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    Kenneth Grahame. [Ernest Shepard, illustrator]. Pair of John Lane Books. London: [1928-1930]. First editions with Shepard illustrations, large-paper issues, limited and signed.

    More Information: Kenneth Grahame. [Ernest Shepard, illustrator]. The Golden Age. London: John Lane, [1928]. First edition with Shepard illustrations, large paper issue, limited to 275 copies, of which this is number 263, and signed by the author and illustrator. [Together with:] Dream Days. London: John Lane, [1930]. First edition with Shepard illustrations, large paper issue, limited to 275 copies, of which this is number 205, and signed by the author and illustrator. Together, two volumes; octavo. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Publisher's quarter-vellum over marbled paper-covered boards; spines lettered in gilt; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; in original gray paper slipcases with printed paper labels with limitation numbers written in manuscript. Backstrips very lightly soiled; touch of wear to the spine gilt. Some offsetting to endpapers; two bookplates in Dream Days. Slipcases lightly worn; spine panel seemingly renewed on The Golden Age; paper labels slightly tanned; The Golden Age rear face foxed. Near fine. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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