*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.
- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Literature
- Author/ Illustrator
- A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard
- Book Title
- Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- Multiple Books / Editions
- Original language
- Methuen & co
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 19×13 cm