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    The Rare First Published Trade Edition of
    The Tale of Peter Rabbit

    Beatrix Potter. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: F. Warne & Co., [n.d., 1902]. First published trade edition. Sixteenmo. [98] pages. Collates complete. Publisher's dark brown paper boards, front board lettered in white, with pictorial paper label on front, gray leaf endleaves. Rebacked in dark brown calf, gilt. Some wear and creasing to boards, previous owner's signature on front free endpaper, covered by a later bookplate, another bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper. A large hole on page 9/10 with loss of text (nearly one quarter of the page), some significant scuffing and damage to image on page 8, some corresponding creasing to page 7. Minor creasing and thumbsoiling in text, one leaf with a small marginal chip. A good copy. Quinby 2. The San Clemente Collection.


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    April, 2015
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