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Potter, Beatrix

The Roly-Poly Pudding

Published: Frederick Warne & Co., London, 1908

Edition: True First Edition

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This is the correct true first edition - see images of the title page and its reverse side.

Original red cloth covered boards with bevelled edges, a pictorial onlay of Samuel Whiskers on the upper board, gilt titling on the spine, green and gilt titling on the upper board. Top edge gilt. Decorated end papers. 8 prelims, 70 pages, 18 full page colour plates including the frontispiece and black and white drawings.

Housed in a custom built slip case by master craftsman Peter Carstens covered with hand marbled paper and leather trim.

CONDITION DETAILS: This copy has several flaws. The top right hand side of the upper board has a stain probably caused by water and a little bled into the gutter of the first few pages. The binding has some wear. There is a pen name and address. The foxing/spotting on the text pages is scattered. Several images have been provided to show the book as it is. Flawed but complete.

  • Binding Condition: Water stain
  • Overall Condition: Flaws, but complete
  • Size: 207mm x 162mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: gandolph@telkomsa.net
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
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