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A.A. Milne
1926 First UK Edition - A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard - WINNIE-THE-POOH
1926 First UK Edition - A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard - WINNIE-THE-POOH (description) Author : A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Title : Winnie-the-Pooh Publisher : London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. First Edition, First Printing. Language : Text in English Size : 8 "X 5 " Pages : 158 pages Binding : Attractive & Very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed, gilt decoration bright) under a protective removable mylar cover. Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, ink stamp signature of a previous owner on bottom margin of blank page following first endpaper - as shown). Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Estimate: ( USD 900 - USD 1250) The book : Rare and very nice First UK edition of Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, - a fictional anthropomorphic bear created by A. A. Milne. The first collection of stories about the character was the book Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), and this was followed by The House at Pooh Corner (1928). Milne also included a poem about the bear in the children's verse book When We Were Very Young (1924) and many more in Now We Are Six (1927). All four volumes were illustrated by E. H. Shepard.(Hyphens in the character's name were dropped by Disney when the company adapted the Pooh stories into a series of features that became one of its most successful franchises.)The Pooh stories have been translated into many languages, including Alexander Lenard's Latin translation, Winnie ille Pu, which was first published in 1958, and, in 1960, became the only Latin book ever to have … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martin Frenette bibliophile (mflibra) [Montreal, Quebec, CA]
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