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The Illustrated Old Possum

T. S. Eliot

The Illustrated Old Possum: With illustrations by Nicolas Bentley is a stunning new illustrated edition of T. S. Eliot’s much-loved classic Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats.

5 in stock

£14.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571313082
Date Published
06.11.2014
Delivery
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Summary

Cats! Some are sane, and some are mad.
Some are good, and some are bad . . .

The original Old Possum’s illustrations have been lovingly restored and are showcased in this beautiful new hardback edition, perfect for children and Eliot aficionados alike. These lovable cat poems were written by T. S. Eliot for his godchildren and continue to delight children and grown-ups. The collection inspired the musical Cats!, and features Macavity, Mr Mistofelees and Growltiger!

T. S.Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, poet, critic, publisher, was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He settled in England in 1915, where for a few years he worked in the foreign section of Lloyds Bank. His first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published in 1917. In 1922, he became editor of the literary journal, The Criterion, publishing The Waste Land in its first…

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