1912. first edition. First American Edition of The Tale of Mr. TodIn the Original Glassine WrapperPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Mr. Tod. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., .First American edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/16 inches; 138 x 103 mm.). 93,  pp. Color frontispiece and fourteen color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page and forty-one black and white vignettes in the text.Original tan boards decoratively stamped and lettered in dark brown on front cover within a brown single rule border and decoratively stamped and lettered in brown on spine. Large color pictorial label on front cover within a blind rectangular panel surrounded by a broad brown single rule border. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate XI). The absolute bare minimum of rubbing to board extremities. A near fine copy in the original (chipped and torn) glassine wrapper. Quinby 21a. Linder, p. 429 (UK edition). (Inventory #: 03878)
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