Lot 142 of 350:
The Wind in the Willows Illustrated by Rackham  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,080
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Wind in the Willows
Author:
Grahame, Kenneth
Place:
London
Publisher:
Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Date:
[1951]
Description:

Introduction by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including 12 tipped-in color plates on captioned white paper. (4to) 30x23 cm (11¾x9"), original full white sheep leather, spine gilt-lettered, top edge gilt, other edges uncut; original slipcase with printed paper label. "100th Edition." Limited Edition, no. 472 of 500 copies on hand-made paper.

With the decorative bookplate of Margaret Jones Price. Quite scarce in the original binding which is prone to wear and soiling. The final Rackham limited edition, posthumously published.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear and soiling to slipcase and label, light soiling to boards with rubbing to extremities; light toning to endpapers; very good or better volume in very good slipcase.
 
Item number:
286306a
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