THE TALE OF HOLLY HOW: Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Berkley, (2005). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in this series of mysteries featuring Beatrix Potter, the children's author, illustrator and conservationist, set in the years between 1905, when she purchased Hill Top Farm in the village of Sawrey. In this book, she investigates the suspicious death of local shepherd Ben Hornby, a kindly man with no apparent enemies, joining forces with the victim's sheep, a trio of village cats, and the local dog Rascal to uncover the truth. SIGNED on the title page. Includes a cast of characters, research resources, recipes, a glossary, a map, and an author's note. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-425202747.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. (some toning to the pages)