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Beatrix Potter is one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902) she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs Tiggy-winkle, Mr Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood.A source of inspiration was the Lake District where she lived for the last thirty years of her life as a farmer and conservationist.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
In the time of swords and periwigs and full-skirted coats with flowered lappets - when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold-laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta - there lived a tailor in Gloucester. He sat in the window of a little shop in Westgate Street, cross-legged on a table, from morning till dark.
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Book Description Warne, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0723205949
Book Description Warne, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110723205949
Book Description Warne, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0723205949