The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, First Deluxe Edition, by Beatrix Potter
‘The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin’ Beatrix Potter used a special deluxe cloth binding, with a ‘flowered lavender chintz’ from her grandfather’s calico printing works in Manchester. Potter was concerned that the lettering might not show up on the patterned cloth covers and had the title and her name printed in gold on vellum labels. The edition is in need of re-casing and re-sewing.
Darkened stain on front spine. Significant fading of the front boards and spine. Colours are bright on the rear boards. 26 colour plates. Contents with a light marks throughout the book. Illustrated end papers lightly grubby. Repaired inside front hinge. As per Quinby 5a. 12 mo 86 pp.
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