The Mark Ottignon Collection of Beatrix Potter books, manuscripts, photographs, figurines, ceramics, artwork and other collectables is to be sold by auction on the 27th of February 2013 in Bloomsbury Auctions' London rooms

Key Collectable Areas

The main areas of collecting interest covered by the Mark Ottignon Beatrix Potter Collection:

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  • Books & Related Items

    From the very rare privately printed true first editions of Peter Rabbit and Tailor of Gloucester to foreign-language editions and modern reworkings, with bookshelf sets, painting books, play editions and many more...

  • Figurines and other Ceramics

    Rare figurines of many of the Peter Rabbit characters, including highly collectable studies of 'Duchess' and Peter Rabbit himself...plus Potter-inspired ceramics, giftware, biscuit tins and a wide variety of other eclectic items...

  • Toys, Commerical Art, &c.

    A wide range of collectable works, including a sought-after & rare early Steiff Peter Rabbit, remarkably good-condition early papier-mâché dolls, promotional artwork, dolls, cutlery and miscellaneous other items...

Collection Highlights

A selection of rare, valuable or just more unusual & intriguing items from the Mark Ottignon Beatrix Potter Collection:

Collection News & Updates

These are the latest articles, posts and updates by Bloomsbury Auctions regarding the Beatrix Potter Collection:

  • Children’s Books Auction

    JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will be holding another sale to include a strong section of children’s books and collectables

  • Ottignon Auction Report

    Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

    The Beatrix Potter Collection of Mark Ottignon went “under the hammer” on Wednesday 27th of February…

  • Figurine Bases

    Images of the bases from a selection of the Beswick Beatrix Potter figurines featuring in the Mark Ottignon Collection