The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them (1928)

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

 I have been able to find out so little about this book apart from what I read inside it. There's no date in the book at all but it seems to be generally thought that it's from around the 1920-1930 era. The book itself contains 12 colour plates and three hundred photos & illustrations.

It's a charming book, the advice in it mainly still applicable now, the imagery very much of the time. An era where you could photograph a chimpanzee smoking a pipe and a raccoon kissing a small child. Fascinating to look through, oh to have been a photographer at that time, pre-Photoshop where the only way to get a shot of two rabbits sitting down for a cup of tea was indeed to sit them down and give them cups. Here's some of my favourite images from the book.

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

THE WONDER BOOK OF PETS AND HOW TO KEEP THEM

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

The Wonder Book Of Pets and how to keep them

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