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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 298

    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mr. Tod. London: Frederick Warne, "copyright 1912" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 15 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter, illustrations (some light spotting). Original tan boards lettered in green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (small areas of label rubbed with slight loss, inner hinges weak). cf. Linder p.429; Quinby 21. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "For Elizabeth Amm Byers, Jan 1st 1941, Beatrix Potter, with love."

    Price Realised  

    POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mr. Tod. London: Frederick Warne, "copyright 1912" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 15 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter, illustrations (some light spotting). Original tan boards lettered in green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (small areas of label rubbed with slight loss, inner hinges weak). cf. Linder p.429; Quinby 21. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "For Elizabeth Amm Byers, Jan 1st 1941, Beatrix Potter, with love."


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