GRAHAME, Kenneth. SHEPARD, E.H. ~ The Wind in the Willows.
First Shepard edition. 111/200 COPIES printed on Large Paper and signed by the author and artist, line-drawings throughout, including a folding-map at the end by E.H. Shepard, Pp. [viii], 312, 4to., original quarter mid green buckram, printed label (a spare label tipped-in at the end), pale grey boards, bookplate, owner’s name on lower outer corner of the front pastedown, untrimmed, with the very bright original dustjacket, with a tiny closed and repaired tear to top of spine edge. Booklabel and ownership inscription (dated 21/6/1963 of Alex Bridge.
The book was originally published in 1908 but this was the first edition with illustrations that Kenneth Grahame approved and the only edition he signed. It is also the way most people remember the book.