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The Cats of Wildcat Hill by Edward Weston and Charis Wilson

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Good. INSCRIBED BY EDWARD WESTON on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1947 stated 1st printing. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, G+/VG- dustjacket, w...

From Appledore Books, ABAA


Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by Eliot, T.S

First British Edition / Third printing Thus 1940, Faber And Faber Limited. London. Very good / Good dust jacket. Dust jacket spine has darkened. Former owner bookplate and inscription noted. RARE/SCARCE....

From Mary Riversong


Cat Scouts, The by WAIN, Louis, illustrator; POPE, Jessie

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1912. One of the Most Colorful of all of Louis Wain's Books [WAIN, Louis, illustrator]. POPE, Jessie. The Cat Scouts. A Picture-Book for Little Folk, Cats by Louis Wain, Verses and Tales by Jessie Pope. London: Black...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Original pencil drawing of three cats, executed with the artist's toes

Poynette, Wisconsin, 1903. Smith, Kathryn M. R.. Pencil drawing on paper by Kathryn (Kittie) M. R. Smith, measuring 9 by 11 3/4 inches, in a contemporary frame, with a faux wood-grain finish. Two images share a single sheet: on the left is a cat peeking ...

From Bromer Booksellers


Two Cats At Large by WAIN, Louis, illustrator; WOODHOUSE, S.C

London: George Routledge & Sons. Ltd, 1910. Strange-Looking Cats Meet Strange-Looking Monsters WAIN, Louis. WOODHOUSE, S.C. (text). Two Cats At Large. A Book of Surprises. With Verses by S.C. Woodhouse. London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd, n.d. ...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Pritt, the True Story of a Deaf Cat and Her Family by (Hepburn, Katharine) Moon, Susan E. and Susie TRACY

Los Angeles: Bright Dot Publications, 1980. First edition. Photographs in color by Susie Tracy (daughter of SPENCER TRACY). 1 vols. 8 X 8 inches. Printed pictorial wrappers, with color reproduction of Pritt on upper cover. First edition. Photographs in ...

From James Cummins Bookseller


"Leap-frog." by WAIN, Louis, Artist

[n.p.]: , 1915. A Wonderful and Playful Original Louis Wain Watercolor WAIN, Louis (1860-1939). "Leap-frog." [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1915]. Original pen, ink, and watercolor drawing. Signed at lower right. Image size: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches; 340 x 26...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Daddy Cat by WAIN, Louis, illustrator

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1914. A Day in the Life of Daddy Cat WAIN, Louis. Daddy Cat Illustrated by Louis Wain. London: Blackie and Son Limited, [n.d., ca. 1914]. First edition. Quarto (9 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches; 245 x 172 mm.). 36 pp. Color pictori...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Cats at Play by WAIN, Louis

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1917. Flying Fur, Caterwauling. and Cats on the Bandstand WAIN, Louis. Cats at Play. London: Blackie and Son Limited, n.d. [1917]. First edition. Folio (13 1/8 x 10 1/8 in; 334 x 258 mm). Twelve pages with one to two c...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


CAT FISHING by WAIN, Louis William (1860 - 1939):

[c. 1912]. Gouache and watercolour on paper. The image measures 8.5 x 11 inches and is signed by Wain to the bottom corner. A black cat in sporting attire, including a red tartan cap and breeches, sits on a stool at the riverside, holding a fishing rod. ...

From Lucius Books


Cats at Play by WAIN, Louis, illustrator; RACKHAM, Arthur; SMITH, H. Officer; GLADWIN, May

London: John F. Shaw and Co.,, 1903. Unrecorded Edition With an Unrecorded Drawing by Arthur Rackham WAIN, Louis, illustrator. RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator. SMITH, H. Officer. GLADWIN, May, et al. Cats At Play. London: John F. Shaw, n.d. [c. 1900-1904]....

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


Cats by WAIN, Louis

London: Sands & Company, 1901. "It Was A Very Popular Volume, And Made A Lasting Impression On Children Who Owned It" WAIN, Louis. Cats. Pictured by Louis Wain and Versed by "Grimalkin". London: Sands & Company, [1901]. F...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


All sorts of comical cats by BINGHAM, Clifton

1902 All Sorts of Comical CATS Color Illustrated Children Cartoons Wain Bingham'All Sorts of Comical Cats' is a rare, early 20th-century cartoon illustrated work on cats. Illustrated by Louis Wain, this book features dozens of colored figures of comical l...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


THE 'TROCIOUS TWINS. At the sea by PARKER. B(ESSIE). ---- PARKER. N(ANCY), Illustrates

W. and R. Chambers. London. No date. 1926. FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to. (13 x 9.4 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page chromolithographic plates and many line drawings throughout the text pages. Each full colour page has a text page opposite with the rel...

From Paul Foster Books


Cat's Cradle by WAIN, Louis; BYRON, May

London: Blackie & Son Limited, 1908. With Fifty-Seven Color Illustrations WAIN, Louis. Cat's Cradle. A Picture-Book for Little Folk. Cats by Louis Wain. Rhymes by May Byron. London: Blackie and Son Limited, [1908]. First edition. Quarto (9 13/...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


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