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Three fine Pug Dogs.

Three fine Pug Dogs. "Prince", "Mops" & "Nell" c1889.

by Walsh, J.H.

19th century antique print of Willoughby Pugs. The late Mr H. Gilbert's Pug Dog "Prince", with "Mops" and "Nell", the Parent Stock of the Willoughby Pugs.

Two original wood engravings c1878 by Butterworth and Heath for "The Dogs of the British Isles" first published circa 1867 by John Henry Walsh (1810-1888).

Walsh was educated for the medical profession, and practised for some years as a surgeon. A passionate sportman, Walsh was an expert in the management of dogs and the treatment of their illnesses. He became a sporting writer, and wrote many articles and books under the pen-name “Stonehenge”.  In 1856 Walsh joined the staff of "The Field" journal, and by the end of the following year became its editor.

Page size 24 x 18cm (9.5 x 7 inches). The usual fine soiling spots to be expected of paper this age.

Stock Number: apPugsPrice: $60.00