The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Illus by E. H. Shepard. 38th Edition
The talented Ernest Shepard had become well known with his illustrations of A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh series. He was then asked to illustrate Kenneth Grahame’s, The Wind in the Willows. His delightful illustrations of anthropomorphic characters in this novel remain classic favourites. This copy is in good condition and a collectable item.
Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine and illustrations on the cover. There are some marks on the cover and the edges have minimal wear. Map end papers are clean and free from signatures – small sticker on front paste down. Presentation label dated 1932 on front free page. Some foxing on the edges of the pages. The contents are generally clean. First five pages have a black mark on the lower edge. The bindings are tight. 312 printed pages with 8 pages of publishers advertisements. 8vo.