First edition, with Wain's cats shown in trades and stations: tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, gentleman, thief, plough boy, and apothecary.
Very good plus.
Known as "The Edwardian Cat Artist That Went Mad," Wain was once "the most famous cat artist on earth" (Haining). His work in conceiving an entire Catland inspired the creators of Felix the Cat and even Mickey Mouse; Haining notes that Wain also "played a major part in making the cat the most popular of all domestic pets." The pictures in this book immerse the reader in Catland; as always, Wain's cats do not disappoint.
Read more: Haining, Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain.
London: Tuck, . Original quarter cloth, pictorial paper boards with pictorial paste-on. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Wain with 12 fabulous color plates plus hundred's of black-and-white images.  pages, including ads. Tips rubbed, light wear.
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