A.A. Milne – Winnie The Pooh – Quartet of First Editions with presentation copy of ‘When We Were Very Young’ included

A.A. Milne – Winnie The Pooh – Quartet of First Editions with presentation copy of ‘When We Were Very Young’ included

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A.A. Milne – Winnie The Pooh – Quartet of First Editions with presentation copy of ‘When We Were Very Young’ included

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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 near fine book with some rubbing to the edges. No inscriptions. First issue without ‘ix’ on the contents page. This is a ‘Presentation Copy’ In a first issue wrapper which has some very light rubbing to the head of the spine and to the edges. Joyce Whalley’s copy with her name in pencil to the top of the front flap. Wholly was curator at the V and A. 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. Very clean internally. In the first issue dust wrapper which has a little pushing to the spine tips. Some rubbing to the corners and a little light loss. Two 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 closed tear to the head of the front panel, light browning to spine and some rubbing to the corners and a little loss to corners.
A near fine set now housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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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 near fine book with some rubbing to the edges. No inscriptions. First issue without ‘ix’ on the contents page. This is a ‘Presentation Copy’ In a first issue wrapper which has some very light rubbing to the head of the spine and to the edges. Joyce Whalley’s copy with her name in pencil to the top of the front flap. Wholly was curator at the V and A. 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. Very clean internally. In the first issue dust wrapper which has a little pushing to the spine tips. Some rubbing to the corners and a little light loss. Two 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 closed tear to the head of the front panel, light browning to spine and some rubbing to the corners and a little loss to corners.
A near fine set now housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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