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Fine Books and Works on Paper

Thursday 30th March 2017: 10:30am BST

Hammer Price: £350

Full Lot Details

Potter (Beatrix).- Nister (Ernest) and E.P. Dutton, publishers. A Frog he would a-fishing Go, early appearance, in Comical Customers, mounted colour frontispiece, numerous plain illustrations by Beatrix Potter, Louis Wain and others, light marginal toning, 2 pp. with illustrations coloured-in, 1f. with closed tear to inner margin, small ink ownership inscription, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, corners a little bumped, ring-mark to upper cover, some rubbing and scratching to covers, but overall a good copy of a volume often in poor condition, 4to, London & New York, [1896].

Full Lot Details

Potter (Beatrix).- Nister (Ernest) and E.P. Dutton, publishers. A Frog he would a-fishing Go, early appearance, in Comical Customers, mounted colour frontispiece, numerous plain illustrations by Beatrix Potter, Louis Wain and others, light marginal toning, 2 pp. with illustrations coloured-in, 1f. with closed tear to inner margin, small ink ownership inscription, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, corners a little bumped, ring-mark to upper cover, some rubbing and scratching to covers, but overall a good copy of a volume often in poor condition, 4to, London & New York, [1896].