A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard - Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six - 1927/1928

Description
A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard - Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six - 1927/1928
Illustrated, Literature - Quantity: 3 - Other - see description - Book

*Winnie The Pooh - 1928, 159+xi pp
*Now We Are Six - 1928, 103+x pp
*When We Were Very Young - 1927, 100+x pp
Exceptional copies of these beautiful and sought after Monogram editions of A.A Milne's classic works, illustrated by E H Shepard. Prices range from $ 2,362 to $ 3,250 for a complete set up to £ 2,400 for 3 volumes of the set.
Very rarely do they survive. In the original tan calf bindings, with the ribbon bookmarks present.
Milne was a prolific author and is now best-remembered for his creation of Winnie-The-Pooh and his many friends. This set of best selling works comprises of the first volume of stories solely regarding Pooh, 'Winnie-The-Pooh', and two poetry collections, 'Now We Are Six' and 'When We Were Very Young'. 'Now We are Six' contains thirty-five verses, eleven of which are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-The-Pooh. 'When We Were Very Young' contains forty-four poems, including 'Teddy Bear' which, upon its initial publication in 'Punch' magazine, was the first literary appearance of Winnie-The-Pooh. The introduction to 'When We Were Very Young' implies that the narrator may be Christopher Robin.These works are illustrated by H Shepard, a popular twentieth century illustrator whose pen and ink drawings were featured in all of Milne's works.*Condition. See photographs as part of the condition.There is a split to the spine and small piece of calf missing to 'Now We Are Six'. Calf to spines very fragile on all volumes but good covers. Internally all volumes are good.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Illustrated, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard
Book Title
Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1927
Publication year youngest item
1928
Edition
Multiple Books / Editions
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Methuen & co
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
392
Dimensions
19×13 cm
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