Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne – first edition


First Edition with dust jacket

Published by Methuen & Co, Ltd. London 1927

Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne

Now We Are Six is the classic book of thirty-five children’s verses by A. A. Milne with illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Several of the poems feature images of the famous children’s character, Winnie the Pooh. This is Milne’s third book in the series of adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends in the woods. This copy comes with a unclipped dust jacket and is in very good condition.

Original red cloth boards with gilt borders and illustrations on the cover. Top edge is gilt. The edition is very slightly cocked. Shelf wear on the lower edges and lightly bumped spine ends. The paste down has a small piece of the page missing and the front free pages are lightly marked. Pencil signature on the front free page. Internally very clean with very good hinges/bindings. Pages 23-34 have a very small indent on the lower edge of the pages. The dust jacket is browned with chips on the spine ends.  Small pieces missing from the rear bottom corner and top rear edge. Protected by a clear film. 103 pp Octavo (19.5cm)