1926 First UK DELUXE Edition - A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard - WINNIE-THE-POOH
Author : A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Title : Winnie-the-Pooh
Publisher : London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. First Edition, First Printing, First Deluxe Edition.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7,5 "X 5 "
Pages : 158 pages
Binding : Attractive and near fine full leather binding (hinges fine, very light rubbing to top and tail of spine, a few very light scuffs to covers - as shown, gilt decoration very bright, all edges gilt) under a protective removable mylar cover. - A rare find for this de luxe edition in any condition! The print run was 3,000 copies divided into three colors of the leather binding: red, green, and blue. This is the green leather variant. One of 1,000 copies of which perhaps a handful exist in this beautiful near fine condition!
Content :Near fine content (bright. tight and clean, silk marker present).
Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard.
Estimate: (USD 1,500 - USD 4,500)
The book : Rare and Attractive First UK edition in Publisher's de luxe binding of full green leather decorated in gilt (there was a choice of three colors and the green is of course the closest match for the color of the normal cloth issue) of Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, - a fictional anthropomorphic bear created by A. A. Milne.
The author : Alan Alexander Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.
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