London: Methuen & Co., 1929. | Christie's" /> MILNE, Alan Alexander. <I>Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind the in Willows."</I> London: Methuen & Co., 1929. | Christie's
  • Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 94

    MILNE, Alan Alexander. Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind the in Willows." London: Methuen & Co., 1929.

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    MILNE, Alan Alexander. Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind the in Willows." London: Methuen & Co., 1929.

    4o. Original cloth-backed boards, paper label on front cover, uncut, some leaves unopened (covers slightly bowed, light dust soiling along edges); dust jacket (some minor soiling, a few short tears and chips).
    LIMITED EDITION, number 121 of 200 copies printed on handmade paper and signed by Milne and Grahame.

    [With:] MILNE. Toad of Toad Hall. A Play from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind the in Willows." London: Methuen & Co., 1929. 8o. Original cloth, gilt-stamped with frog on front cover, gilt-lettered on spine; dust jacket (some soiling a few chips along edges). Provenance: Louis B. Grabowsky (bookplate, presentation inscription from the author). FIRST EDITION, trade issue, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Milne on the title-page: "A.A. Milne (for Louis Grabowksy)". (2)


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