Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1921. Altemus' Peter Rabbit Series. Hardcover. 58p. A small hardcover book in good condition with a like dustjacket. Edges of cover faded and child's ownership marks on endpapers. Tape reinforcing gutter between pages 6 and 7. Scattered small smudges, tiny edge tears, and creases inside; patchy tanning between pages 40-41 where a small flower was pressed. Binding secure for normal handling. The jacket is edgeworn and soiled. Tape reinforcement on the underside and a few spots on the exterior. A clearly used vintage book, still sturdy and readable. Item #176551
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"