Lot 63: 2 Books incl Milne. WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG (1924)
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Children's/Milne/Burgess] 2 Titles. ++ A. A. Milne. WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. Decorated by Ernest H. Shepard. Lon: Methuen & Co., (1924). x, , 99, . 1st edition, 2nd issue text, in 1st issue dj: Contents page numbered ix and the half title an unnumbered p [i]). First Published Dj has a 7/6 Net price on spine and only advertises When We Were Very Young. Milnes 1st book, the first appearance of Christopher Robin and the bear later called Winnie-the-Pooh (in Teddy Bear). 12mo. Blue cloth, teg, very good in dj with creasing and tears to top and base of spine. Djs front panel foxed. ++ Gelett Burgess. WHY BE A GOOP? NY: Frederick A. Stokes, 1924. 8vo. Red cloth with pictorial front cover label. Fraying to spine ends and corners, very good. 1.8 Lb.