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A GALLERY OF CHILDREN
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.
Stock no. 1406361
Published by Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to spine. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 12 beautiful colour plates. 105 pages. Spine and corners are bumped. A little darkening to board edges. Browning to endpapers. Contents are very good. Rare dustwrapper is edge worn with large areas of loss to rear panel and top of spine. Wrapper is grubby and marked.

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ONCE ON A TIME
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2122555
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st USA 1922. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine, black and gold decoration to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis plus numerous b/w text and full-page illustrations. A book written in 1915 "for the amusement of my wife and myself at a time when life was not very amusing" - A.A. Milne. Originally published in 1917 with illustrations by H.M. Brock. 358 pages. U.S. Edition. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Bottom corner of front cover has a small nick, with tiny fraying to cloth. Endpapers are browned. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped; large piece of loss to top of spine; small loss to other corners; creased. Wrapper also has some foxing and a few small splash marks.

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THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN BIRTHDAY BOOK
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1703840
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w illustrations. 215 pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Top 1.5" spine faded. Corners bumped. About 6 entries in ink to contents. Top 1.5" of wrapper spine missing with further 2" closed tear repaired to verso, also grubby.

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WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 1202182
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 10th 1925. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe red leather binding with gilt decoration to spine and vignette/border to front cover. All edges gilt. 99 pages. B/w text illustrations. 2ND edition of the Deluxe calf binding, although 10th edition of this title overall. Damp mark to bottom edge of front cover that is 1" in height at most. Damp is also to rear cover at base, next to spine and in triangular patch outwards. Chipping to leather at base of spine, with a little loss. Bumping to top of spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Damp patches go through to pastedowns and endpapers and few pages of book either side. Browning and foxing. Some grubby margin marks. Covers nice and bright.

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THE VERY YOUNG CALENDAR 1930
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 594439
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwrap calendar, which is bound together with blue cord through punched holes at top. One and two colour illustrations, with a verse for each month of the year. A few grubby brown marks to covers and a few light marks internally. Couple of months have markings to them, where calendar was used in 1930! 'April' has tear to one hole at top - so now only attached by the one hole. A scarce item! Reduced from £400.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 592059
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Slightly better than very good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tigger is unbounced..! Deluxe edition in publisher's blue calf binding. Gilt border to front cover with floral motif at each corner and gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Eeyore. Gilt vignettes and floral decoration to spine. All edges gilt. Very very light rubbing to top and tail of spine and corners. A few very light scuffs to covers. Inscription in ink dated 1928 to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of very small margin marks, one small margin tear and a few light creases to corner tips of last few pages. Otherwise contents are beautifully bright and clean. A super copy of this handsome book. Contained in original box with white title label to lid. Box is worn at edges and reinforced with 'magic' tape along two edges of the lid.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 591627
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth, gilt titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. x and 103 pages. REDUCED FROM £195. Top of spine is faded. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with some edge-tears and chips of loss to corners and top and tail of spine.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 738962
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe edition bound in limp olive green morocco with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Pink pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Spine is browned and worn. with slight loss to top. Edges are rubbed with slightly worn corners. Some light scuffing to rear cover. Previous owner's inscription in ink to half-title page. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. A couple of hinges slightly cracked, some light fingering to page margins. Very light browning to half-title page and light creasing to last page. Contents generally very clean.

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 738899
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt titles, vignette and border. Top edge gilt. Pink pictorial endpapers. Delightful b/w illustrations throughout. 103 pages. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed to head and tail, spine has faded patches to centre and base. Lower edge of rear cover is very slightly faded. Covers generally bright and clean. Previous owner's name in ink to half-title page. One hinge cracked. A few very light finger marks to page margins. The book itself is a nice, clean copy. Original wrapper is in two halves (detached along rear edge of spine), spine is browned and has 2.5" loss at top, 1" loss at centre and slight loss at base, also patch of loss to top corner of rear panel. The wrapper looks as though it was originally too small for the book (0.5cm too small along top edge).

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 735157
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Deluxe edition bound in limp olive green morocco with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Pink pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Spine and corners worn with slight surface damage. Top of spine is slightly chipped but title still present and bright. Contents are bright and clean and complete with green silk bookmark.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 682348
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Beautifully rebound in vellum by the Cottage Bindery, Bath. Gilt decorations to spine. Gilt Pooh motifs to every corner. Top edge gilt. Colour illustration inlaid to front and rear cover. Original endpapers retained. B/w illustrations throughout. One leaf (page 3-4) missing although remainder of contents near fine. Rear endpaper a little grubby. Both endpapers reinforced. Fox-spots to half-title. A couple of very faint margin marks. A beautifully bound copy of this children's classic. Contained in red slipcase which has cloth retained from original front mcover laid onto the front.

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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 805367
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

In which Pooh builds a house, Small gets lost and Tiggers is unbounced... Salmon pink cloth. Gilt vignette and lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and edges of boards a little faded. Endpapers browned. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges. Scarce wrapper is browned, creased, has damp mark and is torn with loss to bottom of spine for an inch and bottom edge of front cover for approx 2" x 1" and chipped to top of spine. Reduced from £420.

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