1909 Rare Book - Beatrix Potter - The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies - First Edition, 1st or 2nd printing.
Author : Beatrix Potter
Title : The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.
Publisher : London and New York, Frederick Warne and Co. no date (circa 1909 - copyright 1909). First Edition, 1st or 2nd printing). The first two impressions are indistinguishable. The notice-board that appears in the image on p. 14 reads “Peter Rabbit & Mother – Florists – Gardens neatly razed. Borders devastated by the night or year”; this was replaced from the third impression onwards to avoid difficulty for foreign translators.
Size : 6 "X 4,5 ".
Pages : 84-(2) pages.
Binding : Very good original boards binding with white titles, picture onlay on front board, dot in the centre of 'of' on front board (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown). An exceptional copy!
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated with all the beautiful colour plates (printed on one side of paper).
Estimate : (USD 600 - USD 1000).
The book : Rare and attractive first edition of The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies with the 1st or 2nd printing attributes : [Signboard on page 14 - No robin on arbor on page 81, - printer's notice on page 86 & pages 72 & 73 are blank]. Linder 195.
The author : Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
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