Sale 21BP01 | Lot 1115

MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H. A finely bound set of first editions of the Pooh books.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H.  A finely bound set of first editions of the Pooh books.

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Lot 1115
MILNE, A.A. and SHEPARD, E.H. A finely bound set of first editions of the Pooh books.
London: Methuen, [1924-28]. Four volumes, respectfully in full blue, green, red and orange morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe/Zaehnsdorf, each stamped with a Christopher Robin motif to the cover and character stampings to the gilt lettered spines with raised bands, matching floral endpapers, all edges gilt, the original cloth covers and spines bound-in at rear. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 12 cm); various paginations, illustrations after Shepard. A fine set overall. Now We Are Six with spotting to first and last leaves and an erased gift inscription from half title. Provenance: Imperial Fine Books

A finely bound set of first editions of the Pooh books. Comprising: When We Were Very Young. London: Methuen, [with "First Published in 1924]. First state with page ix unnumbered, half-title; Winnie-the-Pooh. London: Methuen, [with "First Published in 1926]. Half-title; Now We Are Six. London: Methuen, [with "First Published in 1927]. Half-title; The House at Pooh Corner. London: Methuen, [with "First Published in 1928]. Half-title.


Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $8,190 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $8,190 (includes buyer's premium)

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