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Moncrif, M. de (François Augustin), 1687–1770

Moncrif's Cats = Les chats de Francois Augustin Paradis de Moncrif / translated by Reginald Bretnor.

Additional Title(s):

Chats de Francois Augustin Paradis de Moncrif

Chats. English

London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1961.
Physical Description:
187 pages, [11] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL795.C2 .M66 1961
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title page printed in red and black.
"The ten illustrations by Coypel from the edition of 1727 are here reproduced by collotype. The text has been set in Gill's Perpetua type and printed at the Chiswick Press on Saunders mould-made paper. The copyright of the translation is held by Reginald Bretnor. The edition is limited to 400 copies of which nos. 1 to 100 are specially bound by E.W. Hiscox."--Verso of title page.
First published Paris, 1727; translated from the 2nd edition: Rotterdam, 1728.
Includes index.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 213
BEIN 2014 +805: No. 85. In special Hiscox binding with binder's stamp: Bound by Hiscox.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 390 of 400. Bound in publisher's original blue and red cloth.
Subject Terms:
Cats -- Fiction.
Cats -- Poetry.
French literature -- Translations into English.
French poetry -- Translations into English.
Hiscox, E. W., binder.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- E.W. Hiscox.
Photomechanical prints -- 1961.
Bretnor, Reginald, translator.
Coypel, Antoine, 1661-1722, illustrator.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.

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