The Illustrated Book of the Dog was the authoritative book on the breeding and care of pedigree dogs during the ...
moreThe Illustrated Book of the Dog was the authoritative book on the breeding and care of pedigree dogs during the Victorian era when, in typical English manner, the wealthy of the day, up to Queen Victoria herself, engaged portrait painters to render their favorite dogs immortal. Our listings are from the German edition.
The seller says: "In these times are perhaps the seeds of our modern day interest in all manner of pets & in these portraits we see many of the breeds of dogs that are still beloved today. "
Each chromolithographed( each color laid in with a separate lithographic stone ) print is in excellent condition, measuring approximately 10 3/4 inches by 8 1/4 inches on a stiff, creamy paper. On a few, there are the occasional marginal fox marks as shown. These prints are rare and we are pleased to be able to offer an outstanding selection of canine images. less
10.75ʺW × 1.0ʺD × 8.25ʺH
ExcellentMinor wear consistent with age and history
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