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The Wind in the Willows. With an Introduction by A. A. Milne & Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1940 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial title block to front, inner dentelles, floral endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With 16 colour illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Limited edition of 2,020 copies. Rackham had been asked to illustrate the first edition of 1908 but was unable to accept the commission. He deeply regretted the decision, but just before his death he was able to illustrate this Limited Editions Club edition.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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