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    A Presentation Copy of the Signed Limited Edition of the Third Winnie-the-Pooh Book

    A[lan] A[lexander] Milne. Now We Are Six. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1927].

    First edition, limited to 200 copies on hand-made paper signed by author A .A. Milne and illustrator Ernest H. Shepard, this presentation copy is out of series and not numbered, but is inscribed underneath the limitation statement: "This is a presentation copy for the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital" under which Milne and Shepard have both signed. Square octavo. 103 pages. Text illustrations.

    Original quarter beige buckram over salmon paper boards. Printed paper label on front cover. Additional paper label mounted on rear pastedown. All edges uncut, with the pages for the most part unopened and unread in this copy. In the original pale blue dust jacket printed in blue with a couple small light stains at the upper margin of the front panel, endpapers a bit darkened, as usual. Otherwise a fine, clean copy.


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