New York: Frederick Warne and Co., 1912. Item #03878
First American Edition of The Tale of Mr. Tod
In the Original Glassine Wrapper
POTTER, 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).