For thousands of years already the dog has been the faithful companion of man.
Dogs were held in such high esteem in Ancient Egypt that tens of millions were mummified alongside their owners.
One of my favorite things about collecting old books are the vintage style illustrations.
If you love dogs, or love drawing dogs – this is a fun book for your collection.
Small but mighty, this miniature encyclopedia covers over 100 different breeds.
Printed in the Netherlands in 1951. This book is available on my Etsy site, linked here.
Looking for more books like this? Check out the Blackwell Habitat Book shop.
See my previous Golden Guide post to see a few other cover and title variations.