London, South Kensington
3 July 1998
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
A Front Cover Design for "Dream Days"
inscribed 'Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard'
pen and black ink, unframed
10.5/8 x 9.5/8in. (27 x 24.5cm.)
and ten unframed pen and ink drawings from the same title (11)
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Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame, published 1930
One of these works was executed for the 1930 edition, the remaining ten were drawn for the 1954 edition.
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