(FOUJITA)illus. NIGHT AND THE CAT by Elizabeth Coatsworth. NY: Macmillan 1950, 4to (6 3/4 x 10"), two-tone cloth, near Fine in dust wrapper (dw rubbed with small strip off rear flap at fold). Stated 1st printing. Featuring 12 beautiful full page lithographs of all types of cats by FOUJITA, the noted Japanese artist, to accompany poems by Coatsworth. LAID-IN IS A HANDWRITTEN LETTER FROM COATSWORTH TO A FAN ON HER PERSONAL "CHIMNEY FARM" PICTORIAL CARD in which she discusses the book. She writes in part: "All the stories are retold from real stories known to Buddhist children all through Asia." This is a special copy.