16 June 2016
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Roly-Poly Pudding. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1908.
Small 4°. Color pictorial title-page, 18 color illustrations, and numerous text illustrations (printed in dark brown). Original red cloth over bevelled boards, upper cover with inset color pictorial label, upper cover and spine lettered in grayish-blue (title outlined in gilt on upper cover), color pictorial endpapers (Quinby V [at front] and VI [at rear]); owner's ink inscription on front free endpaper blank recto, otherwise a fine copy; cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION, second issue, without "[all rights reserved]" on title-page, one of 5500 copies printed in December, 1908. Linder, p. 427; V & A 1554.
[With:] TRAVERS, P.L. Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Comes Back. New York, (1937). Small 4°. Original cloth (spine darkened). American edition.
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