ILLUSTRATED NINE LIVES OF A CAT, 1860
BENNETT, Charles Henry. The Nine Lives of a Cat: A Tale of Wonder. Boston: M.A. Mayhew, 1860. 12mo, modern white paper wrappers, cover label; pp. . $450.
First American edition of this “family” story that has “arrived at the dignity of a popular nursery tale,” illustrated with lively wood-engravings on every page.
Part of the series, “Fireside Picture Books,” first published in London the same year.
Inoffensive paper repairs to preliminary leaves. A delightful copy.