The Wind in the Willows.New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913 Stock Code: 122601
NotesFirst 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.
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.
Colour frontispiece with tissue guard, 9 colour plates, all by Bransom.
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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