THE CAT REVIEW: DEVOTED TO CATS, CAT SHOWS, AND THE CAT FANCIER (June - September 1912)
Book Details + Condition: Laura Zehring Dosch (Elizabeth, NJ). First Edition, 1912. Very scarce. Four (4) bound issues in three-quarters leather binding with marbled boards. Collection of the June through September issues of "The Cat Review", published in 1912. "The Cat Review" was a well-known early specialist cat fancy magazine, launched in June 1903. In 1903, the publication was owned and published by Mr & Mrs Oliver L. Dosch of Dayton, OH; its first issue appeared on June 25, 1903. In 1907, "The Cat Review" moved to Elizabeth, NJ. This volume contains advertisements for breeding cats as well as short articles on topics such as breeding, different cat breeds, competitions, health and diet, diseases, catteries, and more. (There is even an article on "The Chloroform Lethal Box" - an early "humane" euthanasia.) Advertisements are illustrated with black-and-white photographs of cats. Please see photographs for each issue's Table of Contents. A clean, scarce first edition - while there is wear to the outer boards, the internal original issues are in excellent and near-new condition. Rubbed corners and edges; binding tape to spine; interior is clean and free of markings. Please see our other listings for more "Cat Review" original bound editions, as well as for "The Western Cat Review".