The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter: First American Edition
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is the edition where the now familiar endpapers of the Peter Rabbit series were introduced. Description as Quinby page 37 5B with all first state points present. Confirms to Quinby plate II. Earliest address “36 East, 22nd Street” and copyright has 1903 (later changed to 1905), and the earliest printer imprint at the rear – Schlueter Printing Company New York. Brown paper boards with circular pictorial image of a squirrel on the cover. Slight water mark on the cover and mild wear to the spine. The spine has been repaired. Tight bindings/hinges. Intact end pages. Contents are clean and free from scribbles or tears. 85 printed pages. 12mo.
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