This important and much sought after Deerhound book was first published in 1894. The illustrated contents contain comprehensive details of every aspect of the Scottish Deerhound including its use in sport and show. Contents include: Scottish Deerhounds, their origins and strains - Deerhound Breeding and Breeders Showing Use of Deerhounds for Hunting Deer hunts described Deerhounds abroad Hunting abroad The Breed in America Historical and ethnological connections Points of the breed Early history and Origins Myths and Legends Pedigrees etc, etc. Many of the earliest dog books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.