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Cats; history, care, breeds.

Christine Metcalf

Cats; history, care, breeds.

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats.,
  • Cat family (Mammals),
  • Cats.

  • About the Edition

    Describes and illustrates the many different breeds of cats and the show standards for each. Also gives the history and behavioral patterns of the domestic cat.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Peter Warner.
    SeriesA Grosset all-color guide 14
    ContributionsWarner, Peter, 1939- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF442 .M377 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5700364M
    LC Control Number70120451


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