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Barron's Encyclopedia of Cat Breeds: A Complete Guide to the Domestic Cats of North America
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Barrons Educational Series Inc
Publication date April 1, 2013
Pages 384
Binding Hardcover
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780764165801
ISBN-10 0764165801
Dimensions 1.50 by 7.75 by 9.50 in.
Weight 3.40 lbs.
Original list price $35.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Updated with the latest information on all recognized feline breeds, this valuable reference source includes a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the attributes that make a purebred cat, a summary of feline genetics, and an in-depth discussion of conformation, color, and coat. The breed profiles follow, with each profile accompanied by color photos and a bar graph-style at-a-glance summary of the breed's characteristics.

Approximately 45 breeds are profiled, including: Abyssinian, American Shorthair, Bengal, Burmese, Cornish Rex, Himalayan, Maine Coon, Oriental, Persian, Ragdoll, Siamese, Sphynx, Turkish Angora . . . and many others. Added features that will be of interest to all cat fanciers include--

  • Descriptions of new or experimental breeds
  • Extensive information on the American domestic cat
  • A discussion titled "Which Breed is Right for You?"
  • Advice on choosing a purebred cat
  • Information on entering a cat in shows

    The book features more than 100 color photos plus handsome line art.

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    With Michele Earle-Bridges (other contributor) | 2 edition from Barrons Educational Series Inc (April 1, 2013)
    9780764165801 | details & prices | 384 pages | 7.75 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 3.40 lbs | List price $35.00
    About: Updated with the latest information on all recognized feline breeds, this valuable reference source includes a survey of feline history and evolution, a detailed description of the attributes that make a purebred cat, a summary of feline genetics, and an in-depth discussion of conformation, color, and coat.
    from Barrons Educational Series Inc (November 1, 1997)
    9780764150678 | details & prices | 312 pages | 7.50 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 2.75 lbs | List price $35.00
    About: Here is a handsomely illustrated descriptive directory of virtually all major cat breeds available to prospective owners in America--a "must-read" reference source for cat lovers and breeders everywhere.

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