London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of of Squirrel Nutkin. London: Frederick Warne, "Copyright 1903" on verso of title [but later]. 12°. Half title, 27 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (some light mainly marginal staining). Original tan boards lettered in green with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover, dust-jacket (spine torn at head, dust-jacket torn). cf. Linder p.423; Quinby 5. PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, "Elizabeth Ann Byers with love from Beatrix Potter, June 4/43."
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