The sub-title of this book is Cats in History, Legend and Literature. This book is full of color illustrations and photographs of cats in the arts and with well known cat lovers such as Paul Gallico, Henri Matisse, Colette etc. An excellent history of how cats have been depicted over the ages. Hardback, copyright 1998, 8 3/4" wide x 9 1/2" high. Previously owned but in good condition. 1 only Note: This book weighs over 1 pound.