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Rare and antiquarian titles from Pyewacket Books

Our Cats and All About Them; Their Varieties, Habits, and Management; and for Show, the Standard of Excellence and Beauty; Described and Pictured

Our Cats and All About Them; Their Varieties, Habits, and Management; and for Show, the Standard of Excellence and Beauty; Described and Pictured

250.00

Weir, Harrison. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1889. First American Edition. viii, 248 pp. Green pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt. Heavily illustrated. Head and tail of spine bumped, some leaves uncut, overall very good.

The first book about cat pedigree, by the "Father of the Cat Fancy" and organizer of the first ever cat show - which basically makes him the father of the internet, too.

Includes sections on cat care, feeding, annoying habits, folklore, superstition and witchcraft, as well as art about cats. This book is cat nerdery at its finest. (293)

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