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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by  T. S Eliot - Advance Proof; First Edition - 1939 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140944049)

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

by Eliot, T. S

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London: Faber and Faber, 1939. Advance Proof; First Edition. Very Good. Advance proof of the first British edition of T. S. Eliot's whimsical collection of poems about feline psychology and sociology. Bound in publisher's original yellow wraps printed in black. Typed title label to spine over old handwritten title. Very Good with soiling and light creasing. A very scarce format of this beloved collection of poetry. Eliot wrote these poems in the 1930s and included them, under his assumed name "Old Possum", in letters to his godchildren.


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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Eliot, T. S
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Advance Proof; First Edition
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Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.


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