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The Tale of Peter Rabbit by  Beatrix Potter - Hardcover - 1920 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 427699)

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

by Potter, Beatrix

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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About This Item

Philadelphia: David McKay Company (Howard E. Altemus, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint of the 1907 edition by Howard E. Altemus. Reinforced library binding with half red cloth and pictorial papercovered boards. Illustrated. Extremities worn, very good.

Synopsis

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. The story follows Peter Rabbit, a mischievous and disobedient young rabbit, as he ventures into the garden of farmer Mr. McGregor. The tale was written for five-year-old Noel Moore, son of Potter's former governess, in 1893. It was revised and privately printed by Potter in 1901 after several publishers' rejections but was printed in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1902. 

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Bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
427699
Title
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Author
Potter, Beatrix
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
David McKay Company (Howard E. Altemus
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1920
Keywords
Children'sBook

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
library binding
A type of reinforced binding designed for libraries, schools, or other applications where a book might experience high...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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