1908 Methuen. 302 pp.No jacket, Frontispiece by Graham Robertson. (8vo) publisher's gilt-decorated blue-green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Housed in a custom morocco-backed box. First Edition. Light wear to edges; several pages opened roughly with the edges professionally mended with Japanese tissue; very good. The classic children’s tale written as bedtime stories to be told to the author’s son, featuring Toad, Rat, Mole and Badger who act, talk and philosophize like human beings. The hinges have been reinforced/ mended with removable archival tape.