post by msfry » March 8th, 2017, 4:36 pm

The American Book Of The Dog, by Various ( - ).
(BC will modify description and keywords before cataloging) - Here is a period piece (1891), about the early days of dog breeding leading up to the staging of competitive field trials, the development of bench shows, the birth of the American Kennel Club (1884), which firmly established breed standards. The book contains articles by various experts of the period. It sheds light on how the breeds we know and love today were sculpted from the best traits of dogs of yesteryear, and the goals of the persons responsible to study scientific principles of breeding. It discusses old dog training theory and methods of treating disease. Articles cover 46 breeds, their origins, history, and traits. In the preface, Shields called this book “the grandest work on the dog ever published, in this or any country”. Its various authors were part of the movement that was importing canine stock from Europe and organizing national clubs from the various private clubs.
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      Keywords that describe the book: dogs, dog breeds, hunting dogs, dog clubs, breed standards, dog training, kennel management
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 8th, 2017, 7:07 pm

I will MC for you, Michele.
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Post by msfry » March 8th, 2017, 7:13 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:I will MC for you, Michele.
Great! I'm ready to go when you are. This is going to be interesting for dog lovers.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 8th, 2017, 9:28 pm

All set. Note that I have edited the intro back to our standard format.

Please also explain what you mean by
NOTE: The introduction will contain a slightly longer INTRO, read by Michele.
If this infers that you will be adding commentary abut the book that is not part of the printed text, we can't accept that. You can write whatever you like in the summary, but the recording needs to be just the LV intro and outro and the text as written.

Would you like me to put in the preclaim for the cover for you?
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Post by msfry » March 9th, 2017, 8:00 am

knotyouraveragejo wrote:All set. Note that I have edited the intro back to our standard format.

Please also explain what you mean by
NOTE: The introduction will contain a slightly longer INTRO, read by Michele.
If this infers that you will be adding commentary abut the book that is not part of the printed text, we can't accept that. You can write whatever you like in the summary, but the recording needs to be just the LV intro and outro and the text as written.

Would you like me to put in the preclaim for the cover for you?
No, it's just the extended title as shown on the Title Page of the book, read just once along with the Preface and Introduction.

Yes, please put in the preclaim for me if you don't mind.
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Post by BettyB » March 9th, 2017, 2:30 pm

I would like to claim 28, 29 and 40.

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Post by Roger » March 9th, 2017, 4:10 pm

Could I lay claim to section 41?
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Post by msfry » March 9th, 2017, 4:19 pm

Thanks Betty. Thanks Roger. You are both in the MW now.
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Post by Availle » March 9th, 2017, 4:28 pm

I've been looking at this because the title spurs my inner grammar nazi to action - something appeared to be missing... And indeed there is:

It's actually called "The American Book of THE Dog". Just in case you'd like to adjust the intro/outro.
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Post by msfry » March 9th, 2017, 4:40 pm

Availle wrote:I've been looking at this because the title spurs my inner grammar nazi to action - something appeared to be missing... And indeed there is:

It's actually called "The American Book of THE Dog". Just in case you'd like to adjust the intro/outro.
My inner grammar Nazi, usually up and about, was snoozing. I did not see it at all. But the title grated on my nerves nonetheless. Thanks, Availle, for catching that so early in the game. I have made the changes. :thumbs:
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Post by msfry » March 10th, 2017, 9:16 am

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Post by Roger » March 18th, 2017, 7:45 am

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Post by msfry » March 18th, 2017, 2:47 pm

Thank you, Betty and Roger.
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