This inscribed copy of The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-winkle offered at Greenslade Taylor Hunt on November 2 sold at £1300.

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In now slightly faded brown ink, it was inscribed “Muriel Blackwell with love from Beatrix Potter. Sept 8th 05” and it sold at £1300.

As the book is listed as having being published in October of that year, it was presumably one of those sent out earlier as gifts to friends.