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Engraved Cat Books & Individual Engravings

This selection of individual engravings and books with engravings of cats celebrates the bond between man and domesticated cats through vivid detail, humor, and humility. Curl up on the couch with your own feline friend, and enjoy one of these enchanting cat books. These texts speak not only to the personal connection between cats and their artists but also to the magical connection that all cat lovers feel towards their purring companions. Wood engravings and other illustrations are not displayed to scale. Please contact us for dimensions.

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photo of Yvonne Skargon's bestseller in which her engravings magically capture our hearts and imaginations in a celebration of felines by linking us with the lives of cats with different personalities, moods and talents across four centuries
A Concatenation
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Lily & Hodge & Dr Johnson
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By Yvonne Skargon. London:  Primrose Hill Press, 2000.  Another international bestseller by Skargon that magically captures our hearts and imaginations in a celebration of felines, this time by linking us with the lives of cats with different personalities, moods and talents across four centuries. Skargon’s earlier bestselling books, also sold by Primrose Hill Press, The Importance of Being Oscar and Lily & Hodge and Dr. Johnson , introduced her own beloved cats to the world.  60pp. Paperback.



By Yvonne Skargon. London: Primrose Hill Press, 1998. Captivating, charming engravings of the now famous cats (Oscar, Lily & Hodge) by this internationally renowned British artist with an enchanting talent for creating memorable images of plants and animals (especially cats). Words by Samuel Johnson. Oscar cat, appearing in The Importance of  Being Oscar (also available in this catalog), was succeeded by two kittens--Lily and Hodge. This book portrays with wit and affection the personalities, antics and attitudes of these two felines, behavior immediately recognized by humankind whose lives are immoderately governed by that “domestic animal that catches mice.” Dr. Johnson includes himself among those devotees of the feline race—“which add gravity to a record which otherwise illustrates a more insouciant attitude to life.” Also available in this catalog as part of a limited edition signed by the artist with original engravings from the block. 198 x 129 mm, 64 pp. Paperback.




Cover of The Importance of Being Oscar, a book by Yvonne Skargon, with engravings of a now famous cat by this internationally renowned British engraver and one of her best known books photo of Cat Cuts by Miriam Macgregor, a lovely collection of engraved cats selected by MacGregor from among some of the finest illustrations of cats produced by fellow internationally renowned engravers. Charming and humorous, peaceful and vibrant.
Cat Cuts
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By Yvonne Skargon. Primrose Hill Press, 1998. A book with engravings of Oscar, the now famous North London born cat, by this
internationally renowned British engraver, and one of her best known books.

By Miriam MacGregor. London: Primrose Hill Press, 1999. A lovely collection of engraved cats selected by MacGregor from among some of the finest illustrations of cats produced by fellow internationally renowned engravers. Charming and humorous, peaceful and vibrant, elegant and simple, this collection of engraved cats is a wonderful companion for the cat lover. Light the fireplace, pour the coffee (or wine), put your feet up and enjoy. 244 x 172 mm, 48 pp, hardback with dustjacket.

Cover of the book A Garden of My Own by Yvonne Skargon containing wood engravings depicting her garden Signed wood engraving by Yvonne Skargon
A Garden of my Own
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By Yvonne Skargon. Silent Books, 1996. Skargon is known for her talent for creating enchanting engravings of nature and cats in particular. In this book she takes us for a delightful journey through her garden.
Signed original wood engraving by Yvonne Skargon. 23 numbered copies signed by the artist. This engraving is also sold on our website as part of a beautifully bound edition of original engravings in the signed limited edition book Oscar, Lily & Hodge.
Signed original wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor. signed wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor
Signed original wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor. 25 numbered copies (2nd printing) signed by the artist. This engraving is also sold  on our website as part of a beautifully bound collection of original engravings in the signed limited edition book The Engraver's Cut. Signed original wood engraving by Miriam Macgregor. 50 numbered copies signed by the artist. This engraving is also sold on our website as part of a beautifully bound collection of original engravings in the signed limited edition book The Engraver's Cut.