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1 June 2009
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1905. 12°. Half title, coloured frontispiece and 26 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (frontispiece creased and partly detached, some light mainly marginal staining). Original tan cloth with coloured pictorial label on upper cover and white lettering (small stain on upper cover). Provenance: Helen Bartrum (early signature). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.425; Quinby 8.
With 5 others by the same author, The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit (London, 1906, wallet format), The Story of Miss Moppet (London, 1906, wallet format), The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher (London, 1906), The Tale of Mr Tod (London, 1912) and The Tale of Pigling Bland (London, 1913), all FIRST EDITIONS. (6)
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Please note that The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle is bound in the original paper-covered boards, and not in cloth as described in the catalogue.
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