The British Museum Book of Cats
Ancient and Modern New edition
By (author) Juliet Clutton-Brock
Normal Price: $19.95
Your Price: $17.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
British Museum Book of Cats by Juliet Clutton-Brock
Book DescriptionSometimes a friendly fireside companion, more often elusive and independent, the cat possesses an enigmatic appeal and unfathomable mystery, which have inspired writers poets, artists and craftsmen alike from the illuminations of the Lindisfarne Gospels to Rudyard Kipling. The illustrations in this survey of the development of the cat and its special relationship with people over 7,000 years are drawn mainly from the collections of the British and Natural History Museums, both rich in cat imagery from many cultures and civilizations. This book looks at the different roles cats have played in human life and also describes the various modern pedigree breeds - from short-haired tabby to long-haired Persian - which have evolved from the original wild cat.
Buy British Museum Book of Cats book by Juliet Clutton-Brock from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780714117584
(215mm x 215mm x mm)
Imprint: British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publish Date: 16-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Juliet Clutton-Brock
Dog, Paperback / softback (June 2014)
Highlighting the evolutionary history of man's best friend, from their domestication, anatomy, and behavior, for both domestic and wild breeds including wolves, jackals, and foxes, this title explains why dogs and wolves hunt in packs, how dogs "talk" with ears and tails, and how dogs were specially taught to help humans. Full color.
DK Eyewitness Books: Cat, Paperback / softback (June 2014)» View all books by Juliet Clutton-Brock
From domestic cats to the wild beasts, readers learn why cats need whiskers, how they purr, how the Manx cat lost its tail, and why a tiger is striped, along with discovering how cats communicate, how cats find their way home, why they are said to have nine lives, and more. Full color.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about British Museum Book of Cats book by Juliet Clutton-Brock and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.