THE FAIRY CARAVAN By Beatrix Potter Author of the Famous "Peter Rabbit" Books.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1929. The Autograph edition, with a special limitation leaf, tipped in between the title-page and the dedication page, stating that the book is limited to one hundred copies, none of which will be offered for sale. This copy is number 72. It is presented with the compliments of the author. There follows the signature, in full, of Beatrix Potter. 225 pages. Illustrated with 6 full-page colour plates and numerous line drawings, many full-page. Original green cloth with mounted full-colour pictorial pastedown to the upper panel. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Contained in a modern folding cloth box. Front inner joint repaired; else a fine copy in a near fine wrapper. Rare. The last copy sold at auction was the Frohnsdorf copy, which reached $9,000. 00., at Christies East in 1997.