Kenneth Grahame book The Golden Age is for sale from The First Edition. Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age was published by John Lane The Bodley Head in 1904. The Golden Age book was first published by The Bodley Head in 1895. This Kenneth Grahame children’s book is a collection of childhood reminiscences.
The Golden Age front board, back board and spine are all decorated in black and within a black border. The Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age original attractive decorated yellow binding are in Very Good condition with light marks and darkening to the spine.
The Golden Age book has its plain white endpapers, half title page, a one-page advertisement to the front of the book for other books by Kenneth Grahame, the Title Page with the date of 1904, the Copyright Page noting this as the seventeenth edition and “Copyrighted in the United States”, the Contents Page, and a two-page prologue entitled Prologue The Olympians.
The Golden Age has 196 numbered pages, all edges untrimmed as required, which are in overall Very Good condition with spotting and age toning confined to the edges and only noticeable when the book is closed; and the advertisement pages to the end of the book slightly crudely opened with small loss. The pages are extremely clean and tightly bound in.
Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age Seventeenth U.S. Edition Book 1904