The Wind In The Willows
The Wind In The Willows

GRAHAME, Kenneth (author). E.H. SHEPARD (illustrator). The Wind In The Willows.

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GRAHAME, Kenneth (author). E.H. SHEPARD (illustrator). The Wind In The Willows. London; Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1967.

8vo. Original sage green linson boards lettered and decorated in gilt to spine, pictorial map endpapers, top edges yellow, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-284 + [i]; with 8 exquisite, full bleed, coloured plates printed in vivid matt colours alongside drawings in line; externally and internally very good and clean, without inscription, protected by an attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (25s) with corner crease to flap; some overall dusting and rubbing; nicking, small tears and mild abrasion to spine ends; light foxing to spine, and small staining to reverse.
Early edition to include Shepard's coloured plates which were drawn to accompany the host of iconic line drawings which are so integral to the popularity of this work. The book first appeared in this format in 1959.