Algonquin Cat (Special Issue, Second Printing)

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Price: $150.00
Signed by: Hilary Knight
Illustrator: Hilary Knight
Format: Hardcover
Edition: First Edition, Second Printing, Special Issue
Year: 1980

SCHAFFNER, Val. Algonquin Cat.    Drawings by Hilary Knight. [NY]: Delacorte [1980]. 12mo, [viii] 136pp. Orange cloth spine stamped in brown. Pictorial endpapers; numerous b&w illustrations. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (tiny, clean tear at top of front panel). Signed by the author, Val Schaffner, and the artist, Hilary Knight, on a special limitation leaf “For Friends of the Algonquin.”

First edition, second printing, being a special issue created specifically for friends of the Algonquin hotel in NYC, signed by both the author and the artist. Residing at the famous Hotel Algonquin in New York City, Hamlet the cat befriends the hotel's many famous guests, and becomes a silent witness to many special secrets. $150

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