THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN
by Beatrix Potter
Illustrated by Beatrix Potter
Published by Frederick Warne; The Penguin Group. 1st. 2003
Fine condition. Limited Edition Cased Set, special numbered edition of 500 sets to commemorate the centenary of the first publication in 1903. Small format book with cream cloth and silver titles. 56 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 Squirrel Nutkin. Contained in a brown hinged box with silver title and circular onlay to front. Also includes a brown leather foil-blocked bookmark.
This is copy no. 59. Contained in original brown packaging box (with limitation details label to front) and 'cotton' (referring to binding) written in blue biro to front, small dent to one edge of box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
Stock no. 1316338