Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1922. Altemus' Peter Rabbit Series. Hardcover. 62p. A small hardcover book in good condition with a like dustjacket. Edges of cover faded and child's ownership marks on endpapers. Scattered small stains and creases inside, plus patchy tanning on pages 10-11 where a small flower was pressed. Binding a touch shaken but secure for normal handling. The jacket is lightly soiled and has small pencil marks here and there on the front and back. Edges chipped, with a few spots reinforced with old pieces of tape. More liberal use of tape on the edges of the reverse side. A clearly used but still readable vintage book. Item #176547
This is an unauthorized American edition that was released after the original British publisher failed to obtain a U.S. copyright on Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit character. Illustrated with color plates by J.L.G. Measures approx. 5.7" x 4.3"