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The Golden Age Signed Limited Edition Being Number 20 of just 275 Worldwide 1928 – Thus First Edition Book
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd, 1928. The First Edition has for sale this stunning Kenneth Grahame book, The Golden Age, which is the very rare signed limited edition book, signed by author Kenneth Grahame and illustrator, EH Sheppard and published by John Lane The Bodley Head [London]. This large paper edition is printed on specially made rag paper.____All the books in this special signed limited edition have been numbered and signed by author Kenneth Grahame (responsible for writing The Wind in the Willows) and illustrator, EH Sheppard (famously responsible for illustrating the Winnie the Pooh books). This book has the very low number of just 20 of 275 books, making this book very rare and desirable.____The original vellum spine with gilt lettering over the original green marbled boards are in Very Good condition with slight discolouration to the spine and a dark patch to the bottom of the spine. Otherwise, an extremely clean and attractive set of boards for this very rare signed first edition book____There are 166 numbered pages, top edge gilt remaining pages untrimmed, as required. The pages are in Near Fine condition with slight age toning to the edges, but with all pages being mostly very clean and tightly bound in. It does not appear that this book has been read much, if at all.____This is a very attractive, collectable and rare low run issue of this signed limited edition book, The Golden Age, which has been beautifully illustrated throughout by EH Sheppard.. Signed by Author and Illustrator. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by E.H. Shepard.
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