antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Border Collies) The Illustrated Book of the Dog. London: Cassell & Co., 1890. $135.00

"Sheep Dogs. Smooth Coated. 'Yarrow'. The Property of Mr. W. W. Thomson. Rough Coated "hornpipe' The Property of Mr. S.E. Shirley, M.P."

A beautiful antique chromolithograph from Vero Shaw's The Illustrated Book of the Dog published in London by Cassell.  Chromolithographs by Vincent Brooks Day & Son The dogs in this series are set in British, Scottish or Welsh landscapes or interiors. published in 1881 by Cassell. Some of the prints in this series are the first known printed portraits of the breeds.

8 x 10 1/2 inches, sheet.
Excellent condition.