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PETS AND ANIMALS: CATS ** KITTENS ** FELINE ** PETS ** DOMESTIC ANIMALS ** LIONS ** TIGERS.
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1. Abercrombie, Barbara; Graham, Mark (illustrator) (1994). Charlie Anderson. London: Puffin Books / Penguin Group (NZ). Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled (rusted), colour drawings, creases & scuffing spine, minor edgewear, label on flyleaf. Delightful children's picture story about a cat called Charlie who has two homes, two names, and two families who love him. The full-age illustrations bring the story of this very lucky cat to life. ISBN: 014054464X. Our Book No: 40087. $10 AUD.

2. Adam-Smith, Patsy (1975). Tiger Country (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Seal / Rigby Limited. 206 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white text-photos, pages & edges faintly toned as usual, top edge faintly foxed. Her extensive travel throughout remote Tasmania in search of stories about the Tasmanian tiger. ISBN: 085179064X. Our Book No: 4071. $10 AUD.

3. Aldridge, Alan; Willock, Harry (with); Walker, Ted (poems) (1980). The Lion's Cavalcade. London: Jonathan Cape. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial covers, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, edge last page little foxed, boards little rubbed, spine ends slightly bumped. A children's picture book of verses with large colourful illustrations. The very intricate drawings will keep most children very busy for some time. Based on "The Lion's Masquerade and Elephant's Champetre", by A Lady (1808), a sequel to "The Peacock at Home". ISBN: 0224017012. Our Book No: 28023. $15 AUD.

4. Anonymous (1913). Postcard: Colour Card Depicting a Ginger Tabby Cat with a Bell. [USA]: Publisher Not Stated. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, very good condition, colour drawing one side, written text on reverse side, corners & background little rubbed, some light toning, minor edgewear. Postcard oblong, colour drawing one side (no 7072 in corner). This beautiful cat is very life-like. The written text on reverse side is dated 1913. The stamp is a one cent U.S. stamp. Our Book No: 40163. $15 AUD.

5. Archer, Jeffrey; Matthews, Derek (illustrator) (1980). Willy Visits the Square World. London: Octopus Books. Unnum 40 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, no jacket, very good condition, colour drawings (mostly full-page), illustrated endpapers, tiny closed tear bottom edge front cover, minimal edgewear. A charming children's picture story about a boy named Willy and his nervous teddy bear, Randolph, and their search for Yo-Yo, the lost kitten. They find themselves in a fantasy square world where they meet the Fuzzies, Big Whoosh, Upsidedown Bird and the wicked monster Grumpfuzz. The bright illustrations will delight all ages. ISBN: 0706412001. Our Book No: 28074. $12 AUD.

6. Ball, Murray (1982). Footrot Flats 7 (1st ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, good condition, black & white cartoons, top corner front cover creased, minor spinewear, staples lightly rusted, two pages loose at staples, owner's written name. This one has the true story of Horse the Cat, and how he became a very special part of Murray Ball's life. He has the sad news to pass onto all the readers that Horse has died. Our Book No: 22820. $10 AUD.

7. Ball, Murray (1983). Footrot Flats 8 (1st Australian ed). Melbourne: Orin Books. 80 pp. Paperback oblong narrow quarto, very good condition, black & white cartoons, minor edgewear, edges lightly toned, crease front cover near spine, faint foxing title page & inside covers. Collection of cartoons by the New Zealand cartoonist. In this one, The Dog (alias The Grey Ghost), gets left at Aunt Dolly's Cats Home for TWO weeks! Our Book No: 2630. $10 AUD.

8. Barber, Antonia; Bayley, Nicola (illustrator) (1993). The Mousehole Cat (Reprint ed). London: Walker Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, corner tips front cover little scuffed, tiny scuff fore-edge rear cover, minor edgewear. A children’s picture story based on an old Cornish legend of Tom Bawcock. The beautiful drawings make this very special story come alive. The author has a cottage in Mousehole, Cornwall. ISBN: 0744523532. Our Book No: 29962. $15 AUD.

9. Barber, Shirley (1996). Tiger Tom and the Stolen Sapphires. Melbourne: Five Mile Press. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback large quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, beautiful colour drawings, minor edgewear. This fast-moving children's picture story about Tiger Tim the kitten is brought to life by Shirley Barbers beautiful sketches. ISBN: 0867885017. Our Book No: 3912. $15 AUD.

10. Barnes & Noble, publisher (2005). Calendar 2005: Cats: Includes Mini Grids of May-Dec. 2004 (1st ed). London: Barnes & Noble Publishing. Inc. 12 + 3 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, corner tips covers little scuffed, few corner tips slightly creased, minor edgewear. This calendar is illustrated by cat photos, with a full page colour plate on one side and the days of the month on the other. Each photo has a little story about the cat's breed and markings. These beautiful photos would keep any cat loving person happy for ages. ISBN: 0760751374. Our Book No: 40527. $15 AUD.

11. Becker, Marty; Spadafori, Gina (2006). Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet? Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, base spine bumped, tiny mark top edge & rear cover. Written by the resident vet on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America". The author answers many of the questions asked by cat lovers. Subtitle: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered about Feline Unfathomables, Medical Mysteries & Befuddling Behaviors. ISBN: 0757305733. Our Book No: 24787. $10 AUD.

12. Bessant, Claire (2004). The Cat Whisperer: The Secret of How to Talk to Your Cat (Reprint ed). London: John Blake Publications. 183 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minimal edgewear. This fascinating book is the ultimate guide to forging a more meaningful bond with your pet. The book explains how cats function as cats - what they like, what they dislike, how they behave - and uses that knowledge to help you build a real relationship with your pet on a day-to-day basis. ISBN: 1904034748. Our Book No: 24598. $10 AUD.

13. Bloom, Amelia (2003). Cat Massage: New Ways to Indulge Your Feline Friend. Sydney: Lansdowne Publishing. 80 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour drawings, minimal edgewear jacket. This book shows you practical and straight-forward techniques to indulge your feline friend. This would be a great gift for a cat loving person. ISBN: 1741100461. Our Book No: 24023. $10 AUD.

14. Booth, Louise (2014). When Fraser Met Billy: The Rescue Cat that Transformed a Little Boy's Life (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny mark fore-edge, minor edgewear corners. This is the story of a 4-year-old autistic boy named Fraser. He was prone to anxiety and sudden emotional traumas over the smallest of things. He changed when he met Billy the beautiful grey and white rescue cat who had been abandoned by his owners. Billy was constantly at Fraser's side and had a very calming effect on him. The author is Fraser's mother. The family live on the Queen's Balmoral Estate where her husband Chris is the Estate's electrician. This wonderful story will make you laugh as well as cry and rejoice at the power of the bond between a child and his cat. ISBN: 9781444769234. Our Book No: 29329. $18 AUD.

15. Bowen, James; Jenkins, Garry (2012). A Street Cat Named Bob (1st p/b ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 275 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This is the story of Bob the cat who the author nursed after he found him curled up in his hallway. The author’s life was turned around after he and Bob became inseparable and their diverse and sometime difficult lives would change for the better as their scars healed. ISBN: 9781444737103. Our Book No: 40045. $15 AUD.

16. Bradshaw, John (2013). Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed (1st ed). London: Allen Lane / Penguin Books. 306 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), many black & white illustrations, figures, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket. In this very important book, an animal behavior and welfare expert uses groundbreaking research into human-animal interactions to show us the world from a cat's perspective. Eloquent, humane, and filled with valuable advice, this book aims to appeal as much to cat owners as it does to those interested in understanding the latest science of animal behavior. ISBN: 9781846145940. Our Book No: 29023. $25 AUD.

17. Bradshaw, John (2014). Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Group. 306 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, bottom corner rear cover & spine little creased, minor edgewear. In this very important book, an animal behavior and welfare expert uses groundbreaking research into human-animal interactions to show us the world from a cat's perspective. Eloquent, humane, and filled with valuable advice, this book aims to appeal as much to cat owners as it does to those interested in understanding the latest science of animal behavior. ISBN: 9780241960455. Our Book No: 30103. $10 AUD.

18. Brash, Nicholas; de Paauw, Wendy (illustrator) (1989). Alphacats (1st ed). Sydney: Hutchinson Australia / Bow Press. Unnum 54 pp. Hardback large square quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear jacket. This beautiful picture book is a fun and unusual way to teach children the letters of the alphabet. Australian towns are added to some of the cat's names to make a rhyme, except the final letter which is something cats do a lot! ISBN: 0091696305. Our Book No: 27817. $20 AUD.

19. Braun, Lilian Jackson (1992). The Cat Who Moved a Mountain (1st p/b ed). London: Headline. 239 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, small dents front cover, light colour loss front cover (sticker removal). A Jim Qwilleran feline whodunnit. Koko, Yum Yum and Qwill sniff out treachery amidst the pines. ISBN: 0747239282. Our Book No: 23551. $10 AUD.

20. Braun, Lilian Jackson (2002). The Cat Who Went Up the Creek (1st ed). London: Headline. 216 pp. Paperback, very good condition, front cover corners bent, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. A Jim Qwilleran feline whodunnit. ISBN: 0747265062. Our Book No: 25569. $10 AUD.

21. Braun, Lilian Jackson (2003). The Cat Who Brought Down the House (1st p/b ed). London: Headline. 244 pp. Paperback, good condition, spine creased, pages faintly toned, base spine rubbed, small tear base front cover, minor edgewear. A Jim Qwilleran feline whodunnit. Qwill and his two detecting felines solve a mystery surrounding the arrival of a film actress, and the birdnapping of her Amazon parrots. ISBN: 0755305256. Our Book No: 26232. $10 AUD.

22. Braun, Lilian Jackson (2005). The Cat who Went Bananas (1st UK p/b ed). London: Headline. 200 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear. The two felines who help Jim Qwilleran solve crimes help to solve the death of an out-of-town actor and the theft of a rare book. ISBN: 0755321251. Our Book No: 25729. $10 AUD.

23. Brown, Helen (2018). Bono: The Rescue Cat who Helped Me Find My Way Home (1st ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 303 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear corner tips. This is a warm and often funny book about love, life and recovery. It's also a book about a very special rock-star rescue cat with a big heart that Helen was enticed to adopt upon coming to live in New York. By the author of "Cleo”, and based on her Huffington Post blog. ISBN: 9780733338045. Our Book No: 40193. $20 AUD.

24. Browntrout, publisher; Boniece, M.E. et al. (photos) (2002). Calendar 2002: The Literate Cat Deluxe Calendar (1st ed). San Francisco: Browntrout Publishers. 12 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, tiny hole first two pages, tiny tear one hole used for hanging, corner tips covers little creased, minor edgewear. This calendar is illustrated with cat photos, with a full page colour plate on one page and the days of the month on the other with two small photos and a notable piece of literature about cats. Includes one bonus image with 4 month (Sept. - Dec. 2001) planner. These beautiful photos would keep any cat loving person happy for ages. ISBN: 076313810X. Our Book No: 17900. $15 AUD.

25. Butler, Nina; Asseln, Roberta (illustrator) (1939). Billy in Search of a Tail. London: George G. Harrap. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback wide octavo, good plus condition, pictorial boards, tan cloth spine, colour & black & white drawings, minor foxing & rubbing edges, pages lightly toned, minimal foxing inside covers & few pages, cover corners little bumped, boards little creased, minor edgewear, minimal biro marks inside cover. This charming children's picture story is about a very unhappy cat who wants to find a tail. Billy is a Manx and can't understand why he has no tail. He is happy to find that he is a very special cat who was born without a tail. The bright drawings will appeal to all ages. Our Book No: 28438. $15 AUD.

26. Calhoun, Mary; Bonners, Susan (illustrator) (1981). Audubon Cat. New York: Eagle Library / William Morrow. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (little chipped, closed tear top spine, tiny piece missing base spine, flap clipped). This beautiful children's picture story about the adventures of Hilda the cat will delight cat lovers everywhere. Set in the Rockies, this story is full of fun and shows the author's love of all forms of wildlife. Beautiful illustrations show the beauty of a Western autumn and a very charming feline heroine. ISBN: 0688322530. Our Book No: 28010. $15 AUD.

27. Catherall, Arthur; Smith, Stanley (illustrator) (1970). Duel in the High Hills (Special Australian ed). London / Melbourne: J. M. Dent & Sons / Cambridge University Press (Australia). 156 pp. Paperback, very good condition, flexible covers, black & white drawings, rear cover little marked, minor edgewear corners & top edge. Australian school edition. This school reader for young adults is about a 13-year-old boy named Temba who has to get help alone, after his father is wounded by a snow leopard in the Himalayan Hills. The snow leopard finds peace with her kittens in the Indian Hills, after being hunted and wounded. This book is suitable for older children. Our Book No: 29113. $15 AUD.

28. Clarence, Captain; Payne, Graeme (illustrator) (2003). The Very Cool Cats of Jacamasu. Grafton, NSW: Captain Clarence Enterprises. 54 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, bottom corner tip front cover little worn, minor edgewear. A children's picture book with poems about cats. The large colourful illustrations and humorous poems make this a fun book. Suggested age 4 - 8 years. ISBN: 097503331X. Our Book No: 28632. $18 AUD.

29. Clarke, Lynne A. (2012). A Place for a Friendly Lion: Living and Learning in Africa (1st ed). [Adelaide]: Lynne A. Clarke / Printed by Openbook Howden Design and Print. 219 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear, few tiny marks flyleaf, autograph (author's written dedication). The author lived and taught at Msalato near Dodoma in Tanzania for two and a half years, from 2010 to 2012, but found herself the learner. This book is written with charm and wit, and follows on from her previous book "Munguishi Weavings". ISBN: 9780646583488. Our Book No: 27220. $30 AUD.

30. Clarke, Mollie (1946). The Four Cats [Little Things Series]. [Sydney]: [Ayres & James]. Unnum 14 pp. Paperback small quarto, pictorial coloured card covers, stapled (staples rusted), fair plus condition, colour drawings, small tear across spine & pages, covers & pages toned as usual, edgewear (small edge tears & corner creases), old price mark front cover. A delightful collectible book for children of all ages. The bright colourful drawings and simple text will appeal especially to very young children. (No date but 1946, Trove.) SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 21656. $10 AUD.

31. Colwell, Eileen; Julian-Ottie, Vanessa (illustrator) (1993). Cats in a Basket: Stories & Poems to Read Aloud (1st stated ed). London: Viking / Penguin Books. 122 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, black & white drawings, page edges lightly toned, spine lightly faded. A delightful collection of stories and poems for young children. The charming sketches will appeal to any age. ISBN: 0670837105. Our Book No: 26432. $10 AUD.

32. Cooper, Gwen (2010). Homer's Odyssey: The Touching True Story of the Blind, Abandoned Kitten who Became the World's Bravest Cat (1st ed). London: Bantam Books. 287 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white vignette photos, minimal edgewear. This is a once-in-a-lifetime story of an extraordinary cat and his human companion. It celebrates the refusal to accept limits-on love, ability, or hope-against overwhelming odds. ISBN: 9780593066409. Our Book No: 26207. $15 AUD.

33. Corrin, Ruth; Hurford, John (illustrator) (1991). Mr Cat. Auckland: Random Century. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about Grandpa worrying that his cat is getting too fat. A sensitive story about childbirth for children. ISBN: 1869411234. Our Book No: 9730. $15 AUD.

34. Cox, Tom; Mullen, Edie (illustrator) (2008). Under The Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man (Reprint ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 240 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket &top edge, pages lightly toned. He writes about owning seven of the most charismatic cats in Norfolk. He particularly tells the story of his long and chequered relationship with The Bear, his oldest and most sensitive survivor moggy. ISBN: 9781847371416. Our Book No: 28336. $14 AUD.

35. Coxon, Michele (1998). The Cat who Lost His Purr (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, covers creased, laminate slightly lifting corner tips front cover, light toning inside covers, minor edgewear corners. This delightful children's picture book is about a cat named Bootle. Bootle looks everywhere for his lost purr. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. A wonderful book for cat lovers of all ages. ISBN: 187584645X. Our Book No: 29415. $10 AUD.

36. Coxon, Michele (2000). Where's My Kitten? A Hide-and-seek Flap Book (Reprint ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (lift-up flaps), crease along spine, laminate lifting corner tips front cover, light imprint inside rear cover, minor edgewear corners. This delightful children's picture counting book has a surprise on every page. Lift the flap to help Mother Cat look for her adventuresome kitten. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. Written by the author of "The Cat Who Lost His Purr”. Novelty item: liftup flaps. ISBN: 1875846859. Our Book No: 27954. $14 AUD.

37. Coxon, Michele (2002). Kitten's Adventure (1st Australian ed). Sydney, Mascot: Koala Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This delightful children's picture story is about a kitten named Bonnie. Bonnie goes on an adventure and meets many different animals and birds. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. A wonderful book for cat lovers of all ages. ISBN: 0864614853. Our Book No: 29751. $15 AUD.

38. Davis, Jim (1997). The Ninth Garfield Treasury (Reprint ed). New York: Ballantine. Unnum 120 pp. Paperback wide oblong, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear corners. Packed with bright colour drawings, this Garfield cartoon book will keep children and adults alike happy for hours. ISBN: 0345416708. Our Book No: 22807. $10 AUD.

39. Davis, Karen Leigh (2001). Compatible Cats: Keeping a Contented Feline in a Peaceful Household (Reprint ed). Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational. 161 pp. Paperback square trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. This wonderful book is packed with useful information and photos to help if you are considering having more than one cat or bringing other animals into the house. ISBN: 0764114786. Our Book No: 23847. $10 AUD.

40. de Fossard, Esta; Bartram, Haworth (photographer) (1976). Catkin: The Curious Kitten (1st ed). Melbourne: Childerset. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour photos, minor edgewear. First edition. A delightful Australian children's picture story about a cat. ISBN: 0909404100. Our Book No: 3157. $12 AUD.

41. de Valera, Danielle (2014). MagnifiCat: An Animal Fantasy (New ed). San Bernardino, CA: Old Tiger Books. 183 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, covers little scratched, bottom corner front cover creased, some edgewear corner tips. This is an animal fantasy novel. The Katt family: Claude, Mao, Sylvia, Pussywillow and Rupert. They have plenty of love in their little cottage, but are finding it hard to make ends meet. A feel-good trip through the Rainbow Region of Australia, with a fairy tale ending. Cats feature - however, there is a porcupine policeman and a kangaroo in the milk delivery business, and lots of other animals in this fantasy for adults. (Originally published in the Cat Catalogue, 1976, by Workman Publishing.). ISBN: 9780992331108. Our Book No: 30182. $16 AUD.

42. Dosa, David (2010). Making the Rounds with Oscar: The Inspiring Story of a Doctor, His Patients and a Very Special Cat (Reprint ed). London: Headline Review. 248 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, tiny scuff top spine, pages lightly toned, corners front cover little creased, minor edgewear. This is the true story of a very special cat named Oscar (pet therapy), and the author who is a doctor at Steer House Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on Rhode Island. Oscar sits with and comforts the patients, and can sense when they are ready to die, which enables staff to let the families know that the end is close. The author's story is warm and sometimes funny, and it is a true insight into a world rarely seen from the outside. ISBN: 9780755318124. Our Book No: 29027. $15 AUD.

43. Downes, Stephen (2003). Blackie (1st ed). Sydney: Knopf / Random House. 198 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minimal edgewear jacket. An unlikely friendship between a man and a backfence stray cat. This wonderful story is a deeply moving yet unsentimental story about Blackie, one of three kittens found by the his sons at the bottom of their garden. The book describes the life and death of Blackie - and the intense experience of loving a cat. ISBN: 1740512626. Our Book No: 23794. $15 AUD.

44. Dudley, Ernest; Nockels, David (illustrator) (1970). Arthur (1st ed). London: Frederick Muller. Unnum 42 pp. Hardback square octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white & colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear, light creasing endpapers, few scratches & dents jacket (tiny scuff top spine, sticker mark front cover), old tape marks pastedowns & jacket flaps. This beautifully illustrated children's picture story is about a white cat named Arthur who ate with his paw. He has many adventures, including being rescued by Prince Philip in his famous helicopter! This is a gentle happy story which will appeal to animal lovers of any age. The author is well-known as the BBC's Armchair Detective. Our Book No: 27527. $15 AUD.

45. Eustace, May (1979). 100 Years of Siamese Cats (Australian ed) [One Hundred Years]. Sydney: Cassell. 106 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), minor foxing edges, owner's written name. Australian edition of a book by an Irish cat fancier and judge. A wonderful book for all cat lovers. There is a beautiful poem by Michael Joseph about a Siamese cat at the end of the book. ISBN: 0726926671. Our Book No: 3474. $10 AUD.

46. Finden, Susan (2010). Casper the Commuting Cat: The True Story of the Cat Who Rode the Bus and Stole Our Hearts (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 226 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket. First edition. A warm touching true story about a very special black & white cat who traveled on the local buses in Britain. ISBN: 9780857200082. Our Book No: 26703. $13 AUD.

47. Flinders, Matthew; Macarthur-Onslow, Annette (illustrator) (1997). A Biographical Tribute to the Memory of Trim (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 52 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, blue endpapers, single-colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Little children's book about the brave cat who travelled with Matthew Flinders on his sea voyages, including circumnavigation of Australia starting from Sydney. ISBN: 0207196141. Our Book No: 9324. $12 AUD.

48. Fook, Jan (editor); Hawthorne, Susan (editor); Klein, Renate (editor) (2003). Cat Tales: The Meaning of Cats in Women's Lives (1st ed). Melbourne: Spinifex Press. 219 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, single-colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear corner tips, faint foxing edges, tiny black texta marks bottom edge & front cover. This beautiful book has more than 80 women from many countries and cultures who tell their stories about their feline friendships. There are cats of all colours and sizes from the city, the bush, and the farm. Cats who open fridges, sign contracts, and cats-in-drag. The many photos have different coloured backgrounds such as green, purple with the black or tabby cat the main feature. A wonderful gift fur a cat lover. ISBN: 1876756373. Our Book No: 30205. $20 AUD.

49. Forsythe, Frank E.; Forsythe, Annie (writer); Somers, Jim (drawings) (2000). Frankly Speaking: Excerpts from the True Memoirs of a Remarkable Cat. Maroochydore, QLD: Annie Forsythe. 67 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, black & white & colour drawings, spine ends rubbed, covers little creased & rubbed, cover corners slightly creased, minor edgewear. This is a very funny story about a cat named Frank. He tells his story and many adventures through his human family. The book is related in an up-beat style, Frank’s droll and rather acerbic wit preludes sentimentality. ISBN: 0646393243. Our Book No: 30395. $18 AUD.

50. Gallico, Paul; Burton, Jane (photographer); Gallico, Virginia (photographer) (1982). Honorable Cat (Reprint ed) [Honourable Cat]. New York: Crown Publishers. 158 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. A delightful classic book of verse written by a cat about the feline character, combined with a sumptuous picture gallery of cat photos. ISBN: 0517548879. Our Book No: 10762A. $12 AUD.

51. Gallico, Paul; Burton, Jane (photographer) (1990). Honourable Cat (Pan ed). London: Pan Books. 128 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. A delightful classic book of verse (poetry) written by a cat about the feline character. For example, the uselessness of doors. Plus a sumptuous picture gallery of cat photos. (Originally published in 1972). ISBN: 0330312936. Our Book No: 10762. $10 AUD.

52. Gallico, Paul (2011). Jennie (New ed) [Essential Modern Classics]. London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 347 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Young adults fiction novel about Peter, a boy who wakes from a serious accident to find himself transformed into a cat. The world is a dangerous place for him, until he is befriended by the kindly cat Jennie. This beautiful story is as special as the first time it was published in 1950. ISBN: 9780007395194. Our Book No: 28821. $14 AUD.

53. Gambles, Harriet; Gambles, Patrick; Kurczok, Belinda (illustrator) (2001). Tiger Trail: A Tasmanian Epic (1st ed). Launceston: Regal Publications. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour drawings (mostly full-page), spine & front cover little creased, light foxing title page, minor edgewear corners. Delightful children's picture story about a white-bellied sea eagle named Tikkia who flies from the forests of Indonesia to Australia to deliver a message from Suma, the great tiger who is dying, to his cousin Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger now extinct). The illustrations tell the story. ISBN: 9781876261160. Our Book No: 40227. $25 AUD.

54. Gathings, Evelyn (1988). Cat and Kitten Bookmarks: 30 Full-color Designs. New York: Dover Publications. 6 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled, thirty large (2'' x 7'') bookmarks, perforated for easy removal, very good condition, colour illustrations, minimal edgewear, staples lightly rusted, few tiny dents front cover. These 30 delightful cat characters were created by noted painter and illustrator Evelyn Gathings. Each bookmark has a caption on the back giving the cat's name and describing its activity. These bookmarks (five per page, perforated) will delight children and adults. A very special book for book and cat lovers everywhere. ISBN: 0486257843. Our Book No: 22953. $10 AUD.

55. Gernhardt, Almut (illustrator); Gernhardt, Robert; Talbot, Kathrine (translator) (1980). What a Day! (1st translated ed). London: Jonathan Cape. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, delightful colour drawings, spine ends & cover corners little rubbed, flyleaves & title page little toned & foxed, edges lightly foxed. A children's picture book originally published in Germany under the title "Was fur ein Tag" in 1978. A collection of verse and sketches about cats. The life-like illustrations would appeal to any age. ISBN: 0224018442. Our Book No: 29105. $15 AUD.

56. Gibb-Cumming, Sally (1987). Who Lives in Your TV? (1st ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Lilyfield Publications. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (few black & white), boards lightly faded, internally excellent. A charming fairy story about some little telves (TV elves) who work inside every television set. Jaffa the cat seems to know what these cheeky little telves are up to. A delightful book with bright colourful illustrations that will entertain children and adults alike. ISBN: 0730101789. Our Book No: 23220. $15 AUD.

57. Greene, Vivien (2006). Laurel for Libby: A Tale with Cuts (Facsimile ed). Oxford: Bodleian Library. 39 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (woodcuts), minor edgewear jacket (rear cover edge little creased). This tale was preserved in an unpublished manuscript by Vivien Greene, the wife of Graham Greene, and based on a dream she had on September 14, 1937. It tells the story of "The oldest cat in Bristol" who was born in the summer of 1862 and lived through four major wars, the peace of Berlin and the treaty of Versailles. The whimsical story of this richly-marked tabby with a silvery muzzle and a tendency to dribble was presented by the author to her husband as a gift on their 10th wedding anniversary. The story is printed in the authors own hand and illustrated with charming woodcuts of Libby herself. ISBN: 185124350X. Our Book No: 26219. $10 AUD.

58. Grogan, John; Cowdrey, Richard (illustrator) (2010). Marley and the Kittens (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (most full-page), reader creases along spine, corner tips front cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book is a very funny and warm children's picture story from the writer of Marley & Me. A pair of beautiful kittens joins the family, and Marley fears he may longer be number-one. Lucky and Yow-Yow teach Marley that no one's purr-fect and they all become the best of friends after a few ups and downs. ISBN: 9780007382156. Our Book No: 28719. $10 AUD.

59. Haddon, Celia (2010). Cats Behaving Badly: Why Cats Do the Funny Things They Do (Reprint ed). London: Ebury / Random House. 248 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, top corner covers little bumped, top corners jacket little creased (minor edgewear). Despite the title, the author provides many practical hints to many situations that only cats can produce. The light-hearted drawings add to the many stories about cats. This book will keep any cat lover busy for hours. ISBN: 9780091932152. Our Book No: 28687. $15 AUD.

60. Haddon, Celia (2012). Tilly: The Ugliest Cat in the Shelter: How I Rescued Her and She Rescued Me. London: Hamlyn. 240 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour photos inside covers, spine ends little rubbed, light foxing edges, minor edgewear. This is the story of a small very unhappy kitten that the author adopted from the Oxfordshire shelter. Tilly was scared and almost feral when she was taken home. Due to the authors help she became a very special cat who would bring her owner mice when Celia did not feel well enough to cook after her Cancer operation. This is a warm uplifting story that shows how cats can help you through hard times. ISBN: 9780600624660. Our Book No: 28937. $12 AUD.

61. Haddon, Celia (2015). Toby the Cross-eyed Stray: A Story of Love, Death and Cats (1st ed). London: Hamlyn. 240 pp. Paperback small trade, good condition, colour photos inside covers, spine creased, light toning pages, rear hinge slightly split (pages firm), covers minimally creased & marked, minor edgewear corner tips. This is the story of a cross-eyed, bedraggled, ginger stray who comes into Celia's life just when she needs him most. Celia tells about her alcoholic struggles as a Fleet Street journalist during the 1960s. Celia's husband Ronnie is a former war correspondent with an amazing career, and he forms a strong bond with Toby, and finds him a comfort during his battle to survive cancer. Toby and Tilly (a former rescue cat from a shelter and featured in Celia's previous book) learn to tolerate each other and both comfort Celia when Ron loses his battle with cancer. This is a warm uplifting story that shows how cats can help you through hard times. ISBN: 9780600630982. Our Book No: 30598. $10 AUD.

62. Hale, Kathleen (1990). Orlando: The Marmalade Cat: A Camping Holiday (Revised, reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne / Penguin Books. 279 pp. Hardback folio (very large format), dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Revised edition (originally published 1938.) The first book in a series about Orlando, the famous marmalade cat. He and Grace, his tabby wife, have three kittens - Pansy, Blanche and Tinkle. Orlando and family go off on a camping trip where the kittens learn to swim, paint pictures of the scenery, and enjoy sleeping and playing under the stars. ISBN: 0723236488. Our Book No: 17681. $30 AUD.

63. Harrison, Frederick (1989). Travelling Cat: A Journey Round Britain With Pugwash (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 112 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, light foxing edges & few pages, small scuff front cover, rear cover lightly marked, minor edgewear. Recounts the people and places he and his cat Pugwash encountered on their journey around Britain. Beautifully written with a wry humour, warmth and a wonderful sense of the ridiculous, this very funny and endearing book has many photos that are as entertaining as the text. ISBN: 0586206949. Our Book No: 28347. $10 AUD.

64. Hartnett, Sonya (2007). Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf (Reprint ed). Melbourne, Camberwell: Penguin Books. 191 pp. Paperback, very good condition, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned, faint foxing top edge. This book is a shimmering, ultimately joyful novel for young adults, a story of journeying towards courage and freedom, of finding the will to live a life beyond expectation. He dares to think that his dreary life might change when he spies a strange doglike animal at a nearby mountain that he thinks may be the rare, striped Tasmanian tiger. Satchel O'Rye, devoted son of an impoverished couple in a dying rural town, must weigh in balance the life of his most cherished dog and the freedom of a mysterious rare animal. ISBN: 9780143006794. Our Book No: 27469. $12 AUD.

65. Hartnett, Sonya; Masciullo, Lucia (illustrator) (2015). Come Down, Cat! (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, bottom corner tip front cover lightly creased. A children's picture story about Nicholas and his cat. Cat won't come down from the roof, and Nicholas wants her to come inside where she will be safe and warm. This is a story of bravery, friendship, and the things that we are capable of doing for those we treasure the most. Shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers. ISBN: 9780143506997. Our Book No: 29340. $15 AUD.

66. Hayward, Janet (2007). Living Proof that Cats do have Nine Lives (1st ed). Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing. 151 pp. Hardback small wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, spine ends little rubbed. This book is a collection of true stories from around the world, in which the heroes and heroines appear to prove these theories without a shadow of doubt. The stories include cats who have survived horrendous natural disasters, others who have travelled unbelievable distances to return home, and heart warming stories of once neglected and abandoned cats who have gone on to become show winners! ISBN: 9780908988983. Our Book No: 40251. $18 AUD.

67. Helfer, Ralph (2005). Zamba: The True Story of the Greatest Lion that Ever lived (1st International ed). New York: HarperCollins. 258 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. This is the story of animal behaviorist Ralph Helfer, who uses "affection training" on animals he wants to train. He developed a special bond with a young lion cub found near death on the Zambezi river in Zambia, and taken back to the United States where the cub lived with the author and his family for 18 years. ISBN: 006083627X. Our Book No: 27370. $15 AUD.

68. Henkes, Kevin (2004). Kitten's First Full Moon (1st stated, reprint ed). New York: Greenwillow Books. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback large square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, illustrated endpapers, some rubbing edges, minor edgewear jacket (some scuffing edges, scratch front cover, two title letters little faded). A charming children's picture book. Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, and she ends up tired, wet and hungry trying to reach it. A charming story with easy-to-read text and large illustrations. This story would appeal to any age. Winner Caldecott Medal. ISBN: 0060588284. Our Book No: 30005. $15 AUD.

69. Hubbard, Athleen; Gidas, Marie (illustrator) (1984). A Pen and Four Paws, by Horrie Hamish Hubbard. Melbourne, Kew: National Guide Dogs. 32 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, stapled, thin card covers, black & white drawings, spine & covers little creased, minor edgewear. Children's literature. Cats have always played an important role in the training of guide dog puppies. There are always several around the National Guide Dog Training Centre in Kew, Victoria. The reason for this is that guide dogs of the future must be used to cats and consider them good friends. This delightful little book is suitable for all ages, as Horrie the cat has made sure to include easy-to-read poems and the charming drawings to make the poems come alive. Includes photo of the author and his cat Horrie. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 23894. $10 AUD.

70. Isham, Steve; Isham, Marion (1996). Tasmanian Tiger. Margate, TAS: Bandicoot Books. 30 pp. Paperback square quarto, very good condition, full-page glossy illustrations, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover little creased, autograph (author's written names title page). Australian children's picture book. Ben and his sister go Tasmanian tiger hunting. ISBN: 0958653607. Our Book No: 26637. $15 AUD.

71. Ivory, Lesley Anne (1991). Cats in the Sun (1st ed). London: Collins. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, pictorial endpapers, colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear. Cat lovers will love this delightful book with the bright artistic sketches and happy stories, by the well-known English illustrator. The author tells one story about her visit to Africa where she saw two nests of kittens at a cafe; she visited daily for a week to see how they were going, the owner said "she could have one kitten, no problem!" "Oh yes, there is a problem," said her husband. "She already has twelve at home"! ISBN: 0001913921. Our Book No: 2502. $15 AUD.

72. Ivory, Lesley Anne (1993). Cats Among the Toys (1st ed). London: HarperCollins. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback oblong small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, minimal edgewear jacket. Her delightful full-page paintings of cats are accompanied by colour drawings of collectable toys. The author combines her three loves, cats, toys and design. The little cat stuffed with catmint is Octopussy's favourite toy - he searches for him on every page. This beautiful book is a treasure trove of cats and historical toys which will appeal to all cat lovers. ISBN: 0001936433. Our Book No: 26266. $14 AUD.

73. James, Ann (1995). Finding Jack. Sydney, Rydalmere: Hodder Children's Books Australia. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, loose fold-out poster, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. Australian children's picture story about a cat called Jack who is hiding away. The beautiful life-like drawings will appeal to animal lovers of all ages. The poster explains the authors' story about her cottage and how she came to write this very special story. ISBN: 0733600743. Our Book No: 28562. $15 AUD.

74. Johnson, Pam (1994). Twisted Whiskers: Solving Your Cat's Behavior Problems (Reprint ed). Berkeley, CA: Crossing Press. 154 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, black & white photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. The author is a feline behaviour consultant who works on a referral basis by veterinarians. ISBN: 9780895947109. Our Book No: 27019. $20 AUD.

75. Johnson-Bennett, Pam (2004). Cat vs. Cat: Keeping Peace When You Have More Than One Cat (Reprint ed). New York: Penguin Books. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Offers good advice on how to avoid tension, prevent fights, blend two feline families, or help the elder cat in your home to lead a happy contented life style. ISBN: 0142004758. Our Book No: 25639. $10 AUD.

76. Kerr, Judith (2002). Mog on Fox Night (Reprint ed). London: Collins. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback large octavo, good condition, colour drawings, some creases & marks covers & pages & edges, minor edgewear, written & dated dedication title page. A special children's picture story about Mog the cat and his many adventures. This time he meets some cheeky foxes who eat the dinner he does not want. A well-loved copy which makes this story very special. ISBN: 0006645011. Our Book No: 27854. $10 AUD.

77. Kerr, Judith (2005). Mog and the Baby (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, good plus condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers & some pages, cover corner tips & spine little creased, minor edgewear. This is another special children's picture story about Mog the cat and his many adventures. There is a picture on the rear cover of the author and her cat who looks like Mog! ISBN: 9780007171323. Our Book No: 29923. $10 AUD.

78. Kerr, Judith (2006). Mog in the Dark (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. Unnum 44 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers, minor edgewear. This is another special children's picture story about Mog the cat and his many adventures. There is a picture on the rear cover of the author and her cat who looks like Mog! ISBN: 9780007171330. Our Book No: 28669. $14 AUD.

79. King, Suzanne (2005). Adventures of Penny and Motto the Persians. Dural, NSW: Suzanne King. 573 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), pictorial cover, black & white & colour drawings, colour photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This book tells the story of the author's much loved Persian cats. Motto and Silva Penny, both show cats born in Australia with American ancestry, inspired her to write this collection of poems based on the story and actual events of their lives. This collection of poems, paintings, drawings and photos will delight children and cat-lovers alike. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 073166373X. Our Book No: 24440. $20 AUD.

80. Lindsay, Norman (1991). Norman Lindsay's Cats (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. Unnum 64 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, small crease cover, minor edgewear. A delightful collection of Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by an artist friend, Douglas Stewart. Includes an essay by Stewart ("The artist as a cat fancier") and Lindsay ("The cats of Springwood"). ISBN: 0725104074. Our Book No: 13727. $20 AUD.

81. Lindsay, Norman; Stewart, Meg (introduction) (2001). Norman Lindsay: Artful Cats. Bungendore, NSW: Odana Publications. 144 pp. Hardback quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings (some full-page). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A delightful collection of Norman Lindsay's sketches of his cats. Text by a friend, Meg Stewart. Includes letters from Lindsay, some written by the cats! (Lindsay's father was born in Ireland.) (1 of 2 available copies.). ISBN: 0908154496. Our Book No: 2633. $50 AUD.

82. Lyne, Nairda (1983). Granny Stayput. Hobart: National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner tip front cover creased, some edgewear. Granny O'Grady lives with her grey tabby cat, Albert in a tiny terrace. She refuses to move when the council wants to bulldoze her house for a carpark. A scarce, delightful children's story for all ages; the black & white drawings make this a very special story. ISBN: 0909575096. Our Book No: 20577. $10 AUD.

83. Macarthur-Onslow, Annette (1977). Minnie (2nd impression ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 64 pp. Hardback quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white & colour drawings, tiny scuff bottom corner tip rear cover, tiny scuff spine ends, spine little faded, light foxing few pages, faint foxing endpapers. Delightful children's picture tale about a cat in the Cotswold woods, by Australian children's writer. The charming illustrations bring this wonderful story to life. ISBN: 0725400425. Our Book No: 3811. $15 AUD.

84. Mackay Brown, George (2012). Six Lives of Fankle the Cat (Reprint ed). Edinburgh: Kelpies / Floris Books. 128 pp. Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This is the story for young adults of Fankle, the skinny black kitten that Jenny has adopted. He is no ordinary kitten, he has lived six lives so far and tells Jenny tales of his former lives. This very special book is a rich and rewarding read for adults and children alike. ISBN: 9780863159824. Our Book No: 40373. $10 AUD.

85. MacRobert, Virginia (2010). Gin's Tonic: Ocean Voyage Inner Journey (1st stated ed). Hong Kong: Proverse Hong Kong. 536 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name & date). This book is the daily record of a journey around the world. The author, Henry the dog, Coco the cat, and some crew members shared her journey. They took a long journey under sail in the catamaran sailing vessel Dai Long Wan. They left the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in October, 2006, and arrived back in March 2008, which took 493 days to complete a circumnavigation. This log of their voyage records real-life episodes with pirates, terrific storms and breakdowns in the middle of the most remote places on the planet. The author was born in Australia, and raised on a farm in New South Wales. ISBN: 9789881772435. Our Book No: 28826. $40 AUD.

86. Magrs, Paul (2014). The Story of Fester Cat: How One Remarkable Cat Changed Two Men's Lives (1st ed). New York: Penguin Group. 295 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, corner tips covers little scuffed, reader crease at cover join to spine, spine edges little rubbed, spine ends little rubbed. This is the true story of an extraordinary little cat whose gentle ways and trusting soul changed two young men from Manchester into a family. This story is unique because Fester tells his story through his eyes, and the author writes the afterword. A warm story that will appeal to all cat lovers. ISBN: 9780425275047. Our Book No: 28914. $15 AUD.

87. Manuel, Lynn; Wilson, Janet (illustrator) (1997). Lucy Maud and the Cavendish Cat (1st ed). Toronto: Tundra. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, full-page colour illustrations, minimal edgewear. This delightful book is a true story, complied from the many references to Daffy the cat that appear in the "Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery", Volumes 1 and 2. The beautiful paintings will delight children and adults alike. This book is very special and will have appeal to cat lovers and lovers of L. M. Montgomery's children's stories. ISBN: 0887763979. Our Book No: 22042. $15 AUD.

88. Maris, Ron (1999). Little Ginger (New ed). London: Red Fox / Random House Children's Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, very minor edgewear. This delightful children's picture book is about a kitten named Little Ginger. Little Ginger goes on an adventure to find a home. He meets many different animals and people until he finds a farm where the rats are frightening the animals, and eating all their food. The exquisite illustrations are by the author. A wonderful book for cat lovers of all ages. ISBN: 0091873096. Our Book No: 30271. $10 AUD.

89. Martin, Winifred (1959). The Three Kittens (U.K. ed). London: Blackie & Son. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial boards, very good condition, black & white drawings, red cloth spine, light toning pages, cover corners rubbed, tiny chip bottom edge, minor foxing & marks, minor insect damage (title page, top edge rear board). A delightful collectible book about a tabby cat and her three charming kittens and their adventures (two of whom moved to new homes). The large drawings and easy-to-read text will delight any age. (No date, but either 1st UK [1949] or reissue [1959]. Originally published, 1948 in USA as Three Naughty Kittens.) Our Book No: 25728. $15 AUD.

90. McKimmie, Chris (2015). Lara of Newtown. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. Unnum 34 pp. Hardback quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, colour drawings (mostly full-page). A witty and wonderful story about a cat looking for love and a forever home in the Sydney inner suburb of Newtown. The story is told from Lara the cat's side of the fence. The drawings will appeal to most ages. ISBN: 9781760112325. Our Book No: 30484. $20 AUD.

91. McLean, Andrew; McLean, Janet (1995). Cats' Whiskers [Cat’s Whiskers]. Sydney: Little Ark / Allen & Unwin. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings, tiny tear bottom edge two pages, few light creases endpapers, corners lightly bumped. A children's picture story about cats. The charming drawings will delight all ages. ISBN: 1863739254. Our Book No: 25166. $14 AUD.

92. Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael (illustrator) (2010). Kaspar Prince of Cats (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 206 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. This novel for young adults is the story of Prince Kaspar Kandinsky, a very special cat who lived in the glamorous suites of the Savoy Hotel, then the servants' quarters in the attic, a crowded lifeboat, and survived the hustle and bustle of New York City. Kaspar is no ordinary cat - he is the only cat to survive the sinking of the Titanic. The authors postscript at the back of the book makes fascinating reading after the story is read. ISBN: 9780007267002. Our Book No: 28474. $12 AUD.

93. Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael (2005). The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins Children's Books. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, drawings, slight bump top spine, minor edgewear. The story for young adults of a deserted village in France during WW2, a lifelong friendship, and one very adventurous cat. ISBN: 9780007182466. Our Book No: 28417. $10 AUD.

94. Morris, William; McGregor, H. E. (introduction & notes) (1930). Atalanta's Race (from "The Earthly Paradise"). Sydney: George B. Phillip & Son. 32 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), good condition, card cover, top corner tips worn covers, slight loss top of spine, bottom corners covers creased, few creases in covers, pages toned, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. (Estimated date, 1930, or perhaps earlier.) This little booklet consists of a number of separate stories, held together by a framework. The nature of this framework is told in the prologue. Retells the myth of the Greek princess, rejected by her father, raised by bears, won in marriage in a race by Melanion, and then changed into a lioness by an angry Aphrodite. Our Book No: 27659. $15 AUD.

95. Muncaster, Alice L.; Yanow, Ellen; Wood, Chuck (photographer) (1984). The Cat Made Me Buy It!: A Collection of Cats who Sold Yesterday's Products (Reprint ed). New York: Crown Publishers. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos (some full-page), minimal foxing endpapers & title page, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. Enduring images of the cat as produced by historic and recent commercial advertisers. An introduction to some of the most famous and interesting cats who have encouraged people to buy products they are advertising. The colourful illustrations by over 100 advertising artists provide a new look at life in yesterday's America. There are 116 beautiful, full-colour photographs. The authors have combined their talents to create progressive programs that benefit abandoned and abused animals. ISBN: 0517553384. Our Book No: 29076. $16 AUD.

96. Myron, Vicki (2008). Dewey: The Small-town Library Cat who Touched the World (Reprint ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 277 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. On the coldest morning of the year, the author found a tiny, bedraggled kitten almost frozen to death in the night drop box of the library where she worked, and her life - and the town of Spencer, Iowa would never be the same. This is a beautiful true story which will touch the heart of any catlover. ISBN: 9780340960776. Our Book No: 22959. $13 AUD.

97. Myron, Vicki; Witter, Bret (with) (2010). Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-town Library Cat who Inspired Millions (1st U.K. ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 304 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. First U.K. edition. On the coldest morning of the year, the author found a tiny, bedraggled kitten almost frozen to death in the night drop box of the library where she worked, and her life - and the town of Spencer, Iowa, would never be the same. This is a beautiful true story which will touch the heart of any catlover. In this second book, the author spoke with other cat lovers, and these nine stories are all inspired by one very special cat named Dewey. Includes the story of Page Turner, her new cat. ISBN: 9781847378569. Our Book No: 26299. $12 AUD.

98. Nash, John (illustrator) (1992). Cats (1st ed) [Themes in Art Series]. London: Scala Publications. 64 pp. Hardback wide octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour illustrations, dark blue endpapers, frontispiece, tiny dent front cover. This book on the image of the cat in Western art chronicles their fortunes from goddesses in Ancient Egypt to devils in the Middle Ages and the adored pets of today. ISBN: 1857590090. Our Book No: 24071. $14 AUD.

99. Oakley, Graham (2008). The Church Mouse [Modern Classics]. Melbourne, Scoresby: Five Mile Press. Unnum 36 pp. Hardback oblong quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, as new condition, colour drawings. A charming story about Arthur the church mouse, and Sampson the church cat. Rediscover this heart-warming children's tale, in this first book in the classic series. ISBN: 9781742111353. Our Book No: 23855A. $18 AUD.

100. Opie, Robert (2005). Postcard: Cat Theme: There's Real Comfort in Boots Polished With Cherry Blossom (Reprint ed) [Animal Fun Series]. Gloucester: Robert Opie. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, colour picture one side, few tiny pinhead dents on front, no writing on back, unused, stamp on rear side. Postcard, two black boots, one boot has a sleeping ginger kitten and the other boot has a dark grey kitten in it. The card is a reproduction from an original in the Robert Opie Collection. The Cherry Blossom boot polish dates back to 1903, being an invention of the Mason brothers. Tin Sign c1955. Our Book No: 40165. $10 AUD.

101. Paterson, A. B. (Banjo); Hannay, Lorraine (illustrator) (1986). The Cat (1st ed). Sydney, Dee Why: Lansdowne Press. 31 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine faded), base spine little rubbed. This gently humorous classic story by the great colonial Australian poet reveals the secret life of the domestic cat. The special illustrations in this edition make the cat come to life. ISBN: 070181960X. Our Book No: 29331. $18 AUD.

102. Patterson, Francine; Cohn, Ronald H. (photographer) (1985). Koko's Kitten (Reprint, Australian printing ed). New York: Scholastic Inc. 26 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), some edgewear & spinewear. A true story for young readers about Koko (a gorilla in California who uses sign language) and a young kitten whom she loved and grieved over when the kitten died. ISBN: 0590338129. Our Book No: 20391. $12 AUD.

103. Photo, Globe (1983). Postcard: Cat and Horse [No FPC.199]. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Flashcards, Inc. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, black & white photo one side, some light toning, no written text on rear side, corner tips little creased, minor edgewear. This beautiful grey & white kitten is very life-like. The horse seems quite happy to have the company. A very special card to bring a smile to any face. (Estimated date.). Our Book No: 40187. $10 AUD.

104. Pomegranate, publisher; Murray, Elizabeth (photographer) (2000). Calendar 2000: A Cat in the Garden (1st ed). Rohnert Park, CA: Pomegranate Communications Inc. 12 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, tiny scuff front cover, minor edgewear. This calendar is illustrated by cat photos, with a full page colour plate on one page and the days of the month on the other, with a notable piece of literature about cats. Each photo has the cats name and the part of the garden they occupy. These beautiful photos would keep any cat loving person happy for ages. ISBN: 0764908499. Our Book No: 40522. $15 AUD.

105. Potter, Beatrix; Linder, Leslie (foreword) (1983). The Sly Old Cat (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne. 34 pp. Hardback small wide trade, dustjacket, pictorial covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded), protected by removable plastic sleeve. This story is here published as a book for the first time, with Beatrix Potter's original text and sketches - which have the life and expression of her previous books. The story is about a sly old cat who hosts a tea party with an unassuming rat as a guest who fears he may be served as dessert. The foreword by Leslie Linder explains the complications which arose to prevent this story being included in the Peter Rabbit series. ISBN: 0723214204. Our Book No: 30600. $20 AUD.

106. Priceman, Marjorie (2001). My Nine Lives by Clio. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks / Simon & Schuster. Unnum 42 pp. Paperback quarto, good plus condition, watercolour drawings, minor edgewear corners. This book purports to the journal or diary of a cat recounting all of the nine lives she has lived and her remarkable effect on history, beginning in Mesopotamia in 300 B.C and culminating in Wisconsin in 1995. The beautiful illustrations and easy-to-read text makes this a book for all ages. Marjorie Priceman who is a well-known illustrator and writer. ISBN: 0689846703. Our Book No: 25983. $12 AUD.

107. Rayner, John; Bewick, Thomas (1947). A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick [King Penguin Series]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 55 pp. Hardback small, good condition, paper covered card covers, black & white drawings (engravings), light foxing endpapers, faint internal foxing few pages, pages faintly toned as usual, covers lightly marked, bookshop sticker. In this delightful little book, Rayner tells some of Thomas Bewick's life story. The wood engravings reproduced are all the same size as the originals. The names below the birds and animals are those given to them in the books from which they are taken. The large cuts of the lion and elephant in the end-papers were done by Bewick for a menagerie proprietor in 1799. The figure drinking from a hat in the vignette at the head of the text on page five is said to be Bewick himself. (Heritage Angus & Robertson sticker inside front cover.). Our Book No: 23555. $10 AUD.

108. Reid, C. (photographer) (1909). Postcard: Cat Theme: Real Photo of Five Kittens on a Wooden Ladder [Series No A33]. London: B. B. / Printed in Germany. N/A pp. Postcard, oblong, colour picture one side, text on rear side, edgewear, crease one side, corners little scuffed, some light toning. Postcard , with colour photo by C. Reid. The five silver grey fluffy kittens are positioned on a beige wooden ladder. The card, postmark 1909, was posted to Miss Holloway, Burilda, Summer Hill [a training hospital for nurses]. Our Book No: 40162. $20 AUD.

109. Rotary (1907). Postcard: Cat Theme: Three Fluffy Kittens, with Title "Fluffy Kits" (1907 ed) [Rotary Photographic Plate Sunk Gem Series: P 483]. Rotary Photo. N/A pp. Each card: Oblong black & white picture one side, written text on reverse side, some light toning, slight crease bottom corner, few tiny pinhead impressions, minor edgewear. Real photo postcard with three white fluffy kittens on the front, with the title "Fluffy Kits" on the front, with P.483 printed on the photo. The 1d pink New South Wales postage stamp has the date 25.Nov.07 Sydney stamped on it. The written address is Rialto, Edgeware Rd, Enmore [Sydney Inner West]. Our Book No: 40153. $20 AUD.

110. Schotz, Susanne; Kuras, Peter (translator) (2019). The Secret Language of Cats: How to Understand Your Cat for a Better, Happier Relationship (2nd Australian p/b ed). Sydney: HQ Non Fiction / HarperCollins. 265 + 8 pp. Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, tables, minor edgewear. In this fascinating book the author introduces cat lovers to the full range of feline vocalisations. She explains what tcats mean in different situations, and gives practical tips to help us understand our cats better. Written by a professor at Lund University in Sweden, where a long standing research program is proving that cats can actually use vocal communication - with each other and with their human caretakers. ISBN: 9781489277770. Our Book No: 40440. $18 AUD.

111. Sheahan, M. T. (1904). Postcard: Cat Theme: The Cute Kitty, a White Fluffy Kitten Sitting in a Straw Hat with the Words "My Master's Hat". Boston: M. T. Sheahan. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, black & white picture one side, text of rear side, some light toning, minor edgewear. Postcard oblong, sepia (brown-tinted) background with a white fluffy kitten sitting inside a straw hat. (Copyright 1904). Our Book No: 40161. $20 AUD.

112. Silvester, John; Mobbs, Anne (1994). A Catland Companion: Classic Cats by Louis Wain & Many Others (Reprint ed). London: Michael O'Mara Books. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), colour & black & white drawings, minimal edgewear jacket. This book gives a pictorial glimpse of feline life as portrayed by historical artists such as Louis Wain, Raphael Tuck, Helena Maguire and Henrietta Ronner. Cats can be seen at play throughout the seasons, and that created a magical playground (Catland) populated by greeting cards, postcards, prints, etc. ISBN: 1854797654. Our Book No: 25192. $20 AUD.

113. Steadman, Agnes (1949). Puss, the Pianist: Piano. USA / Sydney: Willis Music Co. / Allans Music. 4 pp. Paperback quarto, one folded sheet, good condition, little creased, minor edgewear, sticker front cover. (Copyright, 1949.) Sheet music. Advert rear cover: Candy Town Tunes, by Genevieve Lake. Our Book No: 14730. $10 AUD.

114. Stewart, Mary; Hughes, Shirley (illustrator) (2018). The Little Broomstick (New ed). London: Hodder Children's Books. 146 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-drawings, minimal edgewear. A fantasy novel for young adults that was first published 45 years ago. This edition of the beloved classic is illustrated by Shirley Hughes. The story features a girl named Mary who has been exiled to her great Aunt's house deep in the countryside. Mary befriends a black cat who takes her into the forest to an ordinary looking broomstick. Mary comes to Endor College, school of witchcraft, where all is not quite right. Will Mary be able to solve the mystery surrounding the College? ISBN: 9781444940190. Our Book No: 40447. $15 AUD.

115. Stewart, Robin (1997). EnviroCat: A New Approach to Caring for Your Cat (and Protecting Native Wildlife). Melbourne: Hyland House. 146 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos & drawings. Envirocats live longer, are healthier and happier - they don't roam nor kill native animals. How to train your cat to stay in, or close to, home. How to understand cat gestures, solve problem behaviours, and keep your cat active and entertained. ISBN: 1864470119. Our Book No: 11706. $10 AUD.

116. Strom, Kellie (2008). Sadie, the Air Mail Pilot. London: Picture Corgi. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear cover corners. An adventure with the main character being a flying tiger named Sadie. The illustrations will fascinate small children, and the text will be more suitable to older readers. ISBN: 9780552548793. Our Book No: 29655. $18 AUD.

117. Surman, Richard; Arscott, Peter (2003). Church Cats (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 87 pp. Paperback square, very good plus condition, colour photos, minimal edgewear. The author turns his camera and pen on cats that live in abbeys, priories, churches and minsters in Britain and Ireland. He captures the essence of the cats and their churches. A beautiful book that will delight cat lovers. ISBN: 0007166699. Our Book No: 24763. $12 AUD.

118. Tangye, Derek (1965). A Cat in the Window. London: Four Square / New English Library (NEL). 125 pp. Paperback wide trade, good plus condition, black & white drawings, spine lightly creased, minor foxing edges & inside covers, minor edgewear corners. Describes his family life in an isolated cottage, Minack, in Cornwall, accompanied by his pet cat Monty. Our Book No: 9701. $10 AUD.

119. Thorp, Gary (2002). Caught in Fading Light: Mountain Lions, Zen Masters, and Wild Nature (1st ed). New York: Walker & Co. 187 pp. Hardback tall octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), few black & white illustrations, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear corners jacket. Describes his search for a mountain lion or cougar in the hills and mountains of Northern California where he lives. In spare, elegant prose, using the traditional form of Japanese writing known as nikki bungaku (literary diary), he writes about his meditations and adventures. ISBN: 0802713971. Our Book No: 26966. $18 AUD.

120. Tildes, Phyllis Limbacher (1995). Counting on Calico (Reprint ed). Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, reader creases along spine, few creases covers, minor edgewear. This very special and delightful book features a Calico cat counting the many interesting things in her life. The author and illustrator has made a beautiful cat story come to life and it is educational too. The large life-like illustrations and easy-to-read text make this book suitable for any age. ISBN: 0881068624. Our Book No: 27842. $10 AUD.

121. Tovey, Doreen; Wilson, Maurice (illustrator) (1959). Cats in May (1st ed). London: Elek. 147 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket (minor insect damage & loss bottom edge rear cover), endpapers lightly foxed, old price marks. First edition. Funny adventures when two Siamese cats take over the household. More wonderful cat stories from the writer of Cats In The Belfry. Our Book No: 23838. $10 AUD.

122. Trickett, Joyce (1987). The Cattitudes of Chairman Miaow. Sydney: Spastic Centre of New South Wales. Unnum 48 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, beautiful colour drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear. A beautifully illustrated book about an educated ginger cat. The rhymes that go with each drawing are just a purrfect way to appeal to all cat lovers, both children and adults alike. The author has had a versatile career including teaching speech and drama. This book is her gift to raise funds for the Spastic Centre. ISBN: 0959865756. Our Book No: 20363. $25 AUD.

123. Tuck, Raphael (1906). Postcard: Cat theme: A Large Fluffy Grey and White Cat, with words "Wild Birds Protection Acts 1880 to 1904: A Law Breaker" (1st ed) [Glosso Postcard Series 5597]. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, black & white picture one side, text on rear side, some light toning (including few tiny spots on photo), minor edgewear. Postcard with a large grey & white fluffy cat sitting on a fence with a sign reading Wild Birds Protection Acts 1880 to 1904. "Happy Catland" is printed on the back of the card. The 1d postage stamp has the date Dec 1906 Warrnambool Victoria stamped on the back. The card was posted to Miss Minnie Gardner Kew from her cousin Howard. Our Book No: 40164. $20 AUD.

124. Turlay Newberry, Clare (1968). April's Kittens. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates. 32 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, full-page black & white drawings, few light creases covers & pages, light creasing along spine (lightly faded), minor edgewear. A beautiful children's picture story that will appeal to any cat-lover. April lived in a tiny apartment in New York with her parents and her cat Sheeba. Sheeba had kittens and the family had to decide how many to keep. Our Book No: 24780. $10 AUD.

125. Twain, Mark; Blackman, Charles (illustrator) (1987). A Cat-tale (1st stated ed). Sydney: Ashton Scholastic. 47 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings (including frontispiece), minor spotted foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear, slight impression front side). This charming book was written around 1880, and after 107 years of virtual neglect, this is the first ever full-scale presentation. The author wrote the story for his two children. It is about Catasauqua's beautiful family of catlings named Cattaraugus and Catiline and their adventures while their mother is trying to teach them about good living, music, books and education. The illustrations are by an internationally known artist who now lives in Australia. ISBN: 0868966940. Our Book No: 27965. $25 AUD.

126. Valentine (No Date). Postcard: Cat Theme: Kitten and Horseshoe, with Message: Here's Luck to You from You Know Who - at Sydney. Sydney: Valentine Publishing Co. / Printed in Britain. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, very good condition, lift-up flap, colour drawing, black & white miniature concertina pull-out photos, minor edgewear, small closed tear at corner join of flap, minor foxing & toning, minimal loss edge one photo, no handwritten text on rear side, minor edgewear. Printed paper mailing novelty postcard. Picture of black fluffy kitten & a red horseshoe on front, lift-up flap reveals a set of seven miniature black & white photos of Sydney. The photos form a concertina pull-out which sits under the flap. Our Book No: 40158. $25 AUD.

127. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2008). Lost in the Snow (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 118 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners, slight bump top spine, crease bottom corner title page. Novel for young adults about a girl named Ella who wants Fluff the kitten, but her mother says no. Fluff really wants to be with Ella, so she leaves the farm and goes in search of her. Fluff has many adventures before they are united. The charming illustrations will bring a smile to anyone's face. ISBN: 9781741691450. Our Book No: 29007. $10 AUD.

128. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2009). Sky the Unwanted Kitten (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners, tiny dent front cover, tiny crease front cover. Novel for young adults about a girl named Lucy who is unhappy about moving away from her friends. Her parents buy her a beautiful Siamese kitten named Sky, and takes Lucy a long time to accept Sky because she is upset with her parents and blames them for her unhappiness. The charming illustrations will bring a smile to anyone's face. ISBN: 9781741694079. Our Book No: 28989. $12 AUD.

129. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2011). Misty the Abandoned Kitten (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 126 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, pages faintly toned, few creases covers, minor edgewear, owner's written name flyleaf. Novel for young adults about a girl named Amy who has always wanted a kitten. One misty morning, she sees a tiny kitten. She is very thin and has no collar, she assumes she has no home. ISBN: 9781741698411. Our Book No: 28602. $10 AUD.

130. Webb, Holly; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (2012). The Kitten Nobody Wanted (Reprint ed). Gosford, NSW: Scholastic Australia. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Novel for young adults about a girl named Mia. When Mia's cat Sandy died she never wanted another cat, until she meets a shy and small kitten, he is white and fluffy and she names him Whiskers. Mia takes a long time to adjust to not having Sandy and learning to want Whiskers to be her kitten. ISBN: 9781742831466. Our Book No: 28984. $12 AUD.

131. Welcher, Rosalind (1972). There is Nothing Like a Cat. New York: Panda Prints. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, pictorial cover, decorative endpapers, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white & single-colour drawings, faint foxing edges, light foxing reverse side jacket (flap clipped, edge tears, crease font cover), sticker front free flyleaf. This charming little book is written on the cats behalf by the author. The drawings make it come to life. A very special book for cat lovers everywhere. ISBN: 0340165480. Our Book No: 25181. $12 AUD.

132. Welsh, Thea (2003). The Cat Who Looked at the Sky: A Memoir (1st ed). Sydney: Flamingo. 261 pp. Paperback, very good condition, some edgewear top edge covers, pages faintly toned as usual, price sticker front cover. In the tradition of Paul Gallico's “Silent Miaow” comes an irresistible true story of three cats, two households, and surrendering to the great truths of life. When Sydney writer Thea Welsh and her partner agree to share the raising of two new kittens with their constantly travelling friends Ron and Robin, the idea seems sensible and straightforward. That's before the cats arrive. And before a beguiling stray arrives to complete the household's feline threesome. ISBN: 0732276179. Our Book No: 24173. $10 AUD.

133. Westall, Robert; Williams, Sophy (illustrator) (1995). The Witness (1st p/b ed). London: Macmillan. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. A very special story about a golden she-cat exiled from Egypt. She finds suitable shelter to have her kittens, and it is there that she witnesses the birth of the baby Jesus. The warm and glowing colours make this a beautiful book for older children. ISBN: 0333637895. Our Book No: 24864. $10 AUD.

134. Whitcombe (1952). Mary Takes a Walk [Family Series no 3: Whitcombe's Story Books no 90]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 8 pp. Paperback, good condition, colour drawings, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & foxing, plastic tape along spine, faint rubber stamps. A delightful little children's picture story. One day Mary goes for a walk and meets a horse, two dogs and three kittens. A scarce item, though the previous school owner has "improved" it by a narrow strip of tape along the spine. McLaren 90b: G3947 (estimated date, 1952). Our Book No: 16988. $20 AUD.

135. Whitcombe (1952). Mary's Pets [Family Series no 2: Whitcombe's Story Books no 89]. Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs. 8 pp. Paperback, good condition, colour drawings, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & foxing, plastic tape along spine, faint rubber stamps. A delightful little children's picture story. Mary introduces her horse, her dog, and her cat. A scarce item, though the previous school owner has "improved" it by a narrow strip of tape along the spine. Our Book No: 16990. $20 AUD.

136. Whitmore, Adam; Poltrick Donato, Janice (illustrator) (1986). Max in Australia [Max the Cat]. Twickenham, MDX: Hamlyn. Unnum 24 pp. Hardback square octavo, pictorial cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Max is a loveable marmalade cat with long, bushy whiskers and big furry paws. He is so handsome, but he is unhappy - he has no tail! He has left his home in London, travelled to America, India and now to Australia where he meets some very interesting animals indeed! Share his adventures in this beautifully illustrated children's picture story. ISBN: 0600311554. Our Book No: 4148. $10 AUD.

137. Whyman, Matt (2011). Oink! My Life With Minipigs (1st ed). London: Hodder & Stoughton. 357 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos, light creases covers & spine, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. The author is a writer and house husband. There are four challenging children, one freaked-out feline, a wolf-like dog and a wild bunch of ex-battery chickens. Then his wife Emma brings minipigs Butch and Roxi into the family. This book is touching and very funny - about the trials and errors of living with a menagerie. ISBN: 9781444711455. Our Book No: 28581. $15 AUD.

138. Wild, Margaret; Harris, Wayne (illustrator) (2010). The House of Narcissus (New, reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books / HarperCollins. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear. Children's story by Australian author about an old heritage house in Venice and the important role a beautiful ginger & white cat plays in bringing the house back to life. The story is based on the Greek legend of Narcissus, about a boy who falls in love with his own image. ISBN: 9780733308413. Our Book No: 24619. $15 AUD.

139. Wild, Margaret; Spudvilas, Anne (illustrator) (1997). Big Cat Dreaming (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Penguin Books. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear. Children's picture story by Australian author about what cats dream about. The beautiful full-colour illustrations bring this story to life. ISBN: 0140554556. Our Book No: 14284. $15 AUD.

140. Wildt; Kray (1907). Postcard: Real Photo Fluffy White Cat Sitting on Urn with Words "On the Alert" (1st ed). London: Wildt & Kray. N/A pp. Postcard oblong, very good condition, black & white picture, some light toning, text on rear side of card, bottom corners slightly creased, top edge stamp stuck to top edge card, minor edgewear. Postcard with a large white fluffy cat sitting on a garden urn. Series 620A is printed on the rear side of the card. The 1d pink New South Wales postage stamp has the date 28.Jan.07 Sydney stamped on it. Our Book No: 40160. $20 AUD.

141. Wimpole, Dr Justin (2007). First Aid for Cats: Recognising Common Ailments and Accidents (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 110 pp. Paperback small wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Practical, easy-to-follow advice on: basic techniques of first aid, prevention and treatment of injuries and illness. This book has clear, informative illustrations, and covers a wide range of situations where first aid may be needed. ISBN: 9781741104752. Our Book No: 30616. $15 AUD.

142. WPL, publisher; Cuddiford, Greg (photographer) (2016). Calendar 2016: Kittens (1st ed). London: WPL. 12 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This calendar is illustrated with kitten photos, with a full page colour plate on one page and the days of the month on the other. These beautiful photos would keep any cat loving person happy for ages. Our Book No: 40523. $15 AUD.

143. Yeatman, Linda; Gon, Adriano (illustrator) (1988). Perkins: The Cat Who Was More Than a Friend (1st US ed). New York: Barron's Educational. 52 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, few tiny dents rear cover, minor edgewear. Novel for young adults. David is blind and his best friend is his cat. Although he can't see her, he knows everything about Perkins. So when he returns from a family vacation and is reunited with a cat that everyone says is Perkins only he is sure that it isn't. ISBN: 0812039939. Our Book No: 24394. $10 AUD.