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    The Four "Pooh" Books in First Editions

    A. A. Milne. When We Were Very Young. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1924]. First edition. Octavo. x, 99 pages. Text illustrations. [and:] A. A. Milne. Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1926]. First edition. Octavo. xi, 158 pages. Text illustrations. [and:] A. A. Milne. Now We Are Six. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1927]. First edition. Octavo. x, 103 pages. Text illustrations. [and:] A. A. Milne. The House at Pooh Corner. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1928]. First edition. Octavo. xi, 178 pages. Text illustrations. The four volumes uniformly bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe / Zaehnsdorf in full morocco in various colors. Gilt decorative border on covers with gilt vignette in the center of each cover, gilt spines, tooled in compartments, gilt board edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers. A bit of faint foxing in a couple of volumes, slight abrasion to the top of the half-title verso in Winnie-the-Pooh. Still a fine set.

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