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GOLDEN AGE by  KENNETH GRAHAME - from Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. and Biblio.co.uk

GOLDEN AGE

by GRAHAME, KENNETH

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SHEPARD, ERNEST H.. GRAHAME,KENNETH. GOLDEN AGE. NY: Dodd Mead, no date, circa 1953. 8vo (5 3/4 x 8"), pictorial cloth, Fine in dust wrapper chipped at spine ends. This edition is printed from new plates and is illustrated by E.H. Shepard WITH A COMPLETELY NEW SERIES OF PICTURES just for this edition.

Looking back to those days of old, ere the gate shut behind me, I can see now that to children with a proper equipment of parents these things would have worn a different aspect. But to those whose nearest were aunts and uncles, a special attitude of mind may be allowed. They treated us, indeed, with kindness enough as to the needs of the flesh, but after that with indifference (an indifference, as I recognise, the result of a certain stupidity), and therewith the commonplace conviction that your child is merely animal.




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