I sussed it out! The back of her throne’s melting, and she accidentally put her hand into it. Whatever is on there, it’s magnetically attracted to the cat for all the same reason cat hairs get everywhere in your house.
I’d read this just to figure out what scroll and what man. There’s neither to be found … so perhaps this image references the contents of the scroll or by “scroll” they mean the hand-rolled funkiness that was involved in the production of this cover.
I think it’s more worthy of note that they think this thing is very nearly worth three whole english pounds*. Central London used bookshop perhaps?
Besides doesn’t everyone know by now that the acceptable way of pricing a secondhand book is by writing the amount on the inside of the cover (or if you want to be sure, the inside title page, just above the telltale remnants of a library date stamp card) with an HB pencil?
* Or some other pounds? It’s “A£2.95″ after all. Anglian pounds? Australian, from before they went over to dollars? Austrian, in an unexpected breakaway from the €uro?