Lot 215

POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943). The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, London, 1909, 12mo, 27 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter, original boards. FIRST EDITION.

Estimate: £200 - £400
Hammer price: £100
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

POTTER, Beatrix (1866-1943).  The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1909. 12mo (144 x 109mm). Half title, coloured frontispiece, illustration on title, and 26 full-page coloured illustrations by Beatrix Potter. Original tan paper boards lettered in white with coloured pictorial label by Beatrix Potter mounted on the upper cover, pictorial endpapers (about 2.5cm torn away from the head of spine with loss of word 'The', joints split). Provenance: "G. Mabel Rose, 1909, Christmas" (inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION, first or second issue, with notice-board on p.14. Linder p.428; Quinby 16. 

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