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THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126223
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1928. Very good condition.

In which Pooh builds a house and Tigger is unbounced... Beautifully rebound edition. Rebound by Sangorski in red leather, with gilt vignettes to front and rear cover. Gilt title to spine, which also has raised bands. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. An exquiste edition! Front cover is ever so slightly bowed. A little fading to spine. Bumping to a couple of corners, with a bit of wear. Scuff down rear edge of spine, so that red of leather has rubbed away. Gilt is vibrantly bright. Light foxing, mostly to endpapers and prelims; a few small margin marks. This would still make a wonderful gift for the Pooh Bear collector!

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NOW WE ARE SIX
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2126053
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1st thus 1977. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 300 copies (not 490 copies, as incorrectly printed to book information page) SIGNED by Christopher Milne. Bound in crimson leather with gilt decorations to front cover and spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the book's first publication. ISBN: 0416589200. SIGNED by Christopher Milne to prelims. This is Copy No. 2. A few slight marks/imperfections to the leather to front cover. Includes SIGNED slip from the Chairman & managing director of Methuen Children's Books and the Chairman of The Chaucer Press stating that there are in fact 300 copies of this specific edition, not 490. Contained in slip case that has uneven fading and some grubby marks.

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WINNIE-THE-POOH
Written by A.A. Milne. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard.
Stock no. 2124836
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Dark green cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt border and vignette to front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt. Absolutely delightful b/w illustrations of Pooh Bear and friends. A children's classic. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to corners of cloth. Some scuff marks to covers. Rear joint is partially cracked. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page margin marks.

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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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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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