The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin. Beatrix POTTER.

The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin.

New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Sexto-Decimo (14 x 11cm), pp.86. Illustrated with 27 coloured plates. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards with illustration laid-down to upper. Endpapers conform to Quinby plate II, with the illustration of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle showing the soles of her shoes (employed 1904-6), the earliest address appearing on title page '36E 22nd St' (employed 1902-1910), the copyright date as 1903 (later changed to 1905) and the earliest imprint 'Schlueter' at rear. Light wear only; a near fine copy of a fragile item. Quinby notes three versions of the American editions but no copy with this particular combination of factors (the copyright date, endpaper design and imprint). Uncommon. Item #50094

Quinby 5.

Price: £495.00

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