Ex RARE : NOW WE ARE SIX : A A Milne : E H Shepard 1927 1st : £4.99 NO RESERVE

Ex RARE : NOW WE ARE SIX : A A Milne : E H Shepard 1927 1st : �4.99 NO RESERVE

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A RARE Bright 1st Edition 1st impression


with decorations by Ernest H Shepard

Methuen & Co Ltd LONDON

1927 : 1st Edition / 1st printing

Original dark red cloth, gilt decorations, aeg. Salmon pink pictorial endpapers. 19 cm x 13 cm : 103 pp

The classic collection of poetry for children, with illustrations throughout - including Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, Kanga, Owl, and not forgetting Christopher Robin. Includes my two favourites : King John's Christmas a nd A Thought

The instantly recognisable illustrations are within the text and full page.

A A Milne ( 1882 - 1956 ) worked as a playwright and was assistant editor of Punch before producing his first children's book of verse - When We Were Very Young 1924 . This was soon followed by Winnie the Pooh 1926 , Now We Are Six 1927 and The House at Pooh Corner 1928.

Ernest H Shepard ( 1879 - 1976 ) was also working for Punch, which is how he won the commission for these 4 classic titles .

Together they produced a set of Perennial British Favourites.

Condition : Covers bright with small mark on front board &
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