copyright 1913; Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; front inside cover (under dust jacket flap) had original owner's name and dated "Xmas 1947"; dust jacket is very rough with some missing pieces - see pics; not illustrated, other than the title pages and dust jacket.
The Delightful Adventures of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad of Toad Hall. Double title Page illustrated with Toad -in his Motor Car-Blue cover with "A Thrushwood Book" on the front and spine with dark lettering.- " One of the most celebrated works of classic literature for children-Meet little Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant Toad. Over one hundred years since their first appearance in 1908, they've become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity, folly, and friendship. And their misadventures-in gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their Wild Wood-continue to capture readers' imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up. Begun as a series of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son, The Wind in the Willows is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie.