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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows. London: Methuen, 1908. 8° (185 x 125mm). Frontispiece by Graham Robertson, tissue guard (preliminaries spotted and with light offsetting, endpapers browned). Publisher's blue-green cloth gilt, designs on upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, other edges uncut (some faint waterstaining to lower cover, 1/2" bump to upper cover, light edge/corner wear). FIRST EDITION OF GRAHAME'S MASTERPIECE, WHICH THIS YEAR CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY.

    Price Realised  

    GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows. London: Methuen, 1908. 8° (185 x 125mm). Frontispiece by Graham Robertson, tissue guard (preliminaries spotted and with light offsetting, endpapers browned). Publisher's blue-green cloth gilt, designs on upper cover and spine, top edges gilt, other edges uncut (some faint waterstaining to lower cover, 1/2" bump to upper cover, light edge/corner wear). FIRST EDITION OF GRAHAME'S MASTERPIECE, WHICH THIS YEAR CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY.


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