Item #5653 OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS. T. S Eliot.

OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1939. Item #5653

Early printing, lacking the requisite "first American edition" statement on the copyright page. Octavo (22cm); light gray cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; [10],11-46,[2]pp. Spine gently sunned, some faint, scattered foxing to upper board edges and spine, and dust-soil to upper edge of textblock; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $1.25), gently sunned and lightly dust-soiled, with modest wear to extremities, a few faint stains, a chip to lower left corner of rear panel, and an attendant tear (tape-mended on verso); Very Good. Eliot's much-reprinted book of poems on the psychology and social lives of cats, basis for Andrew Lloyd Weber's 1981 musical of the same name. Ref.Gallup A34b.

Price: $150.00

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