New York: Brentano's, 1928. First Edition. Octavo. Item #028467
Limited to 2500 copies. Engraved frontispiece, 269 pages illustrated with wood cuts by the author. This lovely book is written on the assumption that reason is more fallible than instinct. The mysteries of his Siamese Cat will be recognized by those who know the way of the cat from the child's first impressions to those who have found beauty in the finest Siamese cats. His remarkable illustrations not only adorn the endpapers but are found throughout the text. A fine copy bound in light brown cloth, pictorially stamped in dark brown, spine lettering dark brown. A near fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with a couple of chips to upper edge of rear panel, minor wear to head.