A.A. Milne – THE COMPLETE WINNIE-THE-POOH ~ Comprising: When We Were Very Young, Winnie The Pooh, Now We Are Six and The House At Pooh Corner – All first edition, first printings 1924-7 – Methuen

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A.A. Milne – THE COMPLETE WINNIE-THE-POOH ~ Comprising: When We Were Very Young, Winnie The Pooh, Now We Are Six and The House At Pooh Corner – All first edition, first printings 1924-7 – Methuen

£12,500.00

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£12,500.00

A set of all four Winnie-The -Pooh first edition, first printings published by Methuen between 1924 and 1927. Comprising: ‘When We Were Very Young’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1924. A very good book with some rubbing to the edges. One name and date to the front pastedown, with removal of a bookplate to the front endpaper evident. First issue without ‘ix’ on the contents page. In a first issue wrapper which has some light chipping to the head of the spine and a small repair to the foot of the spine. Some light loss to the corners. Containing the first appearance of Winnie-The-Pooh. ‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1926. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some spotting to the page edges. Very clean internally. In the first issue dust wrapper which has a couple of light internal repairs to the spine tips. Some rubbing to the corners and a little light loss. Some browning to the spine in places. A few light stains to the front panel. Rare. ‘The House At Pooh Corner’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A near fine book. One small name and date to the half-title. Some off-setting to end-papers. In a near fine unclipped wrapper without loss. Complete with original flyers for the exhibition for E H Shepard’s original drawings and Christopher Robin’s Calendar. ‘Now We Are Six’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some browning to the endpapers. Some rubbing to the edges and spine tips. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with a small repair to the head of the spine, light browning to spine and some rubbing to the corners and a little loss. A very bright and attractive set of the true first printings and scarce as such.


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A set of all four Winnie-The -Pooh first edition, first printings published by Methuen between 1924 and 1927. Comprising: ‘When We Were Very Young’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1924. A very good book with some rubbing to the edges. One name and date to the front pastedown, with removal of a bookplate to the front endpaper evident. First issue without ‘ix’ on the contents page. In a first issue wrapper which has some light chipping to the head of the spine and a small repair to the foot of the spine. Some light loss to the corners. Containing the first appearance of Winnie-The-Pooh. ‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1926. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some spotting to the page edges. Very clean internally. In the first issue dust wrapper which has a couple of light internal repairs to the spine tips. Some rubbing to the corners and a little light loss. Some browning to the spine in places. A few light stains to the front panel. Rare. ‘The House At Pooh Corner’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A near fine book. One small name and date to the half-title. Some off-setting to end-papers. In a near fine unclipped wrapper without loss. Complete with original flyers for the exhibition for E H Shepard’s original drawings and Christopher Robin’s Calendar. ‘Now We Are Six’ – A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1928. A near fine book without inscriptions. Some browning to the endpapers. Some rubbing to the edges and spine tips. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with a small repair to the head of the spine, light browning to spine and some rubbing to the corners and a little loss. A very bright and attractive set of the true first printings and scarce as such.