London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911. Item #03867
First Edition of “Timmy Tiptoes”
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1911.
First edition. Twelvemo (5 7/16 x 4 1/8 inches; 137 x 105 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. Neat ink inscription dated "Xmas 1912" on front free end-paper. An excellent copy.
Linder, p. 429. Quinby 20. V & A 1664.