The American Book of the Dog - George Oliver Shields [Editor] 1891 - Rand, Chicago - First Edition Large and comprehensive, incorporating the writings of specialists in individual breeds, It tells of the origin, development, special characteristics, utility breeding, training, points of judging, diseases, and kennel management of “all breeds of dogs” as appreciated almost 120 years ago. A work that is frequently quoted by owners of different breeds when tracing their history.
Profusely illustrated with 22 full page plates and over 70 smaller engravings throughout the text. Together with 18 pages of advertisements to the rear. More Details