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Property from the Family of Elliott B. Macrae

MILNE, A.A. | When We Were Very Young. London, Methuen, (1925, tenth edition) 

Auction Closed

December 18, 08:58 PM GMT

Estimate

4,000 - 6,000 USD

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Property from the Family of Elliott B. Macrae

MILNE, A.A.

When We Were Very Young. London, Methuen, (1925, tenth edition) 


8vo (7 1/4 x 5 in.; 185 x 127 mm). Publisher's pictorial blue calf, gilt edges; worn at extremities, a bit musty. Half blue morocco slipcase, chemise.


Presentation copy, inscribed with a poem and signed by Milne to his American publisher, 12 February 1926, on the half-title: "To John Macrae | For the noble way | He sells this book in the U.S.A. | So now I say to myself, I say: | In the years to come, when I'm old and grey, | And such skill as I have shall have passed away, | I shall still be living on John Macrae!"