Now We Are Six; Decorations by E.H. Shepard. A. A. MILNE.
Now We Are Six; Decorations by E.H. Shepard
Now We Are Six; Decorations by E.H. Shepard

Now We Are Six; Decorations by E.H. Shepard

London: Methuen & Co.Ltd, 1927. Special Issue. Crown Octavo, pp. x (xii) 103 (1), illustrated endpapers; green silk ribbon bookmark; green leather blocked in gilt, double border with floral corner devices, illustration of Christopher Robin with fishing rod on top board; illustrated spine with floral devices, all edges gilt; orinal tan box with paper label on top and along one side.

3 x 5 mm chip at rear joint just below and to left of the "M" of "Milne" on spine; bookplate of David G. Worland on front paste-down, faint foxing to endpapers, some offsettint to half title; silk ribbon slightly frayed at the bottom; box soiled along edges, pencil mark on the top paper label, side paper label stained, bookplate of David G Worland tipped into top cover over that of A.H.G. Kerry, one corner reinforced, a second strip of paper with Worland's name pasted along the inner edge. Lacks original glassine wrapper. Item #965

Methuen and Co. published 5,000 of the deluxe edition of Now We Are Six - 1500 in blue, 1500 in green (of which this copy is one) and 2000 in red leather. These were originally issued with glassine cover. This copy lacks the glassine but is nevertheless a very clean and bright copy with its original box.

Price: $2,500.00

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