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POTTER, Beatrix.

The Tailor of Gloucester.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Frederick Warne and Co., 1903

Stock Code: 133594

£1,250
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First trade edition, first impression, distinguished by the single-page pictorial endpaper occurring four times, which was replaced with double-page endpapers in later impressions. 11 of the illustrations are repeated from the privately printed edition of December 1902, and 16 are entirely new for this edition, published October 1903.

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Description

Sextodecimo. Original red paper-covered boards, titles to front cover and spine in white, pictorial label with illustration to front cover, pictorial endpapers. Housed in a custom purple cloth box, printed paper label to spine, floral patterned paper sides.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author.

Condition

Spine darkened, slight chipping at head with glue residue. A very good copy.

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