Item #51722 The Pie and the Patty-Pan. Beatrix POTTER.

The Pie and the Patty-Pan.

New York, NY: Frederick Warne and Co., 1905. [Children's Illustrated] FIRST US EDITION. (19 x 15cm), pp.52. With 10 chromolithographic plates including a frontispiece by the author, and many more in-text illustrations. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards with white titles to spine and upper board, and a small circular chromolithographic illustration laid over. Plain endpapers. Publisher's address 36 East 22d Street. Text agrees with the London edition, except for p.36 line 10, "cooked into?", which is here rendered "cooked into!" An edition not seen by the bibliographer Jane Quinby. Light browning and occasional spotting. Spine sunned with some wear to outer edges. Spine head lightly chipped and pulled. Very good. A Edwardian parable gently touching on concerns of race and class, in which a cat learns it is best not to associate too closely with dogs. Item #51722

Not in Quinby.

Price: £750.00

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