Jack Russell and His Terriers, J.A.
Allen & Co, Ltd., London. 1979
Nicely written by a famous terrierman and field sports writer. Illustrations
are dated and dogs shown are 10"-12" hunt terriers. Read for content and
historical interest, not for accurate photos.
Jean and Frank
The Making of the Parson Jack Russell Terrier, The
Boydell Press, Dover, NH 1986. ISBN# 0-85115-437-9
Parson Jack Russell Terriers. An Owner's Companion, The Crowood
Press, GB 1990. ISBN# 1-85223-392-3
The Parson & Jack Russell Terriers, Popular Dogs Publishing Co,
Ltd.,London 1991. ISBN# 0-09-174924-7
The books by the Jacksons are
unquestionably the best references available on the breed history. The books are
thoroughly researched, and contain important documentation from the Parson
Jack Russell Terriers Today,
Ringpress Books Ltd., Gloucestershire, GB 1995. ISBN#
Comprehensive and up to date discussion of PJR's in Great
Britain as well as PJR's and JR's internationally. Extensive photos.
D. Caroline Coile, Ph.d
Jack Russell Terriers,
Barron's Educational Services, Hauppauge, N. Y. 1996. ISBN#
An excellent and inexpensive paperback that thoroughly covers
the particulars of successfully owning a JR. Quite good illustrations.
Edited by Mary Strom.
The Ultimate Jack Russell
Terrier, Ringpress Books Ltd, Box 8, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 4YN 1999
ISBN# 1-86054-155-0. Mary has drawn on a panel of contributing breeders and
authors knowledgeable in the terrier field to compile a comprehensive book
covering all aspects of Jack Russell ownership. A delight to the eye, generously
illustrated with beautiful photographs, this book is a must for Jack Russell
HUNTING AND TERRIER WORK
The Working Jack Russell
Terrier, Henry King at the Dorset Press, Dorchester, GB
Absolutely invaluable for the inside story of terrier work, and for
historically significant photos of many Jack Russells behind the major
bloodlines in the U.S.
D. Brian Plummer
Diary Of a Hunter, 4-M
Enterprises, Union City, CA 1978. ISBN# 0-85115-009-3
The Working Terrier, The Boydell Press, Ipswich, GB 1978, ISBN#
The Complete Jack Russell Terrier, Howell Book House, NY 1980. ISBN#
Hunters ALL, Huddlesfcrd Publications, Gravesend, Kent, GB 1986.
Superbly written with terrier knowledge plus an
irreverence typically British. Plummer's character is so unique that he was
written up in a 1988 New Yorker Magazine Profile entitled "Ratcatcher". Read, if
you can find it, Tales of a Rat Hunting Man. Plummer has now said that his
terriers were his own mix, not true JR's, and it is obvious from the photos.
Read for terrier stories, and good references to true type Parson Jack Russell
The Modern Working Terrier, Boydell and
Brewer Ltd. GB
(Shaw is Plummer's nom de plume).
Sport with Terriers, Arner Publications,
Rome, NY 1973.ISBN# 0-914124-01-3
From a principle founding member of the
American Working Terrier Association (AWTA). Information about working terriers
of different breeds in the US and their quarry.
Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Earthdog Ins & Outs, OTR
Publications, Box 481, Centreville, AL 1999. ISBN# 0-940269-15-5
indispensable guide for any terrier owner interested in Earthdog competition. Jo
Ann takes you step by step through starting a puppy to more advanced work. Also
gives history of the sport and of suitable breeds used for this work.
Pet Owner's Guide To Jack Russell
Terriers, Ringpress Books Limited, Gloucestershire, UK 1997. ISBN#
An ideal book for the new pet owner.
Note: Not all of the above are currently in print. Many must
be searched in used book vendors.