The Tale of Peter Rabbit

POTTER, Beatrix

POTTER, Beatrix The Tale of Peter Rabbit

F. Warne & Co., 1902.

First commercially published edition, first issue with "wept big tears" on p.51. Brown paper covered boards with onlay to upper cover of Peter in his blue jacket. Leaf-patterned endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour. A very good copy, externally bright with only a trace of wear to the corners. Internally clean with the upper corners slightly bumped, hinges cracking and occasional looseness between sections. Overall, a pleasing copy.

This first published edition sees the first appearance of the colour illustrations. There are four colour plates which appear in this first issue which do not appear in later printings, including the cover illustration of Peter in his blue jacket and the image of Mrs McGregor (Beatrix Potter) with a pie. 100 years after its first publication this tale is as popular as ever, one of the true classics of children's literature.

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