The detailed illustrated book on dogs, written in Ottoman language, describes contemporary breeds, such as mastiffs, greyhounds, shepherd dogs, bulldogs, terriers, spaniels etc. The last part of the book is dedicated to dog-keeping, health and basic information on training.
Cafer Fahri Dikmen (1876 – 1962) was a microbiologist, an important specialist on domestic animals and a pioneer of the Turkish cynology. He was the first to describe the Turkish dog breeds in the modern literature.
Worldcat lists four institutional examples (Orient-Institut Istanbul, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, Boğaziçi University Library, University of California Los Angeles).
References: OCLC 425960912, 777199664, 1030917329. ÖZEGE 1261.