The Elegance of the Cat: An Illustrated History

The Elegance of the Cat: An Illustrated History

by Tamsin Pickeral
     
 


Once again, animal expert Tamsin Pickeral and award-winning photographer Astrid Harrisson combine their unique ability to capture the very essence of an animal in this richly detailed and sumptuously illustrated celebration of the domestic cat. This inspiring new study balances Pickeral's informative text, which explores the journey of the feline from its origins… See more details below

Overview


Once again, animal expert Tamsin Pickeral and award-winning photographer Astrid Harrisson combine their unique ability to capture the very essence of an animal in this richly detailed and sumptuously illustrated celebration of the domestic cat. This inspiring new study balances Pickeral's informative text, which explores the journey of the feline from its origins in the wild to its domestic existence across cultures and continents, with Harrison's breathtaking photography of more than 50 recognized cat breeds. The Elegance of the Cat is an exquisite showcase of cats in all their splendor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764166150
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2013
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,395,065
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author


Tamsin Pickeral is an art historian and animal expert who also has many years experience as a veterinary nurse. She is a widely published author of books on animal themes including The Majesty of the Horse and The Spirit of the Dog, both available from Barron's.

Astrid Harrisson is a widely traveled photographer and graphic designer who specializes in animal photography. Among her many credits are her two previous collaborations with Tamsin Pickeral, The Majesty of the Horse and The Spirit of the Dog, both available from Barron's.

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