In: The Book Collector, pp. 454-459 (where the V & A copy is described as the only copy known); not in Quinby. A fine copy of this very rare item (about 6 copies of this title survive in both public and private collections)." /> [POTTER, BEATRIX, <I>Illustrator</I>]. A Happy Pair. By Frederic E. Weatherly. Illustrated by H.B.P. [Helen Beatrix Potter]. London: Hildesheimer & Faulkner, [1890]. 6 chromolithographed illustrations by Potter. <I>Square 12mo, 120 x 102 mm. (4¾ x 4 in.), original chromolithographed covers illustrated by Potter, stitch bound with tied rose silk cord (with tassels), minor soiling to covers, punched holes a little pulled from cords, slight splitting along folds near spine ends; cloth folding chemise and folding case.</I> FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST BOOK ILLUSTRATED BY POTTER. V & A 1765; see Laurie Duval, "The Bibliography of Beatrix Potter,</I> In: <I>The Book Collector,</I> pp. 454-459 (where the V & A copy is described as the only copy known); not in Quinby. A fine copy of this very rare item (about 6 copies of this title survive in both public and private collections). | Christie's