Lot 560f

POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). Ginger & Pickles, London, 1909, large 8vo, 10 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, original boards. FIRST EDITION. With another by the same author (reprint). (2)

Estimate: £150 - £250
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POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943).  Ginger and Pickles. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1909. Large 8vo (182 x 141mm). Half title, coloured frontispiece, illustration on title, and 9 full-page coloured illustrations and illustrations in the text by Beatrix Potter (marginal tear to one leaf, some very faint marginal staining and browning). Original tan paper boards with lettering in green and coloured pictorial label by Beatrix Potter mounted on the upper cover, pictorial endpapers (some splitting to joints, light staining, including to lower gutter of front endpaper). FIRST EDITION. In 1930, the book was re-issued in the usual smaller format with the title "The Tale of Ginger and Pickles." Linder p.429; Muir English Children's Books p.163 (note); Quinby 17. With the same author's The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin (London, [n.d. but an early reprint], 27 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, original boards). (2)

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