New York, East
16 April 1997
POTTER, BEATRIX. Wag-by-Wall. Boston: The Horn Book, Inc., 1944. Mounted photographic frontispiece, woodcut title-vignette and 4 woodcut decorations by J.J. Lankes. Small 8vo, original leaf-pattern wrappers, upper cover with mounted woodcut label, uncut. PUBLISHER'S ADVANCE COPY, of the first edition in book form, issued in wrappers with top edge unstained and untrimmed.
This copy contains a typed presentation note mounted on the front free endpaper verso from Gladys English, an editor and reviewer for The Horn Book, to "Hazel," presenting this volume. Beneath the slip is a pencilled note which reads: "Story Hour in Ivanhoe at which I told 'Wee Meg Barnileg & the fairies.'"
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