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A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1926. Author: A. A. Milne with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Title: Winnie-the-Pooh. Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1926. First Edition, First Printing, with the copyright page dated 1926, with no subsequent printings listed. Language: Text in English. Size : 8 "X 5 ". Pages: 158 pages. Binding: Attractive and very good full cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, spine gilt faded - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare foxing or staining - as shown, small chip to lower margin of page 7 nicely repaired by the previous owner - as shown, small address label on first endpaper and corresponding bookplate of Miss Hilda Sullivan on the first blank - as shown). Illustrations: Profusely and beautifully illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. *** The book: Rare and Very Nice First American 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 childrenÂ’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 … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: MFLIBRA Antique Books [MONTREAL, QC, Canada]
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