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16 April 1997
POTTER, BEATRIX. The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. Color frontispiece (of a dancing couple in period costume) and 26 colored illustrations. 12mo, original maroon paper boards, upper cover with inset color pictorial label, color pictorial endpapers (Linder 1 [used four times]); IN THE RARE PRINTED GLASSINE DUST JACKET, some chips and tears. FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION (trade edition), FIRST ISSUE (October, 1903). Quinby 4; Linder, p. 423; V & A 1569. A very fine copy.
Noël C. Moore, signature on half-title (see note lot #).
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