McLoughlin. Hardcover. New York, Viking Press, 1983, first edition. Clean, tight 4to, 162pp, beautifully illustrated by the author. There is a gift inscription on the ffe, otherwise the book is nearly fine. Near Fine / near fine. Item #17825
McLoughlin's clear prose and elegant drawings, trace the evolution and natural history of the modern dog (Canis familiaris) from prehistory to the present, encompassing hundreds of breeds. It also concerns Homo sapiens, the species that evolved alongside the dog to become hunting partner, employer, breeder, and loving companion.