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A.A. Milne
1927 First UK DELUXE Edition - A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard - NOW WE ARE SIX
1927 First UK DELUXE Edition - A. A. Milne & Ernest H. Shepard - NOW WE ARE SIX (description) Author : A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Title : NOW WE ARE SIX. Publisher : London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. First Edition, First Printing in Deluxe Edition. Language : Text in English Size : 7,5 "X 5 " Pages : x-103 pages Binding : Attractive and near fine publisher's De Luxe binding of blue full morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spine, decorative gilt rule to boards with gilt-stamped illustration to centre of upper; all edges gilt (hinges fine, gilt decoration very bright, all edges gilt) under a protective removable mylar cover. - A rare find for this de luxe edition in any condition! The print run was 3,000 copies divided into three colors of the leather binding: red, green, and blue. This is the blue leather variant. One of 1,000 copies of which perhaps a handful exist in this beautiful near fine condition! A fine copy held in a beautiful protective custom made blue cloth wallet. Content :Very good, near fine content (bright, tight and clean, pink pictorial end papers, neat small gift note on first free endpaper - as shown). Illustrations : Profusely illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Estimate: (USD 700 - USD 1500) The book : Rare and Attractive First UK edition in Publisher's de luxe binding of full blue leather decorated in gilt of Now We Are Six -- a book of thirty-five children's verses by A. A. Milne, with illustrations by E. H. Shepard. It was first published in 1927 including poems such as "King John's Christmas", "Binker" and "Pinkle Purr". … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martin Frenette bibliophile (mflibra) [Montreal, Quebec, CA]
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