London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. London: Frederick Warne, 1911. 16°. Half title, coloured frontispiece and 26 plates by Beatrix Potter. Original tan boards with coloured pictorial label mounted onto upper cover (small chip to spine). Provenance: "S.R." (old initials on front pastedown). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.429; Osborne I, p.383; Quinby 20.
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