POTTER (BEATRIX) Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, [1922]
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POTTER (BEATRIX) Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, [1922]
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POTTER (BEATRIX)
Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED "For Mrs Moore with love from "Beatrix Potter" Christmas 1922" on half-title, with later inscription from Mrs. Moore on front free-endpaper, 14 colour plates, publisher's red boards, colour illustration on upper cover, upper hinge splitting, spine rubbed with minor loss [Linder 430; Quinby 26], 16mo, Frederick Warne, [1922]

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  • Annie Carter (later Moore) was Beatrix Potter's governess and German tutor; Moore's eldest son Noel was the recipient of Potter's first letter relating the story of Peter Rabbit.
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