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    [Christopher Robin Milne] A. A. Milne. Winnie-the-Pooh. London: Methuen's Children's Books, [1976]. 50th Anniversary limited edition, number 27 of 300 copies signed by Christopher Milne, with additional lengthy inscription. Octavo. [xii], 158 pages. With decorations by E. H. Shepard. Publisher's red morocco, gilt stamped spine, front board and spine with gilt pictorial decorations. Map endpapers. All edges gilt, internally crisp and clean. Housed in publisher's red morocco slipcase. Fine.

    The inscription, opposite the limitation leaf, reads, "Dear Mubina Punjani, / This book tells you that / you have been awarded First / Prize in your age group in / The Hum with Pooh Competition. / What I would like to add / is that I thought your / poem the best of all the / entries in all the age groups - / and some came from people / older than Pooh himself. / Well done! And I / hope you will continue / writing poetry. / Yours sincerely / Christopher Milne."

    An exceedingly fine copy of a much beloved title with a lengthy inscription by the child who inspired it, Christopher Robin Milne. From the Pat McInally Collection of Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin


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