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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1609933
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1950. Almost very good condition.

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. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. Spine faded, with damp stain also affecting rear board. Smudged erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Contents generally clean.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1507665
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition.

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. Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. 12 lovely colour plates plus 15 line illustrations in the text. 178 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers, mainly to rear cover and spine. A little rubbing to gilt title on spine. Surface paper damage to pastedowns from removal of tape. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Some light foxing to contents. One page corner creased. All plates present.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Paul Bransom.
Stock no. 1406468
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1913. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine; gilt titles and small picture to front cover. Frontis + 11 other plates. 302 pages. Top edge is gilt, other edges untrimmed. Spine bumped and worn with small splits to cloth. Corners bumped and rubbed. Writing and pencil marks to front cover. Marks to rear cover. Couple of small bumps to covers. Endpapers browned. Small area of loss to bottom of front pastedown. Rear joint beginning to crack. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Erased pencil doodles to several pages and verso of some plates. Foxing and some marks including some to margins of plates. Crease to top corner of one page. Gilt edge is scratched.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Graham Robertson.
Stock no. 1406303
Published by Methuen & Co.. 7th 1913. Almost very good condition.

The original edition of this much-loved classic about life on the River Bank. Just one illustration - a b/w frontis by Robertson. Dark green cloth, gilt decorations to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 302 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split to cloth at rear of spine. Marks to rear cover. Both joints beginning to crack. Light foxing mainly to prelims and page edges. Some light fingering. Light horizontal crease to middle of last 40 pages - possibly a binding fault. Bookmark a little frayed at the end.

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THE RIVER BANK AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 1506776
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. This edition produced for The Book People. ISBN: 0744544300. Tiny bump to lower edge of front cover. Dustwrapper ever so slightly edge worn with small label to bottom corner of rear panel.

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THE RIVER BANK AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 2122396
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0744544300. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1316232
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with black title label and gilt title to spine. Plain endpapers. 12 Colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Spine slightly bumped. Small gold address label to front free-endpaper and old tape mark to same page. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1406051
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. Spine slightly bumped. Contents very good. Wrapper is very slightly edge rubbed. Contained in a slipcase that is a little browne.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1405677
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A handsome new edition with the characters sensitively portrayed and the action evocatively and faithfully depicted by the 1963 winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Colour plates plus b/w line drawings. Pale green boards. Gilt title to spine. 240 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. ISBN: 0722657463. A little bumping to spine and top of front board. Small mark to bottom of text block. Contents are excellent. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed. Contained in a pictorial slipcase which has bumped corners. Top and bottom are a little grubby.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1812288
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, with black title label and gilt title to spine. 12 Colour plates. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Boards clean. Neat christening inscription in silver ink to green front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label to lower corner of front flap and is lightly creased.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Paul Bransom.
Stock no. 2120888
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine; black titles and small picture to front cover. Frontis + 11 other plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Some uncut page edges, that are foxed, with browning. A few margin marks, also a few small page margin tears.

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THE RIVER BANK AND OTHER STORIES FROM THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 2120858
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. This edition produced for The Book People. ISBN: 0744544300. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; spine is faded; light edge-creasing.

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