Finding books in print about the King Charles Toy Spaniel can be a formidable challenge! Yet there are a few sources where one may locate new and/or used copies of these charming and informative missives.
All the books listed below can be found on the first site, AbeBooks.Com I have no connection with the following resource sites, but pass them on to Charlie lovers who are searching for information.
- LINKS - If, for example, you search on Mrs. Milton Paine, her books shown below will come up - currently priced under $15.00. The same with Mrs. Birchall whose book appears for under $6.00!
www.bayingbasset.com/shop_book_shop.htm - this is Foyle's on-line bookstore in the UK selling Mrs. Birchall's Handbook for very low price; the shop takes Paypal for easy purchase - click link and scroll down to the ETS book.
"www.AbeBooks.Com" is by far the BEST source for all books in and out of print - whether Charlie related or not! Each book shown below can be found on AbeBooks.Com - at a very reasonable price!
"www.Amazon.Com" offers current books, but also will search for out of print, specialty books.
"www.Google.Com" - a superb, thorough search engine.
- BOOKS OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO THE FANCY & FRIENDS OF ETS.
Birchall, M. Joyce The King Charles Spaniel. ISBN:0797106125,
W & G Foyle, Ltd., England 1960.
From Florence Mitchell's Introduction: We hope this book will fill a long felt want for a book on the breed to help the novice in particular, who intends to keep a King Charles and wishes to know how to look after it to the best advantage in all ways. It will also help older breeders and exhibitors. Available at Foyle's on-line bookstore in UK for very low price - click here and scroll down to the ETS book: www.bayingbasset.com/shop_book_shop.htm
Paine, Mrs. Milton J. English Toy Spaniel a Complete and Reliable Handbook. ISBN:0793807654, TFH Publications, Inc., 1996.
Offers current and helpful information about the care of this distinctive and afffectionate toy dog. It is the only full-color pet guide available. This book is a reliable resource on breed history, characteristics and pet attributes and puppy care to name some topics. Over 75 beautiful color photographs illustrate this one-of-a-kind handbook.
Paine, Mrs. Milton J. How to Raise & Train An English Toy Spaniel. Handbook #DS-1075, TFH Publications, Inc., 1964.
The Book is Illustrated with 22 B/W English Toy Spaniel Photographs, including some Show Photos. It also has 9 written chapters: 1)Description and History, 2) Environment, 3) Grooming, 4) The New Puppy, 5) Training, 6) Breeding, 7) Care Of The Mother And Family, 8) Health, 9) Showing. This treasure is very informative, charming and delightfully valuable to all!
Pennington, Alicia, Book of the Breed, Royal Toy Spaniels. ISBN 0948955708, Ringpress Books, Ltd., England, 1989.
The definitive book on the Royal Toys, including both the King Charles Spaniel and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. The author is an International Show Judge who has bred English Toy Spaniels since 1959. This very complete book chronicles the unique history of the Breed, the Standard, care and health issues. Filled with an abundance of photos, show and pet, from renditions in the 1500's to photos of the time the book was written. 13 chapters including 3) the King Charles in the 20th Century; 6) ETS in America; 7) Toy Spaniels in Europe. Truly superb!
English Toy Spaniel Champions Books. Listing of All AKC Champions. Available through Camino E.E. & Book Co., POB 6400, Incline Village, NV 89450, Phone&FAX: (775) 831-5553 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.Camino-Books.Com
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