Cats

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  • Cats were first domesticated - or, more likely, noticed a warm fireside and chose to domesticate themselves - many thousands of years ago. Over the centuries they have performed a useful role as pest controllers, but much more as friends and companions of humans. Cats have always inspired writers and artists. They appear in Egyptian papyri and tomb paintings, in Roman mosaics, in Japanese prints, in Old Master drawings and engravings. At different times and places they have been worshipped, mummified, associated with superstition and black magic, and bred as domestic pets. This delightful illustrated anthology includes a selection of the many poems, anecdotes and quotations about cats which have been written over the centuries: the charming, the funny, the sad, the exasperated, and the heartfelt. An irresistible gift for anyone who likes cats.

  • Product code: cmc50475
    Gift recipient: For women
    Price category: Under 10
    World culture: The modern era
    Title: Cats
    Author: Delia Pemberton
    ISBN: 9780714150475
    Number of pages: 96
    Size: 185x150mm
    llustrations: 41 colour
    Weight: 0.361kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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