Details about BEATRIX POTTER THE TALE OF THE FLOPSY BUNNIES 1909 TRUE 1ST. EDITION 1ST. PRINT.See original listing
“The book is in good, complete condition. There are no tears to the pages, just a little loss to the ”... Read more
31 Aug, 2014 19:55:00 BST
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Rye, East Sussex, United Kingdom
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|Seller notes:||“The book is in good, complete condition. There are no tears to the pages, just a little loss to the plate on page 71,with a small loss to the text on the opposite page.There are many clean pages, but also a number with fairly minor markings, similarly to the end-papers(mainly the front set)The spine cover has a very small piece of the surface missing at the bottom. The boards are faded around the spine area, which has signs of minor splitting along the edges to the surface only. The ffep has a crease and the front paste-down also has a crease which occurred during printing and assembly of the book. The letter 'E' is missing from the word 'Potter' on the front.There is bumping to the corners.”|
|Format:||Hardback||Fiction Type:||Collected Stories & Poems|
|Date of Publication:||1900-1949||Printing Year:||1909|
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies
Published by F.Warne & Co.
Dated 1909 at the bottom of the title page
The true first printings are identified by the Notice Board in the picture on page 14 of the market garden scene, which is believed to have been taken out soon after publication (see photo no.6). Other 1909 copies have been seen without this Notice Board. This information is from the definitive book on identifying and dating Beatrix Potter's books, ' A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter ' by Leslie Linder. Page 428 of this book refers.
The book has brown boards with a pasted-on illustration on the front. The spine is a little faded. It measures 138mm x 104mm and weighs 144g. unpacked. It has 85 pages, and is complete.
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