THE BEST OF YOUR FRIEND AND MINE 1995-1999 - large HARD COVER  or SOFT COVER  book This book has been completely redone. With color covers & professionally printed 292 pages, this is the full five years of the magazine Your Friend and Mine published in the 1990s complete with all the covers, photos, ads and stories. A well put together magazine with lots of info on pit bulls and on famous dogmen such as Pete Sparks, Don Mayfield, and many others.  Great photos and information not found elsewhere and a nice addition to any collection.

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COLBY'S BOOK OF THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - Louis B. Colby, 1997, First Edition Hard Cover out of print book, 192 pages. This book documents over 100 years of the Colby family's legendary line of Pit Bulls which from the 19th century have been one of the respected bloodlines in pit bull history. Full of rare photos never before published, and a detailed look at the Colby breeding program, this book should be owned by any fancier of the pit bull breed. We offer a very good condition used copy for $100.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - Richard Stratton, 1991, large Hard Cover book, 320 pages, Out of Print. Here is the fourth book by Stratton, and it is a fine read like all his books. He covers more on the APBT famous dogs of old and recent times, and some on other similar breeds. This book has even more photos, all in color except for the early photos and there are about 300 photos in this big book. Another classic record of the breed, not to be missed by any fancier. We offer a few used copies from good to Excellent Condition for $100.00  USD with free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

 

PIT DOGS & BRAVEHEART - by T.L. Williams, 2007, large SIGNED Hard Cover book with over 250 pages and over 360 photos, it combines 2 out of print books in one updated volume.  Both books portray a wide spectrum of the best dogs from the 20th century with photos and a short pedigree.  Pit Dogs has rare black and white photos and short pedigrees of over 260 dogs.  Each page shows 2 dogs so the photos are large size. There is an Index in the back of each volume listing the dogs in the books.  Braveheart has the same format with 207 more dogs also shown in photos with 2 dogs to each page.  This big book is an invaluable historical reference to any student of the American Pit Bull Terrier.  Each Hard Cover book is brand NEW and SIGNED by the author and priced at $75.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

WORLD OF THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - Richard Stratton, 1983, large Hard Cover book, 288 pages, Out of Print. This is the third book on the breed by Stratton and he just keeps getting better. Another breed classic, this big book is again full of stories about the old time dogs and their history. The book has over 125 color and black and white photos of these dogs along with historical photos of old artwork showing the breed. There are many important pedigrees of famous pit bulls reprinted in the back of the book along with an index, and info on how to house and care for the dogs properly. One of the best pit bull books written, we offer a few used copies from good to Excellent Condition for $100.00 USD with free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

 

PIT BULLS AND TENACIOUS GUARD DOGS - Carl Semencic, 1991, large Hard Cover out of print book with 320 pages. A thick book full of good color photos, it discusses some of the bull breeds, mastiff breeds, and shepherd breeds often used for guard dogs. The pit bull is included although they are not a guardian breed, yet any good dog will bark and protect their family. Covers many breeds such as the American Bulldog, Akita, Anatolian Shepherd, Doberman, Dogue de Bordeaux, Presa Canario, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, Kuvasz, Tosa, Rottweiler, and more. Each breed is discussed with lots of good color photos and breed standard, with other chapters on selecting the right breed and more on guard dogs and their uses. A useful book, we offer a used copy in very good condition for $75.00 USD, free shipping in the US, international shipping to be quoted.
 

 

 

COURAGE - by Richard Stratton and T.L. Williams, 1993, large SIGNED First Edition HARD COVER book with over 120 pages displaying a pictorial record of the greatest American Pit Bulls from the early 1900s up to the modern day dogs.  The book is divided into three sections and Richard Stratton wrote the introductions to each section.  Over 200 dogs are shown in rare photos, most of which have never been published before, and all the famous lines are represented, including Tudor, Colby, Heinzl, Carver, Sorrells, Boudreaux, and many others. Each page shows two dogs so the photos are large, and there is a short pedigree of each dog. There is an Index in the back of the book which makes it easy to use for historical research.  A rare glimpse into the bygone days of the breed. We are offering New Old Stock copies HARD COVER SIGNED FIRST Edition books, priced at $195.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

THE BOOK OF THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - Richard Stratton, 1981, Hard Cover book, 352 pages. Out of print. Here is the second book by Stratton and it is also a classic. It is about twice as big as his first book and has about 175 black and white and color photos of famous dogs. He writes about the dogs including Tudor's Dibo, and some of the great dogmen behind them such as Bob Wallace, Howard Heinzl, and many others. There is also much about the history of the breed and what made them along with chapters about modern day laws. There is a useful Index in the back of the book listing all the dogs shown in the photos. We offer a few used copies in Excellent Condition for $ 100.00 USD with free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.
 

 

REMASTERS OF HISTORY - compiled by T.L. Williams, a large SOFT COVER or HARD COVER  books with  426 pages, this book gathers copies of rare 1960s issues of the American Pit Bull Magazine which covers dogs from the 1950s and 1960s.  A wonderful look at the history from the golden age of the dogs and the men that shaped the breed. Much info on Tudor, Heinzl, Colby, Lightner, and other dogmen along with articles about their best dogs. Full of hundreds of old rare photos. A real trip down memory lane, this book is not to be missed by anyone interested in the Pit Bull breed. New  Soft Cover books are $65.00 Hard Cover $100.00 USD .

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THIS IS THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER - Richard Stratton, 1976, Hard Cover book, 176 pages. Out of print. This book is the first book Stratton wrote, it is a modern classic that did much to make the breed known. Full of stories and info about old time dogs, it also covers the men behind them including Bob Wallace, Colby, Corvino, Boudreaux, and many others. There are about 130 good black and white photos and an index in the back of the famous dogs shown in those photos. Now Out of Print, this book should not be missed by anyone interested in these dogs. We offer a small number of used copies from good to Like New Excellent condition for $ 80.00 USD with free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

AMERICAN PATRIOT - by T.L. Williams, 2002. large SIGNED Hard Cover First edition book, with a gold Pit Bull head on the cover.  The book has 176 pages and almost 300 large black and white photos.  One of the best references ever written with large clear photos showing two dogs per page with a short pedigree. There are also several pages of Pit Bull artwork and detailed articles about famous dogs and dogmen of the past, including Howard Heinzl and his dogs, and other famous bloodlines such as Sorrells, Boudreaux, Colby, and many more. The Index in the back lists all the dogs and dogmen in the book.  This book is an invaluable historical reference for any student of the American Pit Bull Terrier.  Each Hard Cover First Edition book is brand NEW and SIGNED by the author and priced at $95.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.