Item #50609 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse. Beatrix POTTER.

The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse.

New York, NY: Frederick Warne and Co., no date [1918]. [Children's Illustrated] FIRST US EDITION. Sextodecimo (14 x 11cm), pp.85; [1]. With a chromolithographic plate by the author facing every page of text. No 'Ltd.' to title page; endpapers match plate XV in Quinby. Publisher's brown paper-covered boards with white titles and bevelled square chromolithographic plate laid onto upper board. Slight wear to board edges; a couple of chips from spine head and tail. Very good. Quinby does not give an American example of this title in her bibliography, simply noting that it was published in 1918 at 50 cents. Item #50609

Not in Quinby.

Price: £475.00

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