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    A. A. Milne; H. Fraser-Simson [music]. More "Very Young" Songs From "When We Were Very Young" and "Now We Are Six." London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., [1928]. First edition. Signed by the author to the title page and with an original ink drawing of Christopher Robin in his wellies and hat by E. H. Shepard to the front free endpaper recto, signed with his initials. Quarto. 40, [2] pages. Original text illustrations by E. H. Shepard. Publisher's dark brown paper over boards backed in quarter biscuit cloth, illustrated paper label to upper board; original illustrated pink dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Plain cream endpapers; light offsetting, original Shepard drawing to front free endpaper recto just smudged. Internally clean and tight; text block lightly toned in top margin, small open tear to pages 39-40 not affecting text. Dust jacket unclipped [seven schillings and sixpence]; minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine and corners, toned. Near fine book with very good dust jacket and an uncommon and charming original illustration.

    Sibley, 256.


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