When We Were Very Young.
With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.
First trade edition, second issue with the page number ix present in the preliminaries. In copies of the first issue the contents leaf (ix-x) is unnumbered. A beautiful copy, rare in this condition. Provenance: from the collection of Pat McInally.
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Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine, pictorial decoration to front board, and top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a dark blue quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. A little bubbling to rear board, endpapers lightly toned and spotted. An excellent copy in the fine dust jacket.