Boston, Massachusetts: Horn Book , 1944 First Edition. 30 pp. Tipped-in frontispiece from photograph with facsimile autograph; decorations by J. J. Lankes. (12mo). In the original tan cloth lettered in red, pictorial cover label, dust jacket.Written many years earlier, this story was not published until the year after Potter's death in 1943, first in The Horn Book, and then in this separate publication. Cover boards are clean with little wear. Dust jacket is shelf worn, in mylar sleeve. Interior is clean and bright. Binding is square and solid. Set in Scotch Roman and printed on Flemish book laid paper at the printing press of Thomas Todd on Beacon Hill on Boston (Inventory #: 004615)
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