Collection of 15 Vintage Cat Related Books and Ephemera
A nice collection of 15 cat related books and ephemera. See pics for additional condition information.
The collection includes:
-Die cut Victorian era pop-up cat greeting card valentine : Overall very good, with one cat ear glue showing evidence of repair (see pictures)
-The Mysterious Half-Cat by Margaret Sutton (A Judy Bolton Mystery): 1936, good, Grosset & Dunlap, illustrated by Pelagie Doane
-Fuzzy Tail vy Arensa Sondergaard (Our Animal Books Primer) : 1937, Heath & Company, good
-Kitty Come Down by Rances Atchison Bacon : 1944, good, Oxford University Press, ex-lib, illustrated by Eloise Wilkin
-Katie the Kitten by Kathryn and Byron Johnson : 1949, small cover tear, water stain to front cover, Golden Press, illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
-Cats by Pitman-Moore Company Allied Laboratories : 1961, small 24pp small stapled pamphlet featuring a brief history of cats and why they make good pets, leading to a pitch for the company's feline vaccines.
-Pet Cats Their Care and Handling by Doris Bryant : 1963, Ives Washburn, hardcover guide to cat ownership and care in very good condition, with dust jacket in protective archival sleeve.
-The Observer's Book of Cats by Grace Pond : 1968, Frederick Warne & Co., good, pocket sized hardcover with chipped and edgeworn dust jacket.
-Ivan Tors' Daktari, Judy and the Kitten by Jean Fiedler : 1969, Whitman, good, small children's book illustrated by Larry Harris
-Tell Me, Cat by Ellen Fischer (A Big Golden Book) : 1971, Golden Press, good overall with some warping to boards, stitchery by Virginia Tiffany.
-The Basic Book of the Cat by William H.A. Carr : 1971, Gramercy Publishing, very good overall with dust jacket in protective archival sleeve.
-Pictorial Anatomy of the Cat by Stephen G. Gilbert : 1977, Univ. of Washington Press, heavily annotated, highlighted, and worn copy of this guide to feline anatomy, including several adorable notes such as "kitty toes" pointing at the feline skeleton's feet, among others. This copy was obviously owner previously by someone taking their veterenarian studies quite seriously as there are notes and writing on almost every page. 0295978678
-All Our Cats by Katour Fournier and Jacques Lehmann : 1984, E.P. Dutton, very good, "a lavish collection of 126 paintings of cats by 39 European and American artists that depict cats in all their mood." 0525481826
-Our Wall-Climbing Cat and Other Cat Tales by Margaret H. Rouse : 1986, Vantage Press, very good, signed & inscribed by author. 0533067413
-Cats in the Belfry by Patricia Knoll : 1992, Harlequin, very good. 0373031793. Good. Item #5920