When We Were Very Young: MILNE, A.A. When We Were Very Young: MILNE, A.A.

When We Were Very Young

MILNE, A.A.

Published by E.P. Dutton & Co, New York, 1924
Hardcover
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Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards; original pictorial dust jacket. Provenance: Dorothy Burr Converse (engraved bookplate). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Limited to 500 copies (of which only 100 were signed; this copy from the unsigned issue). This edition is scarce with the jacket in any condition. Shepard's pictorial cover and endpapers did not appear in the UK edition of the same year. The 38th poem in the book, "Teddy Bear", is the first appearance of Winnie-the-Pooh (the poem first appeared in Punch magazine in February 1924). Jacket separated along spine joints, losses along spine and at corners, a few old tape repairs on verso. Bookseller Inventory # 400556

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Title: When We Were Very Young

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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