Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1924. Altemus' Peter Rabbit Series. Hardcover. 64p. A small hardcover book in good condition with a FAIR dustjacket. Edges of cover faded. Child's ownership markings on endpapers. Patchy tanning in the gutter of pages 32-33 where small flowers were pressed. Scattered light smudges and creases inside, but otherwise, text unmarked and binding secure. The jacket is badly torn, mostly around the spine. The largest gaps have been restored with pieces of plain white paper. Edges on reverse side have been reinforced with tape. Item #176557
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 Bess Goe Willis. Measures approx. 5.7" x 4.3"