The French Bulldog – Heritage and Art, essential litereature for every serious Frenchie fancier, is published in May 2011.
In a luxurious large format (A4, 248 pages) hardback all the cultural aspects of the intriguing bond between the French Bulldog – possibly the most 'arty' of all dog breeds – and mankind is extensively covered. The scores of touching, not to say breathtaking illustrations – mostly in full colour – alone make this book a once in a lifetime publication on the Frenchie.
'The French Bulldog: Heritage & Art' is anything but an ordinary study of the breed’s history but one which makes essential reading in order to understand the evolution of the breed.
Studying the illustrations alone give the best analysis possible of the in-depth understanding of the development of breed type. At the same time the book provides the best possible evidence of the special role the breed has played in the life of people, of whatever class or background.
What counts for the content of 'The French Bulldog: Heritage & Art', also counts for the way the book is produced. Compared alongside all the existing Frenchie books one will soon realise this is the most special book on the breed in every way. A large (A4) sized hardcover of 248 pages packed with score of the most beautiful illustrations – mostly in full colour – many of them touching, not to say breathtaking.
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