“HE WAS A REAL RABBIT AT LAST…”
BIANCO, Margery Williams. Velveteen Rabbit. London, 1922.
First edition, English issue (simultaneous with the American issue) of this beloved children's classic, "one of the first modern picture books, a perfect combination of story and pictures" (Mahony, 234), with seven beautiful color chromolithographs (three double-page) by William Nicholson, this copy blind-stamped "Presentation Copy" on the title page. $20,500.