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Format:

Hardback

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Subject:

Fiction

Language:

English

RARE 1st Edition The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin Beatrix Potter F Warne & Co 1903

Date of 1903 to title page - 3rd Printing from 1903

The Blurb


The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is an original classic by Beatrix Potter.

Beatrix Potter's famous tale of a naughty squirrel who loses his tail is as popular today as it was when it was first published over 100 years ago. Join Nutkin, his brother Twinkleberry and all his cousins as they make their way over to Owl Island to gather nuts. See what happens when Old Brown, the terrifying owl guardian of the island decides he has had enough of silly Nutkin's cheekiness! Ouch!!

Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten.

Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood. With revenue from the sales of her books, Beatrix Potter bought a farm - Hill Top - in the English Lake District, where she later became a farmer and prize-winning sheep breeder. She launched the now vast merchandise programme by patenting the very first Peter Rabbit doll in 1903. The product range continues to grow today with licences around the world including baby clothing and bedding, nursery decor products and collectables. Upon her death, Beatrix Potter left 14 farms and over 4000 acres of Lake District farmland to the National Trust so that the place that she loved would remain undeveloped and protected for future generations to enjoy.

Today Beatrix Potter's original 23 tales are still published by Frederick Warne, alongside a wide range of other formats including baby books, activity books and gift and sound books.

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is number two in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books. Look out for the rest!

The Book


This is a very Rare 3rd Printing of the 1st UK hardback edition published by F. Warne & Co. in 1903. Hard to find in this beautiful condition. 


A rare 3rd Printing with the date to title page of 1903. 

(later printings did not have the date)

3rd printing denoted by:

Author of Peter Rabbit to title page. (1st and 2nd printings did not have this information)

Pictorial endpapers show one design repeated four times.

Publisher is F. Warne & Co.

A very rare book to find.


A very near fine book in original publishers boards.

No restoration. A very fresh copy without rips, creases or finger marks.

Very clean pages, very clean boards.

A hint of rubbing.

Neat ownership name to pictoral endpapers.

Front hinge spilt at gutter.


A superb copy rarely seen on the market, easily repairable to look as good as new.


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We have plenty other Beatrix Potter books in stock.


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We are proud that customers from Russia, US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia have received books from us in perfect condition.

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We aim to provide, quick, friendly and quality service. We want to guide you in making an informed decision, to enable you get the book you are after. 


 


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