Category: Modern First Editions

THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS Stock code: 14100


London: Elkin Mathews 1903


Fourth printing of the 1899 first edition. Publisher's original paper-covered boards with beige coarse cloth spine. Titles stamped in black to to the upper board and printed in black to a paper label on the spine. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with light wear to the corners and some toning to the board edges and spine label. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. With the ownership signature (dated 1949) and posthumous ex-libris bookplate of the author, scholar and Cambridge University professor Helena Mennie Shire to the front endpaper. Other than a few foxing spots to the prelims the pages are clean and bright throughout.