1911. first edition. First American Edition of The Tale of Timmy TiptoesIn the Original Glassine WrapperPOTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. New York: Frederick Warne & Co., .First American edition. Twelvemo (5 3/8 x 4 1/16 inches; 137 x 103 mm.). 84, , [1, blank] pp. Color frontispiece and twenty-six color plates (included in pagination). Black and white vignette on title-page.Original dark green boards ruled and lettered in white on front cover and lettered in white spine. Color pictorial label (measuring 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 inches; 67 x 57 mm.) on front cover within a blind arch-shaped panel outlined in blind. Color pictorial endpapers (Quinby Plate X). Minimal rubbing to lower corners and spine extremities. A near fine copy in the original (slightly chipped) glassine wrapper. Quinby 20a. Linder, p. 429 (UK edition). (Inventory #: 03880)
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