"ONE OF THE MOST ENDEARING BOOKS EVER WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN": First Edition of Grahame's The Wind in the Willows
London: Methuen and Co 1908.
First edition of the beloved children’s novel, which author A.A. Milne once referred to as a “household book,” “one of the classic read-aloud books that should not be missed by any family” (Silvey). Octavo, original gilt-stamped pictorial green cloth, top edge gilt. In fine condition with a touch of shelfwear. Housed in a custom half morocco and chemise box. An exceptional example, uncommon in this condition.
Price: $9,800.00 Item Number: 119162
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons c. 1920.
Finely bound example of the author of Wind and the Willows, Kenneth Grahame’s collection of short stories for children. Small octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over cloth covered boards with gilt tooling to the spine, morocco spine label lettered in gilt, engraved frontispiece, top edge gilt. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 111086