Lot 56 of 455:
Eliot's Book of Practical Cats 1st Amer Ed in dj  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Author:
Eliot, T.S.
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace & Company
Date:
[1939]
Description:

(8vo) gray cloth, orange pictorial jacket. First American Edition. 

The basis for the musical "Cats." One of a reported 2000 copies printed. Gallup A34b. 

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Condition:
Chips at ends of somewhat sunned jacket spine, a few stains, minuscule chips and tears; spine and cloth a bit sunned; mild toning to leaves, more pronounced at endpapers; very good in about very good jacket.
 
Item number:
307355
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