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    First American Signed Limited Edition of Now We Are Six

    A[lan] A[lexander] Milne. Now We Are Six. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, [1927].

    First American edition on large paper of the third "Pooh" book. Limited to 200 numbered copies (this copy being No. 115), signed by both A. A. Milne and Ernest H. Shepard. Small quarto (8.8125 x 7 inches; 224 x 178 mm.). [2, half-title], [2, frontispiece], [iii]-iv, [2, limitation leaf], v-ix, [1, blank], [2, fly-title], 103, [3, blank] pp. Printed on Japanese vellum. Text illustrations.

    Publisher's half pink linen over light blue laid paper boards pictorially printed and lettered in black. Light blue laid paper spine label printed in black. Light blue laid paper endpapers. Top edge trimmed, others uncut. Spine ends and lower corner of front cover very slightly bumped. Very slight crease to the lower margin of a few leaves at the end. A superb copy, largely unopened. In the original matching light blue laid paper dust jacket pictorially printed and lettered in black (very slight browning to jacket spine and edges). Housed in the publisher's matching light blue laid paper cardboard box pictorially printed and lettered in black on the lid (lower right corner of box very slightly bumped, slight browning to box sides and to upper portion of box lid, short tear to bottom side of box lid).


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