RESERVED - The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle - Beatrix Potter 1905 - Frederick Warne and Co, New York - First American Edition Once upon a time there was a little girl called Lucie, who lived at a farm called Little-town.

One of Beatrix Potter’s most successful characters, inspired by her pet hedgehog of the same name, and Kitty MacDonald a Scottish washerwoman.

Presented in a pretty, handmade, custom clamshell case by Temple Bookbinders of Oxford.
  Lucie Carr, a child friend of Potter's, was the model for Lucie. Peter Rabbit & Benjamin Bunny make cameo appearances. The Newlands Valley and the fells are sources for the illustrations.

First American Edition with the year 1905 appearing on the title page and endpapers [Linder 414 Figure 2 & Quinby plate X (left-side) Linder Figure 3 (right-side)] identical to the English first edition published the same year. Page 20 illustration contains the words ‘How Keld’ etched on the stone [Removed around 1910 according to Linder 425]. Title page with last line '36 East 22d Street' [Quinby 8]. Original pale blue paper boards [issued in Pale Blue or Green paper boards, no priority given].

References: Linder
A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter. Quinby Beatrix Potter: A Bibliographical Check List.
pp. [7] 8-85 [1] - Illustrations included in pagination.
  Condition: Near fine, one or two pages slightly over-opened.   Ref: 106497   Price: HK$ 5,500