WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939. 5 books related to cats, comprising: 1.  WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939. Cat's Cradle. London: Blackie and Son, [1908]. Small 4to. Color illustrations on each page. Publisher's green cloth with pictorial paste-down.

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WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939.
5 books related to cats, comprising:
1. WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939. Cat's Cradle. London: Blackie and Son, [1908]. Small 4to. Color illustrations on each page. Publisher's green cloth with pictorial paste-down.

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939.
5 books related to cats, comprising:
1. WAIN, LOUIS. 1860-1939. Cat's Cradle. London: Blackie and Son, [1908]. Small 4to. Color illustrations on each page. Publisher's green cloth with pictorial paste-down. Cover soiled and rubbed, foxing, gift inscription on front paste-down dated 1919.
2. ---. To Nursery Land with Louis Wain. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, [c.1910]. 4to. Color pictorial frontispiece, black and white and 2-color illustrations throughout text. Publisher's quarter cloth and pictorial boards. Covers rubbed and soiled, browning to endpapers, some smudges on interior.
3 MONCRIF, FRANCOIS AUGUSTIN PARADIS DE. 1687-1770. Les Chats de Francois Augustin Paradis de Moncrif. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1961. 8vo. Publisher's black and red morocco by Hiscox, gilt cat image on cover, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Black cloth slipcase. LIMITED EDITION, number 75 of 100.
4. NEWBERRY, CLARE TURLEY. 1903-1970. Cats. A Portfolio. New York: Harper & Bros., 1943. 15 lithographic prints after illustrations by Newberry. Loose in publisher's printed wrappers, green board portfolio with pictorial paste-down. Soiling to exterior portfolio, foxing to wrapper, slight browning.
5. HOLMES, EFNER TUDOR. B.1954. TUDOR, TASHA. 1915-2008. Illustrator. The Christmas Cat. New York: The Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1976. Oblong 8vo. Publisher's rose cloth, pictorial dust jacket, pictorial endpapers. Wear and creases to jacket, thumbed.
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