Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Beatrix Potter. The Fairy Caravan. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1929]. First edition, autographed issue, limited to 100 copies, of which this is number twenty-seven, and signed by the the author-illustrator. Small quarto (8.25 x 6.25 inches; 209 x 159 mm.). 225, [3, blank] pages. With six color plates and limitation leaf inserted; several in-text black and white illustrations. Publisher's full dark green cloth, pictorial paper label on front board, spine lettered in gilt. Original dust jacket. Cloth spine just barely toned; some mild edgewear to spine and boards; light thumbsoiling to pictorial label on front board; front hinge with small repair; rear hinge just barely starting; text very slightly toned; some light intermittent thumbsoiling in text. Binding skewed. Dust jacket spine toned; extensive tape repairs as well as some restoration to jacket verso; edgewear and chipping to jacket, with a few tears (including a rather long one on the rear panel - with corresponding tape repair to verso); jacket with thumbsoiling. Very good. Potter's only signed-limited publication. Quinby 29a (the trade edition). From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 227

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 November 1 - 2 Space Exploration - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $619,240