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Millions Of Cats. by  Wanda Gag - Signed First Edition - 1928 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 2397)

Millions Of Cats.

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Millions Of Cats.

by Gag, Wanda

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New York: Coward McCann, 1928. First edition with Jersey City Printing Company on the copyright page. Oblong, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Signed by Wanda Gag on the verso of the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Scarce and desirable signed. Millions Of Cats won a Newbery Honor award in 1929, one of the few picture books to do so. It is the oldest American picture book still in print. Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations.

Synopsis

Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations. Winner of a Newbery Honor, this collector's edition—featuring a heavy interior stock, spot gloss and embossing on the cover, and a thread-sewn binding—will bring this beloved tale to a whole new generation of readers.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2397
Title
Millions Of Cats.
Author
Gag, Wanda
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Coward McCann
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1928
Keywords
Millions of Cats First Edition, Wanda Gag First Edition
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books;

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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morocco
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fine
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