Winnie-the-Pooh; Now We Are Six; The House at Pooh Corner
Milne, A.A.; Shepard, E. H. [Illustrations]
Price: 12,500.00 USD
London: Methuen and Co, 1926. 1926, 1927, 1928. Three volumes, all first edition, first printing. All Fine, in Near Fine dust jackets, with top and bottom corners of front flaps clipped, and light toning to the spine panels, slight soiling. Winnie the Pooh: Small vintage bookseller ticket to front paste down, toning to endsheets. In first issue dust jacket with "117th Thousand" at the top of the rear flap, with two faint blue lines running horizontally at top third and bottom sixth of jacket, light crimping at top edge of front panel and very small losses at the top of the flap folds. Now We Are Six: Spine cloth faintly darkened. In first issue dust jacket with Winnie the Pooh listed at 70th Thousand and Fourth Edition on rear jacket flap; jacket has an L shaped teat at the top front spine joint extending across the spine and affecting the word "Are" in the title. The House at Pooh Corner: Toning to endsheets, and a light crimp to dust jacket at foot of spine, else a very sharp and bright copy in a first issue dust jacket with a price on the spine and "179th Thousand" on rear flap. While not complete (lacking the first book in the series When We Were Very Young), an honest and true set, with dust jacket spines uniformly sunned, with volumes not married or packaged together in modern times. A beautiful and bright set, in much nicer shape than as normally found in. First Edition. Fine.