London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse. London: Frederick Warne, "Copyright 1910" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter. Original pale tan boards lettered in green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover (spine and first few leaves including title detached, inner hinges broken, gutter reinforced with adhesive tape at one leaf). PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed "Elizabeth Ann Byers, New Year 1941, Love from 'Beatrix' Potter." cf. Linder p.429; Quinby 18.
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