THE STORY OF A CAT. TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF EMILE DE LA BÉDOLLIERRE.

Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. 100pp. Octavo. Pictorial tan paper boards. Edges shelfworn, foretips bruised, boards somewhat rubbed, with some soiling to lower board, a few smudges to fore-edge; still, a good, sound copy of a book usually found quite abused by its young readers. Item #WRCLIT84650

First edition of Aldrich's translation, BAL's state 1. The many illustrations in silhouette were executed by Louisa Parsons Stone Hopkins. This translation and its illustrations remained popular into the 1920s, but this original edition is somewhat uncommon in commerce. BAL 303.

Price: $125.00