1909 The Tale of Peter Rabbit
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
An early edition, dated 1909, with dots in the O's to the front board, Plate VII endpapers in Quinby, and without the plate of Mrs McGregor to the plate facing page 14, and 'shed' to page 51.
One of the most popular children's work's ever published, 'Peter Rabbit' follows the mischievous and disobedient young bunny as he falls into trouble with Mr. McGregor.
Beautifully illustrated in colour in Potter's typical style, with a colour frontispiece, twenty-six colour plates.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, with plastic lamination to the front board and spine, plastic lifting to the spine, with remnants of plastic to the extremities of the rear board. A few light marks to the rear board. A few spots to the fore edge. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Rear endpaper is adhered to the rear paste down. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. A little wear to the gutter between the frontispiece and title page
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