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Potter, Beatrix
TWO DELUXE EDITIONS, LONDON: FREDERICK WARNE AND CO., 1903, COMPRISING:
Estimate
5,0007,000
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178
Potter, Beatrix
TWO DELUXE EDITIONS, LONDON: FREDERICK WARNE AND CO., 1903, COMPRISING:
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Potter, Beatrix
TWO DELUXE EDITIONS, LONDON: FREDERICK WARNE AND CO., 1903, COMPRISING:
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin. 1903, FIRST EDITION, third printing ("Author of..." on title-page), 27 coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, some soiling and staining, occasional pencil marks, minor loss to edge of half-title, paper flaw to one plate, recased;

The Tailor of Gloucester. 1903, FIRST EDITION, first printing (single-page end-paper occurring four times), 27 coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, some finger soiling, some splitting at gutter, lower hinge split

both 16mo (140 x 102mm.), original floral cloth lettered in gilt, collector's folding boxes (3)


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Catalogue Note

It appears that it was Potter's suggestion that the deluxe binding should use cloth from her grandfather's calico printing factory in Manchester (see letter from Potter to Norman Warne, 12 March 1903).

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