Item #62775 The Pie and the Patty-Pan. Beatrix POTTER.
The Pie and the Patty-Pan.

The Pie and the Patty-Pan.

London: Frederick Warne and Company, No date [circa 1915]. [Children's Illustrated] EARLY EDITION. Octavo (19 x 15cm), pp.52. Ten colour plates including frontispiece, and numerous in-text illustrations. Publisher's maroon paper over boards, with white titles to spine and upper, circular illustrated plate laid onto upper, lilac illustrated endpapers. Ownership inscriptions in black ink to front endpaper and flyleaf, spotting throughout with offsetting to endpapers. Heavy toning to boards, more so upper and spine, some wear to boards. Heavy wear to joints; repairs to split hinges. A good copy of a Children's classic. An 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. First Published in 1905. Item #62775

Price: £65.00

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