1913 The Tale of Pigling Bland
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition, with the date to the title page and first edition endpapers, as seen in Quinby. Green boards variant.
'The Tale of Pigling Bland' is a charming tale describing the adventures of a pig, and how his life changes upon meeting a soulmate.
Beautifully illustrated in colour in Potter's typical style, with a colour frontispiece, fourteen colour plates, and monochrome illustrations.
In the original publisher's paper covered boards. Externally, backstrip is detached but present. Some light marks to the boards. Minor bumping to the extremities. Internally, textblock is detached from the binding. Gatherings to the front and rear are working loose, the other gatherings generally firmly bound, Pages are bright and clean with some occasional spots and handling marks.
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