copyright 1947; illustrated by Wesley Dennis; Rand McNally & Company publishers, Chicago; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; gilt design and lettering on cover and spine; gilt edging of pages; special raised bands on spine; no dust jacket.
from Introduction -
No one knows when the first dog was tamed. Thousands of years ago, when people lived in caves, they had their dogs. Long beforee the Cave Man had tamed other animals, the dog helped him to hunt for food. Often at night when the hunt was over and a fire blazed at the opening of the cave, the dog settled down beside the children of the Cave Man's family. And they fell asleep curled up together...