First editions of A. A. Milne: When We Were Very Young, Winnie the Pooh, Now We Are Six, The House at Pooh Corner.
A very good set of the classic Winnie the Pooh books, all with good or better dust jackets. With illustrations of E. H. Shepard. All top edge gilt. All book boards and contents are clean. All 8vo
The House at Pooh Corner, 1928: Pink boards with very mild bumping on the corners. Panel of brown on front free page. Dust jacket is bright only light colour difference on the spine. Small chipping on the spine ends. 179 pp.
Now We Are Six, 1927: Red boards with lightly darkened spine. Minimal bumping on the spine ends. Mild spotting and browning on the free pages. Dust jacket with minimal shelfwear, light surface wear and soiling. Spine is darkened with chipping on the ends with some missing pieces affecting the publishers title. 103 pp.
Winnie the Pooh, 1926: Green boards with minimal bumping on the spine ends. 1 cm sticker on the rear end paper. The dust jacket free of marks and light rubbing and surface soiling. Browning of the spine and map end papers. Mild chipping of the top of the spine end. 159 pp
When We Were Very Young, 1924: First edition, second state (with ix on contents page). Blue boards with lightly bumped corners and spine ends. Mild shelf wear. Slight bowing. Ink signature on the front free page. The rubbed dust jacket has marks across the front of the cover. Chipping on the extremities. Small pieces of the spine ends missing affecting the title and publisher’s names. Browned spine colour. Small marks above the child image on the rear. 100 pp
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