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POTTER, Beatrix.

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.

Availability: In stock

Published: London & New York Frederick Warne and Co., 1908

Stock Code: 130716

£4,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, in the first issue dust jacket listing only books published prior to 1908 and with the price of 1/- on the spine panel. (The first three impressions are indistinguishable, so the presence of the jacket is crucial in this instance.)

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Description

Sextodecimo. Original green boards, titles to front board and spine in white, pictorial label with illustration to front board, pictorial endpapers. With the printed glassine dust jacket.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author.

Condition

Spine very gently rolled, slight rubbing and creasing to spine ends and very tips, light browning to spine and board edges, tiny puncture to rear inner hinge; a very good, notably bright, copy in the jacket with chips and creasing to edges, loss to spine ends, closed tear to foot of rear panel.

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