Dream Days. Kenneth Grahame.
Dream Days

Dream Days

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1902. First edition thus. Hardcover. 8vo. [4], 227, [2], [5] (pages of publisher's advertisements) pp. Green cloth with gold, black, and green decorations on the front board, red and black lettering on the front board, gold lettering on the spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated with a frontispiece, a pictorial title page, decorated endpapers and pastedowns, and eight plates by Maxfield Parrish. Holland and Congdon-Martin 20. A beautiful copy of the first illustrated edition of Dream Days. Grahame was a beloved children's author famous for writing The Wind in the Willows. His Dream Days contain eight short tales of fantastical adventures and daring deeds. Parrish's drawings of the reluctant dragon, brave knights, and fierce pirates add another dimension to Grahame's delightful childhood tales. Near Fine. Item #00009935

Near Fine with a bit of rubbing to the corners and a 1909 Christmas gift inscription on the half title page.

Price: $350.00