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November 15, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, Presentation Copy.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM


Potter, Beatrix (1866-1943) The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, Presentation Copy. London: Frederick Warne & Co. 1904. 12mo, inscribed by Potter on ffep, "For Miss Davidson, with love from Beatrix Potter, Oct. 24th '04"; with "muffatees" on page fifteen, bound in publisher's tan boards with green lettering and mounted color illustration of Benjamin on front board; text and color illustrations on coated paper with occasional pairs of blank pages, housed in a custom chemise and slipcase, half red morocco and buckram; slight wear to binding, joints a bit frail; frontispiece folding from the gutter at an angle, 5 1/2 x 4 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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