London: Heinemann, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Original green cloth, quarto (9 x 11.5 inches), pp xix, 207. 8 color plates with captioned tissue guards, 30 monochrome plates. A very good copy, clean and unworn with minor scattered foxing to text. Front panel and spine of jacket laid in. Very good. Item #13687
Interesting study of dogs in Eastern culture. Chapters include: "Eastern Dogs in Early Times"; Dog-Lore and Superstitions"; "Dog Breeding"; "Sporting and Guard Dogs"; "The Chinese Lion"; "Historical References to Dogs of the Pekingese Type"; "Evolution of the Pekingese Type"; etc.