London: Frederick Warne, (1955),
First Edition, in U.S. dollar priced dust jacket. large octavo, green cloth in dust jacket. 336 pp. Frederick Warne, Item #31007
A beautifully produced book from potter's publisher illustrated with 167 color plates and 73 monochromes tracing a lifetime of her artwork from early childhood sketches to plant and animal studies, preliminary drawings for her characters and reprints of the original watercolors used for production. A Miscellany reproduces miniature letters written to children, Christmas cards and includes photographs of her homes, Hill Top and Sawrey. An Appendix lists the titles of her 35 books and their titles as translated into other languages. Closed tears and small chips along edges of jacket. Dust jacket with the U.S. dollar price. Top edge of text block faded.
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