Item description for Fantastic Cats: A Feast of Famed and Fabled Felines by Desmond Morris...
This is Desmond Morris's first new book on cats since his popular classics Catwatching and Catlore, and he brings to it all his wit and erudition. Every famous cat, both real and imaginary, makes an appearance. There's Trixie, who voluntarily shared the Earl of Southampton's captivity in the Tower of London; Nelson, who performed a vital role during World War II as Churchill's foot-warmer; and stars like Orangey, who played a central role in Breakfast at Tiffany's. There are the felines of magic and make-believe, from Macavity to Graymalkin, even cartoon cats, like Felix and Sylvester. Illustrated throughout with photos, paintings, and engravings, this captivating tome also profiles some of history's most famous cat lovers.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Little Books
ISBN 1904435629 ISBN13 9781904435624
Availability 0 units.
More About Desmond Morris
Desmond Morris is a well-known and critically acclaimed writer and broadcaster. His many books include The Naked Ape, The Human Zoo, and The Human Animal. For several years he was the host of the television program Zootime, and in 1959 he was appointed Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo.
Desmond Morris was born in 1928.
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