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The Fairy Caravan.

[POTTER, Beatrix.] HEELIS, Beatrix.

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[Ambleside: for the Author,], 1929. One of 100 copies, this a presentation copy inscribed by the author Large octavo. Original grey green boards with dark green cloth spine, titles to front board in black, all edges untrimmed. Housed in a blue velvet-lined solander box. 6 colour and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text by the author. Spine ends rubbed, front hinge split but holding, some spotting to first few leaves. First edition, UK issue, number 26 of 100 copies only. Presentation copy, inscribed by Potter on the front free endpaper, "To Mr & Mrs Wright of Graythwaite - in affectionate remembrance - from Beatrix Heelis. June. 10th 1930." A touching presentation copy, together with an autograph letter from Potter to the Wrights laid-in, consoling them on the loss of Mollie, their daughter, and writing that she had had it in mind to bring a copy of the book over for her: "I hope time is softening the pain of parting and that you can take comfort in thinking of her safe from the storms and cold of ... Read more

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Frederick Warne & Co. London, 1902 First Edition, First Printing with "wept big tears" on p.51. A beautiful copy. The book is bound in the original publisher's brown boards with some repair. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean and the book is complete with the frontispiece present. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely First Edition of this First Published Trade Edition in collectors condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Beatrix Potter First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

POTTER, Beatrix.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, [1902]. Deluxe issue of Potter's first "Bunny book" Sextodecimo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front board brown, pictorial label to front cover, top edge gilt, grey leaf-patterned endpapers. Housed in a custom grey chemise and grey cloth solander box. Frontispiece and 30 colour illustrations by the author. Spine rolled and sunned, boards gently bowed, mark to rear cover, front hinge split at ends, rear hinge split at head. A very good copy. First trade edition, deluxe issue. It is believed to be one of 2,000 copies issued in cloth from the first 8,000; there were two colours for the deluxe issue, yellow and green. Regular copies were issued in printed boards. With the original leaf-pattern endpapers and with "wept big tears" on p. 51 (the text reading "cried big tears" in the privately printed edition; "wept big tears" in the first three impressions of the trade edition; and "shed big tears" from the fourth impression onwards). ... Read more

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The Fairy Caravan.

[POTTER, Beatrix.] HEELIS, Beatrix.

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Philadelphia: David McKay Co.,, 1929. Large octavo. Original green boards, illustration pasted down to front board, gilt titles to spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. 6 colour and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text by the author. Light bumped to lower end of spine, light occasional spotting to pages, in the dust jacket with light spotting, light wear along extremities, chips to ends of spine, closed tears along spine folds. A very good copy. Signed limited edition, number 48 of 100 copies signed by the author. The bibliographic story of this book is strangely charming and endearingly amateurish. Potter considered this story of a miniature animal-run travelling circus as "too personal [and] autobiographical" for her comfortably to allow publication in England. She arranged for the Philadelphia publishing house of David McKay to produce a nicely proportioned and illustrated edition. However, due to reciprocal arrangements between the US ... Read more

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The Fairy Caravan.

[POTTER, Beatrix.] HEELIS, Beatrix.

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Philadelphia: David McKay Co.,, 1929. One of 100 copies signed by the author Large octavo. Original green boards, pictorial label to front board, gilt titles to spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green cloth solander box. 6 colour and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text by the author. Some light marks to edge of text block; a superb copy in the bright jacket, the spine panel with a couple of faint marks to foot and nick to head. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 11 of 100 copies signed by the author. Linder p. 431; not in Quinby.

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Tale of Peter Rabbit, The

POTTER, Beatrix

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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1902. A Remarkably Fine Copy of the First Trade Edition of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" The First Edition with Thirty Colored Plates POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne and Co., [n.d., 1902]. First Warne 'Trade' Edition, first, second, or third printing* (October-December 1902), all identical, and following all points in Quinby, and with "wept" on line 2 of page 51. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 139 x 106 mm.). 97, [1] pp. Color frontispiece and thirty color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page. Original dark brown boards lettered in white on front cover and spine. Color pictorial label (being a repetition of the color illustration on p. 26) on front cover within a rectangular blind panel outlined in blind. Gray leaf-patterned endpapers (later changed to pictorial). The tiniest bit of foxing along fore edges of free endpapers. Light printer's ink stain to (blank) verso of p ... Read more

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The Tailor of Gloucester.

POTTER, Beatrix.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1903. Deluxe issue, in an unrecorded publisher's binding of red morocco Sextodecimo. Original red morocco, title front cover gilt, illustrated endpapers, edges gilt. Housed in a custom red cloth chemise and quarter red morocco and cloth slipcase. Spine faded, spine ends renewed, hinges repaired, outer leaves a little finger-marked; an excellent, bright copy. First edition, first impression, deluxe issue, in an unrecorded morocco binding, apparently a publisher's binding, although not lettered as such. Bound in before the frontispiece is the extra illustration intended for the front cover label of regular copies. With the first impression points: the single endpaper occurring four times and the title page dated 1903. This binding is unrecorded. The gilt lettering is not uniform with the Peter Rabbit series, but the original decorative endpapers indicate that it is a publisher's binding. The following year, Warne bound up two special copies of Peter Rabbit in green morocco, ... Read more

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Tailor of Gloucester, The

POTTER, Beatrix

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London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. First Published Edition In the Rare Original Printed Glassine Dust Jacket POTTER, Beatrix. The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. First published edition, first issue (printed October 1903), with a single-page endpaper occurring four times. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 139 x 105 mm.). 85, [1, printer's imprint] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Seventeen illustrations are entirely new for this edition; eleven of the illustrations are repeated from the December 1902 privately printed edition. Original maroon boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white on spine. Color pictorial label on front cover within a blind panel in the shape of a truncated pyramid outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate I, a single-page endpaper occurring four times). Minimal fading to spine. Small circular bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Otherwise a spectacula ... Read more

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The Tale of Tom Kitten.

POTTER, Beatrix.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1907. One of the scarcest deluxe editions Sextodecimo. Original green moiré cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, pictorial label to front board, pictorial endpapers, edges gilt. Housed in a custom green cloth chemise and green quarter morocco and cloth slipcase. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. Gift inscription to verso of front free endpaper. An excellent, bright copy. First edition, deluxe issue. One of the scarcest deluxe editions, with just one copy of this first issue appearing at auction since 1975. Later issues have later endpapers. Linder, p. 427; not in Quinby.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1918. A fine copy in the rare glassine jacket Sextodecimo. Original brown boards, titles to front cover and spine in white, pictorial label to front cover. With the glassine dust jacket. Housed in a custom green quarter morocco and cloth solander box. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. A fine copy in the slightly creased jacket with some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, with the dropped "N" from London on the imprint; rare with the glassine jacket. This was the final unified book published in the small Peter Rabbit format. Linder p. 430; Quinby 25.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: , lacking back strip, covers have a few small surface chips at edges, hinges cracked and covers loosely held, frontispiece tippe
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, 85 pages, complete with colour frontispiece and illustrations throughout, being a first edition, 1st or 2nd printing (believed to be identical) [see Linder pg 426], SIGNED on the front free endpaper to Miss Hammond with love from Beatrix Potter, and dated Aug 16th 1906, Miss Hammond was the author's governess and later friend. There are 2 typed letters with this book from Warne & Sotheby's from 1969 which relate to a previous owner thinking of selling it and a few more unsigned titles that were with it"

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Tailor of Gloucester, The . SIGNED BY Author, Beatrix Potter, Rare Early Edition

Potter, Beatrix. SIGNED By Author on Half-Title Page, Illustrated in Color, ,Inscribed on the Half-Title "With Kind Regards from " Beatrix Potter " Aug 27th 1924". Beautiful Color Pictorial Endpapers Various Potter Characters in Clothe

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London Frederick Ware & Co, Ltd. Printed in Great Britain, 1903, 1903 Hard Cover. No Jacket. Signed by Author. Hardback NODJ, 1903, PRESENTATION COPY, EARLY Edition, 1 Volume, F-/VG, AS-IS, NODJ, Bound in the publisher's pictorial boards, inner and outer hinges fine, head of spine lightly rubbed, generally a VG copy, Salmon Cover Sunning Extremites & Spine with Paper inset onlay Label on front in Triangle Shape of color illustration of Mouse Reading Paper sitting on Spool thread, Slight Lean to Book, Tiny Chips Extremites Spine, Interior Nice tight Clean light Wear light Wrinkling,85 pgs, with Title, author & Publishers Name on Front in White, White lettering of Title on Spine. Signed by Author. F. Hard Cover.

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The Tale of Two Bad Mice.

POTTER, Beatrix.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1904. Deluxe issue Sextodecimo. Original red moiré cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, pictorial label to front cover, illustrated endpapers, edges gilt. Housed in a custom red quarter morocco and cloth solander box. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. Hinges partly split but holding; a very good copy. First edition, deluxe issue, in red cloth. Linder, p. 424; Quinby 7.

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1910. A fine copy of the deluxe issue Sextodecimo. Original red moiré cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, pictorial label to front board, pictorial endpapers. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First edition, deluxe issue. The first two impressions are indistinguishable. Linder, p. 429; not in Quinby.

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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F. Warne & Co, London, 1902 First published trade edition with the frontispiece as a facsimile and re-backed in black calf on the spine. The book is in very good condition with some wear and creasing to boards and previous owner's name to endpaper. The pages are clean with restoration to page 9/10 with facsimile replacement of the last three lines on page 9. The boards of the book are in the original publisher's gray paper. This First Trade Edition of 8000 copies was issue in both brown and gray paper boards with no priority. Overall, a scarce First Edition with the First Issue point of "wept big tears" on page 51.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: 1st edition.
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Published by Frederick Warne & Co., 1902. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Potter, Beatrix. Very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe Edition. "wept" for "shed" on page 51. According to Linder 8000 copies of Peter Rabbit were first printed for the trade edition and 2000 of these were bound in this deluxe format. Small format as normal for the Peter Rabbit series. Green cloth with red titles to spine and front cover, also a pictorial onlay to the front. Grey floral endpapers. 97 pages. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light scuff marks to cover edges. Joints were either cracked or broken but now repaired but evidence of old tape repairs and some slight loss of surface paper to endpapers. Heavy crease to page 50. Grubby fingermarks to contents, mainly at page edges. Page 86 has light ink mark along very top edge. A decent copy of this scarce little book. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

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THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT.

POTTER. BEATRIX

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Frederick Warne and Co. London. 1902. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 16mo. (5.6 x 4.4 inches). First state of the text with "wept big tears" on page 51. Illustrated with colour frontis, line vignette of a bunny on the title page and 30 fine colour plates by the Author throughout. A very good bright and clean copy. Original brown boards with white lettering (with a single dot in the centre of the "o"s in the title on the front board and the spine) and colour picture of Peter mounted to the blind stamped panel of the front board. Leaf patterned endpapers. Neat gift inscription, dated Xmas 1902, on the half title page. One small repaired tear (about a half inch), without any loss, to the lower inner margin of the frontispiece and some very minor thumbing to the bottom of the pages otherwise a lovely copy. Boards just a little rubbed and bumped to the extremities. Overall a superior copy of this famous title. The first edition to feature Potter's colour illustrations. The book is housed in a felt lined clamshell box cover ... Read more

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The Tailor of Gloucester

Potter, Beatrix

  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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London: Strangeways and Sons, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Privately printed. Bound in original pink paper-covered boards, stamped in black with vignette of three mice sewing on the front cover. Very Good, with some foxing and browning to covers,small bump with some creasing near spine, foxing to text block edge and offsetting to endsheets, else a rather nice and neat copy. (Quinby 3.).

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1929. POTTER, Beatrix. THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., N.d. [1904-1906]. 86 pages; frontispiece and 26 illustrations, all in color. And: POTTER, Beatrix. THE TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY. London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904. 86 pages; frontispiece and 26 illustrations, all in color; vignette on title page in black and white. Both titles have been bound together in one 12mo. (13.5 x 10 cm) volume by Harrison, of Pall Mall, in three-quarter green calf with green marbled sides and matching endpapers, and with two sets of Potter's endpapers (Quinby plate II) bound in: a ffep. preceding THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT, a complete set between the two tales, and a rear fep. following THE TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY. On the front fly leaf Beatrix Potter has written: "This is an early edition of Peter Rabbit and I believe it a first edition of Benjamin Bunny - Beatrix Potter Nov. 1929." Her assessment is correct; the two titles correspond to Quinby nos. 2D ... Read more

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London: Frederick Warne and Co.,, 1918. A fine copy, with the exceptionally scarce promotional wraparound band Sextodecimo. Original pale green boards, titles to front cover and spine in dark green, pictorial label to front cover. With the printed glassine wraparound band. Housed in a custom green quarter morocco and cloth solander box. Frontispiece and 26 colour illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression, with the dropped "N" from London on the imprint. With the exceptionally scarce promotional wraparound band. Linder p. 430; Quinby 25.

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