The Tale Of Benjamin Bunny. Beatrix POTTER.

The Tale Of Benjamin Bunny.

New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1904. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Sexto-Decimo (14 x 11cm), pp.86. Illustrated with 27 coloured plates. Publisher's grey-brown 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 noted as 1904, 'muffatees' on p.15, and the earliest imprint 'Schlueter' at rear. Light wear only; a near fine copy of a fragile item. Quinby notes the American edition with endpapers c.1908 (plate IV); the present copy employs endpapers from 1904. Uncommon. Item #50096

Quinby 6 (our copy being earlier).

Price: £495.00

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