Title Winnie The Pooh Collection. Four Books; Winnie the Pooh, House at Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six.
Publisher London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1927 5th; 1928 1st; 1933 24th; & 1934 7th. (In Title order)
Seller ID 78967
4 Volumes; hardbacks, green, red, pink and blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to spines, gilt pictorial vignette illustrations to front and rear boards. Gilt line edging to fronts. Top page edges all gilt. Illustrated endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor marks to cloths, some slight fading/darkening. Neat inscription to endpapers of ‘Winnie the Pooh’ and ‘When We Were V. Young’(*), also some old tape marks to endpapers in same vol. ‘House at Pooh Corner’ has some darkening to endpapers, Some minor handling marks to pages else pages generally all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent collection of Milne’s 4 Best “Pooh & Christopher Robin” Books. 158 / 178 / 100 / 103pp. B&W illustrations throughout. (*) Inscription to ‘W.W.W.V.Y’; “Presented to Miss Jessie M. Milne by the staff of Eastriggs School, wishing her much happiness and success in her new appointment. 4,1,35. Liddle, Martin, Cruikshank, Laird, Stewart & Davidson.”
Illustrated Books (SHEPARD, E. H.) MILNE, A. A.: Winnie The Pooh Collection, Four Books; Winnie the Pooh, House at Pooh Corner; When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six, four volumes, 4 vols, Methuen & Co. Ltd., Presented to Miss Jessie M. Milne by the staff of Eastriggs School, 1927 5th; 1928 1st; 1933 24th; & 1934 7th