PRESENTATION COPY WARMLY INSCRIBED BY BEATRIX POTTER
POTTER, Beatrix. The Tailor of Gloucester. London, 1902.
True first edition, one of only 500 privately printed copies of Potter’s second book, which she called “my own favorite amongst my little books,” with frontispiece and 15 illustrations in color, three of which do not appear in the first trade edition of October, 1903, inscribed just a month after publication to a tenant in her rental cottage: “For Miss Murray MacGregor from Beatrix Potter. Jan. 16th 03.” $32,000.