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Kenneth Grahame
VRARE 1908 FIRST EDITION - The Wind In The Willows - Kenneth Grahame - 1st Print Incredibly Rare True UK 1st/1st VG + Ultra Rare DJ
London: 1908. Please see my description. The Wind In The Willows By Kenneth Grahame Methuen & Co : London 1908 1st Edition / 1st Printing **Scarce 1908 Original DJ** **Incredibly Rare / Highly Sought After** For sale i have an extremely RARE true UK 1st Edition / 1st Printing of the iconic children's classic 'The Wind In The Willows'. Published in 1908 by Methuen this is the original with a limited number of 1st printings ever published. These books rarely turn up for sale fetching thousands when they do and that is without a dust jacket. This one has a good original example of the second issue / state DJ with the price of 7/6 net. If the jacket had the price of 6/ net ( the 1st state) it would have a price tag upwards of £40000 i think the last recorded one sold for £44000. Apart from the price the jacket is identical and basically neither are hardly ever seen. Overall a really nice example of this absolute treasure RARE in it's own right, virtually never seen with an original DJ. The book is bound in the publishers original decorative cloth covers with bright gilt titles and decoration showing toad and friends. The covers present well with a little marking only and a hint of sunning to the spine. Light bumping to the odd corner but on the whole one of the much better examples out there and there really aren't many. Internally the book is in about very good order, all original and complete. Neat inscription to the ffep with rough cut pages throughout as should be. Frontis piece and the tissue guard in good order with the frontis just tugging away slightly. The back of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: orston_books [orston, United Kingdom]
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