When We Were Very Young.London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1924 Stock Code: 139923
First edition, first impression, second state, with the page number ix present in the preliminaries (in copies of the first state the contents page ix is unnumbered). When We Were Very Young was first published in London on 6 November 1924 to immense acclaim, and the first printing sold out in one day.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt vignettes to the covers, top edge gilt.
Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard.
Spine rolled and toned, small white blemish to base of spine, extremities lightly rubbed, very small dark stain to front cover but cloth generally clean, offsetting to endpapers, internally clean; a very good copy.
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