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OXENFORD, Edward.

Cat-Tales.

Original Poems.

New York, The Art Lithographic Publishing Company, [c. 1885] Stock Code: 140673
£475.00

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First and only edition of this lovely late 19th-century chromolithographed collection of poems for children. Rare, Worldcat locates two copies only (Philadelphia and Victoria, Australia); we were unable to trace any copies on Library Hub.

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Description

Oblong sextodecimo. Original colour printed stiff wrappers, bound with a white silk ribbon, title in green and embossed designs of reed in green, silver, and gilt to front wrapper, cat-shaped hole to front wrapper, embossed face of a cat printed in colour showing through.

Illustrations

Text printed in grey-green, chromolithograph illustrations throughout.

Condition

Pictorial bookplate of Doris B. Adams loosely inserted. Spine a little cracked but firm, occasional light offsetting, else internally clean and bright; a very good copy indeed.

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