Original color plate from an early edition of Peter Rabbit. Beatrix Potter.

Original color plate from an early edition of Peter Rabbit.

1914. London: after 1914.

Single plate in fine condition, attractively matted.

§ Attractive original color plate illustration in which Mrs Rabbit hands out baskets to the good little Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, while Peter stands aside contemplating his future misdeeds. In the book it accompanies the lines, "'Now my dears,' said old Mrs. Rabbit one morning, 'you may go into the fields or down the lane, but don't go into Mr. McGregor's garden: your Father had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.'" Item #123803

Price: $45.00

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