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

Description
Arthur Rackham (Illustrator) & Kenneth Grahame - The Wind in the Willows - 1968
Children's books, Illustrated - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket, 12 lovely colour plates by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by A. A. Milne - Book

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).



















Lot details
Object
Book
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
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