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Folio Society THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Centenary Ed. - Kenneth Grahame & Sandwyk
2008. "A collector's edition celebrating the 100th anniversary of its publication." Folio Society THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Centenary Ed. - by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated, signed and numbered by Charles van Sandwyk Strictly limited to 1,000 numbered copies PUBLISHED BY Folio Society, London Handbound in quarter vellum, blocked on the spine in 22-carat gold, with vellum tips and paper sides blocked in three shades of metallic foil. Each copy contains a limitation spread with a tipped-in etching, hand-printed under the artist's supervision and signed by him with the limitation number. A wealth of new llustrations have been created by Charles van Sandwyk, and the book now contains 16 colour plates, all tipped in by hand, with gold edges and exquisite gold borders. . Forty new pen-and-ink drawings have been added, including chapter heads and tails, as well as charming hand-drawn captions. New endpapers showing an architectural plan of Toad Hall have been printed by letterpress. The calligraphy has been printed letterpress by the Logan Press. Gilded top edge, 280 pages. Book size: 13" x 9¾". Presented in a cloth-bound solander box with gilt lettered title label. CONDITION DESCRIPTION: This book is in like new and unread condition, clean inside pages, tight bindings, firm hardcover. The set will be a great addition to your family library SHIPPING / HANDLING: Book(s) will be handled/packed very safely, and shipped via USPS media mail with delivery confirmation. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
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