Now We Are Six.
With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1927 Stock Code: 138153
The illustrator's own presentation copyFirst edition, signed extra limited issue, one of 20 large-paper copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author and illustrator, out of series presentation copy inscribed to E. H. Shepard. This is the most luxurious and exclusive format in which Milne's Pooh books were issued.
Octavo. Original full vellum with yapp edges, titles in gilt direct to front board, untrimmed and partly unopened. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.
Numerous in-text and full-page monochrome illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Boards a little bowed, as often, light scattered spotting to boards and edges, the binding otherwise firm, internally unmarked. A superb copy.
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