25 Cats Name Sam and one Blue Pussy [and] Holy Cat's by Andy Warhol's Mother.

25 Cats Name Sam and one Blue Pussy [and] Holy Cat's by Andy Warhol's Mother.
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Andy Warhol.

London. Chatto & Windus. 1988. First published in 1950s. 2 volumes in slipcase. Hardbacks, paper-covered illustrated boards. Unpaginated, approx. 20 plates in each volume. 17 colour and 20 line drawings reproduced in facsimile. 245 x 160mm (9 x 6"). 0.7kg. English. Fine; a small 1cm split to spine of one volume.

Attractively produced facsimile volumes of Warhol's 25 Cats (c. 1954) and Holy Cat's. Warhol had the books privately printed in limited editions as gifts for his friends. 25 Cats features 17 cats drawn and hand-coloured by Warhol in electric hues. Holy Cats - which he drew in black ink on coloured papers - shows the characters that surround his own cat Hester on her ascension to 'pussy heaven'. The slipcase was designed by Yolanda Cuomo.