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Carl Van Vechten (1880–1964).  The Tiger in the House. 1922.
Bibliography: XII
Aesop: Three Hundred Fables, translated by Rev. Geo. Fyler Townsend; George Routledge and Sons; London; 1867. The Cat and the Cock, P. 27; The Cat and the Birds, P. 46; The Cat and the Mice; P. 103; and The Cat and Venus, P. 214. This edition is illustrated by Harrison Weir.   1
  Alden, W. L.: The Cats of Piacenza; Harper’s Monthly; August 1906; Vol. 113, P. 398. Illustrated by May Wilson Preston.   2
  Alden, W. L.: Cat Tales: eleven somewhat fantastic stories about cats; Digby, Long and Co.; London; 1905. Illustrated by Louis Wain.   3
  Aldrich, Thomas Bailey: The Story of a Cat, translated from the French of Émile de la Bédollière; Houghton, Osgood and Co.; Boston; 1878. With many designs in silhouette by Hopkins. There is a French nursery rhyme on this subject which you may find on P. 234 of Miss Repplier’s The Fireside Sphinx, or translated on P. 169 of Miss Repplier’s The Cat.   4
  Allen, Willis Boyd: The Head of Pasht; E. P. Dutton and Co.; New York; 1900. There is a head of Pasht on the cover and on the title page.   5
  Archibald the Cat, and other sea yarns, by “the old sailor”; “out of The World”; published by the New York World; New York; 1878. The title story is the only cat story. The illustrations are by F. S. Church.   6
  Babcock, Edwina Stanton: From the Diary of a Cat; Harper’s Magazine; August 1904; Vol. 109, P. 487. Illustrations by Strothmann.   7
  Bacon, Peggy: The True Philosopher and other cat tales; The Four Seas Co.; Boston; 1919. Illustrated with etchings by the author.   8
  Balzac, Honoré de: Peines de cœur d’une chatte anglaise; first published in Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux. In the edition of Balzac (Oeuvres Complàtes) issued by Calmann Lévy, Paris, 1879, this story is to be found in Vol. 21, Oeuvres Diverses.   9
  Bell, J. J.: Mr. Pennycook’s Boy; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1905. Poor Pussy, P. 263.  10
  Bell, J. J.: Wanted—A Pussy-Mew; The Bellman; March 3, 1917; Vol. 22, P. 236.  11
  Bierce, Ambrose: Can Such Things Be?: Collected Works; Neale Publishing Co.; New York and Washington; 1910. John Mortonson’s Funeral, P. 252, is a cat story.  12
  Bierce, Ambrose: Fantastic Fables; G. P. Putnam’s Sons; New York; 1899; The Cat and the King, P. 27; The Cat and the Youth, P. 159; The Cat and the Birds, P. 161.  13
  Blackwood, Algernon: The Empty Sleeve; The London Magazine; January 1911; P. 552.  14
  Blackwood, Algernon: John Silence: Physician Extraordinary; John W. Luce and Co.; Boston; 1909. Case I: A Psychical Invasion, and Case II: Ancient Sorceries, are cat stories.  15
  Blackwood, Algernon: Pan’s Garden; Macmillan and Co.; London; 1912. The Attic, P. 137, is a cat story. Illustrated by W. Graham Robertson.  16
  Brouse, Marian M.: The cat that tried to be stylish; Woman’s Home Companion; April 1914. Illustrated by Kerr Eby.  17
  Bulwer-Lytton, Edward: Eugene Aram.  18
  Burgess, Gelett: The White Cat; A. Wessels Co.; New York; 1908. This is a story of dissociated personality in which the fairy tale of The White Cat is used as a symbol.  19
  Caillot, Jules Sevérin: Contes apràs les contes; Plon-Nourrit et cie.; Paris; 1919. La Chatte Blanche, P. 67.  20
  Carroll, Lewis: Alice in Wonderland. Illustrated by John Tenniel.  21
  Carroll, Lewis: Through the Looking Glass. Illustrated by John Tenniel.  22
  Carruth, Hayden: The Adventures of Jones; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1895. The Cat Motor, P. 7 and The wild-cat Frightener, P. 48k.  23
  Carryl, Guy Wetmore: Zut, and other Parisians; Houghton, Mifflin Co.; Boston; 1903. The title story is a cat story.  24
  Chambers, Robert W.: The King in Yellow; F. Tennyson Nelly; Chicago—New York; 1955. The Repairer of Reputations and The Street of the Four Winds are cat stories.  25
  Corrothers, James David: The Black Cat Club, Negro humor and folklore; Funk and wagnalls; New York; 1902. Illustrated by J. K. Bryans.  26
  Davey, Robert M.: The Pinckney Street Cats; New England Magazine; September 1911; N. S. Vol. 45, P. 40.  27
  Ensign, Hermon Lee: Lady Lee and other animal stories; A. C. McClurg; Chicago; 1902. Union Square Jim, P. 67 and Baby and the Kitten, P. 171 are cat stories. Illustrated by J. Carter Beard.  28
  Felissa: or the life and opinions of a kitten of sentiment; J. Harris; London; 1811. With twelve coloured plates. Methuen and Co., London, reprinted this book in 1903.  29
  Fernald, Chester B: The Cat and the Cherub, and other stories; The Century Co.; New York; 1896. One-Two, the white and blue Angora, appears in The Cat and the Cherub and The Cruel Thousand Years. With one illustration by Grace Wetherell. The cover design depicts the cat and the cherub.  30
  France, Anatole: Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard; Calmann-Lévy; Paris.  31
  Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins: Understudies; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1901. The Cat is the title of the story.  32
  Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins: A Humble Romance and other stories; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1887. An Object of Love, P. 266, is a cat story.  33
  George, W. L.: Blind Alley; T. Fisher Unwin; London; 1919.  34
  Graham, R. B. Cunninghame: Success, and other sketches; Duckworth and Co.; London; 1902. Terror, P. 109.  35
  Greene, Frederick Stuart: The Cat of the Cane-Brake; Metropolitan Magazine; August 1916; Vol. 44. Illustrations by Worth Brehm.  36
  The Guardian Cat: Every Saturday; October 12, 1872. Reprinted from Chambers’s Journal.  37
  Hamilton, Allan McLane: Herr von Striempfell’s Experiment; The Century; April 1891; Vol. 41, P. 89.  38
  Hamm, Margherita Arlina: The Cat Coquette; The Century; October 1905; Vol. 70, P. 823. Illustrations by Jay Hambidge.  39
  Hearn, Lafcadio: Fantastics and Other Fancies; Houghton, Mifflin and Co.; Boston; 1914. The Little Red Kitten, P. 33.  40
  Henty, G. A.: The Cat of Bubastes: a tale of ancient Egypt; Blackie and Son; London; 1889.  41
  Hubbard, Elbert: Pig-Pen Pete, or Some Chums of Mine: Roycrofters Shop; East Aurora, N. Y.; 1914. The Black Cat, P. 157; Our Emmiline, P. 169.  42
  Huysmans, J. K.: En Rade; Plon-Nourrit et Cie; Paris.  43
  Jackson, Gabrielle E.: Little Comrade: the story of a cat, and other animal stories; D. Appleton and Co.; New York; 1905. With a picture of Little Comrade. Juvenile.  44
  Jackson, Helen (H. H.): Cat Stories: Letters from a Cat; Mammy Tittleback and her Family; The Hunter Cats of Connorloa; Little Brown and Co.; Boston; 1903. The illustrations for the first two stories are by Addie Ledyard; those for the last from photographs and drawings. Juvenile.  45
  Janvier, Thomas A.: From the South of France; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1912. Illustrations by Frank Craig. Madame Jolicœur’s Cat, P. 137.  46
  Janvier, Thomas A.: In the Sargasso Sea; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1898. Cat in Chapter XXXII, P. 236 et seqq.  47
  Janvier, Thomas A.: The Passing of Thomas, and other stories; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1900. The title story is a cat story. Illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson.  48
  Janvier, Thomas A.: Stories of Old New Spain; D. Appleton and Co.; New York; 1891. San Antonio of the Gardens is a cat story.  49
  Kari: Madame Tabby’s Establishment; Macmillan and Co.; London; 1886. Illustrations by Louis Wain. Juvenile.  50
  Keller, Gottfried: Spiegel, das Kätzchen, in die Leute von Seldwyla; 1856.  51
  Kendall, May: Billy; Longman’s Magazine; December 1903. Vol. 43, P. 163.  52
  Kipling, Rudyard: In Black and White: The Sending of Dana Da is a cat story.  53
  Kipling, Rudyard: Just So Stories: The Cat that Walked by Himself. With illustrations by the author.  54
  Knatchbull-Hugessen, E. H. (M. P.): Puss-Cat Mew, and other stories for my children; Harper and Brothers; New York; 1871. With illustrations. The first story is the only cat story. Juvenile.  55
  Loti, Pierre: Le Livre de la Pitié et de la Mort; Calmann-Lévy; Paris. This book contains two cat stories: Une bête galeuse, P. 27, and Vies de deux chattes, P. 47. The latter, translated by M. B. Richards as Lives of Two Cats and illustrated by C. E. Allen, was published by Dana Estes and Co.; Boston, 1902.  56
  Loti, Pierre: Le Mariage de Loti; Calmann-Lévy; Paris.  57
  Lyman, Edward Branch: Me’ow Jones, Belgian Refugee Cat, his own true tale as written down by E. B. L.; George H. Doran; New York; 1917. Illustrated by Julia Daniels.  58
  Mirbeau, Octave: La Vache Tachetée; Ernest Flammarion; Paris. Le petit gardeur de vaches, P. 40, is a cat story.  59
  Morley, Charles: Peter: a cat o’ one tail: his life and advantures; G. P. Putnam’s Sons; New York-London; 1892. Illustrated by Louis Wain, Peter’s proprietor.  60
  Mulford, Prentice: The Family Cat; Hood’s Comic Annual for 1874; London; P. 50.  61
  A parable for philanthropists: Atlantic Monthly; December 1919; Vol. 124, P. 861.  62
  Patteson, S. Louise: Pussy Meow: the autobiography of a cat, with an introduction by Sarah K. Bolton; George W. Jacobs and Co.; Philadelphia; 1901. Illustrated with drawings and photographs, Juvenile.  63
  People, Edward: A Night Out; Moffat, Yard and Co.; New York; 1909. Frontispiece by R. L. Goldberg.  64
  Picard, Gaston: La confession du chat; with a preface by J.-H. Rosny, ainé; Albin Michel; Paris; 1919. The title story is the only cat story.  65
  Pinski David: Temptations; Brentano’s; New York; 1919. The Black Cat.  66
  Poe, Edgar Allan: The Black Cat.  67
  Polko, Elise: Musical Sketches; Sturgis and Walton Co.; New York; 1909. Translated from the fifteenth German edition. The Cat’s Fugue, P. 82. This is the story of Scarlatti and his cat.  68
  Porter, Fleanor H.: The Tie that Binds; Houghton, Mifflin Co.; 1919. Illustrated by Helen Mason Grose. The Cat and the Painter, P. I.  69
  Porter, Eleanor H.: The Cat that played Cupid; New England Magazine; June 1905; N. S. Vol. 32, P. 461.  70
  Powell, G. H.: Animal Episodes, and studies in sensation; George Redway; London; 1896. The Blue Dryad, P. 68, is a cat story.  71
  Puckett, G. A.: Ten Kittens: Burton Publishing Co.; Kansas City, Mo. Illustrated by Helen Walley.  72
  Pyle, Katherine: Stories of Humble Friends; American Book Co.; 1902. Illustrated by the author. Little Brown Hen, P. 13; Flora and her cat, P. 118; Limpety, P. 138; What became of the kittens, P. 178. Juvenile.  73
  Rameau, Jean: Le Chat Nouveau-Riche; Le Petit Journal; Paris; December 9, 1919. Translated by William R. McPherson as The Nouveau Riche Cat this story appeared in the New York Tribune, February 15, 1920.  74
  Rideout, Henry Milner: The Siamese Cat; Duffield and Co.; New York; 1919.  75
  Robert, Charles G. D.: Neighbours Unknown; Macmillan Co.; New York; 1911. Illustrated by Paul Branscom. How a cat played Robinson Crusoe, P. 173.  76
  Roberts, Morley: The Man Who Stroked Cats, and other stories; Eveleigh Nash; London; 1912. The title story is the only cat story.  77
  Russell, Robert Howard: The Delft Cat, and other stories; R. H. Russell; New York; 1896. Illustrations by F. Berkeley Smith. Juvenile.  78
  Saltus, Edgar: Purple and Fine Women; Ainslie Publishing Co.; New York; 1903. The Top of the Heap, P. 207, is a cat story.  79
  Saunders, Marshall: Pussy Black-Face or the story of a kitten and her friends: a book for boys and girls; L. C. Page and Co.; Boston; 1913. Illustrations by Diantha Horne Marlowe. Juvenile.  80
  Seton, Ernest Thompson: Animal Heroes: being the histories of a cat, a dog, a pigeon, a lynx, two wolves, and a reindeer and in elucidation of the same over two hundred drawings by the author; the designs for cover, title-page, and general makeup by Grace Gallatin Seton; Charles Scribner’s Sons; New York; 1905. The Slum Cat is the first story.  81
  Sologub, Feoder: The Little Demon. Translated by John Cournos and Richard Aldington; Martin Secker; London; 1916.  82
  Southworth, May E.: The Great Small Cat and Others: seven tales; Paul Elder and Co.; San Francisco; 1914. Illustrated with photographs and decorated by Pedro J. Lemos.  83
  Stables, Gordon: Shireen and her Friends: pages from the life of a Persian cat; Jarrold and Sons; London; 1894. Three full-page illustrations by Harrison Weir. This book is dedicated to Swinburne and his poem, To a Cat, is reprinted in it. L. C. Page and Co. in Boston printed an American edition.  84
  Swain, Miranda a Daisy, the autobiography of a cat; Noyes Brothers; Boston; 1900. With a photograph of Daisy.  85
  Tarkington, Booth: Penrod and Sam; Doubleday, Page and Co.; New York; 1916. Illustrated by Worth Brehm.  86
  Twain, Mark: Dick Baker’s Cat; Screams; 1871. Later incorporated in Roughing It; American Publishing Co.; Hartford; 1872; P. 439.  87
  Twain, Mark: Jim Wolfe and the Cats; New York Sunday Mercury; 1867; Garrett’s 100 Choice Selections, No. 17; 1879; This story was also published in Hood’s Comic Annual for 1874 under the title, A Yankee Story by G. R. Wadleigh. It is included in the anthology, Werner’s Readings; Cats and Kittens, P. 244.  88
  Twain, Mark: The Man Who Fought Cats; Practical Jokes; John Camden Hotten; London; 1872.  89
  Twain, Mark: The Stolen White Elephant, etc.; James R. Osgood and Co.; Boston; Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion, P. 74, for some Bermuda cats.  90
  Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux; études de moeurs contemporains, publiées sous la direction de M. P. J. Stahl, avec la collaboration de Messieurs de Balzac, L. Baude, É. de la Bédollieère, P. Bernard, J. Janin, Ed. Lemoine, Charles Nodier, George Sand, L’Heretier, Alfred de Musset, Paul de Musset, Madame M. Ménessier-Nodier, Louis Viardot. J. Hetzel; Paris; 1842. Two volumes. Illustrations by Grandville. The cat stories are Peines de cœur d’une chatte anglaise by Balzac; Vol. 1, P. 89, and Peines de cœur d’une chatte française by P.-J. Stahl; Vol. 2, P. 165. The edition of 1867 is in one volume. Translated by J. Thomson as Public and Private Life of Animals, this book was published in London by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington in 1877, but Balzac’s story is ommitted from this version. Most of Grandville’s drawings are retained.  91
  Weyman, Stanley J.: The Cat and the King; MeClure’s; October 1895; Vol. 5, P. 438.  92
  White, Eliza Orne: Brothers in Fur; Houghton, Mifflin Co.; Boston; 1910. Illustrated with photographs Juvenile.  93
  Wilkinson, Elizabeth Hays: Petter and Polly; Doubleday, Page and Co.; New York; 1912. Illustrated with photographs in colour by Cornelia Clarke. Juvenile.  94
  Willy et Colette Willy: Claudine à I’Ecole; Paul Ollendorff; Paris.  95
  Willy et Colette Willy: Claudine à Paris; Paul Ollendorff; Paris.  96
  Willy et Colette Willy: Claudine en Ménage; Mercure de France; Paris; 1902.  97
  Willy et Colette Willy: Claudine s’en va; Paul Ollendorff; Paris.  98
  Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson: The Cat and the Countess; American Magazine (Leslie’s Monthly); August 1905; Vol. 60, P. 373. Illustrated with drawings.  99
  Worts, George F.: The Cat and the Burglar; Everybody’s Magazine; April 1920; Vol. 42, No. 4, P. 54. 100
  Zola, Émile; Nouveaux Contes à Ninon; Bibliothàque-Charpentier; Paris. This book contains the story Le Paradis des Chats. Translated by Edward Vizetelly as Stories for Ninon this book was issued in London in 1895 by William Heinemann. 101



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