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

Andy Warhol.

Panache Press at Random House. New York. 1987. First published in 1950s. 2 volumes in glossy illustrated slipcase. Hardbacks, paper-covered illustrated boards. 'Holy Cats' printed on paper stock of various colours. [40 & 44 pages.] 17 colour and 20 line drawings reproduced in facsimile. English. 245 x 160mm. 0.7kg. 039456930x. Very good; slight shelf wear, light mottling and browning to spine of 'Holy Cats'.

Attractively produced facsimile volumes of Warhol's 25 Cats Name Sam and one Blue Pussy and Holy Cat's by Andy Warhol's Mother. The books were first privately printed by Warhol 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.