BEATRIX POTTER. 1ST FRENCH ED. TALE OF TWO BAD MICE
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1980: Item # 932792
|L'HISTOIRE DE DEUX VILAINES SOURIS. BEATRIX POTTER. Traduit De L'Anglais Par Patrice Charvet Et Annie Thiriot. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., (1975). 24mo. Original pictorial boards in pictorial dust jacket. FIRST EDITION of this French translation of Beatrix Potter's "The Tale Of Two Bad Mice". Prior to 1975 nine different Potter titles had been translated into French with dates of publication ranging from 1921 (Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny) to 1967 (The Tailor of Gloucester). Four new titles translated by Charvet & Thiriot (of which this is one) were issued in 1975 and were followed, in 1979, by a French translation of "Samuel Whiskers" by Charvet and Canal. In very fine condition.|