TALE OF MR. JEREMY FISHER

(London: Frederick Warne and Company, [1962]).

IN THE ORIGINAL FORMAT AND DUSTJACKET. Jeremy's origin lies in a letter she wrote to a child in 1893. She revised it in 1906, and moved its setting from the River Tay to the English Lake District. The tale reflects her love for the Lake District and her admiration for children's illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Item #25625

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 peach boards lettered in burgundy on the upper cover and spine, with pictorial colour pastedown on the front cover, in the original pictorially decorated white paper dustjacket. 59pp. A fine copy, the book and jacket with just the most trivial evidence of age.

Price: $75.00