POTTER, BEATRIX. 1866-1943.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit. London: Frederick Warne, . Color illustrations by Potter. 16mo (138 x 100 mm). Modern gray half morocco, original paper-covered boards and color illustration laid down, front gray floral endpapers preserved. Some fingering and soiling; but handsomely presented.
First regularly published edition. Page 51, line 1 with "wept big tears"; later issues have "shed big tears."