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MILNE, A A
THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN STORY BOOK
New York: Dutton, 1929. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Milne and ILLUSTRATOR Shepard. "Hush! Hush! Whisper who dares! Christopher Robin is saying his prayers." No. 285 of only 350 large paper copies, A magnificent copy, the finest procurable, UNOPENED, with original acetate, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR. Original green silk over peach-colored paper boards, front board illustrated, paper label on spine, edges untrimmed. IN THE PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL MATCHING PICTORIAL BOX. Numerous illustrations in the text by Ernest H. Shepard. Tiny piece of green paper stuck to lower board (presumably during binding), a couple of small marginal smudges (from printing process?), otherwise A CHOICE, UNREAD COPY IN A SPARKLING BINDING.Even the original box still sturdy. This is a remarkably fine copy of selections by Milne from the four "Pooh" books, printed on paper very like Japanese vellum in a special luxury Large Paper format. Encounter some of the best-loved characters in all of children's literature: Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Eeyore, and Piglet, coupled with Milne's incomparable verses. Treasured by children of all ages in this Library-Quality condition. Book #P1326. $4000. We specialize in Rare Ayn Rand, history, and science.
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