FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, FIRST STATE JACKET. Methuen & Co, London, 1926. First Edition, First Printing Beautiful crisp near fine book with the scarce original first edition, first state dust jacket.The book is in extraordinary condition considering that many childrens book are usually found well loved and read. The book is clean beautiful condition with crisp green cloth boards, with bright unfaded gilt titles to spine and front. The book has sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean and in perfect condition being unusually fresh and bright for this title and with no bookplates, no owner names, no bookstore stamps and no stains.
Bright gilt to the top of the page block as issued. Beautiful clean, highly collectible example of this title. The scarce original dust jacket has benefited from very very slight restoration to the upper spine tip by an expert paper conservator and as such presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant color with nO rips, no chips, no edgewear, no fading, and no rubbing.
The jacket is the first state of the first edition showing the requisite 117th thousand to first line of the rear inner flap and the 7/6 Net price to the spine. A beautiful example of this fragile dust jacket. A very handsome example of this title. Presents beautifully on the shelf.This book is part of a collection. The item "WINNIE THE POOH 1ST/1ST EDITION W. MILNE" is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.