Coatsworth, Elizabeth; pictures by Lynd Ward THE CAT WHO WENT TO HEAVEN
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1931. Third printing. (Copyright page: ''Published August, 1930/Reprinted January, 1931/Reprinted May, 1931). Grey cloth with teal lettering and cat image Hardcover. Age-toning to textblock and grey cloth covers, substantial age-darkening to spine; in a lightly edgeworn, age-darkened dust jacket; scarce book-specific, cat-illustrated Newbery Medal wraparound band, though spine-darkened, nicked and split, is present!
"One of those rare books whose claim upon both children and adults is undeniable, and in which the unflagging interest of the narrative is successfully interwoven with the beauty of fantasy and allegory."--The Nation. This copy SIGNED by the author!