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Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck
Frederick Warne & Co. 36 East 22d Street, New York, 1908. 85 pp. Green paper on board with applied stamp of dressed goose. 27 color illustrations. Color pictorial endpapersThis classic, first American edition, tale by Beatrix Potter is a charming story, with just that hint of mortal danger, exactly as can be expected from her. 85 page. The story of Jemima's determination to take care of her own eggs, when things goes awry. Original green paper boards cover and color pictorial endpapers depicting characters from her other stories. This short story is a great representation of Potter's work and all around skill. 5 1/2" x 4" Provenance: Christie's East. Beatrix Potter. The Doris Frohnsdorff Collection. Original Drawings, Autograph Letters, first Editions and Epphemera. Wednesday, 16 April 1997. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Eclectibles, ABAA [Tolland, CT, U.S.A.]
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