Lot 100
  • 100

Milne, A.A.

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
Sold
11,875 GBP
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Description

  • Milne, A.A.
  • Winnie-the-Pooh. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926
  • paper
4to (222 x 178mm.), FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 14 OF 20 COPIES ON JAPANESE VELLUM SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, illustrations by E.H. Shepard, folding map at end, original vellum lettered in gilt on upper cover, collector's cloth chemise and morocco slipcase, largely unopened, very minor spotting at top edge

Catalogue Note

A FINE COPY OF THE EXTRA LIMITED EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.

The first edition of Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in the U.K. in three issues: an extra limited issue (20 copies), a limited issue (350 copies) and a regular trade issue (around 35,000 copies).

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