Lot 561

GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932). The Wind in the Willows, London, 1908, original cloth. Second edition. With 9 other books. (10)

Estimate: £150 - £250
Hammer price: £300
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932).  The Wind in the Willows. London: Methuen and Co., October 1908. 8vo (190 x 125mm). Half title, frontispiece by Graham Robertson (some mainly marginal spotting and staining). Original blue pictorial cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed, a little bumped). The second edition, published in the same year and month as the first. With 9 other books including Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (New York, McLoughlin Brothers, [n.d.], chromolithographed frontispiece, original coloured pictorial paper boards), A. A. Milne's Now We Are Six (London, 1927, original red pictorial cloth, some wear to upper cover), the same author's The House at Pooh Corner (London, 1928, original pink pictorial cloth gilt), the same author's Birthday Party and Other Stories (London, 1949, original cloth, dust-jacket, torn with some loss) and Gavin Maxwell's Ring of Bright Water (London, 1960, original cloth, dust-jacket), the last four all FIRST EDITIONS. (10) 

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