Prospectus/Publisher's Announcement for The Art of Beatrix Potter. Potter, Anne Carroll Moore, forward.

Prospectus/Publisher's Announcement for The Art of Beatrix Potter.

London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd [1955]; heavy white paper folder publisher's prospectus with laid in full page plate, rear page has heavy photo corners pasted to contain plate edges, which may or may not be original; 7x9.5" Reference illustration, softcover.

A large 4 page publisher's prospectus, not the book itself, with fine pen drawings of rabbits on the cover, a short life of Potter on verso facing a laid in coated paper reproduction of the lovely original painting for "The peculiar dream of Mr. Samuel Whiskers"; inside the back, a full page excerpt from Moore's Appreciation, on the back the book's contents and an order form. "This collection will evoke the admiration of all who appreciate delicacy of line and charm of colour."

CONDITION: Very Good; no names or marks, paper darkening with light foxing on front, bottom corners of plate and top cover are wrinkled from being inserted into photo corner. Item #22435

Price: $22.00

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