Item description for OF ENGLISH DOGS (VINTAGE DOG BOOKS BREED HISTORY SERIES) by JOHANNES CAIUS...
Of English Dogs The diversities, the names, the natures, and the properties.
A Short Treatise written in Latin By Johannes Caius Of late memory, Doctor of Physic In the University of Cambridge.
And Newly drawn into English By Abraham Fleming Student
OF ENGLISH DOGS -
The diversities, the names, the natures, and the properties.
Originally written and published in 1576, this is a reprint of the earliest known work on dog breeds. Translated from the original Latin, it lists all the dog breeds of the time and charts their type and development. As the only known work from the period it is of great significance. The forebears of all modern breeds can clearly be seen in the names and types of dogs described, as can many breeds that are now lost forever. Listed within: Harriers - Terriers - Bloodhounds - Gazehounds - Leviners - Tumblers - Land Spaniels - Water Spaniels - Setters - Gentle Spaniel / Comforter - Shepherd's Dog - Mastiff / Bandog - Wap / Warner - Turnspit - Dancer -
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.27" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.24" Weight: 0.18 lbs.
Release Date Jan 4, 2005
Publisher Vintage Dog Books
ISBN 1905124058 ISBN13 9781905124053
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