Hall's Book Store, Stapled Binding, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: Betty Paterson
150 g; VIII, 40 pages, illustrated throughout with black-and-white illustrations. The "dustwrapper with attached fold overs, is of a textured "vellum", and is stapled as part of the book. The front panel shows foxing to the margins of the illustrated page. The rear panel shows handling marks, and an illustration bearing of the artist's signature in facsimile. The front panel has a black cat, with a blue shadow, on cream-coloured background. The book was probably printed in the 1950s, and bears a gift inscription signed by the author, on the first page, and included with it is a Christmas card again echoing the sentiments of the inscription, but with the inclusion of the words "and babies", probably referring to cats. The author also wrote books for the learning of English by foreign students. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Betty Paterson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Animals; Fiction -- Childrens; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0223092.