The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle - Beatrix Potter 1905 - F. Warne &, London - First Edition, First or Second Printing A superior and thus rare example of the first edition, first or second printing (both being identical).

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.
  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.

Provenance: Dorothy Harnett, with a neat contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper ‘
To Dorothy with love from Bessie’ dated ‘Xmas 1906’, and later signature.

First edition, one of the first two printings, both of which are identical according to Linder,with 1905 on the front of the title page (changed to 1906 for third printing). Correct endpapers (Linder Figure 2 (left-side) Figure 3 (right-side)). Page 20 illustration contains the words ‘How Keld’ etched on the stone (removed around 1910 according to Linder 425). Original green paper boards (issued in Brown or Green paper boards, no priority given). First printing September 1905 (20,000 copies), second printing November 1905 (10,000).

References: Linder
A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter. Quinby Beatrix Potter: A Bibliographical Check List, 8.

Duodecimo (book size 14.5x10.9cm), pp. [7] 8-85 [1] - Illustrations included in pagination.
  Condition: Near fine interior, one or two gatherings over opened, abrasion to page 70 affecting four letters, in near fine boards, light toning to spine, some spotting to upper edge, some wear to corners and spine ends.   Ref: 111788   Price: HK$ 15,000