She was commissioned to write this book by Frederick Warne and Company
, Potter's publishers, having established herself as a Potter admirer by talks, an anniversary New York Times article, and her friendship with Leslie Linder
The first to decipher her handwriting code was the Potter scholar Leslie Linder
, who also published a fine book on her art.
Godden, Rumer. A House with Four Rooms. Macmillan, 1989.
bequeathed his extensive collection of BP
's papers, paintings, and first editions to the National Trust
. The trust holds its Potter manuscripts at Near Sawrey in the Lake District; others are...