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The Golden Age

BOOKS OF WONDER

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Product Information

Era:

Antique; 19th century

Condition:

Fair; missing two plates, top of spine torn, wear to edges

Country of Origin:

USA

Materials:

hardcover

Size:

8" L x 6" W

Why We Love This

The Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame. London and New York: John Lane, 1899. Gilt cloth hardcover. Near fine condition. Maxfield Parish (illustrator). First Edition. Quarto. Green buckram with gilt. Top edge of leaves trimmed in gilt, other edges rough cut. 252 pp, plus advertisements. 17 black-and-white plates by Parrish, missing two plates. Top of spine torn, wear to edges. Tight clean copy. Grahame's classic rendering of childhood, featuring fittingly surreal illustrations from Parrish.
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Why We Love This

The Golden Age by Kenneth Grahame. London and New York: John Lane, 1899. Gilt cloth hardcover. Near fine condition. Maxfield Parish (illustrator). First Edition. Quarto. Green buckram with gilt. Top edge of leaves trimmed in gilt, other edges rough cut. 252 pp, plus advertisements. 17 black-and-white plates by Parrish, missing two plates. Top of spine torn, wear to edges. Tight clean copy. Grahame's classic rendering of childhood, featuring fittingly surreal illustrations from Parrish.

About BOOKS OF WONDER

Founded in 1980, Books of Wonder is New York City's largest and oldest children's bookstore and the city's leading specialist in children's literature. A significant feature at Books of Wonder is the extensive collection of old, rare and first edition titles — many signed by the author or illustrator — all available for purchase. Books of Wonder is also one of the nation's leading dealers in original children's book art. We offer a wide range of services via our store.