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 world-renowned zoologist and the author of many books on animal and human behavior, including Leopard, Owl, and Monkey, all also published in Reaktion Books's animal series.