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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Centenary Edition, one of 750 copies, 1993; and another copy of the same from the edition limited to 1,175 copies (2)

 

Hammer Price: £160

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Peter Rabbit, number 8 of 750 copies to commemorate the writing of the original picture letter in 1903, comprising facsimile picture letter in envelope, facsimile editions of the original privately printed edition of 1901 and the deluxe edition in yellow cloth, and gilt-stamped sheet, together in original cloth drop-back box, gilt, with limitation details printed & numbered on inside upper cover, in publisher's printed card sleeve, 1993; [Another copy], number 427 of 1175 copies, comprising facsimile picture letter in envelope, facsimile editions of the original privately printed edition of 1901 and the deluxe edition in olive cloth, with gilt-stamped sheet and printed booklet, together in original cloth drop-back box, gilt, with limitation details printed & numbered on inside upper cover, in publisher's printed card sleeve, 1993, 4to, Warne (2)

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