London: Methuen & Co. . Limited edition, one of 500 copies, this copy out-of-series and presented to George Macy. 4to. Color frontispiece and 11 color plates, mounted on letterpress leaves. Original white sheep, gilt-lettered on spine, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; original publisher's slipcase with printed paper title label. Front joint slightly split at top, head of spine slightly chipped, internally bright and fresh. Item #401563
A wonderful association copy of this deluxe edition, published as the 100th edition of Grahame's classic book, and here presented to Limited Editions Club founder George Macy. A fitting tribute to Macy, as Rackham's illustrations to this work originally appeared in the LEC edition of 1940.