Sale 21FL01 | Lot 127

GRAHAME, KENNETH The Wind in the Willows.

Catalogue: Fine Literature
GRAHAME, KENNETH  The Wind in the Willows.

Lot Details

Lot 127
GRAHAME, KENNETH The Wind in the Willows.
London: Methuen and Co., [1908]. First edition. Publisher's blue-green cloth with design of Pan on the upper cover, the top edge gilt, uncut, housed in a cloth slipcase. 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches; vi, 302 pp.; frontispiece by Graham Robertson. A very fine copy with only light shelfwear and a faint white spot to the upper corner, spotting to endpapers, first and last leaves, and intermittently throughout, worst at verso of frontispiece, a bookplate removed from front blank which also bears the faint signature of Ruby S. Arnold.

An attractive copy of the first edition of this classic of children's literature. The book ran to a second edition the same month of the first and went on to achieve a measure of popularity that far exceeded that of his other books, and which has endured to the present day.


C The Julius and Theodore Cohn Library

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $5,670 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $5,670 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Literature

Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10am EDT