Old Possum's book of practical cats

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965)

Published by London : Faber and Faber, 1950
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Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Edition; 13th impr. Physical description; 46 p. ; 22 cm. Notes; Includes previous owner's inscription. First published: 1939. Subjects; Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965). Poetry- 20th-century. Genre; Poetry. 1 Kg. 46 pp. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Old Possum's book of practical cats
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber
Publication Date: 1950
Edition: Thirteenth Edition.

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) 1888-1965
Published by London : Faber and Faber (1969)
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Book Description London : Faber and Faber, 1969. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Seller Inventory # CHL2709183

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965); Bentley, Nicolas (1907-1978), editor
Published by London : Faber & Faber (1986)
ISBN 10: 0571067751 ISBN 13: 9780571067756
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Book Description London : Faber & Faber, 1986. Reprint. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust-wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description; 64 pages : ill. ; 19 cm. Notes: reprint of 1974 edition. Contents; The naming of cats -- The old gumbie cat --Growltiger's last stand -- The rum tum tugger -- The song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- The Pekes and the Pollicles --Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: the mystery cat -- Gus: the theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: the cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: the railway cat -- Morgan, the commissionaire cat -- The ad-dressing of cats. Summary; These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the 1930s. They have delighted generations of children since, and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant musical Cats. This edition includes illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Subjects; Cats Poetry. English poetry 20th century. Cats Juvenile poetry. Pekingese dog Poetry. Poetry Collections. English literature: literary criticism. JUVENILE NONFICTION / Literary Criticism & Collections. English poetry. Hardcover Kg. 64 pp. Seller Inventory # 241048

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965); Bentley, Nicolas (1907-1978), editor
Published by London : Faber & Faber (1986)
ISBN 10: 0571067751 ISBN 13: 9780571067756
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Book Description London : Faber & Faber, 1986. Reprint. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust-wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description; 64 pages : ill. ; 19 cm. Notes: reprint of 1974 edition. Contents; The naming of cats -- The old gumbie cat --Growltiger's last stand -- The rum tum tugger -- The song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- The Pekes and the Pollicles --Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: the mystery cat -- Gus: the theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: the cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: the railway cat -- Morgan, the commissionaire cat -- The ad-dressing of cats. Summary; These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the 1930s. They have delighted generations of children since, and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant musical Cats. This edition includes illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Subjects; Cats Poetry. English poetry 20th century. Cats Juvenile poetry. Pekingese dog Poetry. Poetry Collections. English literature: literary criticism. JUVENILE NONFICTION / Literary Criticism & Collections. English poetry. 64 pp. Seller Inventory # 241048

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965); Bentley, Nicolas (1907-1978), editor
Published by London : Faber & Faber (1953)
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Book Description London : Faber & Faber, 1953. 7th Edition. Includes previous owner's inscription. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some minor loss) and dust-toned dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 51 pages : ill. ; 19 cm. Contents; The naming of cats -- The old gumbie cat --Growltiger's last stand -- The rum tum tugger -- The song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- The Pekes and the Pollicles --Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: the mystery cat -- Gus: the theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: the cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: the railway cat -- Morgan, the commissionaire cat -- The ad-dressing of cats. Summary; These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the 1930s. They have delighted generations of children since, and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant musical Cats. This edition includes illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Subjects; Cats Poetry. English poetry 20th century. Cats Juvenile poetry. Pekingese dog Poetry. Poetry Collections. English literature: literary criticism. JUVENILE NONFICTION / Literary Criticism & Collections. English poetry. Hardcover Kg. 51 pp. Seller Inventory # 241045

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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888-1965); Bentley, Nicolas (1907-1978), editor
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Book Description London : Faber & Faber, 1953. 7th Edition. Includes previous owner's inscription. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some minor loss) and dust-toned dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 51 pages : ill. ; 19 cm. Contents; The naming of cats -- The old gumbie cat --Growltiger's last stand -- The rum tum tugger -- The song of the Jellicles -- Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer -- Old Deuteronomy -- The Pekes and the Pollicles --Mr. Mistoffelees -- Macavity: the mystery cat -- Gus: the theatre cat -- Bustopher Jones: the cat about town -- Skimbleshanks: the railway cat -- Morgan, the commissionaire cat -- The ad-dressing of cats. Summary; These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the 1930s. They have delighted generations of children since, and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant musical Cats. This edition includes illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Subjects; Cats Poetry. English poetry 20th century. Cats Juvenile poetry. Pekingese dog Poetry. Poetry Collections. English literature: literary criticism. JUVENILE NONFICTION / Literary Criticism & Collections. English poetry. 51 pp. Seller Inventory # 241045

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Eliot, T.S. [Thomas Stearns, 1888-1965]
Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1939)
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Book Description Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1939. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First American Edition. Small 4to. (23 cm.) 5 leaves, 9-46pp., 1 blank leaf. The title-leaf, printed on orange paper, lettered by the author and with his pictorial designs, is inserted. Grey cloth with black letters on the spine. Orange dust jacket lettered in black by the author and with his pictorial designs. Designed by Robert Josephy. No noticeable wear to extremities, cloth clean and bright, gift inscription on front free endpaper, else fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket very slightly faded, else near fine and not price-clipped. Gallup, A34b, p 65. Seller Inventory # 008520

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Eliot, T.S. [Thomas Stearns Eliot], 1888-1965. Edward Gorey [Edward St. John Gorey], 1925-2000 (illustrator).
Published by San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1982. (1982)
ISBN 10: 0151686564 ISBN 13: 9780151686568
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Book Description San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1982., 1982. Later printing (fourteenth? - Harcourt Brace's letter code "QPON" on copyright page) WITH BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY ARTIST EDWARD GOREY. [8], 56 pages. Hardcover: H 21cm x L 14.75cm. Orange dust jacket with usual strong sunning/fading to white along spine with shallow overlap of fading to yellow into panels, minor scuffing at edges, negligible tear and touch of soiling at front panel's top left. White cloth spine with light brown boards. Gorey-illustrated "Mystery!"-titled b/w pictorial bookplate affixed upon front free endpaper with Edward Gorey's black ink signature. Interior pages are bright and clean. Binding remains crisp. A fine copy in a very good- dust jacket. ISBN 0151686564. Seller Inventory # D17-7682

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