New York, East
16 April 1997
POTTER, BEATRIX. The Tale of Pigling Bland. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., . Title vignette, 15 color illustrations, and numerous black and white text illustrations. 12mo, original pinkish-tan paper boards, upper cover with color pictorial label, color pictorial endpapers (Quinby XIIA [double-page design, used twice]), slight soiling to covers. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Quinby 22A (maroon boards).
Marion A. Schuele, printed owner's label on front free endpaper verso.
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