First E. H. Shepard illustrated edition. Signed limited edition. Publisher's original grey paper covered boards, green cloth spine with white paper label printed in black. Illustrated with line drawings by E. H. Shepard throughout the text and a large folding map of Toad Hall and surrounding area at the rear. An attractive better than very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little wear at the corners. The label to the spine remains intact with light toning. The contents with the occasional finger mark or spot to the untrimmed edges are otherwise, clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Spare spine label tipped in at the rear, as called for.
Limited to only 200 copies of which this is hand numbered 178 and signed by Kenneth Grahame and E. H. Shepard on the limitation page. A bright and attractive example of the most collectable of illustrated Wind In The Willows, offered here in it's most desirable form. A smaller format unsigned trade edition was published simultaneously.
Stock code: 16424