TITLE THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN
Binding hard back
Book Condition V.g.
Edition Deluxe edition
Publisher London Frederick Warne & Co. 1903
Seller ID X457
86pp. Frontis and 26 colour plates. Black and white drawing to the title-page. Linder p. 423; Quinby 5a Flowered cloth, all over grey with lavender and yellow against a white background and Printed by Edmund Evans at The Raquet Court Press, Swan Street, London S.E. For this rare edition of 'The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin' Beatrix Potter chose a special deluxe cloth binding, with a 'flowered lavender chintz' from her grandfather's calico printing works in Manchester. Worried that the lettering might not show on the patterned cloth, she had the title and her name printed in gold on vellum labels. COMPLETE IN AN UNRESTORED STATE. In need of re-sewing and re-casing. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS.