Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1917. Altemus' Peter Rabbit Series. Hardcover. 63p. A small hardcover book in good condition with a like dustjacket. Edges of cover faded. Child's ownership markings on endpapers. Scattered light smudges inside, but otherwise, text unmarked and binding secure. The jacket is edgeworn and lightly soiled. Tape reinforcing the edges on the reverse side. A sturdy, readable copy of this vintage book. Item #176555
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. Measures approx. 5.7" x 4.3"