The Wind in the Willows. With a Frontispiece by Graham Robertson. London: Methuen, 1908. First edition. Publisher's gilt pictorial and lettered green cloth, featuring 'Pan' among the reeds at the riverbank to upper cover, edges untrimmed. Frontispiece intact tissue guard. Scattered spotting to contents, neat ink name to head of title, endpapers browned; spine ends and corners neatly and professionally repaired and retouched, light retouching to joints. Housed in collector's box.
Overall a sharp and excellent example of this children's classic, the first edition of Grahame's enduring contribution to the shared literature of young and old. Composed originally as a sequence of letters to his son featuring the exploits of Mole, Ratty and Toad.