When We Were Very Young, Winnie the Pooh, Now We Are Six, The House At Pooh Corner – First Edition Set

When We Were Very Young, Winnie the Pooh, Now We Are Six, The House At Pooh Corner – First Edition Set

£3,500.00

A complete set of first editions and first impressions, all in original and unclipped dust jackets except for ‘When We Were Very Young’. When We Were Very Young – First Edition, First Impression (Methuen & Co, 1924) First state with ‘ix’ absent from contents leaf. Spine ends a little bumped & rubbed; corners rubbed; some discolouration to top edge of upper and lower boards; gift inscription to front paste-down dated ‘1925’; some off-setting and light foxing to endpapers and paste-downs. Nice and tightly bound and contents still lovely and clean. No dust jacket. Winnie the Pooh – First Edition, First Impression (Methuen & Co, 1926) Damp staining to bottom edges of boards; spine tips and corners bumped; joints beginning to feel a little loose; gift inscription in pencil to front endpaper dated ‘1926’; some foxing to edges, especially to final pages. Unclipped dust jacket has ‘117th thousand’ to rear flap; a little water damage to upper and lower panels; corners chipped with some loss to spine tips; rear panel completely separated from spine hinge. Now We Are Six – First Edition, First Impression (Methuen & Co, 1927) Spine tips and corners a little rubbed/bumped; slight off-setting to half-title and to rear fly-leaf. Foxing to edges. Free from inscriptions and tightly bound with contents still nice and clean. Dust jacket has some loss to spine tips and to upper panel; spine panel toned; a few small tears to edges. Upper and lower panels bright and clean with one or two spots of foxing to lower panel. The House At Pooh Corner – First Edition, First Impression (Methuen & Co, 1928) Some bumping to spine tips and to top corner of upper board; off-setting to front and rear endpapers; chip to edge rear endpaper; some foxing to edges; very small tear to edge of frontispiece. Dust jacket has some loss to spine tips and to top edge of lower panel; corners chipped with a few small nicks to edges.

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Winnie the Pooh First Edition Set
By A. A. Milne