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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1939) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

T. S. Eliot pays tribute to "Mr. Mistoffelees," "The Rum Tum Tugger," "Macavity: The Mystery Cat," and a variety of other cats in this engaging collection of humorous poems. Originally composed to amuse Mr. Eliot's intimate friends, to whom they were sent anonymously, these verses have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of T. S. Eliot throughout the English-speaking world.

Contents:

  • The Naming of Cats
  • The Old Gumbie Cat
  • Growltiger's Last Stand
  • The Rum Tum Tugger
  • The Song of the Jellicles
  • Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer
  • Old Deuteronomy
  • The Pekes and the Pollicles
  • Mr. Mistoffelees
  • Macavity: the Mystery Cat
  • Gus: the Theatre Cat
  • Bustopher Jones: the Cat about Town
  • Skimbleshanks: the Railway Cat
  • The Ad-dressing of Cat

Original title: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Original languages: English

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Genre: PoetryHumorous


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Edition #1: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1939)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571202553
Pages: 49

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: San Diego
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
ISBN: 9780151686575
Pages: 46

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1982)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
ISBN: 9780151686568
Pages: 56

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1974)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571105588
Dimensions: 6.1 x 8.4 x 0.3 in
Pages: 64

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1972)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571045785
Pages: 59

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