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Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Grahame - The Wind in the Willows - HC 1st 1st 1908 - NR
Scribners. Grahame, Kenneth - The Wind in the Willows - Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, 1908 - First American Edition / First Printing - "Published October, 1908" stated on the copyright page with no mention of later printings as required in order to denote the first printing of the first edition. Additionally the title page is printed in red and black as required. "No animal, according to the rules of animal-etiquette, is ever expected to do anything strenuous, or heroic, or even moderately active during the off-season of winter." The book has rubbing, edge wear, tanning to the spine and edges, scuffs, a name neatly penned on the front paste down and the rear joint starting. All that being said it is still square and firm, solid and presentable despite the many flaws. The frontis piece by Graham Robertson, and delicate tissue guard, are present and in nice condition. Internally the text block is free of writing or markings. This is the first American edition of this wildly popular work of children's literature. Adapted countless times for stage, theatre, musical, animations, and every conceivable form of entertainment. The Wind in the Willows was listed at #16 in the BBC's survey The Big Read. It is a safe statement to say this is one of the most important works of Children's Lit from the 20th century. All books are offered with a full 30 day postage paid return policy. All books which are in dust jackets will be mailed with a clear archival dust jacket protector fitted. Shipping costs can be combined if multiple purchases are made. Items will be packaged and shipped wi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Under The Jacket (underthejacketbooks) [Greenwood, South Carolina, US]
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