Title: The Tailor of Gloucester, 1903
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co
Condition: Very Good
A first trade edition of Beatrix Potter’s Tailor of Gloucester, a whimsical tail of tailor mice.
This edition is recognized as such with single-page endpapers used four times in succession, which was later replaced by double-page endpapers. There are 27 color plates, with 11 repeated from the privately printed edition, and 16 new plates.
This volume is bound in the original red boards, with the central panel image. There are two inscriptions to the front endpapers.
One volume in 16mo, 85+(1), 27 colour plates, including the frontispiece
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with light rubbing and wear to the binding, with a very small hole bored into the rear board, and the rear board being slightly dented at the bottom. There is very light staining to several pages. The binding is slightly cocked.