GRAHAME, Kenneth (author). E.H. SHEPARD (illustrator). The Wind In The Willows. London; Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1966.
8vo. Original sage green linson boards lettered and decorated in gilt to spine, pictorial map endpapers, 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 near fine, with only minor fading to spine, internally excellent, without inscription, protected by a very attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (25s) with just light foxing to spine.
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. First published in this format in 1959.