Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats


Publisher Harcourt, Brace & Co.
Year 1982
Edition FIRST
Pages 56
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine
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Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1982. FIRST EDITION, later printing. Excellent near mint condition, decorated orangish boards over beige cloth.. Original Gorey illustrated dust jacket, not price clipped in excellent condition. 8.25" tall x 5.75" wide with wonderful illustrations by Edward Gorey. Pages are white and clean, no yellowing and no brittle pages. Illustrations are bright and bold with no fading. Tight binding, no loose pages, no loose hinges. A lovely, clean and bright copy. This delightful book was the basis for the enchanting musical, Cats. These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world since they were first gathered for publication in 1939. This much sought after edition was whimsically illustrated by Edward Gorey. A perfect combination. 56 pages.