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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 291

    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne, [n.d.]. 12°. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some very light staining). Original tan boards lettered in brown with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (lower joints torn, spine darkened). cf. Linder p.420; Quinby 2. PRESENTATION COPY, the recto of the frontispiece inscribed, "Elizabeth Anne Byers, Sept. 7th 1939, 'Many Happy Returns'! Beatrix Potter."

    Price Realised  

    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne, [n.d.]. 12°. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some very light staining). Original tan boards lettered in brown with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (lower joints torn, spine darkened). cf. Linder p.420; Quinby 2. PRESENTATION COPY, the recto of the frontispiece inscribed, "Elizabeth Anne Byers, Sept. 7th 1939, 'Many Happy Returns'! Beatrix Potter."


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