Elizabeth Hilleary and Roger R. Hilleary (1931-2011).
Title The Cat Who Loved Christmas.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Publisher Monterey: Hilleary & Petko, 1981
Seller ID YA2-19
LIMITED EDITION of 180 copies. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 inches.  pp. 5 full-page illustrations, red and green poinsettia vignette on the title page, red and green christmas tree vignette on the colophon, child with candle silhouette on copyright page; text clean, unmarked. Red card stock covers with a child and candle and Christmas tree silhouettes on the front, stitched with green yarn; binding square and tight, light aging to covers. SCARCE. Very Good. Printed by Roger Hilleary on a 1900 Chandler & Price Pilot press with handset Joanna types designed by Eric Gill. The story begins, "Once there was a comely cat named Cleo, who shared a Spanish house with a family in old Monterey. She led a happy life and exercised her purr every day without fail...." REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1442.
The Cat Who Loved Christmas, Elizabeth and Roger Hilleary