Tuesday, April 07, 2009

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

We can safely assume that this antique version of Peter Rabbit, illustrated by Virginia Albert and published in 1916, was not neglected. The book is in several pieces, the spine was reinforced with a primitive masking tape, and the former owner tripled the book's functionality by making it a sticker album and sketch book as well.
But the illustrations are dazzling. I can nearly tell the whole story of Peter Rabbit through the color pictures alone:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

love it.

I really enjoy reading childrens vintage books and can't throw them away either...I will be selling them at my store at etsy.com