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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck. London: Frederwick Warne, "Copyright 1908" on verso of title [but later]. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some light staining). Original green boards lettered in white with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (joints torn, inner hinges splitting). cf. Linder p.427; Quinby 14. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "For Elizabeth Ann Byers, New Year 1941, love from Beatrix Potter."

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    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck. London: Frederwick Warne, "Copyright 1908" on verso of title [but later]. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some light staining). Original green boards lettered in white with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (joints torn, inner hinges splitting). cf. Linder p.427; Quinby 14. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "For Elizabeth Ann Byers, New Year 1941, love from Beatrix Potter."


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