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This is a reprint of some issues of "The Pit Bull Fancier" magazine 1925 - 1926 - 1927. Also some issues of "The American Bull Terrier" magazine 1926. Includes some issues of "Pitcraft" magazine 1931. Very valuable  history in these volumes. Great pedigree information, along with rare  photographs. Advertisements from the time period.  Magazines from the  time period are extremely hard to find. All of these are in 1 hard bound book. $65.00 USD free postage in the USA. International shipping to be quoted

 

THE COMPLETE GAMEDOG - Ed & Chris Faron, 1995 First Edition large  Hard Cover book, 386 pages, privately printed and  Out of Print. Another book that would have to be considered a milestone  in pit bull literature, this big book covers many topics. Part One has  much historical info about important pit bulls and interviews with  famous dogmen; while Part Two gives practical information about the care and keeping your APBT, including feeding, housing, breeding, diseases,  and other health matters. One of the best books on the pit bull, it  should be owned by anyone interested in these fine dogs.

We offer this original printing for $450.00 USD, free US  shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER PHOTO ALBUM This is a Hard cover 152 page book by T.L.Williams. FULL COLOR BOOK WITH LARGE FORMAT COLOR PHOTOS & PEDIGREES.  Many famous dogs pictured from rare collections. Most photos are 8x10 in full color. A must for the APBT collection & just in time for Christmas. Offered for only $80.00 USD.

 

FIGHTING FOR LIFE THE AMERICAN BULL TERRIER - by Frank Rocca, 1997,  privately printed large soft cover book.  This is the third book written by Rocca who is an expert on the breed.  All of his books are  excellent, this one is full of historical photos and accounts of famous  dogs and their owners.  He also writes about the future and how this  breed can be a fine family companion as well as excelling in search  & rescue, hunting, weight pulling, and other legal activities. This truly unique American breed of dog shows its extraordinary courage and  undying loyalty in so many ways.  A modern classic that should be in  every pit bull fancier's library, don't miss this one.  We offer this  soft cover book for $200.00 USD with free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.

 

THE AMERICAN PIT BULL TERRIER SCRAPBOOK LIMITED EDITION           by T.L.Williams hard cover book 268 pages.  New for 2013. This book contains hundreds of vintage photographs. Vintage pedigrees, letters and information on Bulldog collectables spanning well over 150 years. Nothing quite like this book has been offered before. You can receive a signed and numbered book plate detail below.  If you love Bulldogs and their unique history, this NEW book is a must for you.  $85.00 US Order your copy today!

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E-mail us your address for your signed and numbered book plate for this limited edition book    apbtbooks-contact@apbtbooks.com

 

 

 

FIGHTING DOG BREEDS: BY DR. DIETER FLEIG Originally published in 1996. This 221 page Hard Cover book Includes many full color photos & some  black + white  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 information on many breeds worldwide. We offer this hard cover printing in good condition for $80.00 USD. Free shipping in the USA.                                      international shipping to be quoted.

 

GLADIATOR DOGS - Carl Semencic, 1998,  Hard  Cover out of print book with 264 pages.  A beautiful book with many 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.  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  good color photos and breed standard, with other chapters  on selecting the right breed and more on guard dogs and their uses.  A great book, we offer a used copy in very good condition for $275.00 USD, free shipping in the US, international shipping to be quoted.

 

THE WORLD OF FIGHTING DOGS - Carl Semencic, 1984,  Hard  Cover out of print book with 287 pages.  A nice book with some 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.  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  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 mint condition for $100.00 USD, free shipping in the US, international shipping to be quoted.

 

My Life and Times with The American Pit Bull Terrier : by James Crenshaw 1999, it is a NEW FIRST Edition privately printed autographed Hard Cover book. James Crenshaw was a legend in these dogs and owned many famous dogs  over his many years with the breed. This large book tells of his time  with the dogs and his experiences.   It is a unique book with many photos and articles. James passed away  so this book is now hard to  find and fanciers of the breed tend hang onto their copies and do not  sell them. This book was a limited print run and is out of print, it is  hard to find one in new condition. These copies are new old stock .

There are a couple used copies of this book listed on Amazon for $450 and $500, our copies are NEW!

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We offer this fine book in NEW condition, and priced at $275.00 USD, free US  shipping, international shipping to be quoted.
 

 

COURAGE - by Richard Stratton and T.L. Williams, 2011, completely NEW Revised LIMITED Signed Edition HARD COVER or SOFT COVER book with over 200 pages. This NEW  edition has full color covers,  it has completely been re-written with  new text on the dogs and the photos have been enhanced and enlarged from the original 1993 printing, plus more photos and dogs have been added,  including an International section.  A unique pictorial record of the  greatest American Pit Bulls from the early 1900s up to the modern day dogs. The book is divided into four sections with the introductions  written by Richard F. Stratton.  Over 400 dogs are shown in rare photos, many have never been published before, and all the famous lines are  represented, including Tudor, Colby, Heinzl, Carver, Sorrells,  Boudreaux, and many others.  Most pages show two dogs with large photos  and a short pedigree.  There is an Index in the back of the book which  makes it easy to use for historical research.  A superb breed record and a rare glimpse into the bygone days of these dogs.  You will need to write us for your signed book plate.

Email apbtbooks-contact@apbtbooks.com or PO Box 11501 Casa Grande, AZ 85130-0180 We offer these limited edition hard cover books priced at $100.00 Soft cover $75.00 USD

 

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BRAVEHEART - by T.L. Williams, 1996, First Edition, large SIGNED Hard Cover Out of Print book, 122 pages, privately printed. This book portrays a wide spectrum of the best dogs from the 20th century with over 200 rare black and white photos and a short pedigree of each dog. Each page shows 2 dogs so the photos are large size. There is an Index in the back listing the dogs shown. This fine book is an invaluable historical reference to any student of the American Pit Bull Terrier. It has been out of print for many years so any original printing of this book is extremely rare and hard to find. We offer a few copies in very good condition, each book is SIGNED by the author and priced at $200.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.
 

 

 

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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. New hard cover books are $95.00 USD

 

REMASTERS OF HISTORY - compiled by T.L. Williams, a large HARD COVER  OR SOFT COVER book this book has been completely re-done cover to cover. 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 HARD COVER books are $100.00 USD 

 

COURAGE - by Richard Stratton and T.L. Williams, 1993, large SIGNED Original  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 and they are, priced at $195.00 USD, free US shipping, international shipping to be quoted.