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POTTER (Beatrix)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit Set of Fine Art Prints, New impressions from the artist's original line blocks
Kingston, NY: Battledore Ltd, 1995. POTTER (Beatrix): The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Set of Fine Art Prints. New impressions from the artist's original line blocks to illustrate the privately printed first edition (1901). With an introductory essay by Maurice Sendak, letterpress printed as an accompanying booklet designed by Iain Bain and signed by both Bain and Sendak. 12mo., 34 woodblock prints + Introductory booklet; cloth clamshell box. Kingston (NY) 1995. Limited to 250 numbered sets.After nearly a century, thirty-four of the original line blocks used for the first printing have been located and properly identified. Production and design was organized with Iain Bain working alongside Alecto Historical Editions. Renowned and celebrated author/artist Maurice Sendak has written an original appreciation for this series of prints. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: BATTLEDORE LTD [United States]
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