Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the "Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs" the most comprehensive and concise recognition guide to dogs of the world. Packed with more than 1000 full-colour photographs of over 300 breeds, it is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a breed quickly and easily. The book features a photo-encyclopedic approach. It is expertly written and authenticated. Each breed entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the dog's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Fur 'swatches' give a unique indication of coat colours while colour-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Identification made easy - for beginners and established enthusiast alike, the Dorling Kindersley "Handbook of Dogs" traces the evolution of the domestic dog, explains the difference between pedigrees and non-pedigrees, looks at how breeds are classified and examines their characteristics in detail. It also gives tips on choosing dogs and exhibiting them successfully. A visual key helps you recognize the different dog breeds and guides you to the correct entry while a concise glossary explains the technical and scientific terms used.
David Alderton is an international authority on pets and their care. His books have sold over four million copies worldwide and they are now available in 25 languages. David contributes to a wide range of specialist publications, writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column on pet care and is a consultant to the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council based in Washington DC. David also gives talks on pet care subjects at national and international seminars. He participates in radio programmes and has appeared on television.
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Descrizione libro Dorling Kindersley, U.K., 2000. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. A new book with minimal shelf wear at the cover from the bookstore . A fabulous pocket guide for Dogs. With a long introduction and several chapters of related issues, all written in simple language, it is a perfect guide for both beginners and for pros for a quick reference. Full of color photos (1000) and a semi hard cover, it covers over 500 Dog species, from around the world. Codice libro della libreria 000462
Descrizione libro Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0751327514