The top of the page edges is in gilt. The gilt is in excellent bright and unworn condition, just very slightly dulled on the spine. CONDITION : The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with no loose or missing pages and the pages and illustrations are unmarked with no colouring -in or tears.The endpapers are clean and unmarked. The hinges are tight and there are no gaps or pulling between the page gatherings, which is rare. The boards are extremely clean, just one or two tiny spots on the spine. There is a name and date, December 1926 on the first blank page, and a bookplate and names crossed out opposite the half title page (see photo).
There is slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine and corners. Other than the bookplate and names, the book is in remarkable condition. A lovely, rare copy, rarely seen in such good condition.State copy, hard to find, with E. Shepard's wonderful illustrations in what is one of the most famous children's books ever written.
The item "1926 WINNIE THE POOH 1ST. MILNE- RARE- LOVELY CONDITION" is in sale since Monday, October 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "sussexrarebooks" and is located in Rye, East Sussex. This item can be shipped worldwide.