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Sunday, January 29, 2012

1911: a funny, odd kitty picture book

Here's the first two pages from Kittens and Cats: A Book of Tales by Eulalie Osgood Grover (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911), in which a queen issues a command to all her cat people to attend her party.  The rest of the book introduces various kitty characters, dressed up and full of news about themselves.  It's ... so weirdly cute!  Want to see it?  Here is its Internet Archive page. (Look at the left where it says "View This Book" - View Online probably easiest for you.)

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Katnip Lounge said...

The Queen look puzzled; where are her legs?

curator said...

It's her costume - they almost all look like that! (curator) : )