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The Wind in the Willows. Introduction by A. A. Milne. Limited Numbered Edition in Leather Fine Binding.
New York, Heritage Press, For The Limited Editions Club, 1940 1st US edition Numbered 1371/2020. Hardback, Tall 8vo. 11.5 x 8 inches. Full green morocco leather binding with raised banding and gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In green cloth hard card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with near fine slipcase. SC some slight handling and rubbing to corners. Lovely leather binding, cover clean and smart. Inside pages all clean and tight. No inscriptions or marks. Signed and numbered on last page by publishing supervisor Brian Rogers. A stunning copy. 245pp. Illustrated with 16 full-page colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Precedes 1st English edition (1950). This was Rackham’s final work.
Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop [United Kingdom]

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