From medieval manuscripts to Japanese prints, from Steinlen's splendid drawings to seventeenth century prints, this book introduces the reader to hundreds of books and manuscripts belonging to the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in which the lovely feline is represented. The cat has been the main character of many tales, but also the inhabitant of the most diverse books: from natural histories to household manuals, from medieval prayer books to famous writers' manuscripts. A wonderful selection for all who love cats, books, and art!
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