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POTTER, Beatrix.

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Frederick Warne and Co., 1905

Stock Code: 130132

£3,750
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition, deluxe issue. The first and second impressions, printed in September and November 1905, are indistinguishable. The deluxe cloth binding was issued at 1s. 6d. rather than 1s. for the standard binding of paper-covered boards; both blue and brown cloth was used without priority.

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Description

Sextodecimo. Original blue cloth, titles and decorations to spine and front cover in gilt, pictorial label to front cover, pictorial endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a custom orange cloth folding case.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author.

Condition

A couple of marks to spine, some splitting at gutter between gatherings, a few minor soiling marks. A very good copy.

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