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Medieval Dogs

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Dogs - man's best friend, were frequently depicted in medieval manuscripts. This charming gift book presents a wide range of images of dogs from manuscripts alongside fascinating, strange and humorous stories--from the keen and agile hunting hound to the cosseted and overweight lapdog. The book features medieval dog names, canine loyalty, the assorted breeds of dogs, how to feed your dog, which saints were connected to dogs, hunting dogs, the mysterious dog-headed race of people, how to train a guard dog, and many more. The stories are drawn from a wealth of medieval sources, and the book features wonderful images of dogs from bestiaries, astrological treatises, travel accounts and many other rare and beautiful manuscripts. This entertaining book will appeal to dog lovers everywhere.
Author Kathleen Walker-Meikle.
Hard Cover.

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