February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 29
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] Potter, Beatrix
The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Kingston, New York: Battledore Ltd, 1995. First and limited edition, #62 of 250 numbered copies, signed by Maurice Sendak and Iain Bain. Introduction by Sendak. Illustrated with 34 line block prints, printed from the original blocks used in the first private edition from 1901. Introduction and plates each separately bound in limp gray wrappers; in blue cloth fall-down-back box. As new.

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Kingston, New York: Battledore Ltd, 1995. First and limited edition, #62 of 250 numbered copies, signed by Maurice Sendak and Iain Bain. Introduction by Sendak. Illustrated with 34 line block prints, printed from the original blocks used in the first private edition from 1901. Introduction and plates each separately bound in limp gray wrappers; in blue cloth fall-down-back box. As new.

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