William Heinemann, 1973, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Osamu Nishikawa -- Photographer
The text is illustrated with 73 beautiful colour photographs by Osamu Nishikawa. Pink coloured cloth binding with gilt illustration of a cat to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Browning and faint foxing to the text block edges. Browning, offset tanning and foxing to the endpapers and a few marks to the internal text. Upon opening of the book there is a very strong musty smell. Colour photographic dustwrapper, again by Osamu Nishikawa, and a black-and-white photograph of the author (and a cat) on the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the backstrip edges. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and there is a 0.5 " tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel and a 2.5 " tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. In this book there is a 32 page essay on cats and human interaction and then beautiful photographs and poems to accompany each photograph. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. VIII, 160 pages, last page blank. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Osamu Nishikawa -- Photographer . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry ; Photography; Pets -- Cats ; ISBN: 0434280607. ISBN/EAN: 9780434280605. Inventory No: 0108294.