AN IMPORTANT LIBRARY OF CAT BOOKS
(from the estate of Miss Mary Cliffe, deceased).
TUESDAY 3RD JULY AT 10AM
ViewingMonday 2nd June 12:00 onwards.
Location 123 Scudamore Road, Leicester
FOLLOWED BY OTHER BOOKS
Briefly comprising –
(de Moncrif, Francois-Augustin Paradis). Histoire Des Rats, Pour Servir A L’Histoire Universelle. A Ratapolis, 1738. Bound with – Dissertation Sur La Preeminence Des Chats. Amsterdam, 1767. Bound with – Le Miaou. A Chatou, 1734, 8pp. With engraved plates & in a contemporary speckled calf binding.
An Essay On The Art Of Ingeniously Tormenting. 3rd edition, London, 1805.
Bernard, Catherine. Traite Complet Sur L’Education Physique Et Morale Des Chats. A Paris, 1828.
The Baroness De Katzleben. The Cat’s Tail. Edinburgh & London, 1831. Full polished calf.
Brown, Hattie. (William James Linton). Catoninetails. Limited edition, 1891.
Bell, Clara. Cats & Kittens By Henrietta Ronner. 1894. Large 4to.
Simpson, Frances. The Book Of The Cat. 1903. Fine quarter morocco gilt.
Also – Louis Wain’s On Cats, 10 Louis Wain Annuals & other illustrated by him, books by Mrs. Chance, Kate Greenaway, Harrison Weir, Henty . Victorian & Edwardian works, Golden Cockerell, Orlandos (reprints), Ruth Pitter & approx 400 other volumes on cats – Art, history, folklore, childrens, breeds, management & care etc. All in very good condition.
Other books include –
Faulkner, Thomas. The History And Antiquities Of The Parish Of Hammersmith. London, 1839.
Hutton, W. The Battle Of Bosworth Field. 2nd edition, London, 1813.
The History & Description Of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. 1852
Darwin’s Geological Observations. 2nd edition, London, 1876.
Swarbrick, John. Robert Adam & His Brothers. Batsford, 1951.
Hawthorne’s Wonder Book illustrated by Rackham, a Byron first edition in need of attention & many miscellaneous lots.
MORE BOOKS STILL TO BE CATALOGUED
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