1910 Rare First Edition - Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse.
Author: Beatrix Potter.
Title: The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse.
Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne and Co., 1910. First edition (according to Quinby 18).
Size: 5.5 "X 4 ".
Pages: 84 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine original boards binding with white titles, picture onlay on front board (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown). An exceptional copy!
Content: Very good, near fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated with all the 26 beautiful color plates (printed on one side of paper).
Estimate: (USD 800 - USD 1000)
The book: Rare and attractive First Edition of The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse. The book tells the story of a wood-mouse named Mrs. Thomasina Tittlemouse and her efforts to keep her house in order despite numerous uninvited visitors, particularly Mr. Jackson, a sloppy toad. The protagonist, Mrs. Tittlemouse, first appeared in The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies.
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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