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Beatrix Potter The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy Winkle . Frederick Warne & Co.New York.1905
Beatrix Potter The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy Winkle . Frederick Warne & Co.New York.1905


 
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Price: $400.00

Product Code: 28000825

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85 pp. 27 color illustrations. Original brown-green paper boards with applied stamp. Illustrated end papers. Some fading on covers. The story of a hedgehog washerwomen is another classic from the world of Beatrix Potter.   The character is largely inspired by an actual washerwomen she knew. Combined with inspiration a beloved pet hedgehog, the famous Mrs.Tiggy Winkle was added to Potter's collection of stories. The brief Peter Rabbit cameo rounds out this cute short story. 5 1/2" x 4".. N.B. This copy sold as Lot 46 at Christie's East, the Doris Frohnsdorff Collection, April 16, 1997.