Item #140945941 Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. T. S. Eliot.
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

London: Faber and Faber, 1939.

First edition, first printing of T. S. Eliot's whimsical collection of poems about feline psychology and sociology. Bound in publisher's original pale yellow cloth printed in red. Near Fine with light soiling to cloth, trivial wear at extremities; previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Contents slightly toned with light foxing at edges. In a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with light edge wear, light staining, several small chips, toning to edges, old price on rear cover and foxing to blindside. A lovely copy. Eliot wrote these poems in the 1930s and included them, under his assumed name "Old Possum", in letters to his godchildren. Item #140945941

Price: $1,000.00

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