1915 The Golden Age
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Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
'The Golden Age' was Grahame's first collection of stories, which he had previously been publishing in London periodicals. First published in 1895, it is considered a classic of its genre. It takes its foundation as the culture and myth of Ancient Greece, which Grahame using characters from mythology throughout the work. The original publication was not illustrated; it was reissued in 1899 with Maxfield Parrish's illustrations in black and white.
Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a British writer, most widely known for 'The Wind in the Willows' and 'The Reluctant Dragon'.
Illustrated by Robert James Enraught-Moony (1879-1946), a British painter.
With nineteen plates in colour. Collated, complete.
In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Gift inscription to the front endpaper, which is a little offset. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are uncut and with just the odd spot, but otherwise clean.
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