The Little Book of Dogs
The gold gilded edges of this charming little compendium of dog breeds, richly illustrated with vintage, postcard-size chromolithographs (80 colour illustrations) makes it just perfect for a gift or Xmas stocking filler for dog lovers.
What are the differences between the English and the French bulldogs? Is the German shepherd an ancient breed? Why is the Saint Bernard always depicted as carrying a keg around its neck? This book discusses close to 100 of the most popular and well-known dog breeds from all over the world: the hunting dog, the Dalmatian, the Poodle, the Newfoundland, the Fox Terrier, the Greyhound, and so on. Every breed is illustrated with a beautifully detailed retro illustrations.
About the Author - Virginie Bhat-Trasbot is a journalist, passionate about nature and animals. For 15 years she collaborated with Animaux Magazine, the monthly paper published by the SPA (France's biggest animal welfare organisation), in which she wrote several researches on animal protection.
Hardcover - 176 pages