1908 Scarce 1stEd with Dust Jacket - Cats and Kitts by Frances Trego Montgomery illustrated by Hugo Von Hofsten.
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Author: Frances Trego Montgomery. Hugo Von Hofsten, illustrator.
Title: Cats and Kitts.
Publisher: New York, Barse and Hopkins Publishers, 1908. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 6.5".
Pages: 63 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) in a scarce very good original dust jacket (rare small tears and chips - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, gift note of a previous 1910 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with eight beautiful full-page color illustrations and six full-page black and white illustrations of cats by Hugo Von Hofsten.
The book: A beautiful First edition of CATS AND KITTS, this work offers readers a delightful journey into the world of feline adventures. This particular edition, adorned with intricate illustrations by Hugo Von Hofsten, is a testament to the charm and allure of cats and their tales.
The author: Frances Trego Montgomery (1858-1925) was an American author, primarily known for her children's books. She is best remembered for her tales about Billy Whiskers, a mischievous goat. Her writings often delved into the world of animals, offering readers a unique perspective on their adventures and emotions.
The illustrator: Hugo Olof von Hofsten (1865 - 1947) was a successful illustrator in America, Hugo von Hofsten was born to an aristocratic family in Karlskoga, Varmland, Sweden. He trained at the Royal Academy in Stockholm and then immigrated to New York City in 1885 where he worked as an illustrator on The Graphic.
He moved to Chicago in 1893 to do illustrations for The Evening Post, The Journal, and The Tribune. In 1895, he headed the illustration department for The Times Herald. After 1906, he illustrated children's books and painted landscapes."
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