1904 Rare early Edition - THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Author: Beatrix Potter.
Title: The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co. no date (circa September 1904 - according to the endpaper – The right-hand paper, introduced for The Tale of Benjamin Bunny. The cat is now brown and the figure of the guineapig has been added in place of the owl; on the left-hand paper, the previous design is reversed, with the white cat in the lower left.).
Size: 6 "X 4,5 ".
Pages: 85 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good hardcover boards binding with white titles, picture onlay on front board, dot in the center of 'of' on spine and front board (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, the last page slightly creased - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete and profusely illustrated with 26 beautiful color plates (printed on one side of paper).
Estimate : (USD 1200 - USD 1500)
The book: Rare and attractive early 1904 printing of the Tale of Peter Rabbit first printed in 1902. A rare find in any condition of this important children's book.
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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