Originally published in 1888, this book is extremely rare and much sought after in its original format. It has now been republished in a modern edition by Read Country Books. Includes 12 black + white wood block print illustrations of famous dogs of the day. It contains a great deal of scarce information on the development of the American Pit Bull Terrier and the pit dogs of the day.Contents Include How to Select, Breed, Train and Manage Fighting Dogs, With Points as to Their Care in Health and Disease (contains) The latest Revised Police Gazette Rules with Portraits of Famous Fighting Canines, and Numerous other Illustrations also, full Account of the Great Battle for the Worlds Championship, between Pilot, of New York, and Crib, of Louisville. By An Expert Of Thirty Years Experience.Keywords: Pit Dogs Famous Dogs Fighting Dogs Pit Bull Terrier American Pit Bull Terrier Illustrations American Pit Bull Police Gazette Country Books Canines Thirty Years PortraitsFox, Richard is the author of 'Dog Pit Or, How to Select, Breed, Train and Manage Fighting Dogs, With Points As to Their Care in Health and Disease', published 2006 under ISBN 9781846644481 and ISBN 1846644488.