Welcome to Peter Harrington Books

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.
The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.
POTTER, Beatrix.

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Frederick Warne & Co., 1911

Stock Code: 109478

£2,500
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition. Intended to please her American readers, the main animal characters in the book are indigenous to North America: grey squirrels, chipmunks, and a "large bear". The inclusion of yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella, the birds which sing "Little bita bread and-nocheese!") was a mistake, as their range includes Europe and much of Asia but not America. The first two impressions are indistinguishable.

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

Sextodecimo. Original brown boards, titles to spine and front board white, pictorial label to front cover, pictorial endpapers. With the printed glassine jacket. Housed in a custom brown quarter morocco and cloth solander box.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author.

Condition

Boards a little bowed, short closed tear to foot of p. 51; an excellent copy in the jacket with some shallow chips to extremities.

Delivery

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200. View Full Details

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book

Peter Harrington Limited. Registered office: WSM Services Limited, Connect House, 133-137 Alexandra Road, Wimbledon, LONDON SW19 7JY.
Registered in England and Wales No:3609982 Copyright © 2018, Peter Harrington. All rights reserved.

credit cards logo