When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne
When We Were Very Young contains black and white classic illustrations throughout the book by E. H. Shepard. The contents page is numbered 1x and is a first edition, second issue publication with a later issue dust jacket.
Original blue cloth boards with bright gilt lettering and illustrations on the boards.. The spine is a touch darkened and the spine ends are bumped. A tiny yellow spot on the upper cover. Top edge of the pages are gilt. The front free end papers are partially toned. The contents are clean with a small mark on the hinge of page 64/5. This hinges are a little frail in places and holding well. The later dust jacket advertises Winnie the Pooh, Fourteen Songs from When We Were Young 9th edition, Teddy Bear and Other Songs and a second edition King’s Breakfast which were all published in 1926. The dust jacket has a facsimile repair on the foot of the spine. There are chips and fraying on the spine ends and wear to the top edge of the jacket. 8vo. 100 printed pages.
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