THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT - ALTEMUS Company, 1904 - VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION
Title:THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Henry Altemus Company
City: Philadelphia Year: 1904 (First Pirated American Edition, Altemus) Binding Style: Hardcover Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Very scarce first (pirated, American) edition from Altemus Company of THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT (1904). Altemus published Peter Rabbit in three different formats. This particular format is the rarest, and was only published in 1904. It has line drawn pictures on the endpapers, and measures 5.5" x 4.25": [http://henryaltemus.com/peter_rabbit/peterrabbit.htm] Pictorial cloth, illustrated with color plates and
printing only on one side of page, with blank pages in between text and plates. Some shelfwear: Old pencil on inside front board; front endpaper missing. Spine only slightly loose, but all pages intact. Pages are otherwise clean and free of interior markings. From smoke free home. Please see pictures for further condition.