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Illustrated by Louis Wain

Published by John F. Shaw & Co Ltd.. Circa. 1913

Slightly better than good condition. Red cloth spine & red paper front board with black titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover bordered by black vignette. 4 tipped in colour plates, frontis is not by Wain. Numerous b/w illustrations throughout mainly of cats but some of dogs and other animals in Wain's anthropomorphic style.

REDUCED FROM £160. Edges worn. Name in ink to front endpaper. Front joint cracked wide between frontis and title page. Title page detached and worn at edges. A lead pencil tracing of one b/w illustration has gone through to the verso of the page. One colour plate showing a terrier banging a drum has a small closed tear. A few finger marks but contents generally clean.

Stock no. 626884

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