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GRAHAME, Kenneth; BRANSOM, Paul (illus.)

The Wind in the Willows.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913 Stock Code: 122601
£2,500.00
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First illustrated edition, rare in the dust jacket. The classic work was first published in 1908, illustrated only with a frontispiece. It is published for the first time here with illustrations accompanying the text, by American artist Paul Bransom.

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Description

Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine in gilt and to front cover in red and black on a white background, gilt, green, and blue illustrated design to front cover, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece with tissue guard, 9 colour plates, all by Bransom.

Condition

Gift inscription to binder's blank. A little bit of rubbing to extremities, some pages unopened, a few spots to text block, light rubbing to top edge, loss to fore-edge of p. 3 not affecting text, 5 cm rip to top corner p. 117. A very good, bright copy in the chipped and lightly soiled jacket, loss to spine ends, short closed tears and wear to extremities.

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