This book is an anthology about cats, arranged according to their characters. The entries include writings from classical and medieval sources to contemporary works. The authors include such celebrated names as Aesop, Chaucer, Dickens, Kipling and Wilde, Thomas Hardy, Dorothy Sayers, Margaret Rawlings, Adlai Stevenson and Shirley Williams and many more.
It is claimed this book will appeal to ailurophobes as well as the ailurophiles. Wonderful illustrations by Richard Kennedy. Forward by A. L. Rowse.
This is a first edition published in 1981 by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London. It is a hardcover book with dust jacket both in fine condition. Not price clipped. 95 pages plus index of authors.