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Dear Ivy, Dear June

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Dear Ivy, Dear June: Letters from Beatrix Potter

by POTTER (Beatrix)

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POTTER (Beatrix)

Dear Ivy, Dear June; Letters from Beatrix Potter

Toronto: Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H Smith Collections, 1977.

Illustrated, including many facsimile sketches taken from Helen Beatrix Potter's original picture-letters, here transcribed.

8vo., x 166 pp.; brown cloth with gilt title on spine and pictorial design gilt-stamped on upper cover, orange pictorial board slip-case. As New.
First and only edition of these fifty-four letters written from 1924 to 1943 to Ivy Hunt Steel and her daughter Jane. The elder recipient was born in London and emigrated ti Canada in 1920.
With an introduction and biographical end-piece "Beatrix Potter 1866-1943" by Margaret Crawford Maloney and a checklist of the Beatrix Potter holdings at the Osborne Collection (compiled by Dana Tenny. Fine Condition.

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Bookseller
BATTLEDORE LTD US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
ABB033
Title
Dear Ivy, Dear June
Author
POTTER (Beatrix)
Illustrator
Beatrix Potter
Format/Binding
Gilt-stamped brown cloth, slipcased
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H Smith Collections
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1977
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Potter, Beatrix Potter, letters, illustrated letters, checklist
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children's books;
Size
8vo.

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BATTLEDORE LTD

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About BATTLEDORE LTD

Founded in 1988, Battledore has been promoting children's books and related references/bibliographies through catalogues, by direct mail, online internet sales and special exhibitions, including the annual ABAA Antiquarian Rare Books Fair in New York City (Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street). Since 2002 we have maintained a "by appointment" store front gallery in Kingston NY that is fully operational. For scheduling a visit to discuss collection development, please email us at battledore@mail.com. The President of Battledore Ltd has represented Maurice Sendak as liaison for private collectors and institutions worldwide from 1970 thru 2003 and continues to maintain a fine inventory of his original artwork along with curated selections of original illustration art for children's books by other well-recognized artists and illustrators.

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