London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904. 16°. Half title, coloured frontispiece and 26 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter. Original tan boards with coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover, lettered in dark green. Provenance: presentation inscription dated "Xmas 1904" on front free endpaper. A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, with "muffatees" on p.15. Linder p.424; Osborne I, p.381; Quinby 6.
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