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

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A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard - Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six - 1927/1928
Littérature, Livres illustrés - Quantité : 3 - Autre - voir description - Livre

*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.

Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
3
Sujet
Littérature, Livres illustrés
Auteur/ Illustrateur
A A Milne / Ernest H Shepard
Titre du livre
Winnie The Pooh/When We Were Very Young/Now We Are Six
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1927
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus récent
1928
Édition
Livres / Éditions multiples
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
Methuen & co
Reliure
Cuir
Extras
Autre - voir description
Nombre de pages
392
Dimensions
19×13 cm
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