An Illustrated History
Tamsin Pickeral, Photography by Astrid Harrisson - All books by this author
They were worshipped as gods by the ancient Egyptians, and down through the centuries they’ve been admired and kept as pets by cultures all over the world. Enigmatic, aloof, and independent, cats remain to this day the most enthralling of domestic animals. Now, the noted team consisting of animal writer Tamsin Pickeral and award-winning photographer Astrid Harrisson present a richly detailed and sumptuously illustrated history of the cat. Their beautiful new book traces the long, colorful, often tumultuous history of domesticated cats from their glory days in Egypt to the present time. Explored in these pages are:
About The Authors:
Tamsin Pickeral grew up in the English countryside and has lived in Europe and North America. She is an art historian and animal expert who also has many years experience as a veterinary nurse. She is a widely published author of books on animal themes, including The Majesty of the Horse, which is available in North America from Barron’s
Astrid Harrison has many years of experience in photography, creative direction, and graphic design. She first began photographing horses while working on a ranch in Argentina, and has since traveled around the world capturing award-winning photos of equine subjects. Among her many credits is a previous collaboration with Tamsin Pickeral on The Majesty of the Horse.
Hardcover w/jacket / 288 Pages / 9 1/4 x 11 3/8 / 2013