• Children's Books, Original Ill auction at Christies

    Sale 5950

    Children's Books, Original Illustrations and Vintage Film Posters

    10 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. London: Frederick Warne, 1905. 16°. Half-title, coloured frontispiece and illustrations by Beatrix Potter (frontispiece detached). Original brown boards (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Violet Beryl Cumberlege, Ware 1909 (inscription in pencil on front endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.425; Quinby 8.

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    POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. London: Frederick Warne, 1905. 16°. Half-title, coloured frontispiece and illustrations by Beatrix Potter (frontispiece detached). Original brown boards (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Violet Beryl Cumberlege, Ware 1909 (inscription in pencil on front endpaper). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.425; Quinby 8.

    POTTER, B. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies. London: Frederick Warne, 1909. 16°. Half-title, coloured frontispiece and 26 illustrations by Beatrix Potter. Original green boards (spine slightly sunfaded). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.428; Quinby 16.

    POTTER, B. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse. London: Frederick Warne, 1910. 16°. Half-title, coloured frontispiece and 26 illustrations by Beatrix Potter (frontispiece detached). Original cream boards (tail of spine damaged, lightly rubbed and very lightly soiled). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.429; Quinby 18. (3)


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