The English Dog at Home

The English Dog at Home
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The English Dog at HomeThe English Dog at HomeThe English Dog at Home

Felicity Wigan with Victoria Mather. Photographs by Geoffrey Shakerley.

Salem House Publishers. Topsfield, MA. 1987. First US edition. First published in the UK in 1986. Hardback; maroon cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 160 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. English. 285 x 225mm. 1kg. 0881622648. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; some light shelf wear to jacket, short 1cm tear at head of spine, price-clipped.

A vintage book celebrating dogs and their aristocratic owners. Thirty owners, including The Duchess of Roxburghe, The Queen and The Queen Mother, Princess Anne, and Lavinia, Duchess of Norfolk, have been photographed with their dogs in their country homes. The text, which is unintentionally hard to read with a straight face, offers up pooch tales and problems, such as how to house-train a puppy in a 75-room castle.