Methuen & Co, London - 1926. True UK First Edition / First Printing.
A Lovely Original / Highly Collectable. Published in 1926 this children's classic is in nice honest condition for it's age, all original with no major flaws etc.The stories and characters are still much loved the world over today and this book is the one of the most charming children's stories ever written. A delight for the collector and worthy of any shelf. Book Info : Winnie The Pooh, Methuen, London 1926: First Edition / First Printing. The book is bound in the original green cloth covers with nice bright gilt titles and decorations.
The covers are clean and bright with a little rubbing to the spine tips and the odd bumped corner. One or two light surface marks else super.The gilt is very bright and the binding is firm and square. Internally the book is again very good with the original beige mapped endpapers as called for (changed to green for all later prints). Neat owner inscription to the first blank page with some thumbing throughout where it has been read. The book correctly shows one date of 1926 to the verso of the title page again showing this to be the true First Edition / First Printing. Beautifully illustrated throughout by E H Shepard.
A delightful book to own and a classic in its own right that will never go out of fashion. These originals are getting more difficult to find remaining timeless. Good luck with this one and be sure to check out my other items as from now until December i will be listing many highly collectable First Edition books.You can expect to find James Bond, Winnie The Pooh, Tolkien. Harry Potter, J M Barrie, Lewis Carroll, Anthony Powell to name just a few. Why not add me to your favourite sellers list to catch them as they go live. The item "Rare 1926 1st Edition Winnie The Pooh A A Milne -1st Print Illus E Shepard" is in sale since Tuesday, November 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "orston_books" and is located in orston. This item can be shipped worldwide.