London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher. London: Frederick Warne, "Copyright 1906" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter. Original tan cloth lettered in green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (joints splitting at feet, shaken, some leaves loose or detached, a few gutters reinforced with adhesive tape). cf. Linder p.426; Quinby 10. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "Elizabeth Ann Byers, New Year 1941, Love from Beatrix Potter."
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