1926 Rare First Edition - WINNIE-THE-POOH by A.A. Milne & Illustrated by Shepard.
Author: A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, 1926. First American Edition, First Printing, with the copyright page dated 1926, with no subsequent printings listed.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 "X 5.5 ".
Pages: 158 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, gilt decorations bright - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Top edge is tinted green.
Content: Very good, near fine content (tight, bright, and clean - as shown, light scuffing to the upper margin of the first free endpaper - as shown). An exceptionally clean copy!
Illustrations: Complete with the map endpapers and all the beautiful illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Estimate: (USD 1000 - USD 1300)
The book: Attractive, rare, and very nice First American edition of Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, - a fictional anthropomorphic bear created by A. A. Milne. "Winnie-the-Pooh" is not just a story but a cherished memory for many. This particular First edition, with its rich history and unique characteristics, is a true gem for any collector or aficionado of classic children's literature.
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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