Helen Beatrix Potter 1903 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin (3)

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Artist Biography:

Helen Beatrix Potter Potter.[1866 - 1943] Beatrix Potter spent a solitary childhood with long holidays in the country. On one such trip, she wrote and illustrated a story for a sick friend, about four bunnies named Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter. She later published that story, and more than 20 others. Potter's tales of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Benjamin Bunny and others have become children's classics


1903 [1st edition]


The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin


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Plate No.:



The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin - FREDERICK WARNE, by Frederick Warne & Co., Printed and bound in Great Britain by William Clowes Limited, Beccles and London. "On the sixth day, which was Saturday, the squirrels came again for the last time; they brought a new-laid egg in a little rush basket as a last parting present for Old Brown. But Nutkin ran in front laughing, and shouting-"Humpty Dumpty lies in the beck, With a white counterpane round his neck, Forty doctors and forty wrights, Cannot put Humpty Dumpty to rights!"

Print Method:

Lithograph on heavy paper stock


Very good to Overall Excellent

Size of Print:

13.5 x 10.0 cm. approximately [5 625 x 4 in.]


Notable American women, 1607-1950: A biographical dictionary. Cambridge, MA: TheBelknap Press of Harvard University Press., Wikipedia, free Encyclopedia

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