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The Wind in the Willows: first American edition 1908 by Kenneth Grahame - 1st Edition - 1908 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 005299)

The Wind in the Willows: first American edition 1908

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The Wind in the Willows: first American edition 1908

by Kenneth Grahame

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Very Good/No Jacket
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. W. Graham Robertson. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1908, first edition, first printing. Frontispiece by W. Grahame Robertson. (8vo) original gilt lettered green cloth, top edge gilt. For edge and bottom page edges are deckled. First American Edition.First American edition of Grahame's classic children's tales and one of the most popular children's books of the 20th century. No Dust Jacket, Precedes the English edition by four days.Light wear to cloth with toning to edges and spine, some rubbing to joints and extremities; ownership signature at top corner of front free endpaper; very good.

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Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005299
Title
The Wind in the Willows: first American edition 1908
Author
Kenneth Grahame
Illustrator
W. Graham Robertson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1908
Pages
302
Keywords
Children's book, Graham Greene classic
Bookseller catalogs
Rare and Collectible;
Size
12mo - over 6 - 7\" tall

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14 day return guarantee, if an item arrives not described as stated. with full refund after receiving item back, return shipping not included. We will ship priority at our desecration within U.S. Priority only out in continental U.S.

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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Cloth
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