New York: Frederick Warne and Company, 12 E. 33rd St. probably 1913/1912 and a third printing of the American edition. Mr. Tod is the only "New Series" book listed on the endpaper signboard, but no date appears on the title page (Oddly, Francis Willi. Small hardback.
The Tale of Mr. Tod, a story of two disagreeable people, a fox and a badger, contains fewer paintings, more drawings, and a longer text than Potter's previous books in this series, but remains, as she wished, a small Peter Rabbit Book. Beautiful plates.
CONDITION: Poor; no names or other marks, loosening, the rounded spine cloth is missing, the brown webbing still glued to signatures, hinges cracked on half title opening and last page; illustrated endpapers not affected; otherwise very good, light, even soil to boards, corner tips rubbed, nice cover plate, clean flat pages, and 14 plates on heavy coated paper. Item #21397