The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

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Author

Potter, Beatrix

Illustrator

Potter, Beatrix

Publisher

Privately Printed

Reference

171

[86], original boards, rounded spine, black blocked title and rabbit vignette to upper cover. Rubbed to extremities, very light soiling to covers, minor abrasions above title, small chip to head of spine. Edges of text block lightly foxed, with light foxing to endpapers, title and first few pages, small red pen dot to rear endpaper, generally quite bright and clean. Colour frontispiece and forty-one line drawings throughout. Now housed in a velvet-lined drop back box made by Temple Bookbinders, with the title blocked to the spine and the front cover of the book replicated on the front cover of the box. The second impression of the privately printed first work by Potter (with the rounded back rather than the flat back), with only two hundred copies printed. Linder page 420, Quinby 1A

Size

24mo

Condition

Good+

Binding

Hardback

Publish Place

[London]

Publish Year

1902

Edition

First Edition

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