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The Observer's Book of Cats

£12.99

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Though the history of the domestic cat goes back at least to the time of the ancient Egyptians, it is only comparatively recently that scientific breeding has been undertaken to produce the many beautiful varieties seen on the show bench today. All the recognised breeds and varieties are described and illustrated in this book. Owners of the humble "household pet" as well as of pedigree animals will find useful advice on care and breeding, and from her experience as a judge at many cat shows the author gives valuable hints on preparing a cat for a show. A list is also given of the main cat clubs and societies in Britain, the Commonwealth and the U.S.A.

Poor condition hardback on red boards which contains illustrations and black and white photographs. Boards in good condition with some fading and bumping to the edges. The dust jacket is foxed and chipped and the bottom left corner of the flap is missing. Inner pages are discoloured but unmarked and no pages are missing.

Item details

Added value:
Illustrated
Author(s):
Pond, Grace
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
3¾" x 5¾"
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Frederick Warne & Co
Title:
The Observer's Book of Cats

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Though the history of the domestic cat goes back at least to the time of the ancient Egyptians, it is only comparatively recently that scientific breeding has been undertaken to produce the many beautiful varieties seen on the show bench today. All the recognised breeds and varieties are described and illustrated in this book. Owners of the humble "household pet" as well as of pedigree animals will find useful advice on care and breeding, and from her experience as a judge at many cat shows the author gives valuable hints on preparing a cat for a show. A list is also given of the main cat clubs and societies in Britain, the Commonwealth and the U.S.A.

Poor condition hardback on red boards which contains illustrations and black and white photographs. Boards in good condition with some fading and bumping to the edges. The dust jacket is foxed and chipped and the bottom left corner of the flap is missing. Inner pages are discoloured but unmarked and no pages are missing.

Added value:
Illustrated
Author(s):
Pond, Grace
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
3¾" x 5¾"
Edition:
1968
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Frederick Warne & Co
Title:
The Observer's Book of Cats

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