THE CAT IN THE MYSTERIES OF RELIGION AND MAGIC
Book Details + Condition: Castle Books (New York). First American Edition, 1956. By Oldfield Howey. Hardcover with dust jacket. Wonderfully illustrated throughout, including 51 b&w drawings and photographs. 254 pages. From the jacket: A Fascinating Account of the Cat and His role in the History of Mankind. Contents include: The Cat and The Serpent; Witches in Cat Form; Secret Sects and Cat Worship; Ghostly Cats; Clairvoyant Cats; Witch Cats and Repercussion; The Temple Cat; Christ and the Cat; Freya and Her Cats; The Cat as Sacrifice; Demon Cats; and much more. In very good condition: tight binding; light shelf wear to boards; text is clean and unmarked; dust jacket retains its original price and is protected with a mylar cover.