POTTER, Beatrix (author and illustrator). The Tale of Pigling Bland. London, Frederick Warne And Co. 1913.
8vo. Original maroon paper-covered boards printed in white, with onlaid pictorial label to upper cover, pictorial endpapers; pp. [vi], 7-93 + [i]; with 15 coloured plates, and line drawings throughout; a very good copy with a little light rubbing and some fading to spine and to an adjacent vertical strip to lower cover, with a few tiny speckles to cover label; internally very fresh with a neat contemporary gift inscription, dated Christmas 1913, to front blank and a little light speckling to edges of book block.
First edition of this popular porcine classic.