THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. Beatrix Potter.

THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT

London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co., [1902]. First Trade Edition. Attractive copy of Potter's first book, among the most beloved children's books published during the 20th century. Basis for numerous dolls, games, a host of spin-off titles, and a number of film and TV adaptations. Quinby No.2; Linder, p.421. Item #3107

First Printing, Regular Issue (6,000 copies), with "wept big tears" on p.51. 16mo. (14.25cm); dark brown paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in white on spine and front cover; pictorial label mounted at center of front cover; gray leaf-patterned endpapers; 97,[1]pp; illus. Trivial wear to extremities, some thumb-soil to margins, with a small patch of adhesive pull to left margin of p.20 (not affecting illustration); binding is still nice and tight; hinges sound; Very Good+, lacking the rare dustjacket. Housed in a custom turquoise crushed morocco case.

Price: $6,250.00

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