'The Man Who Drew Cats' (c.1915)

Louis Wain

Daddy Cat

Published: London: Blackie and Son

Date: c.1915

Bound in original green paper boards. Green cloth spine. Very good condition, a few marks, slight wear. Daddy Cat illustrated onlay to front, Very good condition, Image strong, Small marginal chip. 8vo: 32pp Text and Illustrations in very good clean condition, no inscriptions, no pen/crayon marks, toning commensurate with age. Complete with 32 colour illustrations, in lovely clean bright condition. No loose or torn pages. A superb copy

H.G. Wells said of him, "He has made the cat his own. He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves."

32 Colour Illustrations

Clean Bright Copy

Original green paper covered boards


Offered by Paul Bostock Rare Books