London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse. London: Frederick Warne, "Copyright 1918" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (title creased). Original pale green boards lettered in darker green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (spine and upper section of covers lightly browned). cf. Linder p.430; Quinby 25. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "For Elizabeth Anne, Beatrix Potter, Sept. 7th 1941."
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