TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN

(London: Frederick Warne & Co., [1963]).

POTTER'S SECOND PUBLISHED TALE. This story of an impertinent red squirrel named Nutkin and his narrow escape from an owl was the first book to follow Potter's hugely successful 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit'. The now beloved endpapers of the Peter Rabbit series were first introduced with this story. Item #25620

A handsome printing in the original format and by Potter's original publisher. With 27 colour illustrations, most on double-sided plates, illustrated endpapers, and and cover decoration all by Beatrix Potter. 12mo, publisher’s original buff boards lettered in chestnut brown on the upper cover and spine, with pictorial colour pastedown on the front cover, in the original pictorially decorated white paper dustjacket. 59 pp. A fine copy with only trivial evidence of use, the jacket with just a bit of edgewear.

Price: $75.00