THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.

Methuen Children's Books. London.,1971.

FIRST COLOUR SHEPARD EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.5 x 6.4 inches). Originally published in 1931, Shepard coloured his own line illustrations for this edition. He also at the same time coloured his illustrations for the Winnie the Pooh books of A. A. Milne. A fine clean copy in fine leather binding. Recent full dark green morocco, spine with five raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. Original colour map endapers bound in at front. A lovely copy of this classic book.:.

Item #8180

Price: £450.00