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The following publications were called upon in order to help prepare this website. They are listed here to assist anyone else that might wish to engage in research.


Tim Barnard Tobermory (Drovers' Routes on "Drovers" Page)

Magazines, Newspapers and Journals

AKC Gazette
Beardie Times
Collie Folio
Country Life Illustrate
County Magazine
Farmer's Weekly
Harper's Weekly
Illustrated Christian Weekly
Kennel Club Gazette
National Geographic Magazine
Northern Times
Our Dogs
Shooting News and Weekly
Tasmanian Journal of Agriculture
The Field
The Illustrated London News
The Penny Magazine
Working Sheepdog News (now International Sheepdog News)
Yorkshire Post


Ash, Edward C. Dogs and How to Know Them. London: The Epworth Press, 1925

---. Dogs: Their History and Development. 1927. 2 vols. New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1972

---. The New Book of the Dog, etc. : The MacMillan Company, 1939

---. The Practical Dog Book. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931

Barker, K. F. Just Dogs: Sketches in Pen & Pencil. London: Country Life Ltd., 1933

---. Nothing But Dogs. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1938

Benningfield, et. al. Downland Shepherds. Gloucester: Alan Sutton Publishing, Inc., 1989

Bennett, F.H. Biscuit Company: History and Origin of All Recognized Breeds of Dogs. New York: Wheatsworth, Inc. 1930

Bishop, Ada. All About the Collie. 1971. London: Pelham Books, Ltd., 1980

Bonser, K. J. The Drovers: Who They Were and How They Went:  An Epic of the English Countryside. 1970. Devon: Newton Abbot. 1972

Brice, Major Mitford. Everyman's Dog. Berkhamstead: Cooper, McDougall & Robertson, Ltd. 1941

Bylandt, Henri de (also known as H. A. Graff van Bylandt). Les Races de Chiens, etc. 1897 Bruxelles, Vanbuggenhoudt Frères 1904

Carpenter, E.B. Blue Riband of the Heather, Ipswich: Farming Press Books, 1989

Cartledge, Joe and LIz, Ed. The Complete Illustrated Collie. London: Ebury Press, 1973

Collis, Joyce. All About the Bearded Collie. London: Pelham Books Ltd., 1979

--- and Pat Jones, The Complete Bearded Collie. New York: Howell Book House, 1992

Combe, Iris. Collies: Yesterday & Today. Tiptree, Essex: Iris Combe and J B Offset Printers, 1972

---. Shepherds, Sheep and Sheepdogs. Clapham, via Lancaster: The Dalesman Publishing Company Ltd., 1983

---. Herding Dogs: Their Origins and Development in Britain. London: Faber and Faber, 1987

---, and Dareen Bridge and Pat Hutchinson. Rough Collies of Distinction. Cambridge: Piggott Printers Ltd., 2001

Cooper, Jilly. Animals in War: The Role of Animals on Battlefields. London: Heinemann, 1983

Cregeen, Eric R. Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover and Other West Highland Chronicles. Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers, 2004

Croix, Horst de la and Richard G. Tansey. Gardner's Art through the Ages Seventh Edition, 2nd vol. Renaissance and Modern Art. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1980

Dalziel, Hugh (Pseudonym "Corsincon"). British Dogs: Their Varieties, History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management, and Exhibition. 1879. London: "The Bazaar" Office. (Note: A reprint of his 1879 book was likely reprinted some time after 1884 but before 1888. His book was later republished in three volumes and renamed to British Dogs: The History, Characteristics, Breeding, Management and Exhibition of the Various Breeds of Dogs Established in Great Britain. London: L. Upcott Gill, [the three volume set was published from 1888 to 1897]. Vol. I, 503 pp. [which covered breeds of dog]; Vol. II, 526 pp. [which also covered breeds of dog]; and Vol. III, 534 pp [covering practical kennel management].)

---. The Collie: Its History, Points, and Breeding. 1888. London: L. Upcott Gill

---. and Pathfinder. Breaking and Training Dogs: Being Concise Directions for the Proper Education of Dogs, etc. 1875 London: L. Upcott Gill, 1903

Drury, Walter D. et al. British Dogs: Their Points, Selection, and Show Preparation. London: L. Upcott Gill, 1903 (this book is Hugh Dalziel's book, British Dogs, etc. edited by Drury)

---. British Dogs Volume II. Kennel Management. London: L. Upcott Gill., 1903

Froude, J.A. and Brown, J. Sheep-Farmers and Drovers. 1865 (work 3 of 4 works first published in Edmonston & Douglas' series 'Odds and Ends' and subsequently issued as a separate book in both 1873 and 1875)

Galsworthy, Ada. The Dear Dogs. London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1935

Gilbey, Sir Walter. Farm Stock of Old. West Sussex: Northbrook Publishing. 2003

Gosset, Adelaide L. J. Shepherds of Britain, London: Constable and Company Limited, 1911

Gray, J. D. Thomson. (1891) The Dogs of Scotland: Their Varieties, History, Characteristics, and Exhibition Points. (Note: 200 copies of this book was reprinted in 1989 by Dogs in Print, Hepworth, Huddersfield.  Book numbered 119 was used for reference.)

Haldane, A.R.B. Drove Roads of Scotland. 1952. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. 1968

Hancock, David, The Heritage of the Dog. Alton: Nimrod Press LImited, 1990

---. Old Working Dogs, Buckinghamshire: Shire Publications, 1998

---. Old Farm Dogs, Buckinghamshire:Shire Publications, 1999

Hartley, C. W. G. The Shepherd's Dogs: Their Training for Mustering and Trial Work. 1949. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs, Ltd., 1951

Hier, Anne M., ed. Dog Shows Then and Now, An Annotated Anthology. West Redding: Images in Print, 1999

Hopwood, Aubrey. The Old English Sheepdog. London: Bickers & Son, 1905

Hubbard, Clifford L. B. The Observer's Book of Dogs. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1945

---. Working Dogs of the World, London: Sidgwick and Jackson, Ltd., London, 1947

---. Dogs in Britain, etc. London: MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1948

---. An Introduction to the Literature of British Dogs: Five Centuries of Illustrated Dog Books. Ponterwyd: Published by Author, 1949

Hudson, W. H. A Shepherds's Life: Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1910 (Note: this book was later re-published in 1981 by the Book Club Association; it has a foreword by Phil Drabble and included numerous photographs not in the original book.)

Hutchinson. Hutchinson's Dog Encyclopaedia. 3 vols. Ed. Walter Hutchinson. London: Messrs. Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1935 (all parts bounded together in three books)

Iley, Tony. Sheepdogs at Work: One Man and his Dogs. Clapham, Lancaster: Dalesman Publishing Co. Ltd. 1978

Johns, Rowland. Dogs You'd Like to Meet. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1924

Keay, John. Highland Drove. London: John Murray, Ltd. 1984

Lee, Rawdon. A History and Description of the Collie or Sheepdog in His British Varieties. London: Horace Cox, 1890

---. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland (Non-Sporting Division). London: Horace Cox, 1894

Leighton, Robert. Dogs and All About Them. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1910

---. The Complete Book of the Dog. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1922

MacGeorge A. William Leighton Leitch, Landscape Painter. London: Blacie & Son 1884

Marples, Theo.  Show Dogs: Their Points and Characteristics, etc. 1907. 2nd ed. Manchester: "Our Dogs" Publishing Company, Limited, c.1914

Maxtee, J. The Collie as a Show Dog, Companion, and Worker. Fifth Edition. London: The Bazaar, Exchange & Mart. 1923 (This book's history is complicated. (Note: this book was originally written by Hugh Dalziel in 1888 as The Collie: Its History, Points, and Breeding. Dalziel had a second edition. Then, J. Maxtee revised it as a Third Edition in 1904 and renamed the book to The Collie as a Show Dog, Companion, and Worker. There was also a fourth edition released in 1921.)

McCullough, J. H. Sheep Dogs and Their Masters. 1938. Edinburgh: Neill & Co. Ltd. 1946

Moffat, Alistair. The Reivers: The Story of the Border Reivers. Edinburgh: Berlinn Ltd. 2007

Moorhouse, K. Suzanne. Talking about...'Beardies'. Worchester: Willowmead, Kerswell Green, 1990

Moorhouse, Sydney. The British Sheepdog. London: H. F. & G. Witherby Limited, 1950

Mundell, Matt. Country Diary. Edinburgh: Gordon Wright Publishing, 1981

Ollivant, Alfred. Owd Bob. (editions with illustrations by K. F. Barker) 1937. London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1947

Pasco, Luke J. Heather Jean, The Working Sheep Dog. Chicago: Sheep Breeder, Inc., 1937

Pearce, Thomas (Pseudonym "Idstone"). The Dog with Simple Directions for his Treatment, and Notices of the Best Dogs of the Day and Their Breeders or Exhibitors. 1872. London: Cassell & Company, Limited. 8th Edition, ~1888

Perkins, Diane. Gainsborough's Dogs. Sudbury: Gainsborough's House Society, 2006

Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963

Puxley, W. Lavallin. Collies and Sheep-dogs. London: Williams & Norgate, Ltd., 1948

Richardson, E. H. Lt.-Col. British War Dogs: Their Training and Psychology. London: Skeffington & Son, Ltd. ~1920

Ritchie, Carson, I. A. The British Dog its History from Earliest Times. London: Robert Hale Limited, 1981

Shaw, Vero. The Illustrated Book of the Dog (Assisted by the Leading Breeders of the day). London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1879 to 1881. (Note: An ebook version can also be found on the internet."

Sinclair, Ian. Boot in the Stirrup. Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed Ltd., 1973

Smith, Croxton A. About Our Dogs, 1931. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited,  1950 

---. British Dogs. 1945. London: Collins, 1946

---. British Dogs at Work, London: Adam and Charles Black, 1906

Southern Counties Bearded Collie Club. The Millennium Book. Hampshire: Southern Counties Bearded Collie Club, 2000

Temple, Vere. An Artist Goes to the Dogs. London: Country Life Ltd., 1937

Tilley, Henry Arthur. The Old English Sheep Dog. 1933. London: Watmoughs LImited, 1937

Toulson, Shirley. The Drovers, Shire Publications Ltd. (1980)

Walsh, John Henry (Pseudonym "Stonehenge." The Dog: In Health and Disease. 1859. London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1887 (The original book was found in electronic form on the internet.)

Ward, Sadie. The Countryside Remembered. Moffat: Cameron & Hollis. 1991

Watson, James. The Dog Book. 1905-1906. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1937 (The original book was also found in electronic form on the internet.)

Wentworth-Day. The Wisest Dogs in the World. J. Plaistow: W. S. Caines, Ltd. 1954

Willison, G. O., The Bearded Collie. London: W. & G. Foyle Ltd., 1971

Wills, Barclay. Bypaths in Downland. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927

---. Downland Treasure. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1929

---. Shepherds of Sussex, London: Skeffington & Son, Ltd., 1938

Wintle, W. J. Florence Nightingale and Frances E. Willard: The Story of Their Lives. London: Sunday School Union (Note: According to the Florence Nightingale Museum, the book was published "after 1910.")

Wood, Donna Ed. Ordnance Survey Leisure Guide Yorkshire Dales. No Date

Woodforde, John. The Truth About Cottages. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969 


Caius, Johannes. De Canibus Britannicis Of Englishe Dogges. 1576. Trans. Abraham Fleming. The Project Gutenberg Ebook #27050, Released October 26, 2008

Cato, Marcus Porcius. Roman Farm Management The Treatises of Cato and Varro. 116 BC – ~27 BC. The Project Gutenberg Ebook #12140, Released April 25, 2004

Jesse, Edward. Anecdotes of Dogs. 1846. The Project Gutenberg Ebook #26500, Released September 1, 2008.

Leighton, Robert. The New Book of the Dog. A Comprehensive Natural History of British Dogs and Their Foreign Relatives With Chapters on Law, Breeding, Kennel Management and Veterinary Treatment. 1907. (This book can be found in electronic format on the internet.)

Youatt, William. The Dog. 8 Vols. London: C. Knight & Co. 1845 The Project Gutenberg Ebook #9478. Released December 1, 2005. (This is an edited version of the book by Elisha J. Lewis.)



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