Scarce Louis Wain title featuring a variety of cats acting out Bingham's humorous verse.
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 angry reading cat on the cover of this title is worth the price of admission alone.
Read more: Haining, Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain.
New York: McLoughlin Bros. [circa 1910]. Quarto. Pictorial wraps. Cover art and interior illustrations by Wain.
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