Lot 127: MILNE, A.A. COMPLETE SET OF POOH BOOKS, 1974-1978, FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION SIGNED BY CHRISTOPHER MILNE (4 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: When We Were Very Young. 1974, number 78 of 300 copies, original pictorial turquoise morocco gilt, newspaper clipping loosely inserted, minor fading to binding; Winnie-the-Pooh. 1976, number 157 of 300 copies, original pictorial red morocco gilt; Now We Are Six. 1977, number 116 of 300 copies, original pictorial burgundy morocco gilt, loosely inserted errata slip, very minor chip to spine; The House at Pooh Corner. 1978, number 238 of 300 copies, original pictorial salmon pink morocco gilt; all 8vo, EACH SIGNED BY CHRISTOPHER MILNE, illustrations by E.H. Shepard, illustrated endpapers, slipcases, gilt edges (4)
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