Monday, September 03, 2007
The Good Stuff
I collect old, mostly out-of-print books about dogs, and since Chris and I are also obsessive used-bookstore prowlers, my collection is growing rapidly.
I found a hardcover recently called The Dog Observed, which contains black-and-white photographs from 1844-1983, taken by mostly famous photographers and edited by Ruth Silverman. It's a really great collection, and the photo above is one of my favorites because it reminds me so much of Arthur, pawing at a bug on the floor with his paw.
Here are just a few others (which are, of course, reproduced much, much better in the book):