London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Tom Kitten. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1907. 16°. Half title, coloured frontispiece and 26 coloured plates by Beatrix Potter (a few light mainly marginal stains, nick to upper margin of one plate). Original green boards, coloured pictorial label mounted on upper cover, lettered in white. Provenance: "To Charlie with love from George, Xmas 1907" (inscription on front pastedown). FIRST EDITION. Linder p.427; Osborne I, p.383 (citing a later edition); Quinby 13.
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