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The Wind in the Willows (The Gateway Library Series)

The Wind in the Willows (The Gateway Library Series)

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The Wind in the Willows (The Gateway Library Series)

by Grahame, Kenneth

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Thirty-Ninth Edition. Publishers blue cloth boards with gilt author name to front, gilt titles to spine. Gilt top edge. Binding tight and boards clean. Minor rubbing to spine ends and corners, small dint to spine front edge. Previous owner inscription to front endpaper. Content clean. First two pages of publishers catalogue uncut with small tear to edge of page. Jacket not clipped, spine sunned, splits to front flap fold, spine edge and corners. Not ex-library. 302 pp plus 8 page publishers catalogue at back. All books are individually described. All overseas orders are sent airmail by Royal Mail International Tracked.

Synopsis

The Wind in the Willows is a classic children's book by Kenneth Grahame, published in 1908. The story follows the adventures of four animal friends - Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad - as they explore the English countryside, battle against weasels and stoats, and learn about the value of friendship, loyalty, and the joys of a simple life. Through their adventures, the characters discover the importance of home and the pleasures of a peaceful existence. With its charming characters, vivid descriptions of nature, and timeless themes, The Wind in the Willows remains a beloved classic today.

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On Nov 6 2004, H. M. Smith (used books) said:
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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
002355
Title
The Wind in the Willows (The Gateway Library Series)
Author
Grahame, Kenneth
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Fair
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1932
Pages
302
Weight
0.00 lbs

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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
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....
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...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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