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"Leap-frog." by WAIN, Louis, Artist

[n.p.]: , 1915. A Wonderful and Playful Original Louis Wain Watercolor WAIN, Louis (1860-1939). "Leap-frog." [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1915]. Original pen, ink, and watercolor drawing. Signed at lower right. Image size: 13 3/8 x 10 1/2 inches; 340 x 26...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.


CAT FISHING by WAIN, Louis William (1860 - 1939):

[c. 1912]. Gouache and watercolour on paper. The image measures 8.5 x 11 inches and is signed by Wain to the bottom corner. A black cat in sporting attire, including a red tartan cap and breeches, sits on a stool at the riverside, holding a fishing rod. ...

From Lucius Books


The Cats of Wildcat Hill by Edward Weston and Charis Wilson

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Good. INSCRIBED BY EDWARD WESTON on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1947 stated 1st printing. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, G+/VG- dustjacket, w...

From Appledore Books, ABAA


Koshka, gulyavshaya sama po sebe [The Cat That Walked by Himself, rare First edition] by Rudyard Kipling

Kipling R. Koshka, gulyavshaya sama po sebe [The Cat That Walked by Himself] / Rudyard Kipling, Russian translation by K. Chukovsky, rhymes translated by S. Marshak, illustrations by A. Pakhomov. — Moscow; Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, printed...

From ParusBook


Lives of Two Cats by Loti, Pierre (Louis Marie-Julien Viaud)

Boston: Riverside Press, 1900. Allen, C.E.. Octavo. (iv), 92pp. Although not stated, this is one of 250 copies printed, of which 150 were for sale. Number 32 in the Young of Heart series, translated from the original French by Mary B. Richards. Illustrat...

From Bromer Booksellers


Ducks in Flight by David Hagerbaumer

Early original watercolor by the now 99 year old artist. 8 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches; mat size 14 1/2 x 16; frame 15 1/4 x 16 5/8 inches....

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA


Original pencil drawing of three cats, executed with the artist's toes

Poynette, Wisconsin, 1903. Smith, Kathryn M. R.. Pencil drawing on paper by Kathryn (Kittie) M. R. Smith, measuring 9 by 11 3/4 inches, in a contemporary frame, with a faux wood-grain finish. Two images share a single sheet: on the left is a cat peeking ...

From Bromer Booksellers


Pritt, the True Story of a Deaf Cat and Her Family by (Hepburn, Katharine) Moon, Susan E. and Susie TRACY

Los Angeles: Bright Dot Publications, 1980. First edition. Photographs in color by Susie Tracy (daughter of SPENCER TRACY). 1 vols. 8 X 8 inches. Printed pictorial wrappers, with color reproduction of Pritt on upper cover. First edition. Photographs in ...

From James Cummins Bookseller


A COLLECTION OF EIGHT OF HIS BOOKS: White Tiger; Barbry; The Siamese Cat; and more by Rideout, Henry Milner

New York / Boston: Various publishers, 1907 - 1921. First edition. Eight books, all but one first printings, six INSCRIBED and three with LETTERS SIGNED to his aunt, MRS. J. B. RIDEOUT--author of CAMPING OUT IN CALIFORNIA--laid in. Henry Milner Rideout (...

From Quill & Brush


THE 'TROCIOUS TWINS. At the sea by PARKER. B(ESSIE). ---- PARKER. N(ANCY), Illustrates

W. and R. Chambers. London. No date. 1926. FIRST EDITION. Oblong 4to. (13 x 9.4 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page chromolithographic plates and many line drawings throughout the text pages. Each full colour page has a text page opposite with the rel...

From Paul Foster Books


All sorts of comical cats by BINGHAM, Clifton

1902 All Sorts of Comical CATS Color Illustrated Children Cartoons Wain Bingham'All Sorts of Comical Cats' is a rare, early 20th-century cartoon illustrated work on cats. Illustrated by Louis Wain, this book features dozens of colored figures of comical l...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Tome Septieme. by BUFFON, Georges Louis Lecrec

1769 Buffon Illustrated DOGS Cats Deer Angora Sheep Goats Animals Natural History "Virtually all the well-known writers of the Enlightenment were 'Buffonians'" ― Ernst Mayer The monumental work by Comte de Buffon, "Histoire Naturelle," was fascinatin...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Cat in the Mysteries of Religion and Magic by M. Oldfield Howey

M. Oldfield Howey - The Cat in the Mysteries of Religion and Magic - London, Rider & Co, 1930 - First Edition - Hardcover - 254pp - 23x16 cmCondition Good: Publishers stamp and erased name on title page. Book shows some signs of use, binding has a small s...

From MokkaNL


Domesticated Animals, popularly considered by MUDIE, Robert

1870 1ed Domesticated Animals Mudie FARMING Agriculture Horses Color Illustrated Robert Mudie was a 19th-century English journalist who took a special interest in ornithology and domesticated animals. This interest developed into several books on birds a...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Hole Book (Oct. 1908 First Edition) by Newell, Peter

RARE OCTOBER, 1908 HARPER & BROS. UNEXPURGATED FIRST EDITION. INCLUDES THE WATERMELON PAGE. COLOUR PRINTS. Very good- condition. No dust jacket as issued. USED. Front paper past-down is in good shape. Some finger marks noticed on a few pages. WOULD MAKE A...

From Mary Riversong


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