The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter, Hardback published by F. Warne & Company, 1992. Reproduced from All original art work of Beatrix Potter.
The Tailor of Gloucester
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First edition cover
Author Beatrix Potter
Illustrator Beatrix Potter
Genre Children's literature
Publisher Frederick Warne & Co.
Media type Print (hardcover)
Preceded by The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
Followed by The Tale of Benjamin Bunny
The Tailor of Gloucester is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by the grateful mice he rescues from his cat and was based on a real world incident involving a tailor and his assistants.