TALE OF MR. TOD

(London: Frederick Warne and Company, [1965]).

IN THE ORIGINAL FORMAT AND DUSTJACKET. This is Potter's tale about a badger called Tommy Brock and his arch enemy Mr. Tod, a fox. Brock kidnaps the babies of Benjamin Bunny and his wife Flopsy, intending to eat them. He hides them in Mr. Tod's oven. Benjamin, and his cousin Peter Rabbit, have followed Tommy Brock to come to the rescue. Mr. Tod and Brock come to blows and the babies use the fight as a distraction and manage to escape. Item #25622

A handsome printing in the original format and by Potter's original publisher. Illustrated with 15 colour plates and numerous drawings in woodcut style all by Beatrix Potter. 12mo, publisher’s original light blue boards lettered in green on the upper cover and spine, with pictorial colour pastedown on the front cover, in the original pictorially decorated white paper dustjacket. 94pp. A near fine copy, the book and jacket with just light evidence of age.

Price: $70.00