New York and London: Frederick Warne & Co. 12 East 33d Street, (1903) early US edition: certainly 1911 to 1920, probably mid to late teens; brown paper boards with silver titles and circular plate of Nutkin dancing, pasted down endpapers with Mrs. Tittlemouse and Bee, no central picture; no printer mentioned on p. 86; single sided plates on coated paper with double sided text; 12mo, 85 pp. Small hardback.
The very satisfying tale of an impudent, naughty squirrel, true to life. Beautiful colour, deep and detailed without the harshness of the recoloured version. This book contains the G. A. Schwarz, 1006 Chestnut Street Philadelphia seal. (The toy store owned by a brother of F. A. O. Schwarz.).
CONDITION: Very Good; no names or other marks, tight, clean paper boards, extrems lightly bumped, lightly foxed top edge, a little rubbing to spine creases, opens freely, pages flat and clean, all in all very nice. Item #20306