BEATRIX POTTER "PETER RABBIT" FERN BISEL PEAT ILLUS.1ST
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1940: Item # 954084
|THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. By Beatrix Potter. RETOLD FOR LITTLE CHILDREN TO READ. By Edna Aldredge and Jessie McKee. Cleveland: The Harter Publishing Company, 1931. Folio (measures 12 3/4" by 9 1/8"). Pictorial stiff wrappers. FIRST EDITION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FERN BISEL PEAT. Cover and 8 full page color illustrations plus black and white drawings in the text. Good copy only of this scarce first edition with the Harter imprint (later editions include the American Crayon Co.imprint). There is a small marginal tear to the first leaf and a water stain on the last leaf (see enlargements 3 & 7).|