The Tailor of Gloucester
Beatrix Potter, 1903
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903.

First trade edition, first issue (printed October 1903). An exceptional copy in the rare printed glassine dust jacket. Based on a tale heard in the Gloucestershire home of her cousin, The Tailor of Gloucester was Potter’s personal favourite of all her books. A lovely copy. Quinby 4.

16mo. Original maroon boards with pictorial label; publisher’s printed glassine (a little chipping at edges); custom box.

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