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    Beatrix Potter. The Fairy Caravan. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1929]. First edition. Quarto. 225, [1, blank] pages. Frontispiece and five additional full-color plates; full-page illustrations; head- and tail-pieces. Publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front with illustrated paper label; all text block edges trimmed. Spine ends pushed and starting to fray; light wear to surface of cloth, particularly at edges; corners tapped, with boards just starting to peek through cloth. Hinges repaired; a small amount of very faint smudging to endpapers; text block softly dulled with age; a few minor scratches at text block edges. Very good.

    [Together with:] Two copies of The Tale of Little Pig Robinson. London: Frederick Warne & Co., [1930]. First edition. Quarto. 96 pages. Frontispiece and five additional full-color plates; full-page illustrations. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine lettered in dark brown, front with lettering, ruled border, and vignette in dark brown, title lettering in gilt; all text block edges trimmed. Both bindings unevenly sunned at spines and board edges with fairly light shelf wear; boards of one copy bowed. Previous owner markings at both front free endpapers; faint specks of foxing to endpapers. Text block edges discolored and a bit soiled, particularly on top edge of one copy; occasional marginal staining, spot-soiling, and other evidence of handling scattered throughout interior. Very good.


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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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