Toy Dogs And Their Ancestors: Including The History And Management Of Toy Spaniels, Pekingese, Japanese, And Pomeranians

LYTTON, Hon. Mrs Neville


Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company, 1911. First edition
Description: ppxx, 360, profusely illustrated in b/w, with tissue-guarded colour plates. 4to, original decorative cloth git, top edges gilt. Owner name, slight bumping to extremites, else a very good copy

Judith Anne Dorothea Blunt-Lytton (1873-1957) was the child of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt and his wife Lady Anne. Her grandmother was the renowned mathematician Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron. Toy Dogs was her first published book. She inherited her mother’s barony in 1917, and after her divorce in 1923, she published, as Lady Wentworth, books on horses and Arabian breeding, as well as novels and poetry. She was also a champion tennis player

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