Sillar, Frederick Cameron and Meyler, Ruth Mary.
Title Cats: Ancient & Modern.
Publisher New York: The Viking Press, A Studio Book, .
Seller ID 50261s
Octavo, oragne cloth (hardcover), black letters, 208 pp. Fine (As New), in Very Good dust jacket with light fading to spine and edges & light edgewear. Ò...There are more than 100 illustrations of the cat in art, in legend and in story: F. C. Sillar and R. M. Meyler have collected material for many years, and this rich book is packed with the curious, often amusing, lore which has grown up round the cat. In it are historical cats, fictional cats, mythological and magical cats, sacred cats, nursery cats and official cats. Among the beautiful illustrations are catss from all over the world...There are poems, tales, legends...Presents the cat through history as it should be presented: independent, beautiful, immutable and mysterious. It is a book full of strange learning and great entertainment.Ó