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  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore
  • THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM, Anne Carroll Moore

Author Name    Anne Carroll Moore

Title   THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER; HORNBOOK; ILLUSTRATED ORDER FORM

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Good dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Frederick Warne & Co. 1955

Seller ID   33767

Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; The art of beatrix potter; hornbook; illustrated order formis folded leaf with tipped in color plate serving as advance publicity and order form both. The copy of the Hornbook Oct 1955, laid in leaves 331--346, includes the art of Potter. DJ with wear to edges, Hornbook VG, order form with rubbed edges, Good. ; 0

Price = 49.95 USD


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