The Tailor of Gloucester. Beatrix POTTER.

The Tailor of Gloucester.

London: Frederick Warne, 2018. [Children's Illustrated] LIMITED EDITION. Sextodecimo (15 x 11cm), pp.[57]. Number 1361 of 1500 copies produced for Hatchards of London. With a facsimile of an early greetings card design by Potter titled 'The Days News' as a frontispiece, as well as the original colour illustrations reproduced throughout. Publisher's green soft leatherette over boards, with gilt titles to spine and upper. All edges gilt, priced at £9.99 to label on lower board. With a green ribbon-marker. A fine, as-new copy. Potter's third book for children (1903), following 'Peter Rabbit' (1902) and 'Squirrel Nutkin' (1903). This special edition, featuring endpapers based on those originally used in 'Peter Rabbit', as well as a font based on Potter's handwriting, was produced for Hatchards of London to celebrate their 220th anniversary. Item #56200

Price: £100.00

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