TALE OF BENJAMIN BUNNY

(London: Frederick Warne and Company, [1966]).

IN THE ORIGINAL FORMAT AND DUSTJACKET. BENJAMIN BUNNY is the is the first sequel to The Tale of Peter Rabbit and tells of Peter's return to Mr. McGregor's garden with his cousin Benjamin. They go to retrieve the clothes he lost there during his first adventure. In Benjamin Bunny, Potter deepened the rabbit universe she created in Peter Rabbit. Item #25623

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 butter yellow boards lettered in red on the upper cover and spine, with pictorial colour pastedown on the front cover, in the original pictorially decorated white paper dustjacket. 59pp. A near to fine copy in likewise jacket, each showing just a bit of mellowing or trivial wear.

Price: $70.00