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Arthur Rackham (Illustrator) & Kenneth Grahame - The Wind in the Willows - 1968

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Children's books, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket, 12 lovely colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne - Book

Object: Book (More lots)
Number of Books: 1
Subject: Children's books, Illustrated
Author/ Illustrator: Arthur Rackham (Illustrator) & Kenneth Grahame
Book Title: The Wind in the Willows
Condition: Good
Publication year oldest item: 1968
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Language: English
Original language: Yes
Publisher: Methuen
Binding/ Material: Hardback
Extras: 12 lovely colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne, Dust jacket
Number of pages: 178
Dimensions: 24×16 cm

With 12 lovely colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne - plus original dust jacket

The last book to be illustrated by Rackham. Grahame himself originally approached Rackham to illustrate his book but at that time it could not be managed. It was thirty years later that Rackham finally consented. The pictures were finished just as World War II broke out and were originally published in America by the Limited Editions Club.

Description
This nice and lovely edition of ‘The Wind in the Willows’ features 12 lovely colour plates including frontispiece by Arthur Rackham. 15 line drawings. An introduction by A. A. Milne. Published by Methuen, London, 1968. Hardcover edition with illustrated dust jacket. Publisher’s original emerald green cloth covers, gilt title and author block lettering to the spine.

Book Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 2.5cm & Number of Pages: 178.

Condition
The book in good+ condition. Solid and well-bound book. Light tears to top edges of dust jacket. No writing or inscription. Firm and strong binding, bright and clean plates and text (please see pictures).



















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  • Book arrived quickly and well packaged BUT fold-out coloured map is missing despite this being in the 'item description'. I feel seller has been misleading by not saying this and am annoyed!

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    I can't understand why you are annoyed?
    I really have no idea about any fold-out map within the books. I have only mentioned in the 'item description' (coloured map, showing the region of his labours) and this map is existed in the book. This is an excellent item, and no need for me to mislead any buyer.

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