Lot 210

POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher, London, 1906, 12mo, 27 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, original boards. FIRST EDITION.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943).  The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1906. 12mo (143 x 109mm). Half title, coloured frontispiece, illustration on title, and 26 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter (one illustration detached, some minor red staining to lower edges, slightly more pronounced to endpapers). Original red pictorial paper boards lettered in white with coloured pictorial label by Beatrix Potter on the upper cover, pictorial endpapers (about 1cm torn away from head of spine without loss of letters and about 3cm torn away from foot of spine with loss of half of the letter 'i' and the remainder of the word 'Fisher', some very light rubbing and scuffing). FIRST EDITION, first or second issue [which are identical], with the year of publication on the front of the title page. Linder p.426; Quinby 10. ADDED TO LOT IN DECEMBER 2022 BOOK SALE.

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