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POTTER, Beatrix.

The Tale of Samuel Whiskers

or The Roly-Poly Pudding.

Stock Code
98204
London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1926
£450

This is a later printing of the title first published in 1908 in a large format as The Roly-Poly Pudding. In 1926 Frederick Warne decided to publish it in the small format consistent with other books in the same series, and the title was changed to The Tale of Samuel Whiskers.

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Description

First edition in this format, 16mo., frontispiece and 17 colour illustrations, a very few, minor, light marginal spots to text, shadow of previous retailer's small pencil markings to upper margin of upper endpapers, some discolouration from stitching to fold of pp. 36-37, else near-fine, publisher's red boards mounted with colour illustration, slight darkening and rubbing to spine with some loss to white of lettering, otherwise the front cover is very bright and overall a very good copy.

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