The Tailor of Gloucester.
First trade edition, first impression, with a single-page pictorial endpaper occurring four times, which was replaced with doublepage endpapers in later impressions. Eleven of the illustrations are repeated from the privately-printed edition and 16 are entirely new for this edition. This trade edition was published in October 1903. The back panel of the jacket advertises Squirrel Nutkin, which had been published two months earlier.
Sextodecimo. Original dark green boards, titles to front board and spine in white, pictorial label with illustration to front board, pictorial endpapers. Housed in a custom green cloth folding case. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. Spine gently rolled, top edge and rear pastedown spotted; an excellent, bright copy.
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