When We Were Very Young. A. A. Milne, E. H. Shepard.
When We Were Very Young.
When We Were Very Young.
When We Were Very Young.

When We Were Very Young.

1924. London: Methuen and Co., 1924.

8vo, x, 100 pp. Original blue cloth, boards stamped and panelled in gilt, backstrip gilt lettered, top edge gilt, in the original illustrated dust jacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated 1924. Upper board slightly bubbled and bumped, some paste action to the front free endpaper, lower hinge repaired yet weak, pages somewhat thumbed. Dust-jacket a little spotted but not unattractive and with light professional restoration.

§ First edition, first impression, second state with blank endpapers and pg. ix numbered. The first of Milne's immortal books about Christopher Robin and his friends. An quite acceptable copy of this cornerstone of children's literature, and more accessible than many on the market. Illustrated with E.H. Shepard's line drawings. Item #122748

Price: $2,500.00