The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies - Beatrix Potter 1909 - Frederick Warne and Co, London - First Edition, First Printing In this sequel to The Tale of Peter Rabbit and The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, Benjamin has grown up and married Peter’s sister Flopsy, and they have three boys and three girls.

In March 1909 Beatrix Potter was staying at her uncle and aunt’s house in Gwaynynog, North Wales and so used the gardens there as the setting for this story.

A near fine copy of the first edition.
  First edition, first printing with the following points noted by Linder [428] - 1909 on the front of the title page [correct for the first three printings], Page 14 illustration that includes the "Gardens neatly razed" notice-board [removed after first or second printing]. Correct endpapers [Linder 414, front - fig.5 (left), fig.6 (right), rear fig.6 (left), fig.5 (right)]. Original Dark Green Boards. No robin on arbour on page 81, with printer's notice on page 86 (lacking on second printing).

Publishing history - First published 1909, first printing 20,000 copies July, 2nd printing 5,000 copies October, 3rd printing November.

References: Linder
A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter. Quinby Beatrix Potter: A Bibliographical Check List 16.

Book size 14.5x10.7x1.2cm. pp. [7] 8-85 [1]. Illustrations included in pagination as published.
  Condition: Near fine, minor sunning to spine, one or two gatherings slightly over opened.   Ref: 107448   Price: HK$ 9,000