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A.A. Milne
1ST EDITION WINNIE THE POOH + SIGNED ORIGINAL E H SHEPARD DRAWING. ERNEST. MILNE
Methuen, 1955. Please see pictures and description. WINNIE THE POOH + SIGNED ORIGINAL E. H. SHEPARD SELF PORTRAIT + 1st EDITION of SHEPARD'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY The sale includes a signed original drawing by E. H. Shepard, who is most famous for illustrating the Winnie the Pooh books. The autobiographical original pen-and-ink drawing dates from around 1955, E. H. Shepard has drawn himself as a young boy, and also his older brother, Cyril, who unfortunately later died in the first world war. The drawing was created for his autobiography 'Drawn from Memory', this particular illustration is on page 103 of the book. Shepard has signed the drawing to the front, bottom, right hand side corner and has hand written in pencil 'felt I was going to be sick'. Additionally he has signed the back of the drawing in ballpoint pen and has hand written his address underneath - 'Woodmancote, Lodsworth, Sussex'. The drawing is in very good condition and would look great with a new mount and framed. In the mount it measures approximately 23 cm x 16 cm, without the mount approx. 14 cm x 10 cm. Also included in the sale is a 1st edition, 2nd printing of Winnie the Pooh, which was published in October 1926, just days after the 1st edition, 1st printing, which was published October 14th 1926. It is referred to as the 'Second Edition' by Methuen, but is essentially the 2nd printing of the 1st edition. It is bound in green cloth with gilt illustration of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh to the front cover, and gilt title to the spine. The cloth is very clean with minimal bumping to the corners and edg … [Click Below for Full Description]
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