AUTHOR: POTTER, Beatrix.
TITLE: The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.
PUBLISHER: London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, [after 1918],
DESCRIPTION: PRESENTATION COPY WITH A DRAWING LATER EDITION. 1 vol., half-title inscribed and illustrated by the author: 'For Geoffrey with love from Beatrix Potter and all the Puddleducks & Bunnies at Sawrey xxxxxx Aug 28th 31', a small sketch of a duck alongside the inscription, also a row of three small bunnies sketched below the printed text, 27 colour illustrations (including frontispiece), pictorial endpapers, original pictorial green boards.
CONDITION: General handling, some loss to the white lettering to spine, textblock slightly loose, housed in modern green velvet-lined clamshell box by the Chelsea Bindery, with gilt-lettered green morocco spine.