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Winnie-the-Pooh [and] The House at Pooh Corner. Two volumes by  A. A Milne - First Edition - 1928 - from Foster Books (SKU: 56694)

Winnie-the-Pooh [and] The House at Pooh Corner. Two volumes

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Winnie-the-Pooh [and] The House at Pooh Corner. Two volumes

by Milne, A. A

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  • First
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About This Item

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928. 8vo.Illustrated. Two volumes. Winnie the Pooh is a sixth edition published 1928. House at Pooh Corner is a first edition published 1928. xi, 158 pp. xi, 178 pp. Uniformly bound in elaborately gilt-decorated full dark red and full blue limp morocco. Top edges gilt. Gilt devices to front boards especially bright and crisp. Faint ringmark to front board of Winnie. [Fading to spines with slight loss to gilt lettering]. Both internally clean. No ownership names. Ribbon markers. Pictorial endpapers and decorations throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Possible variant publisher's deluxe bindings or expertly produced craft bindings. A very attractive pair. . Near Fine. Gilt-decorated Morocco. 1928.

Synopsis

The Bear of Very Little Brain and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood have delighted generations of readers since Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926. Three cheers for Pooh!

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Bookseller
Foster Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
56694
Title
Winnie-the-Pooh [and] The House at Pooh Corner. Two volumes
Author
Milne, A. A
Illustrator
Shepard, Ernest H.
Format/binding
Gilt-decorated Morocco
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1928
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1928
Keywords
Milne,Winnie the Pooh,House Pooh Corner,Shepard,Fine bindings
Bookseller catalogs
Fine Bindings; Illustrated; Children's;
Size
8vo.Illustrated
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
First Edition
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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