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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows, introduction by A. A. Milne. London: Methuen & Co., 1951. 4° (298 x 236mm). Half title, 12 coloured plates, illustrations, one additional illustration loosely inserted, by Arthur Rackham (unobtrusive offsetting from frontispiece onto title, outer fore-edges very lightly browned). Original cream calf, top edges gilt, others uncut. Provenance: bookplate on pastedown. Hundredth edition, NUMBER 8 OF 500 COPIES printed on handmade paper.

    Price Realised  

    GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows, introduction by A. A. Milne. London: Methuen & Co., 1951. 4° (298 x 236mm). Half title, 12 coloured plates, illustrations, one additional illustration loosely inserted, by Arthur Rackham (unobtrusive offsetting from frontispiece onto title, outer fore-edges very lightly browned). Original cream calf, top edges gilt, others uncut. Provenance: bookplate on pastedown. Hundredth edition, NUMBER 8 OF 500 COPIES printed on handmade paper.


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