Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Limited Edition; Signed by Translator
Size: tall 8vo
Publisher: Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1961.
Number 140 of 400 copies. Signed by translator, Reginald Bretnor. Blue and red cloth, gilt. Housed in original transparent wrapper. With 10 illustrations by Coypel reproduced by collotype from the 1727 edition. Printed at the Chiswick Press on Saunder's mould-made paper. Some rubbing to spine and corners. Bump to head of rear board. Internally fine. ;
François-Augustin de Paradis de Moncrif was an eighteenth century French writer and scholar. He is now best known for Histoire des chats, his parody of the ostentatious scholarship of the day.