"Cats:" their points and characteristics by W. Gordon Stables (1840-1910)
"Cats:" their points and characteristics, with curiosities of cat life, and a chapter on feline ailments
Two Volumes in One. Half brown calf leather with blind decoration to the spine, red leather title label in gilt, blind ruling to both marbled boards and silk head & tail bands. Unusual photo frontispiece plus 15 charming chromo litho illustrations on 8 leaves. Fine leather binding by J. Fellowes with his ticket pasted inside back cover. A few plates 'dog eared', p429 with edge repair, previous owner's name to pre-title page, some spotting and browning to first and last few pages and outlining to dog in photo frontispiece, otherwise a good clean copy of a rare book on our feline friends.
- Publisher: Dean & Son, London
- Year of Publication: Not dated - British Library lists it as 1876/7.
- Pages: Vol. I: x, 276pp/Vol. II: 277-484pp plus one leaf of publishers adverts.
- Size: 7 1/2" X 5"