The Tailor of Gloucester (1905)

Author: Beatrix Potter

Book ID: 68528

Price: 195.00

The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Warne & Co. Ltd., [1905]. Early Reprint. Publishers green paper pictorial boards, lettered in white. A fine bright copy.

Privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1903.

The tale was based on a real story, of a tailor commissioned to make a waistcoat for a new mayor. In this version the waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat.

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