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THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERS OR THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING

Written by Beatrix Potter
Illustrated by Beatrix Potter
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.

THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERS OR THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1316345
1st. 2008. Hardback. Fine condition.

Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 100 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1908. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 76 numbered pages, all edges gilt. With explanatory leaflet giving a brief biography of Beatrix Potter and the history of the publication of The Tale of Samuel Whiskers. Contained in a green hinged box with silver title and oval onlay to front. Also includes a green leather foil-blocked bookmark. ISBN: 9780723262701. This is copy no. 59. Presentation box is further protected by a white card slip band. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERS OR THE ROLY-POLY PUDDING
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter.
Stock no. 1203786
Circa. 1926. Hardback. Fair condition.

Red boards, white titles. Circular pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour illustrations. 75 pages. No printer's code and exclamation mark after "Thief" on verso of half-title. Spine is split for a couple of inches up each side - repaired, some tape residue. Some hinges are pulled - old tape to one. Surface paper damage to pages 72/73. An early reading copy.
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