Le Chat Maltais & Simples Contes de la Montagne (The Maltese Cat & Simple Tales of the Mountain) In the French. Published by Imprimatur and printed by Coulouma in Paris, 1955. 249 pp. As new and unread. Interior is clean and unmarked except for the odd finger smudge. Handful of pages with small dog-ears. Rose motif endpapers and paste downs. Gilt to the top edge. Bound in full marbled red leather. Bright gilt titles to the spine. Eighteen bright, colourful, illustrations of R. W. Thomas, engraved on wood in color by Roger Boyer throughout. These 18 full page colour illustrations are reproduced, in order to the rear of the book. Complete with slipcase covered in matching Rose motif paper from the endpapers. Matching marbled red leather guarding to the opening of the slipcase. Interior is soft red suede. Exterior of slipcase is moderately rubbed to extremities with a handful of small chips. Very Good Condition.