POTTER, Beatrix. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne & Co. . 24mo, 85pp. Black boards stamped in white with color pictorial label affixed to front. Color pictorial endpapers; color illustrations throughout. A bright, clean copy with minute warping to front cover and minute rubbing to spine ends and corners.
1909 Edition, bearing the correct endpapers (Linder, 411). A bright, clean copy of the first and most famous of Beatrix Potter's beloved books. This edition was only 8 years after The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published in 1901, when it was privately printed by Beatrix Potter in a small edition of 200. The books popularity grew immensely in the next few years, and it remains one of the best-selling children's books ever produced.