Hall's Book Store, 1955, Stapled Binding, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, 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 rear panel has an illustration with 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. This copy has traces of foxing and handling marks to the edges of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Betty Paterson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Animals; Fiction -- Childrens; Inventory No: 0224165.