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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 62

    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. London: Frederick Warne and Co., September/October 1904. 12°. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title vignette and 26 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some very light marginal staining). Original lavendar blue cloth gilt, coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover, gilt edges (edges a little rubbed, nick to spine, some localised tiny black spotting to upper cover, some light soiling to lower cover, lower inner hinges weak). FIRST EDITION IN THE "DELUXE" BINDING, with "muffatees" on p.15. Linder p.424; Osborne I, 381; Quinby 6.

    Price Realised  

    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. London: Frederick Warne and Co., September/October 1904. 12°. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title vignette and 26 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some very light marginal staining). Original lavendar blue cloth gilt, coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover, gilt edges (edges a little rubbed, nick to spine, some localised tiny black spotting to upper cover, some light soiling to lower cover, lower inner hinges weak). FIRST EDITION IN THE "DELUXE" BINDING, with "muffatees" on p.15. Linder p.424; Osborne I, 381; Quinby 6.


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