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Now We Are Six by  A. A Milne - Signed First Edition - 1927 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 26666)

Now We Are Six

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Now We Are Six

by Milne, A. A

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Fine in Good+ dust jacket
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London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1927. First Edition. Cloth. A lovely, just about Fine first edition, limited to 200 numbered copies, printed on handmade paper, signed by both author Milne and and illustrator Shepard. This particular copy is an unnumbered presentation copy for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Bound in salmon paper covered boards with printed paper label on front board, beige buckram spine, edges uncut, many pages still unopened. Minor offsetting to endpapers, overall just about Fine condition in rather Good+ dust-wrapper, chipping to ends of tanned spine; Milne's a book of thirty-five children's verses including poems such as "King John's Christmas", "Binker" and "Pinkle Purr". Eleven of the poems in the collection are accompanied by illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh. Milne dedicated this publication to Anne Darlington, childhood friend of his son, Christopher Robin, "because she is so speshal" [sic]. ; B & W Illustrations; 8vo; [2], xii, 103, [3] pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

Synopsis

More entertaining verses and delightful pictures in the style of When We Were Very Young . "Gay verses about all manner of things, which with their original rhythm dance their way into memory."-- Four to Fourteen, 1927

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
26666
Title
Now We Are Six
Author
Milne, A. A
Illustrator
Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fine in Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co. Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1927
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Children Juvenile
Bookseller catalogs
By Year Of Issue / 1920s; ABAA-VBF;

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Buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...
Chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
First Edition
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Edges
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A.N.
The book is pristine and free of any defects, in the same condition as ...
Unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...
Cloth
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