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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 299

    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Pigling Bland. London: Frederick Warne, "copyright 1913" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 15 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter, illustrations (frontispiece detached, some very light spotting). Original tan boards lettered in green, coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (spine and edges darkened). cf. Linder p.429; Quinby 22. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Elizabeth Anne [Byers] on her birthday, with love, Beatrix Potter, Sept 7th 1941."

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    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Pigling Bland. London: Frederick Warne, "copyright 1913" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 15 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter, illustrations (frontispiece detached, some very light spotting). Original tan boards lettered in green, coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (spine and edges darkened). cf. Linder p.429; Quinby 22. PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, "For Elizabeth Anne [Byers] on her birthday, with love, Beatrix Potter, Sept 7th 1941."


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